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Hello, every time I run Wireshark (v.1.12.3), a good deal of space is taken up from my hard drive. I suspect it is a rogue temp file that isn't being deleted. Does anyone know where Wireshark store its temp files?

OS: Mac OSX 10.11.1 (El Capitan)

thanks for the help!

asked 25 Nov '15, 06:49

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Also, forgot to mention, that the space is not freed up even after I close the application.

(25 Nov '15, 06:52) adrian549092

If you start a capture and open "Statistics" -> "Capture File Properties" you should see the current file name including the path.

Normally, Wireshark should clean up it's temporary files.

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answered 25 Nov '15, 06:57

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