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Re: ethereal




On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Mike Frisch wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 08:46:09AM +0100, Peter Cannon wrote:
> > On Tuesday 15 Jun 2004 04:15, THE ANALYZERS wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi, I have ethereal  0.10.3-2.1 installed. I know it because I typed "rpm
> > > -q ethereal". But whenever I type ethereal as root or otherwise,  I get
> > > "ethereal: Command not found." Does someone know how to start it?
> > 
> > I'm no expert but I suppose you tried ' ethereal & '
> 
> What is the significance of backgrounding the task?  The binary is not
> installed, so it won't run in the foreground or the background.

if you can't seem to locate the executable, my favorite trivial trick is 
to:

$ rpm -ql ethereal         ("ell", not "1", after the "q")

and see, in the list of files in the package, where the executable seems 
to live.  ethereal *should* be in /usr/sbin.

rday



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