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Last night I downloaded the latest Wireshark dmg for OSX and installed it. After launching wireshark, I found that all text in the GUI are not shown, the menu bars, menu items, dialogs, everything. Only icons are shown in the UI. I deleted all directions like .config, .gtk, .wireshark, rerun fc-cache, and the problem still persist. Can anyone give me some hint on what might go wrong here? Thanks!


asked 18 Oct '13, 09:44

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Which version did you install? If you installed 1.10 or 1.8 can you try the 64-bit 1.11.0 installer instead?

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answered 18 Oct '13, 09:50

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I had the 1.10 installed. I believe this problem is related to gtk because I ran gconf-editor and it had the same problem. But I have no clue what went wrong with gtk.

Just re-installed 1.11.0. The GUI has changed to native OS X, and all text are shown in the new GUI.


(18 Oct '13, 10:29) jmzhou13

Keep in mind that the new Qt-based UI in 1.11 is very much under development. Right now OS X users get to choose between a rock (an incomplete Qt UI) and a hard place (dealing with GTK+ issues). This should improve over time.

(18 Oct '13, 10:40) Gerald Combs ♦♦
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