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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:libpcap issue
Date:21:07:19 20/03/2009

> When I try to run ./configure, I get:
>
> *** WARNING ***
> LibPCAP was not found. Kismet previously included a local copy of this
> library, however it now expects libpcap to be provided by the system.
> Kismet on Linux without LibPcap cannot capture data locally and will
> almost certainly NOT BE WHAT YOU WANT.
> Your distribution should provide packages for libpcap, otherwise
> it can be downloaded from http://tcpdump.org
>
> libpcap is installed, and apparently in the correc path (/usr/lib), so I don't know what to do at this point. Any help is appreciated. Thx.

As the FAQ in the readme states; If you are using a distribution which doesn't install the development headers required to actually build a program with libpcap, you have to install the development packages as well.

-m


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