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it seems I can't install wireshark on my mac running Mavericks. I have downloaded and linked it to Quartz. However, when I run the command /Applications/ a pop-up comes up saying "Error loading MenuBar.nib".

What is it? Does anyone know how to overcome this issue?

Thanks guys!

asked 14 Jul '14, 08:11

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edited 14 Jul '14, 18:12

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What is it?

An indication that, for better or worse, you can't directly run the program /Applications/ from the command line.

Does anyone know how to overcome this issue?

Either run it by opening up your Applications folder and double-clicking the Wireshark icon or by running the command open /Applications/

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answered 14 Jul '14, 18:11

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Still not working... The terminal tells me something like this: Jul 15 11:30:53 localhost Wireshark[2427] <error>: The function `CGContextErase' is obsolete and will be removed in an upcoming update. Unfortunately, this application, or a library it uses, is using this obsolete function, and is thereby contributing to an overall degradation of system performance.

I'm about to give up

(15 Jul '14, 02:37) NikasB

Which version of Wireshark is this? Is this a version from or is it a version from MacPorts or Fink?

(15 Jul '14, 11:57) Guy Harris ♦♦
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