Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer . It is utilized for network troubleshooting, analysis, software development, communications protocol development, and instruction. This article will show you how to install wireshark on Ubuntu 22.04. The commands will also work for older versions of Ubuntu as well. Other useful articles can be found here: How to Install PlayonLinux on a Linux System and How to install Windows Server 2022 on VirtualBox and How to Set Up and Use an Upstream Branch in Git andHow to install and Uninstall Discord in a Linux System and How to install Unison on a Linux System also How to install Redis on a Linux System .
- Ubuntu machine any version from 14.01 but for this exercises, we shall be using 22.04
- A user account with sudo priviledges
- Command line interface
The steps to install wireshark are as shown below:
Step1. Update Package index and System Dependencies
Run the following command on command line to update the core libraries:
sudo apt update
Step2: Install WireShack
Run the following command on command line to install wireshark on linux ubuntu system:
sudo apt install wireshark
When prompted for a yes or a no, leave it in the default settings.
Step3: Verify WireShark Installation
Use the command line to check if Wireshark was successfully installed on Ubuntu 22.04:
Step4: Launch WireShark
Run the following command on command line to launch Wireshark on ubuntu:
Step5 : Uninstall Wireshark
Run the following command on command line to remove Wireshark from ubuntu:
Wireshark is an open source network analyer and can be installed on any Ubuntu system by following the steps shown above.