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Old 09-24-2001, 05:43 PM   #1
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libpcap


I'm in the process of installing snort, and it says I need to install libpcap. Where should install it on my system? Any ideas?

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Old 09-25-2001, 09:06 AM   #2
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I don't think it has to go anywhere in particular, I put mine in /usr/local and copied the binaries to /usr/local/bin, I suppose you could put it in /usr/bin or wherever snort lives, but the general rule is put programs you install in /usr/local so you know what you've installed versus what the system put in on its own.
 
  


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