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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:OSX Lion Support
Date:16:23:05 28/02/2012

> That's great to know. I must have done something incorrect in my setup since I'm on the 2011-03-R2 release. Please take a look below at the errors and the setup info.
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> First, under System Preferences, it lists "en0" as the AirPort Extreme interface.
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> Second, in "kismet.conf" I added the following entries:
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> ncsource=en0:type=AirPort,hop=true
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> gps=false
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Don't put a type, especially a bogus type, in there. You're trying to force it to something that doesn't exist - never going to work. It'll autodetect; let it.

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> Third, when Kismet loads, it tells me "Kismet started with no packet sources defined."
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> Fourth, when I specify "en0" as a new source in the application, it comes back with the following error in the console:
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> ERROR: en0: You don't have permission to capture on that device ((no devices found) /dev/bpf0: Permission denied.

Read the quickstart section of the readme - either install it as suidroot and put yourself in the kismet group, or run it as root.


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