Query about monitoring unknown Internet traffic

Bret Busby bret.busby at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 18:03:57 UTC 2015


On 19/10/2015, silver.bullet at zoho.com <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Oct 2015 18:12:59 +0200, silver.bullet at zoho.com wrote:
>>Did you log out and in before you launched Wireshark?
>>If not, then log in and out and launch Wireshark again.
>                   out and in :D
>>If so, run
>>  ls -g /usr/bin/dumpcap ; id
>>and post the output.
>

I assume that, regarding the "log out and in", using the "lock screen"
and log in again, is adequate, or, does it need a system reboot?

Regarding the ls command;

"
bret at bret-Aspire-V3-772-UbuntuMATE-1504:~$ ls -g /usr/bin/dumpcap ;id
-rwxr-xr-- 1 wireshark 85664 Jul  2 00:35 /usr/bin/dumpcap
uid=1000(bret) gid=1000(bret)
groups=1000(bret),4(adm),24(cdrom),27(sudo),30(dip),46(plugdev),115(lpadmin),131(sambashare)
bret at bret-Aspire-V3-772-UbuntuMATE-1504:~$
"

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Bret Busby
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..............

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