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authorGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2016-10-03 15:18:49 -0700
committerGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2016-10-04 00:09:48 +0000
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Man pages: Update -D flag text.
Refer to "Windows" instead of "Windows 2000". Add an "ip link show" breadcrumb. Change-Id: Ie1faa1d30b0ac63de35b0385cbb1306f08828e61 Reviewed-on: https://code.wireshark.org/review/18056 Reviewed-by: Gerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>
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@@ -279,9 +279,9 @@ interface, is printed. The interface name or the number can be supplied
to the B<-i> option to specify an interface on which to capture.
This can be useful on systems that don't have a command to list them
-(e.g., Windows systems, or UNIX systems lacking B<ifconfig -a>);
-the number can be useful on Windows 2000 and later systems, where the
-interface name is a somewhat complex string.
+(UNIX systems lacking B<ifconfig -a> or Linux systems lacking
+B<ip link show>). The number can be useful on Windows systems, where
+the interface name might be a long name or a GUID.
Note that "can capture" means that B<TShark> was able to open that
device to do a live capture. Depending on your system you may need to