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Ok so im installing wireshark on RHEL 5 and I did "yum install wireshark" but now cant seem to find wireshark on the system -- the version that was installed was "wireshark-1.0.15-1.el5_5.1". I was able to see /usr/share/wireshark but they are all html files, no executable. I did manage after some web searching to find tethereal in /usr/bin is this what RHEL is calling wireshark? If so whats up with all the html files in /usr/share/wireshark ? "which wireshark" and "locate wireshark" as well as searched for 'tshark' dont seem to return anything -- any suggestions?

asked 03 Dec '10, 13:45

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nevermind found tshark in /usr/sbin - seems you need root permissions to run it...

However what are all the files in /usr/share/wireshark ?? what is the purpose of the files if the tool can only be run in command-line mode? Has anyone tried running this on vmware or via wine?

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answered 03 Dec '10, 16:13

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