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Posted by:Dutch
Subject:Problem start Kismet! Help please
Date:20:45:35 16/09/2006

> Help please
> I install Kismet. But I can not start it
> I have a Problems.
> The terminal writes:
>
> Delarante@ubuntu:~$ kismet
> Server options: none
> Client options: none
> Starting server...
> Waiting for server to start before startuing UI...
> Suid priv-dropping disabled. This may not be secure.
> FATAL: Unable to set up pidfile /var/run//kismet_server.pid, couldn't open for
> Delarante@ubuntu:~$ kismet
>
> Help please In what a problem?
You have to start kismet with root privilieges.

Prepend sudo to your command, and it will work for you in Ubuntu.

Dutch


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