Wireshark 2.6.5 available in the repository for CentOS 7

This is the next maintenance release of Wireshark 2.6. The repository will bring you to version 2.6.5 automatically. If you haven’t already added the 1310nm.net Wireshark repository, follow the instructions in Wireshark on CentOS7 (TL;DR version). Run yum update and get the latest repository information, then upgrade to the most recent Wireshark version. Note: You…

Installing Wireshark – Muddled Alternatives

You might have had some problems with Wireshark installations recently, I certainly have! After installing and removing the Wireshark files from the repository, I ended up with the error message below when re-installing. warning: %postun(wireshark-qt-2.6.4-1.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 2Non-fatal POSTUN scriptlet failure in rpm package wireshark-qt-2.6.4-1.x86_64 Apparently the file that stores the alternatives for…

Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5bn

Microsoft has splashed out again. They have just acquired open-source source code management and sharing platform GitHub for $7.5bn. GitHub has a community of 28 million developers and hosts 85 million repositories of code. GitHub is used to host some of the most significant open-source projects, including Ansible, Kubernetes and many others. Microsoft’s last major purchase was…

Wireshark 2.4.6 on CentOS 7 available via repository

Note: 3 December 2018 The repository has been updated with Wireshark 2.6.5. This is the last version of 2.4 in the repository. This is a maintenance release of Wireshark 2.4. The repository will allow you to update to version 2.4.6. If you want to use it, add the repository following the instructions in Wireshark 2.4…

Enabling Lua in Wireshark for custom dissectors

Joel has dropped me an email and asked if Lua (which should never, ever be LUA) could be enabled in the CentOS Wireshark builds. I wanted to thank you for your Centos 7 repository.  Your Wireshark package has saved me a lot of time! I have a request: on your next Wireshark build, would you enable…