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Hello, I can't open Wireshark at my Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.1

I get following error messages at CLI:

*macbook-pro-5:~ user$ sudo wireshark
Password:
2014-12-24 18:41:57.438 defaults[2540:92985] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleAquaColorVariant) does not exist
2014-12-24 18:41:57.450 defaults[2541:92991] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleHighlightColor) does not exist
dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/X11/lib/libcairo.2.dylib
  Referenced from: /Applications/Wireshark.app/Contents/Resources/bin/wireshark-bin
  Reason: image not found
macbook-pro-5:~ reneschiller$ sudo ln -s /opt/X11 /usr/X11
macbook-pro-5:~ reneschiller$ sudo wireshark
2014-12-24 18:43:13.614 defaults[2579:93502] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleAquaColorVariant) does not exist
2014-12-24 18:43:13.625 defaults[2580:93508] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleHighlightColor) does not exist
(process:2569): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
    Using the fallback 'C' locale.
(wireshark-bin:2569): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.JDIYCkEIov/org.macosforge.xquartz:0*

Hopefully you have an idea. Many thanks

asked 24 Dec '14, 09:53

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edited 24 Dec '14, 15:27

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Do you have X11 installed? What does ls -ld /opt/X11 print?

(24 Dec '14, 15:28) Guy Harris ♦♦

Hello, thank you for this tip. I had an old version of X11 running. I installed the latest release 2.7.7. Now Wireshark opens.

Best Regards

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