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I have read the other post concerning Wireshark and Yosemite OSX. I have a similar problem which Wireshark not loading. However, the recommendation are not working. Attached is the error I am seeing when I run from terminal.

PapaMac$ sudo wireshark
2014-10-17 20:30:51.763 defaults[1190:246204] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleAquaColorVariant) does not exist
2014-10-17 20:30:51.807 defaults[1191:246211] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleHighlightColor) does not exist

(process:1180): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
    Using the fallback 'C' locale.

(wireshark-bin:1180): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

Thanks to all.

asked 17 Oct '14, 19:41

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edited 18 Oct '14, 00:49

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Guy Harris ♦♦


What happens if you try to do

sudo xterm

and what happens if you try to do


(without the sudo) and what happens if you try to do


(without the sudo)?

(18 Oct '14, 00:50) Guy Harris ♦♦

I had the same issue with the actual Yosemite rollout. I uninstalled both X11 and Wireshark from my new install. I then installed X11 and Wireshark in that order. It all works now and seems to be stable. I hope this helps for you.

(18 Oct '14, 04:39) dotnetbrett

Since the update of Yosemite Wireshark appear to work OK. thanks again.

(20 Oct '14, 19:13) JohnRutl
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