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Getting Wireshark running on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6

WiresharkWireshark is every fly fisher who’s missing the fall brown run’s ubergeek’s favorite network protocol analyzer, both because it kicks main butt, and it’s free. With the recent upgrade to Snow Leopard, I finally found a need to upgrade. Then the trouble started (i.e. Wireshark didn’t work anymore). After doing a little research and scanning the support boards, I’ve got it running error free. But as the tips I used to get it that way are spread across the interwebs, I’m assembling the step-by-step here for the rest of you streamer-obsessed knuckleheads who are breaking fly rods over their knees as we speak Wireshark/Snow Leopard users who have just as little time on their hands as I do right now.