Wireshark missing interfaces on Ubuntu 10.04

I have been using Wireshark for some time on my Vista laptop but I couldn’t get it to work on my smaller Ubuntu laptop. When an update was installed today for Wireshark on my Windows machine I decided that now was the time to fix the problem on my old Ubuntu laptop.

It was a simple fix that was documented in the wiki. All I had to do was run this command to have WireShark detect the interfaces.

sudo setcap ‘CAP_NET_RAW+eip CAP_NET_ADMIN+eip’ /usr/bin/dumpcap

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  1. […] that I had experienced with 10.04. “No problem” I thought. “I will just use the fix that I found for 10.04“. Well, that didn’t work either. I left it for a day to have a think, and came back to […]

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