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install wireshark to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)



Before reading, please attention, my processor is 64-bit and so my oS is Suse_10 for 64 bit.

I am trying to install wireshark on suse_10(64bit). The host does not have internet access. Therefore, I need to have all the files needed for installation; that is even the dependencies. This is to be able to install wireshark on a host with no internet connection. (Zypper, Yast would complain when no connection. It would try t go to net and find the dependencies.)

Currently, when I execute the rpm command like 'rpm -i wireshark-devel-1.2.8-2.8.x86_64.rpm', of course I get the errors that say, briefly, dependencies needed.

So, what I am looking for is the answer if I can make a "package" which has everything, and everything needed to be able to perform an flawless installation.

And of course, if the answer is yes, could you please tell me how?

I would really appreciate your help.

Or, a friend talked about "aptoncd". This works for ubuntu. This software can make the package I want, if I understood my friend correctly. But, what software can I use for "suse_10".

If I can find the software, I am thinking about to install a Suse_10 to my computer, and then using this program I would be able to make a package (that has everything needed in it).

Then, I would take this package to the host that I am trying to install wireshark on.

Can you please help?

thank you in advance..

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asked 18 Feb '11, 07:12

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Small world; I have been having trouble with the exact same issue. But in my case, I have internet access but no proper package manager. One of your options is to find a SLES iso that has a repository with a bunch of packages in it. In my case that took care of about 80% of the dependencies. The rest I had to locate and download manually. Unfortunately the install was still quite buggy and I wasn't able to successfuly compile it. =/

So in short: I haven't found a way to do it...

answered 11 Apr '11, 14:34

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