Can't launch ethereal--- bash: ethereal: command not found

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I am a linux newbie so please be patient with me ! I installed ethereal
rpm on FC2 and cannot seem to launch ethereal. I get the above message
when i do. Any help will be appreciated. i have attached some output

[root@localhost share]# rpm -qa | grep ethereal
[root@localhost share]# rpm -ql ethereal
.  Output suppressed

[root@localhost share]# rpm -qi ethereal
Name        : ethereal                     Relocations: (not
Version     : 0.10.10                           Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release     : 1.FC2.1                       Build Date: Tue 15 Mar 2005
18:35:28 EST
Install Date: Sat 14 May 2005 15:17:13 EST      Build Host:
Group       : Applications/Internet         Source RPM:
Size        : 18906435                         License: GPL
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Wed 16 Mar 2005 03:06:46 EST, Key ID
Packager    : Red Hat, Inc. <
URL         : /
Summary     : Network traffic analyzer.
Description :
Ethereal is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package uses libpcap, a packet capture and filtering library, and
contains command-line utilities, plugins and documentation for
ethereal. A
GTK+ based graphical user interface is available in a separate package.
[root@localhost share]#

[root@localhost share]# echo $PATH
[root@localhost share]# ethereal &
[1] 2752
[root@localhost share]# bash: ethereal: command not found

[1]+  Exit 127                ethereal
[root@localhost share]#


Thanks in advance

Re: Can't launch ethereal--- bash: ethereal: command not found wrote:

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You only installed the terminal version, which lives in /usr/sbin and is
called tethereal.
Want the GUI? Yes! Than install ethereal-gnome-xxx.rpm

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