Wireshark on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

Get binary: http://www.wireshark.org/download.html (I got 1.4.2)

  • Install .DMG
  • Copy the ‘Utilities’ folder from the DMG to /usr/local/bin
  • Copy the entire ‘ChmodBPF’ folder to /Library/StartupItems/
  • sudo xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine /Library/StartupItems/ChmodBPF
  • sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/StartupItems/ChmodBPF
  • Restart your machine, then it should work.
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