How to Install and Uninstall wireshark-dev Package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: March 04,2024

1. Install "wireshark-dev" package

In this section, we are going to explain the necessary steps to install wireshark-dev on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install wireshark-dev

2. Uninstall "wireshark-dev" package

This tutorial shows how to uninstall wireshark-dev on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):

$ sudo apt remove wireshark-dev $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the wireshark-dev package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Package: wireshark-dev
Architecture: amd64
Version: 3.2.3-1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/devel
Source: wireshark
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Balint Reczey
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 567
Depends: omniidl (>= 4.0.1-2), libpcap0.8-dev, libtool, libglib2.0-dev, python3:any, python3-ply, snacc, libwireshark-dev, libwiretap-dev
Conflicts: ethereal-dev (<< 1.0.0-3)
Replaces: ethereal-dev (<< 1.0.0-3)
Filename: pool/universe/w/wireshark/wireshark-dev_3.2.3-1_amd64.deb
Size: 108272
MD5sum: 1775d0a273a20e61b8218d4e386ad85f
SHA1: 6827350314504dd13e619083263a893711f5df3d
SHA256: 30b9aef2c232a6e01f1690ce94ae2a9aec941415275f76b7ee851bda19bf5cb3
Homepage: https://www.wireshark.org/
Description: network traffic analyzer - development tools
Description-md5: 7a344f6feb13aa3b18ede52debae4fe2