What is Kismet?
Kismet is an 802.11 layer-2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. It will work with any wireless card that supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and can sniff 802.11a/b/g/n traffic. It can use other programs to play audio alarms for network events, read out network summaries, or provide GPS coordinates. This is the main package containing the core, client, and server.
How to install ?
1)open terminal (ctrl+alt+t)
2) sudo apt-get install kismet
Tools included in the kismet package :
kismet_server – The Kismet server component
Usage: kismet_server [OPTION]
Nearly all of these options are run-time overrides for values in the
kismet.conf configuration file. Permanent changes should be made to
the configuration file.
*** Generic Options ***
-v, –version Show version
-f, –config-file Use alternate configuration file
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