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(remove nonfree doc. it was added due to cloudflare tor issue, which is not nonfree. html docs are in debian package wireshark-doc and freely licensed, http://http.debian.net/debian/pool/main/w/wireshark/wireshark_1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u10.debian.tar.xz)
 
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|Name=Wireshark
 
|Name=Wireshark
 
|Short description=Network protocol analyzer
 
|Short description=Network protocol analyzer
|Full description=Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or "packet sniffer", that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames. The goal of the project is to create a commercial-quality packet analyzer for Unix, and the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.
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|Full description='''Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or “packet sniffer”, that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames.'''
|Homepage URL=http://www.wireshark.org/
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|User level=none
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The goal of the project is to create the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.wireshark.org/
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|User level=advanced
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://code.wireshark.org/review/wireshark
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User guide and Developer guide in various formats at http://www.wireshark.org/docs/
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|Documentation note=[http://www.wireshark.org/docs/ Documentation]
|Related projects=libpcap,tcpdump,Tcpreplay
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|IRC help=irc://chat.freenode.net/wireshark
|Keywords=network,packet,ethereal,protocol,packet sniffer,protocol analyzer
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|Related projects=libpcap, tcpdump, Tcpreplay
|Version identifier=1.10.2
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|Keywords=network, packet, ethereal, protocol, packet, protocol analyzer, sniff, sniffer
|Version date=2013/09/10
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|Version identifier=2.0.0
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|Version date=2015/11/18
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.10.2.tar.bz2
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|Version download=https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/
|Version comment=see also: [https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.8.10.tar.bz2 1.8.10 version], an old branch still maintained
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|Last review by=Genium
|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2015/11/23
|Last review date=2013/09/11
 
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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{{Person
 
{{Person
 
|Real name=Gerald Combs
 
|Real name=Gerald Combs
|Role=Maintainer
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|Role=Original author
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|Email=gerald@wireshark.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource audience=Programmer
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Wiki
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=http://wiki.wireshark.org/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Programmer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bugs
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, x-window-system
 
|Interface=command-line, x-window-system
 
|Internet-application=tool
 
|Internet-application=tool
|Use=internet-application
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X
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|Use=internet-application, software-development, system-administration
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=Perl (to build documentation
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|Prerequisite description=Perl (to build documentation)
 
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Latest revision as of 18:52, 25 January 2017

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Wireshark

https://www.wireshark.org/
Network protocol analyzer

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or “packet sniffer”, that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames.

The goal of the project is to create the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.

Documentation

Documentation
"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/wireshark irc:chat.freenode.net/wireshark] " IRC Help channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/wireshark irc:chat.freenode.net/wireshark]

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey4 February 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
See and the Authors file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor
Gerald Combs Original author


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
WikiHomepagehttp://wiki.wireshark.org/
ProgrammerE-mailmailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
ProgrammerVCS Repository Webviewhttps://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree
BugsBug Trackinghttps://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/
HelpE-mailmailto:wireshark-announce@wireshark.com
SupportE-mailmailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitePerl (to build documentation)
Weak prerequisiteNET-SNMP or CMU-SNMP libraries (to enable SNMP data decoding)
Weak prerequisiteADNS (for asynchronous name lookup)
Weak prerequisitePCRE (for the "matches" display filter)
Source requirementGTK+ 1.2 or later
Weak prerequisitePython (to generate code)
Source requirementlibpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org/)
Weak prerequisitezilb (to read gzip-compressed files on the fly)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 November 2015.



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