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Couldn't run /usr/sbin/dumpcap

I added my account as a member to the wireshark group.

asked 08 Feb '14, 09:51

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OS, dumpcap version?

(08 Feb '14, 13:55) grahamb ♦
(09 Feb '14, 12:32) helloworld

how to add an account as a member to the wireshark group

(13 Oct '15, 14:04) agwmar

dumpcap is usually installed in /usr/bin not /usr/sbin. Can you please check that?

Then run the following commands

sudo setcap 'CAP_NET_RAW+eip CAP_NET_ADMIN+eip' /usr/bin/dumpcap
chgrp wireshark /usr/bin/dumpcap

Regards
Kurt

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answered 09 Feb '14, 12:27

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edited 09 Feb '14, 12:28

Thank you Kurt, it helps me on LMDE.

(18 Jul '15, 04:02) Chewits

Apparently a reboot was required.

After a reboot wireshark did find the interfaces.

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