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Subject:What means: "Failed to set up UI server: TcpServer bind() failed: Cannot assign requested address " ?
Date:15:02:22 17/09/2007

> You cannot be online and running kismet on the same wireless card, but kismet will change the mode automatically.

Okay thanks for this info. But it seems the network-manager is "stronger" than kismet. Because if I start kismet the connection is closed but a few seconds later the manager connects again to it and kismet is not working so I have to shut it down manually.

>Loopback is needed for any TCP services running locally, so it should always be there. For some reason a few distros don't enable it and I don't know why.

No it was enabled by default but the doc I read told to uncomment things in the interfaces-files. Seemed like I understood it wrong and I should just uncomment lines in regard to my network interface (eht1). But because I hadn't such an entry I uncommented the loopback not knowing what it's good for.

Thanks for your help with this!


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