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Old 03-01-2011, 02:27 AM   #1
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No libpcap.so in tcpdump-4.1.1


I am running slackware-current and I have tcpdump-4.1.1-i486-1.txz installed. If I remember right libpcap used to be part of tcpdump, but since recently i cannot find it in my system anymore! Tools like nmap give me the error message:

"error while loading shared libraries: libpcap.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

Does someone have an idea why this happens? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-01-2011, 03:26 AM   #2
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libpcap got his own package some time ago in current
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Originally Posted by slackware-current_changelog
Fri Aug 27 00:23:17 UTC 2010
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l/libpcap-1.1.1-i486-1.txz: Added. (split from tcpdump package)
probably you need to do a
Code:
slackpkg update
slackpkg install-new

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Old 03-01-2011, 03:31 AM   #3
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Thanks for the hint.

I had to install the libpcap and libnl package now it works like a charm again.
 
  


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