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Hello I'm running RHEL7 linux and updated my wireshark to 2.2.5 now the background does not turn dark when I mark a string in a filter field.

Anybody else suffering this problem?

alt text Version 2.2.5 (Git Rev Unknown from unknown)

The same version in windows legacy does not hae the problem... alt text

Copyright 1998-2017 Gerald Combs [email protected] and contributors. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later 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 (64-bit) with GTK+ 3.14.13, with Cairo 1.14.2, with Pango 1.36.8, with libpcap, without POSIX capabilities, without libnl, with GLib 2.46.2, with zlib 1.2.7, without SMI, with c-ares 1.10.0, without Lua, without GnuTLS, without Gcrypt, with MIT Kerberos, without GeoIP, without PortAudio, without AirPcap.

Running on Linux 3.10.0-514.6.1.el7.x86_64, with locale en_US.utf8, with libpcap version 1.5.3, with zlib 1.2.7. Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5300U CPU @ 2.30GHz (with SSE4.2)

Built using gcc 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-11).

asked 01 Apr '17, 09:19

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edited 04 Apr '17, 00:48

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Guy Harris ♦♦

What do you mean by "turn dark"? Do you mean "turn some color other than green"?

(01 Apr '17, 21:05) Guy Harris ♦♦

Just pulled the 2.2.6 source and rebuilt wireshark on my own system ( vs. an RPM I was given ) -
Problem disappeared.

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answered 03 Apr '17, 10:25

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