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.
- 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.
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
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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