Step by Step to Install Wireshark on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Wireshark is a free & open source network packet analyzer tool. It helps to capture all packet getting in or out of a network interface and shows. It supports all platform such as Linux, Windows and Mac OS.

There are few steps to install wireshark on ubuntu:

Step 1: Update the System.

apt-get update

Step 2: Install the wireshark on system.

apt-get install wireshark

  • Here is the command output.
  • Select Yes option.

  •  Add user to the WireShark group.

usermod -aG wireshark $(whoami)

  • Reboot the system.


Step 3: To start Wireshark from Terminal using command:


  • Here is the command output.

  • To start wireshark using GUI.
  • Go to Show Application.
  • Click on Wireshark.

  • Now Wireshark is Ready.
  • Here,there are few interfaces are shown.
  • Select Any interface.

  • To run the wireshark command on Terminal.
  • We can see many interface list.
  • Select any interfaces.
  • Click on start capture packets.

  • Now, All the capture packets is listed.


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