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I am running Wireshark 1.12.4 on the current version of OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) with the latest version of XQuartz (XQuartz 2.7.7 (xorg-server 1.15.2)). I have a MacBook Pro and am using a monitor as a 2nd display via a Thunderbolt port. When I run Wireshark, its Window will not go to the top of the display, it appears to be blocked 3 inches below my 2nd display. Even when I hit the full screen green button, the window will not occupy the full display, on either the MacBook display or the 2nd display. This problem has existed with all releases of Wireshark on Yosemite. Is this a known bug or should I submit a bug for it?


asked 02 Apr '15, 10:24

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You can submit a bug but as the problem is likely to be in the gtk toolkit which is being dropped for Wireshark 2.0 there might not be a lot of interest in fixing it.

You can try the development releases of 1.99.x (currently 1.99.5) from the download page. These use the QT toolkit which apparently is much nicer on OSX. Note that the 1.99.x releases aren't yet fully feature complete.

If you get the same issue with 1.99.x then definitely raise a bug at the bug tracker.

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answered 02 Apr '15, 10:31

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Thanks Grahamb, will give 1.99.x a try.

(02 Apr '15, 13:56) crizzola
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