How To Install Wireshark 3.6.6 on Ubuntu / AlmaLinux / Fedora Systems.


This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install Wireshark 3.6.6 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Linux Mint 20.3, AlmaLinux 9, and Fedora 36

Wireshark is an open-source network protocol analyzer. It can capture and decode packets on a network and can be used to identify and analyze network traffic.

Wireshark can be used to monitor traffic on a local network, or on a remote network over the Internet.

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Wireshark Features

  • Read Live Data
  • Capture files compressed with Gzip and decompressed on the fly
  • Live capture and offline analysis
  • Rich VOIP analysis
  • Powerful display
  • Supports multiple operating systems

What’s new in Wireshark 3.6.6?

For a detailed changelog refer to this link

How to Install Wireshark 3.6.6 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint?

Step 1: Add the Official PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireshark-dev/stable

Step 2: Install Wireshark on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

sudo apt update && sudo apt install wireshark

During the installation, a popup will ask to allow non-superuser to execute Wireshark. Just confirm YES if you want to.

Wireshark sudo access

If you check on NO, you must run Wireshark with SUDO. Later if you want to change this by using the below command.

sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common
sudo usermod -aG wireshark $(whoami)

How to Install Wireshark 3.6.6 on Alma Linux / Fedora?

Setup Flatpak on your system using this guide or ignore it if Flatpak is installed already.

Step 1: Install Wireshark using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.wireshark.Wireshark

Step 2: Run Wireshark

flatpak run org.wireshark.Wireshark
Install Wireshark on Ubuntu


From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install Wireshark 3.6.6 on Ubuntu 22.04, Linux Mint 20.3, AlmaLinux 9, Fedora 36, and Ubuntu 20.04.

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