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I upgraded my 10.6.8 MacBook Pro from 2009 to Yosemite (OS 10.10.1) and tried to start Wireshark 1.12.2 First I had to update my X11 which no longer works, so I installed XQuartz-2.7.7 I logged out and in but still when I start Wireshark, I get a dialog to find X11:

Choose Application - Where is X11?

I cannot find XQuartz-2.7.7 in my application list. The link was already set from /usr/X11 to /opt/X11 this wasnt the issue.

What can I do? How can I find the XQuartz-2.7.7 application to point Wireshark on it? The 'Browse' doesn't allow me to set it to /usr/X11/...



asked 11 Dec '14, 14:22

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This helped:

I start firstly X11 with:


Then I just open Wireshark in my apps drawer and it will start normally. To start XQuartz-X11 I just did a symbolic link (or a little shellscript) to the app drawer.

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answered 16 Dec '14, 12:34

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