Wireshark an open source protocol analyzer software mainly used to monitor the traffic in a network ,recently version 2.2.6 released and easy to install it via Official PPA.
In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of wireshark 2.2.6 on Ubuntu 17.04 , 16.04 LTS and LinuxMint
Wireshark got it's new interface in the version 2.0 series and it is written in QT5.
Changelog in Wireshark 2.2.6For detailed changelog refer this link
Protocol Support:6LoWPAN, AllJoyn, AMPQ, ANSI IS-637 A, BGP, CLNP, DCERPC, DICOM, DTN, E.212, EIGRP, ERF, GVSP, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15.4, IP, ISO-8583, Kerberos, L2TP, LACP, MAC LTE, OpenFlow, Profinet I/O, RTPS, SCTP, SDP, Skype, SMPP, SNA, SNMP, SPNEGO, TCP, USB Audio, XML, and ZigBee
- Method 1 : Via PPA
- Method 2 : Via source code
Step 1 : Add the official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireshark-dev/stableStep 2 : update the repository
sudo apt-get updateStep 3 : Install wireshark 2.2.6
sudo apt-get install wiresharkDuring the installation,it will require to confirm security about allowing non-superuser to execute Wireshark.
Just confirm YES if you want to. If you check on NO, you must run Wireshark with sudo. Later, if out want to change this,
sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-commonMethod 2 : Via source code
Step 1 : Before proceeding for installation , install the dependencies
apt-get install libssl-dev libpcap-devStep 2 : Download the source file fom their download page or use the below command and extract it
tar -xvf wireshark-2.2.6.tar.bz2Step 3 : Configure the source
./configureStep 4 : Compile the wireshark
make && make install