|author||Michiel van Wessem <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-05-08 09:51:26 -0500|
|committer||Robby Workman <email@example.com>||2011-05-08 09:51:26 -0500|
network/wireshark: Updated for version 1.4.6.
Signed-off-by: Robby Workman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'network/wireshark')
4 files changed, 19 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/network/wireshark/README b/network/wireshark/README
index f275d52cc5..f2ee8364d7 100644
@@ -1,20 +1,19 @@
-Wireshark (aka Ethereal) is a free packet sniffer computer application. It is
-used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications
-protocol development, and education. In June 2006 the project was
-renamed from Ethereal due to trademark issues.
+Wireshark (aka Ethereal) is a free packet sniffer computer application. It
+is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications
+protocol development, and education. In June 2006, the project was renamed
+from Ethereal due to trademark issues.
The functionality Wireshark provides is very similar to tcpdump, but it has
-a graphical front-end, and many more information sorting and filtering
-options. It allows the user to see all traffic being passed over the network
+a graphical front-end and many more information sorting and filtering
+options. It allows the user to see all traffic being passed over the network
(usually an Ethernet network but support is being added for others) by
putting the network interface into promiscuous mode.
-Wireshark uses the cross-platform GTK+ widget toolkit. Its powerful features
+Wireshark uses the cross-platform GTK+ widget toolkit. Its powerful features
make it the tool of choice for network troubleshooting, protocol development,
and education worldwide.
-If you use a filesystem that supports posix capabilities, an easy way to start
-wireshark as normal user, while still providing it with all the access
-permissions it requires, is by issuing the following command:
- setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin=eip /usr/bin/dumpcap
+If you use a filesystem that supports posix capabilities, an easy way to
+start wireshark as a normal user, while still providing it with all of the
+access permissions it requires, is by issuing the following command:
+ $ setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin=eip /usr/bin/dumpcap
diff --git a/network/wireshark/slack-desc b/network/wireshark/slack-desc
index d0c9958147..d6f50ca17d 100644
@@ -9,10 +9,10 @@
wireshark: WireShark (packet sniffer and protocol analyzer)
wireshark: Wireshark (aka Ethereal) is a free packet sniffer computer
-wireshark: application. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis,
+wireshark: application. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis,
wireshark: software and communications, protocol development and education.
-wireshark: Wireshark uses the cross-platform GTK+ widget toolkit. Its
+wireshark: Wireshark uses the cross-platform GTK+ widget toolkit. Its
wireshark: powerful features make it the tool of choice for network
wireshark: troubleshooting, protocol development, and education worldwide.
diff --git a/network/wireshark/wireshark.SlackBuild b/network/wireshark/wireshark.SlackBuild
index e5a489af50..29ee5459d1 100644
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
# Slackware build script for wireshark
-# Copyright 2008-2010 Michiel van Wessem, Manchester, United Kingdom
+# Copyright 2008-2011 Michiel van Wessem, Manchester, United Kingdom
# Originally written by Jick Nan (email@example.com)
# All rights reserved.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@
# OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
diff --git a/network/wireshark/wireshark.info b/network/wireshark/wireshark.info
index 4581f3d95c..f73a9a9216 100644
@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
MAINTAINER="Michiel van Wessem"