more stupid questions (wireshark)
amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Mon Dec 1 07:52:29 MST 2008
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 04:53:59PM -0500, Andres Gonzalez wrote:
> I just installed wireshark using yum. This installation went fine.
> Wireshark was installed in the directory: /media/_/usr/bin
> Q1: What is the reason for installing it in /media/_ and not just
> plain old /usr/bin? The /media/_ directory appears to be a duplicate of
I have wireshark and wireshark-gnome on my Fedora 9 box, but it's in
/usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /usr/lib, etc. Try doing `rpm -ql wireshark
wireshark-gnome` to see where your system thinks it's installed. The
only reason I can think of for it being in /media/_ is if there was a
chroot or something when it was installed. That's weird.
> Q2: When I attempt to run (as root) wireshark I get an "The exec() call
> failed" error. What do I have to do to get wireshark to run?
This may be connected with the above. It's possible that it's just not
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