Theresa Arzadon-Labajo

Installing Firesheep on Fedora

Posted by Theresa Arzadon-Labajo (tarzadon) on Jan 19 2014
Tech Stuff >> Browser
Disclaimer: Use this tool on your own network or a network in which you have permission to do so.

On the Firesheep website, it says that Linux is not currently supported.  The directions on Hackers Garage is geared toward systems that use apt-get.

Here are the instructions for Yum-based linux installations:

Checkout the repository:

git clone
cd firesheep/
git submodule update --init

Install dependencies:

yum install libpcap-devel xulrunner-devel boost libtooll boost-devel systemd-devel autoconf -y
Note: systemd-devel contains the libudev libraries.



Load it into Firefox

From the Command Line:

firefox build/firesheep.xpi

From the GUI:

In the Drop-down menu, select "Install Add-on From File"

Using Firesheep:

View->Sidebar->Firesheep. Start Capturing


Last changed: Feb 27 2020 at 4:03 PM