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Topic says do I disable the annoying packet count in tshark? Thank you.

asked 07 May '14, 04:44

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Not sure which version supports it but there is: tshark -h


-q be more quiet on stdout (e.g. when using statistics)

-Q only log true errors to stderr (quieter than -q)


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answered 07 May '14, 04:56

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Yea I tried both of luck but thanks.

(07 May '14, 05:27) DigiAngelXX

See my answer to this question, which was also asked in a similar question here.

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answered 07 May '14, 07:17

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That explains it..thank you.

(07 May '14, 16:53) DigiAngelXX

So this....sorta worked. Looked at the r51227 and recompiled after making the changes to tshark.c. Now EVERY packet gets the packet count...which I guess is better then getting them sporadically.

(09 May '14, 06:18) DigiAngelXX

How are you running tshark? Can you post your tshark command-line?

(09 May '14, 08:17) cmaynard ♦♦

sudo tshark -t ad -n -i eth1 ip and host

This gets me a packet count on every line.

(09 May '14, 17:10) DigiAngelXX

You can control what is displayed via tshark's -T fields options or through the -o gui.column.format option. Run tshark -G column-formats for the various options.

(09 May '14, 17:48) cmaynard ♦♦

Thanks...I guess that's my only option.

(14 May '14, 04:40) DigiAngelXX
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