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I found this post: where someone had a problem starting Wireshark 1.10 on Mac OSX 10.5, but I have maybe the same problem with my MacBook Pro 10.6.8 (from 2009) and Wireshark 1.8.10 Intel 64 or 1.10.2 Intel 64 or 1.11.0 Intel 64. I start it and immediately I get the crash with this error:

Exception Type: EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP) Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000 Crashed Thread: 0

Dyld Error Message: Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libc++.1.dylib
Referenced from: /Applications/ Reason: image not found

Binary Images: 0x7fff5fc00000 - 0x7fff5fc3bdef dyld 132.1 (???) <b536f2f1-9df1-3b6c-1c2c-9075ea219a06> /usr/lib/dyld

I uninstalled it, reinstalled it, rebooted, not working. I even tried Wireshark 1.11.0 Intel 32 but this crashes without any crashing window. I installed XQuartz 2.7.4 now (had X11 2.3 before), log out and on, no change.

Can somebody tell me what I should do? I had a running version of Wireshark 1.6.1 Intel 64 which was working with X11.

Thank you


asked 16 Oct '13, 14:09

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edited 16 Oct '13, 14:33

/Applications/ Reason: image not found

You are not getting that error from 1.8.10 or 1.10.2, as those aren't built with Qt. What errors are you getting with those versions of Wireshark?

(17 Oct '13, 17:38) Guy Harris ♦♦

Great heavens, this hint was pure gold! I uninstalled then all wireshark rests, I did:

rm /Users/f/Library/Preferences/org.wireshark.Wireshark.plist

rm -r /Users/f/.wireshark

rm -r /Applications/

rm /usr/local/bin/wireshark

rm -r /Library/StartupItems/ChmodBPF

and installed the version 1.10.2 and hush! it works!!!

Thank you very much!

I think this was the mix-up with 1.11.0 and the old version 1.6.1 maybe, which through this error.


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answered 18 Oct '13, 07:50

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rm -r /Users/f/.wireshark

That step probably wasn't necessary - it threw away whatever preference settings you had.

(18 Oct '13, 10:22) Guy Harris ♦♦

And, yes, currently 1.11.0 doesn't work on Snow Leopard. We're looking at that.

(18 Oct '13, 10:22) Guy Harris ♦♦

I mistakenly installed 1.10.3 on my 10.6.8 machine and ran into this issue as well, deleted all the files above except the .wireshark and I'm back up and running. Thanks!

(13 Nov '13, 06:52) Hoss

You would not have gotten

/Applications/ Reason: image not found

with 1.10.3, as the 1.10.x (and earlier) releases aren't built with Qt.

(13 Nov '13, 13:52) Guy Harris ♦♦
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