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Wireshark is not installing in sierra machine (v10.12.1) mac OS. How to install it?? It is throwing error to contact manufacturer, how to fix? (tried versions v2.0.x, v2.2.x of wireshark).

asked 18 Nov '16, 07:33

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edited 19 Nov '16, 16:24

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Is this a new install? Then this could be this bug

I would guess a workaround is creating /etc/paths.d and /etc/manpaths.d directories by hand before installing, but YMMV so keep an eye on the bug.

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answered 18 Nov '16, 08:43

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I was having the same problem. /etc/paths.d existed but /etc/manpaths.d did not. Creating /etc/manpaths.d manually allowed the installation to complete successfully

(18 Nov '16, 09:05) Bruno Wollmann

Thank you for the response, it fixed the issue in sierra 10.12.1

And in sierra v10.12, facing some sandbox issue , can i get the reason what it is exactly?

Creating those paths didn't resolve me the issue . Here is the install.log details from system : (also checked with v2.0.0 but installation failed with same error)

Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: prevent user idle system sleep
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: suspending backupd
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: releasing backupd
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: allow user idle system sleep
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: Install Failed: Error Domain=NSPOSIXErrorDomain Code=2 "No such file or directory" UserInfo={NSFilePath=/private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.XXXXXX} {
            NSFilePath = "/private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.XXXXXX";
        }
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installer[36664]: install:didFailWithError:Error Domain=NSPOSIXErrorDomain Code=2 "No such file or directory" UserInfo={NSFilePath=/private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.XXXXXX}
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: Removing client PKInstallDaemonClient pid=36664, uid=0 (/usr/sbin/installer)
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: Running idle tasks
Nov 21 09:19:40 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installd[517]: PackageKit: Done with sandbox removals
Nov 21 09:19:41 sp-el-capitan-10-11-FR-3 installer[36664]: Install failed: The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.
(20 Nov '16, 20:03) PAVAN3215
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Wireshark requires XQuartz to run. It can be found here.

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answered 10 Dec '16, 00:43

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Wireshark 2.x - which is what they're asking about - does NOT require XQuartz to run on Mac OS X/OS X/macOS; it's built using Qt, which supports Quartz natively.

(10 Dec '16, 01:42) Guy Harris ♦♦
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