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Old 10-09-2004, 01:32 AM   #1
neo.sarcastic
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Question ethereal install -- help!


runining rh9
trying to install ethereal 0.10.xx
i am getting a dependancy error staing that ucd-snmp is needed? this, as far as i know is now net-snmp?

i have tried downloading many different packages from ethereal and installing them. some depend on the others. Finally exhausted of this issue i tried to install the actual 0.9.xx version that came with rh9. inserted cd and it in fact tell me it installedl. BUT.. where is it!? did a where is: show in /etc. cannot run it from bash or anything. How can i get this running?

For days now i have been hitting dead ends.? maybe i am a newbie and nieve but why is ethereal so hard to install on a linux machine?

any ideas/tricks would be of great help and appreciated. i am new to linux but definely not to computers. I have heard great things about ethereal and use it on XP as well as whatsup gold.

I use linux fbecause i like these kinds of challenges but this ones making me nuts

thx
 
Old 10-09-2004, 05:48 AM   #2
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hi there

if u have ethreal installled
what id the O/P of this

[root@gaurav root]# rpm -qa|grep ethereal
ethereal-0.10.3-2
ethereal-gnome-0.10.3-2

i am using FC2 so i have different version No.

also what when u run
"etherea"l at the bash prompt

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