Wireshark 2.0 Open-Source Network Protocol Analyzer released

Wireshark 2.0 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0 comes with a significant host of Qt Port bugfixes and new features.


Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog

  • An RTP player crash has been fixed
  • Flow graph issues have been fixed
  • A Follow Stream dialog crash has been fixed
  • An extcap crash has been fixed
  • A file merge crash has been fixed
  • A handle leak crash has been fixed
  • Several other crashes and usability issues have been fixed
  • “File”→Merge no longer crashes on Windows
  • Icons in the main toolbar obey magnification settings on Windows
  • The Windows installer does a better job of detecting WinPcap
  • The main window no longer appears off-screen on Windows
  • The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited number of data points (up from 100k).
  • TShark now resets its state when changing files in ring-buffer mode.
  • Expert Info severities can now be configured.

See changelog for full release details

Install Wireshark 2.0 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dreibh/ppa
sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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