How to solve no interfaces listed in Wireshark


After installing wireshark in linux some peoples got an error that no interface is listed which look likes below.
wireshark no interface 1
To eliminate this error do the following.
Method 1
Some of the specific files/devices that needed permissions in Ubuntu, so open wireshark in root account or use the following command to open wireshark.
sudo wireshark

wireshark no interface 2

Then you can see interface list in wireshark
wireshark no interface 3

Method 2
sudo addgroup -system wireshark
sudo chown root:wireshark /usr/bin/dumpcap
sudo setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin=eip /usr/bin/dumpcap
sudo usermod -a -G wireshark YOUR_USER_NAME
and run the following changing YOUR_USER_NAME with the desired user name:
Then just start Wireshark and select the network interface.
This method 2 is the recommended way by the Wireshark creators to learn more Click Here.


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