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Ive just installed WireShark and the only one visible interface is bluetooth. When run as root - all physical interfaces are visible. Why is that? And how I make Wireshark to see all interfaces when running as normal user?

asked 11 Nov '14, 02:56

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edited 11 Nov '14, 02:57


Look at the Capture Privileges page on the Wiki, especially the section "Debian, Ubuntu and other Debian derivatives". Also there are a number of similar questions on this site with the answer, e.g. https://ask.wireshark.org/questions/7523/ubuntu-machine-no-interfaces-listed

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answered 11 Nov '14, 03:40

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