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how can I let wireshark display only packets that are captured by a filter I don't want to have all packets, this takes a large memory space ?

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Under the menu group Capture, you can set a capture filter. Capture filters use the same syntax as tcpdump; the syntax is different from the syntax for capture filters.

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@Guy Harris thanks for putting me straight on this. –  grahamj42 Mar 17 '13 at 18:57
    
Thanks, here a tutorial about its syntax : openmaniak.com/tcpdump.php –  Nasreddine Mar 23 '13 at 6:03

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