There are a large number of parameters you can change in the Preferences window, including what data is presented, where files are saved by default, what is the default interface that Wireshark captures data from, and many more.
What we will refer to in this chapter are the common parameters that when changed will help us with various capture scenarios.
For configuring User Interface, we will choose the Preferences option from the Edit menu. You will get the following window:
We will look at the configuration of the following parameters: