In this article, we will explain how to install Wireshark on the Ubuntu system. The installation procedures have been tested on Fedora 36.
Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. Originally named Ethereal, the project was renamed Wireshark in May 2006 due to trademark issues.
It’s a network protocol analyzer tool indispensable for system administration and security.It drills down and displays data travelling on the network.Wireshark allows you to either capture live network packets or to save it for offline analysis.
One of the features of Wireshark that you will love to learn is the display filter which lets you inspect only that traffic you are really interested in. Wireshark is available for various platforms including Windows, Linux, MacOS, FreeBSD, and some others.
Install of Wireshark on Fedora36
Follow the steps below to get started with Wireshark:
- Update your Fedora system packages with running the below command:
sudo dnf update -y && sudo dnf upgrade -y
- You can display the information about the Wireshark package by running the command below:
sudo dnf info wireshark
- Install Wireshark from the default Fedora repository
sudo dnf install wireshark -y
- Also you can install it using RPM from the fedoraproject.org website:
Note: To check the latest version of Wireshark, you can visit fedoraproject.org website by clicking on the button below.
- Next, install Wireshark using the following command:
rpm -ivh wireshark-3.4.8-2.fc35.x86_64.rpm
- Access Wireshark through the command line by running the command
- Also you can search on the Fedora36 system search bar by typing Wireshark as follows
- Wireshark will be launched as shown below.
In this guide, we showed you how you can install Wireshark on Fedora36 Linux.