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I just linstalled wireshark 2.2 for linux and now get the following message when trying to run wireshark as any user, including root.

Wireshark: error while loading shared libraries: libwscodecs.so.1: cannot open shared object file: no such file or directory.

I ran ./confirure, make and make install without any errors.

Thanks

asked 26 Sep '16, 11:23

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edited 26 Sep '16, 13:39

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"Installed" as in "downloaded the source and ran ./configure, make, and make install", rather than "installed" as in "installed my Linux distribution's binary package"?

(26 Sep '16, 13:40) Guy Harris ♦♦

I downloaded and untared the linux wireshark-2.2.0.tar.bz2 file than ran 'sudo ./configure && make && make install'

(26 Sep '16, 13:57) DanHicks76

So you're running the installed Wireshark, either from the command line (/usr/local/bin/wireshark) or by launching it from the GUI?

What happens if you run sudo /sbin/ldconfig and then try running Wireshark?

(26 Sep '16, 14:04) Guy Harris ♦♦
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