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15.0 > Network > kismet (2023.07.R1)

Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and
intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card
which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate
hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.
Kismet also supports plugins which allow sniffing other media such as

Kismet identifies networks by passively collecting packets and detecting
standard named networks, detecting (and given time, decloaking) hidden
networks, and inferring the presence of nonbeaconing networks via data

This script requires a 'kismet' group to exist before running. The
recommended GID is 234. You can create it like this:
groupadd -g 234 kismet

After installation, add user to kismet group and re-login.

This requires: protobuf3, libwebsockets, protobuf-c

Maintained by: pyllyukko
Keywords: wifi,wireless,detection,sniffer,scanner
ChangeLog: kismet


Source Downloads:
kismet-2023-07-R1.tar.xz (d6c82b241de1be72d2dcb5e0102d8c99)

Download SlackBuild:
kismet.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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