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Posted by:Dutch
Subject:porblem when starting
Date:21:22:12 08/07/2007

> i cannot figure out how to solve this problem, i have read through the read-me file, and tryed finding out in the ubuntu chat room, and nothing so far.
>
> this is my problem when i start the terminal and type kismet
>
> Waiting for sever to start befor starting UI...
> FATAL: Could not find user 'you_user_here' for dropping priviledges. Make sur
> e you have a valid user set for 'suiduser' in your config file. See the 'Instal
> lation & Security' and 'Configureation' sections of the README file for more info
> rmation.
>
>
> so i went kismet-> conf-> the file that said set user name here
> and i set this to goldfingermafia, the same thing i use when i log into my computer. Can somone please help me find out what is going on.
> thank you

You're still using Ubuntu, meaning that you have to edit the kismet.conf file in /etc/kismet, and start kismet, with root privs using sudo.

Read up on your chosen distro and how to use it.

Dutch


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