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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:FATAL: Could not write SSID track file
Date:03:35:57 13/12/2005

> I have downloaded, configured and installed the newest version of Kismet, but I am having some minor problems. As far as I can tell, the kismet.conf file has been edited correctly, and suidinstalled on my laptop which boots Auditor Security Collection from the hard drive. When I first start Kismet, it seems to be working until...
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> FATAL: Could not write SSID track file '/home/tropical/.kismet/ssid_map' for writing: Permission denied
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> I have made certain that the directory is not write protected, and several times I have chowned it to my username, but it still won't work. Any ideas will be great.
> Thanks in advance.

It's not writeable by the user kismet is running as.

-m


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