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I have Wireshark as an application in my Applications folder, but when I launched it, I get a "Choose Application" dialog window that lists all of the other installed applications I should consider in order to open Wireshark.app

/Applications/Wireshark.app/contents is the only directory and while I am expecting a GUI interface, I am now wondering if I only have the command-line version installed.

asked 02 Oct '13, 09:10

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edited 02 Oct '13, 11:16

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There's no option to install only the command-line version on OS X with the official wireshark.org dmg; there's an option to install the command-line tools, but the GUI app is installed regardless of whether the command-line tools are installed.

You do need to install the bundled X11 server if this is Lion or earlier or install Xquartz if this is Mountain Lion or later, and then select the X11 server from that list.

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answered 02 Oct '13, 11:18

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