Install Wireshark Network traffic analyzer on Fedora

Install Wireshark Network traffic analyzer on Fedora

Wireshark is a free and open source network packet analyzer.

1. Log into your Fedora server as ‘root’ user

2. Download wireshark using dnf command

#dnf install wireshark


# sudo dnf install wireshark

The below dependencies will be installed with Wireshark.

# dnf install wireshark
Fedora Modular 31 – x86_64 – Updates 1.7 kB/s | 5.4 kB 00:03
Fedora 31 – x86_64 – Updates 3.9 kB/s | 6.0 kB 00:01
Dependencies resolved.
Package Arch Version Repository Size
wireshark x86_64 1:3.2.3-1.fc31 updates 4.0 M
Installing dependencies:
adobe-source-code-pro-fonts noarch fedora 845 k
alsa-lib x86_64 1.2.2-2.fc31 updates 472 k
avahi-libs x86_64 0.7-20.fc31 fedora 63 k
c-ares x86_64 1.15.0-4.fc31 fedora 92 k
cairo x86_64 1.16.0-7.fc31 updates 705 k
cairo-gobject x86_64 1.16.0-7.fc31 updates 19 k
cdparanoia-libs x86_64 10.2-30.fc31 fedora 55 k
compat-lua-libs x86_64 5.1.5-15.fc31 fedora 166 k
cups-libs x86_64 1:2.2.12-8.fc31 updates 273 k
dbus-libs x86_64 1:1.12.16-3.fc31 fedora 161 k
desktop-file-utils x86_64 0.24-1.fc31 fedora 73 k
emacs-filesystem noarch 1:26.3-1.fc31 updates 8.5 k
fdk-aac-free x86_64 2.0.0-2.fc31 fedora 402 k
flac-libs x86_64 1.3.3-1.fc31 fedora 223 k
fontconfig x86_64 2.13.92-3.fc31 fedora 263 k
fonts-filesystem noarch 2.0.3-1.fc31 updates 7.7 k
freetype x86_64 2.10.0-3.fc31 fedora 384 k
fribidi x86_64 1.0.5-5.fc31 updates 83 k
gdk-pixbuf2 x86_64 2.40.0-1.fc31 fedora 465 k
glib-networking x86_64 2.62.3-1.fc31 updates 155 k
glx-utils x86_64 8.4.0-4.20181118git1830dcb.fc31 fedora 42 k
graphite2 x86_64 1.3.14-1.fc31 updates 104 k
gsettings-desktop-schemas x86_64 3.34.0-1.fc31 fedora 644 k
gsm x86_64 1.0.18-5.fc31 fedora 33 k
gssdp x86_64 1.0.3-3.fc31 fedora 52 k
gstreamer1 x86_64 1.16.2-1.fc31 updates 1.3 M
gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free x86_64 1.16.2-1.fc31 updates 1.9 M
gstreamer1-plugins-base x86_64 1.16.2-2.fc31 updates 2.0 M
gupnp x86_64 1.0.4-2.fc31 fedora 97 k
gupnp-igd x86_64 0.2.5-7.fc31 fedora 34 k
harfbuzz x86_64 2.6.1-2.fc31 fedora 628 k
hicolor-icon-theme noarch 0.17-7.fc31 fedora 45 k
hwdata noarch 0.334-1.fc31 updates 1.4 M
iso-codes noarch 4.3-2.fc31 fedora 3.3 M
kbd-legacy noarch 2.0.4-14.fc31 fedora 464 k
kbd-misc noarch 2.0.4-14.fc31 fedora 1.5 M
kmod x86_64 26-4.fc31 fedora 122 k
lcms2 x86_64 2.9-6.fc31 fedora 166 k
libICE x86_64 1.0.10-2.fc31 fedora 72 k
libSM x86_64 1.2.3-4.fc31 fedora 42 k
libX11 x86_64 1.6.9-2.fc31 updates 659 k
libX11-common noarch 1.6.9-2.fc31 updates 153 k
libX11-xcb x86_64 1.6.9-2.fc31 updates 11 k
libXau x86_64 1.0.9-2.fc31 fedora 31 k
libXdamage x86_64 1.1.4-17.fc31 fedora 21 k
libXext x86_64 1.3.4-2.fc31 fedora 39 k
libXfixes x86_64 5.0.3-10.fc31 fedora 19 k
libXft x86_64 2.3.3-2.fc31 fedora 64 k
libXi x86_64 1.7.10-2.fc31 fedora 39 k
libXrender x86_64 0.9.10-10.fc31 fedora 27 k
libXtst x86_64 1.2.3-10.fc31 fedora 21 k
libXv x86_64 1.0.11-10.fc31 fedora 18 k
libXxf86vm x86_64 1.1.4-12.fc31 fedora 18 k
libasyncns x86_64 0.8-17.fc31 fedora 30 k
libcroco x86_64 0.6.13-2.fc31 fedora 112 k
libdatrie x86_64 0.2.9-10.fc31 fedora 32 k
libdrm x86_64 2.4.100-1.fc31 updates 159 k
libdvdnav x86_64 6.0.1-1.fc31 updates 57 k
libdvdread x86_64 6.0.2-2.fc31 updates 70 k
libedit x86_64 3.1-30.20191211cvs.fc31 updates 105 k
libevdev x86_64 1.9.0-1.fc31 updates 44 k
libglvnd x86_64 1:1.1.1-5.fc31 fedora 109 k
libglvnd-egl x86_64 1:1.1.1-5.fc31 fedora 46 k
libglvnd-gles x86_64 1:1.1.1-5.fc31 fedora 37 k
libglvnd-glx x86_64 1:1.1.1-5.fc31 fedora 147 k
libgudev x86_64 232-6.fc31 fedora 34 k
libicu x86_64 63.2-3.fc31 fedora 9.3 M
libinput x86_64 1.15.5-1.fc31 updates 204 k
libjpeg-turbo x86_64 2.0.2-5.fc31 updates 168 k
libmaxminddb x86_64 1.2.0-8.fc31 fedora 23 k
libmodman x86_64 2.0.1-20.fc31 fedora 34 k
libnice x86_64 0.1.16-8.fc31 updates 188 k
libnl3 x86_64 3.5.0-1.fc31 fedora 331 k
libogg x86_64 2:1.3.3-3.fc31 fedora 26 k
libpciaccess x86_64 0.15-2.fc31 fedora 27 k
libpng x86_64 2:1.6.37-2.fc31 fedora 114 k
libproxy x86_64 0.4.15-14.fc31 fedora 69 k
librsvg2 x86_64 2.46.4-1.fc31 updates 1.4 M
libsmi x86_64 0.4.8-25.fc31 fedora 2.1 M
libsndfile x86_64 1.0.28-11.fc31 fedora 193 k
libsoup x86_64 2.68.4-1.fc31 updates 383 k
libsrtp x86_64 1.5.4-11.fc31 fedora 292 k
libthai x86_64 0.1.28-3.fc31 fedora 213 k
libtheora x86_64 1:1.1.1-24.fc31 fedora 187 k
libvisual x86_64 1:0.4.0-27.fc31 fedora 149 k
libvorbis x86_64 1:1.3.6-5.fc31 fedora 201 k
libwacom x86_64 1.1-2.fc31 updates 36 k
libwacom-data noarch 1.1-2.fc31 updates 78 k
libwayland-client x86_64 1.17.0-2.fc31 fedora 35 k
libwayland-cursor x86_64 1.17.0-2.fc31 fedora 20 k
libwayland-egl x86_64 1.17.0-2.fc31 fedora 13 k
libwayland-server x86_64 1.17.0-2.fc31 fedora 41 k
libwebp x86_64 1.0.3-2.fc31 fedora 279 k
libxcb x86_64 1.13.1-3.fc31 fedora 231 k
libxkbcommon x86_64 0.9.1-3.fc31 updates 120 k
libxkbcommon-x11 x86_64 0.9.1-3.fc31 updates 22 k
libxshmfence x86_64 1.3-5.fc31 fedora 12 k
lilv x86_64 0.24.4-6.fc31 fedora 75 k
llvm-libs x86_64 9.0.1-5.fc31 updates 21 M
mesa-filesystem x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 17 k
mesa-libEGL x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 122 k
mesa-libGL x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 180 k
mesa-libgbm x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 42 k
mesa-libglapi x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 57 k
mtdev x86_64 1.1.5-15.fc31 fedora 21 k
openal-soft x86_64 1.19.1-3.fc31 fedora 547 k
opus x86_64 1.3.1-2.fc31 fedora 218 k
orc x86_64 0.4.30-1.fc31 fedora 181 k
pango x86_64 1.44.7-1.fc31 updates 293 k
pcre2-utf16 x86_64 10.34-9.fc31 updates 203 k
pixman x86_64 0.38.4-1.fc31 fedora 260 k
pulseaudio-libs x86_64 13.99.1-3.fc31 updates 707 k
qt-settings noarch 31.0-1.fc31 fedora 9.5 k
qt5-qtbase x86_64 5.13.2-3.fc31 updates 3.5 M
qt5-qtbase-common noarch 5.13.2-3.fc31 updates 11 k
qt5-qtbase-gui x86_64 5.13.2-3.fc31 updates 5.8 M
qt5-qtdeclarative x86_64 5.13.2-1.fc31 updates 3.7 M
qt5-qtmultimedia x86_64 5.13.2-1.fc31 updates 880 k
serd x86_64 0.30.0-3.fc31 fedora 65 k
shared-mime-info x86_64 1.15-1.fc31 updates 303 k
sord x86_64 0.16.2-4.fc31 fedora 45 k
soundtouch x86_64 2.1.1-3.fc31 fedora 78 k
sratom x86_64 0.6.2-4.fc31 fedora 26 k
systemd-udev x86_64 243.8-1.fc31 updates 1.3 M
webrtc-audio-processing x86_64 0.3.1-3.fc31 fedora 315 k
which x86_64 2.21-15.fc31 fedora 42 k
wireshark-cli x86_64 1:3.2.3-1.fc31 updates 19 M
xcb-util x86_64 0.4.0-13.fc31 fedora 19 k
xcb-util-image x86_64 0.4.0-13.fc31 fedora 19 k
xcb-util-keysyms x86_64 0.4.0-11.fc31 fedora 14 k
xcb-util-renderutil x86_64 0.3.9-14.fc31 fedora 17 k
xcb-util-wm x86_64 0.4.1-16.fc31 fedora 31 k
xdg-utils noarch 1.1.3-5.fc31 fedora 72 k
xkeyboard-config noarch 2.28-1.fc31 updates 753 k
xml-common noarch 0.6.3-53.fc31 fedora 31 k
Installing weak dependencies:
abattis-cantarell-fonts noarch 0.111-3.fc31 fedora 257 k
kbd x86_64 2.0.4-14.fc31 fedora 391 k
mesa-dri-drivers x86_64 19.2.8-1.fc31 updates 16 M
systemd-bootchart x86_64 233-5.fc31 fedora 71 k

Transaction Summary
Install 140 Packages

Total download size: 118 M
Installed size: 456 M
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Download and install Wireshark rpm

1. Log into your fedora server as ‘root’ user

2. You can download Wireshark rpm from website using wget command


3. Install the required dependencies for wireshark before installing the rpm

4. Install wireshark using rpm command

rpm -ivh wireshark-3.0.3-1.fc31.x86_64.rpm