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Ethereal on Mandriva 2006 Community

Posted 08-04-2006 at 10:34 AM by taupist
Updated 03-27-2016 at 01:47 PM by taupist (corrected formatting)

Well, I downloaded and installed Ethereal from the mirror and guess what it wouldn't capture packets. Several error windows kept opening up on top of each other. Finally I hit on the idea that the first error might be causing all the others. It was saying that it couldn't find '/usr/sbin/dumpcap'. When I looked, I found '/usr/bin/dumpcap', so I created a soft link;
ln -s /usr/bin/dumpcap /usr/sbin/
I don't know if it is the right way to fix it (might be clumsy), but it seems to work fine now. Ethereal is happily humming away.
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