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Getting the Ethereal Packet Sniffer Up and Running
Authored by: Balz on Dec 16, '03 03:37:50AM

I did the following steps (under 10.3.1 on my G4 12' PB):
- installed X11 (works fine, e.g. xeyes shows eyes)
- installed Fink 0.6.2 (no error message - how can I see if it installed correctly?)
- installed FinkCommander (just copy to Applications folder)
- in FinkCommander mark ethereal, select Binary --> Install
- Error message: "Can't exec "/usr/bin/nm": No such file or directory at /sw/lib/perl5/Fink/VirtPackage.pm line 234."

I do not understand what is missing. Yes, there is no /usr/bin/nm. But who and when should it be installed?

Thanks for any hint



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Getting the Ethereal Packet Sniffer Up and Running
Authored by: fellow on Dec 16, '03 06:35:18PM

Try running:

apt-get install ethereal (or ethereal-ssl)

That installed the binaries for 10.3, which are working fine for me.

Cheers,

fellow



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Getting the Ethereal Packet Sniffer Up and Running
Authored by: Balz on Dec 17, '03 02:42:18AM

Thanks for the hint. in the meantime I installed some other tools from 3rd and 4th CD of Panther Upgrade.

Now I did in X11-Terminal
% sudo apt-get install ethereal
...
Sorry, ethereal is already the newest version.
...

% sudo ethereal
dyld: ethereal can't open library: /sw/lib/libdl.0.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2)
Trace/BPT trap

who shuld install this lib?

regards, Balz



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