Snort can be installed on Ubuntu, either from its source code or through the deb package. In this section, we will install Snort using the deb package:
- To get started, we install on our Ubuntu system, using the apt-get command, as shown here:
- During the installation, we will be asked to select the interface on which Snort should listen for packets. The default interface selected is eth0, as shown here:
- Select the interface according to our system configuration:
- Now, let's get started with the sniffer mode of Snort. In ...