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Posted by:Bruceg
Subject:Can't find the stupid libpcap stuff
Date:20:29:18 03/12/2007

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> > Fisrt let me say that I am a novice linux user. I know some perl scripting, etc. But when it comes to doing installation stuff I am lost. However, lost or not I want to install kismet on my laptop. I have upgraded to Fedora 8. I have downloaded keimet and have checked out the documentation. I get the error libPCAP was not found. I am able to run tcpdump. Does the indicat that I have libPCAP somewhere on my system? If I do, how do I locate it and how do I mape the compile find it?
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> You need the libpcap package, and the libpcap-devel package. You'll need the -devel packages for other libraries too, such as ncurses.
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> -m

I am able to run tcpdump. This doesn’t indicate that I have libPCAP? No relationship between the two?


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