2.2. Obtaining the source and binary distributions

You can obtain both source and binary distributions from the Wireshark web site: https://www.wireshark.org/download.html. Select the download link and then select the desired binary or source package.

[Note]Download all required files

If you are building Wireshark from source you will In general, unless you have already downloaded Wireshark before, you will most likely need to download several source packages if you are building Wireshark from source. This is covered in more detail below.

Once you have downloaded the relevant files, you can go on to the next step.