How to Install and Uninstall wireshark-common Package on Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)

Last updated: May 30,2024

1. Install "wireshark-common" package

Learn how to install wireshark-common on Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install wireshark-common

2. Uninstall "wireshark-common" package

Please follow the instructions below to uninstall wireshark-common on Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):

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

3. Information about the wireshark-common package on Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)

Package: wireshark-common
Architecture: amd64
Version: 3.2.7-1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/net
Source: wireshark
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Balint Reczey
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 1327
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15), libcap2 (>= 1:2.10), libgcrypt20 (>= 1.8.0), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.35.8), libmaxminddb0 (>= 1.0.2), libnl-3-200 (>= 3.2.7), libnl-genl-3-200 (>= 3.2.21), libpcap0.8 (>= 1.5.1), libspeexdsp1 (>= 1.2~beta3.2-1), libssh-gcrypt-4 (>= 0.8.0), libsystemd0 (>= 246), libwireshark13 (>= 3.2.7-1), libwiretap10 (>= 3.2.7-1), libwsutil11 (>= 3.1.1), zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4), debconf (>= 0.5) | debconf-2.0, libcap2-bin
Recommends: wireshark (>= 3.2.7-1) | tshark (>= 3.2.7-1)
Breaks: ethereal (<< 1.0.0-3), wireshark (<< 2.0.0~), wireshark-gtk (<< 3.0.0), wireshark-qt (<< 2.0.0~rc3+g841d5e1)
Replaces: ethereal (<< 1.0.0-3), wireshark (<< 2.0.0~), wireshark-qt (<< 2.0.0~rc3+g841d5e1)
Filename: pool/universe/w/wireshark/wireshark-common_3.2.7-1_amd64.deb
Size: 446448
MD5sum: e65f2ead2e288e36e5b52d23cf8100a1
SHA1: 46d9a9ed31e47ee3346927031376a565be0699a0
SHA256: a5f735a342ad4e81143b33d2887e5cb4c1c781d7b8e3fea0829bf30fd46f49fa
SHA512: 874ec991aa4741f995975d2420ca462ee62283f9bcacbc518aee61ed5379c8d07d97fcbe5827d4e19aba7abf2a024d785a08d7349c0c1fc31f87d01470efce89
Homepage: https://www.wireshark.org/
Description-en: network traffic analyzer - common files
Wireshark is a network "sniffer" - a tool that captures and analyzes
packets off the wire. Wireshark can decode too many protocols to list
here.
.
This package provides files common to both wireshark and tshark
(the console version).
Description-md5: b1c29e0c6a4eee149d83574a64f12c2b