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tshark 1.5 version download location for Linux platform



Can anyone point me to the location of Wireshark/tshark 1.5 version for Linux platform. I'm working on tshark commandline utility which require 1.5 version.

Thanks Asif

asked 09 Jun '11, 23:42

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retagged 10 Jun '11, 16:31

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Just curious... What's so special about 1.5? (Why don't newer versions still work for you?)

(10 Jun '11, 16:33) helloworld

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answered 10 Jun '11, 06:03

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Ok, I've downloaded( and performed the following steps, I still see version 1.2 instead of 1.6. Please advise if any step is missing to upgrade my wireshark to 1.6 version.

  1. ./configure
  2. make
  3. make install

I didn't find any issues running above three steps. I still see version as 1.2.

tshark -version TShark 1.2.10 (RVBD_208)

Copyright 1998-2010 Gerald Combs [email protected] and contributors. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Compiled (32-bit) with GLib 2.12.3, with libpcap 0.9.4, with libz 1.2.3, with POSIX capabilities (Linux), with libpcre 6.6, without SMI, without c-ares, without ADNS, without Lua, with GnuTLS 1.4.1, with Gcrypt 1.4.4, with MIT Kerberos, without GeoIP.

Running on Linux 2.6.18-194.el5, with libpcap version 0.9.4, GnuTLS 1.4.1, Gcrypt 1.4.4.

Built using gcc 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-48).

(10 Jun '11, 07:41) asif
(10 Jun '11, 12:33) Guy Harris ♦♦