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When I choose Capture..Interfaces, I get this message - 'there are no interfaces on which a capture can be done'

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I am on knoppix usb, using WLAN so I have an interface I see it with an ip when I do ifconfig wlan0 I then plug my LAN cable in, and I get an IP address for eth0 which I see with ifconfig

but I still get that error message.

asked 29 May '14, 00:00

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Hi this will be a linux permission thing. Have a read of http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/CapturePrivileges looking at the Linux section. The quick-and-dirty was is to just run "sudo wireshark" which is reasonably safe from a Knoppix type of distro.

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answered 29 May '14, 00:21

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