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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:First-time Kismet user, GPS receiver. Advice?
Date:00:47:39 28/05/2013

> Hi all,
> I'm running Kismet on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 and am looking to attach a GlobalSat BR-355 PS2 GPS Receiver. I have no real experience with Kismet or attaching GPS receivers to the program. I'm running a Netgear DG834PN router.
>
> Could anyone provide a step-by-step guide on getting started with Kismet when using the router and GPS receiver I've mentioned?
>
> Much appreciated.

I have no experience with that GPS device; I assume it gets power over PS/2 and puts out GPS over serial?

If it's a raw serial line your biggest problem is that I doubt the router has a serial port - you'd need to get a usb-serial adapter.

Assuming your gps outputs NMEA you can configure kismet to talk to it directly and point it at the serial device (/dev/ttyUSB0 probably, if using a usb-serial adapter). Otherwise, install gpsd.


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