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Posted by:farrsome
Subject:Error Message With Ubuntu Setup Config
Date:05:11:35 14/05/2011

I am new to linux, have installed kismet, and need help with the config file as I am getting this error:

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.
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
FATAL: Unknown capture source type 'ipw3945' in source 'ipw3945,wlan0,intelpro'
[1] + Done(1) ${BIN}/kismet_server --silent ${server}
john@john-HP-Pavilion-dv6000-GB113AV:~$ sudo gedit /etc/kismet/kismet.conf
john@john-HP-Pavilion-dv6000-GB113AV:~$ sudo kismet
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.
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
FATAL: Unknown capture source type 'ipw3945' in source 'ipw3945,wlan0,Intel'
[1] + Done(1) ${BIN}/kismet_server --silent ${server}


My iwconfig:

john@john-HP-Pavilion-dv6000-GB113AV:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:"nikki6"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.417 GHz Access Point: E6:91:F5:CB:A0:32
Bit Rate=36 Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=28/70 Signal level=-82 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:5 Invalid misc:16901 Missed beacon:0



Any help would be greatly appreciated


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