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…

Wireshark – Building RPMs a different way since 2.6.4

The Wireshark team are changing the way they support the toolsets to build the program. There are alerts at the end of the ./configure step that indicates configure: Builds using Autotools might be removed in the future. So it was no surprise that when building Wireshark 2.6.4 that the make rpm-package failed with the following…

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…

Wireshark on CentOS 7 (TL;DR version)

You need to get a copy of a later Wireshark (version 2.4) on your CentOS 7 system, without needing to follow all the instructions in Building Wireshark 2.4.0 for Centos 7. Wireshark provides one of the widest used network analysis tools available. Update: 3 December 2018 The repository will deploy Wireshark 2.6.5 by default Update:…