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Hello i am using MAC Mavericks system.i have installed wireshark .dmg and x11 .dmg .but in Xterm when I'm trying to open wireshark ,using the command
bash-3.2$ open/Applications/ i get the following message. bash: open/Applications/ No such file or directory.

I am a newbie in wireshark.please help me .I am trying to open wireshark actually

asked 22 Dec '13, 22:44

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open /Applications/


At the command line (UN*X, like OS X, or Windows), spaces are significant; they separate the command from its arguments and separate the arguments from one another. The command is open, and the argument is /Applications/ (the trailing slash isn't necessary).

(The same answer was given when you asked on Stack Overflow.)

This is not a Wireshark question, it's a "how do I use the open command" question; the same answer would apply to trying to open anything else with the open command. You can also open it, of course, by double-clicking on the Wireshark icon in the /Applications folder.

You also don't need to use xterm; OS X has its own command-window program, Terminal.

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answered 23 Dec '13, 15:31

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