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Posted by:Barry
Subject:Kismet documentation is lacking.
Date:06:39:26 04/07/2006

> > Wonderful. Now it just needs to be added to the documentation.
> >
> > > > Is that -m what I need to use at the command line to view all of the options?
> > >
> > > No. -m is dragorn's signature on his posts, his first name is Mike.
> > >
> > > > How do I access the help?
> > >
> > > The offline help is accessed like most any help for a linux program : man kismet<enter>
> > >
> > > The online help is accessed according to the information on the splashscreen when you start the kismet client. You know, the splashscreen that stays visible, untill you press the space-bar. And dragorn has chosen a very logical way of accessing the online help, so even without the information from the splashscreen, you don't need to be a rocket scientist to figure out how you get the online help to display.
> > >
> > > > Do the instructions scroll by really fast when you start Kismet?
> > >
> > > No. When you start Kismet, you see the process information returned by kismet server, untill the shell script starts the kismet client.
> > >
> > > Dutch
>
> You mean like the Documentation link up at the top of this web page where if you look you'll see?
>
> 10. Ncurses/Panels Interface
>
> The ncurses/panels interface is the default frontend provided with Kismet.
>
> The panels interface is fairly intuitive, and has integrated help.
> 'h' will open the main help window showing all the options available.
>
> Yeah, I could see how that would be really easy to miss. Then again -m is missing from the Documentation link so I see your problem.
>
> -B

Hey wait! I'm -B!

-B


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