wireshark ubuntu

source : https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2039978 this is how to install wireshark : sudo apt-get install libcap2-bin wireshark sudo chgrp myusername /usr/bin/dumpcap sudo chmod 750 /usr/bin/dumpcap sudo setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin+eip /usr/bin/dumpcap http://askubuntu.com/questions/74059/how-do-i-run-wireshark-with-root-privileges this command add extra functionality to run wireshark in user mode, don’t have to change to root desktop sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common