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Posted by:Dutch
Subject:Trouble running Kismet
Date:02:01:05 03/04/2008

> When I try to run Kismet i get this error msg:
> Server options: none
> Client options: none
> Starting server...
> Waiting for server to start before starting 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 writing: Permission denied[1] + Done(1) ${BIN}/kismet_server --silent ${server}
>
> I am new to Linux so im not real sure where to go from this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Try to read the included documentation, section 17, 7'th problem-fix, and for good measure, all the info prepending, and postpending that.

Dutch


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