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Release Notes: Many new features have been added and several bugs have been fixed.

  •  30 Aug 2010 22:13

Release Notes: The packet list internals have been rewritten and are now more efficient. Columns are easier to use. Tons of protocols have been added and updated.

  •  12 Dec 2003 23:24

Release Notes: Many performance improvements have been made in the code. Most users should see a 2 to 3 times performance increase when loading and working with capture files. A "matches" display filter operator has been added, which supports Perl-compatible regular expressions. Tethereal can now dump packet data in XML (PDML) format. The main application menus have been rearranged and the help windows have been revamped, along with a host of other UI enhancements. The capture progress window now features bar graphs. Crash bugs in the SMB and Q.931 dissectors have been fixed.

  •  09 Sep 2003 21:39

Release Notes: Conversation List (aka "top talker") support has been added. Protocol statistics in general have been updated. Searching has been greatly enhanced. An H.225 dissector has been added. It can automatically recognize RTP and RTCP conversations. A preference file has been added for disabled protocols. Color filters may now be imported and exported. A new column type has been added for cumulative bytes.

  •  02 Oct 2002 21:06

Release Notes: In order to improve the out-of-box responsiveness of Ethereal and Tethereal, network name resolution has been disabled by default. TCP analysis (a feature added in the 0.9.6 release) was improved. The NCP code base received quite a few updates. Initial support for version 2 of the GTK+ library was added. RPC staticstics (which use the new Tap API) were added. Due to added and updated support for the NTLM, SNEGO, and GSS-API protocols, Ethereal can now dissect most of the security blobs for Windows 2000 authentication.

  •  24 Dec 2001 14:53

Release Notes: New features include TCP graphs and ring buffer captures. The SMB dissector was completely rewritten and the UI enhanced. The text2pcap utility and developer documentation also received many updates. A Linux-distribution-related SNMP bug was worked around. Many dissectors were enhanced. Support for EAPOL, M2TP, MS RPC, MTP2, PCNFSD, PPP/EAPOL, QLLC, SMPP, and SUA was added. Support for DBS Etherwatch, Visual Networks Visual UpTime, and VMS TCPIPtrace capture files was added. Handling of other capture formats was improved.

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