Snort 3 installation guide update for Ubuntu 18 & 19

By Noah Dietrich.

Today, we released Noah's installation guide for the newest version of Snort 3 for Ubuntu 18 and 19. We've provided some highlights below, but you can view the full log of changes, along with a guide of setting up Snort 3 on Ubuntu, here.

Major changes in this release:
  • Tested with Snort 3.0.1 b2
  • Ubuntu 20 LTS support added
  • Ubuntu 19 support removed
  • Removed old environmental variables
  • Added new IP commands to replace ipconfig on Ubuntu 20 
Minor Changes:
  • SafeC updated to 3.5.1
  • Gperftools updated from 2.7.0 to 2.7.90
  • Boost headers updated from 1.71.0 to 1.72.0
  • Hyperscan updated from 5.2.0 to 5.2.1
  • Flatbuffers updated from 1.11 to 1.12
  • Updated openAppId to 12159
  • Replaced community rules with registered rules
  • Updated from Splunk 7.x to Splunk 8.x
  • Configure Splunk startup to use systemD rather than init.
  • Added libcmocka-dev libraries to support DAQ requirements.