#30 No capture interfaces available in Wireshark (non-root)

WTF v2.0
closed
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1
2014-08-16
2012-09-24
Raul Siles
No

No capture interfaces are available in Wireshark running as a non-root user, like samurai, that is, when it runs from the GUI menu.

Solution:
Linux capabilities must be enabled on dumpcap:
$ sudo setcap 'CAP_NET_RAW+eip CAP_NET_ADMIN+eip' /usr/bin/dumpcap

Fix coming soon! :)

Discussion

  • Raul Siles

    Raul Siles - 2012-09-24
    • status: open --> pending
     
  • Raul Siles

    Raul Siles - 2012-09-24

    SVN rev.17

     
  • Raul Siles

    Raul Siles - 2012-10-30
     
  • Raul Siles

    Raul Siles - 2012-10-30
    • assigned_to: Raul Siles
     
  • Justin Searle

    Justin Searle - 2013-09-13

    Fixed in 2.1

     
  • Justin Searle

    Justin Searle - 2013-09-13
    • status: pending --> closed
     

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