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Configure Kismet in Ubuntu 9.04 with Alfa Network Wi-Fi

Posted by cryptema on 20 May 2009

To use kismet in Ubuntu 9.04 with Alfa Network Wi-Fi edit config kismet file:

sudo gedit /etc/kismet/kismet.conf

find “source” and edit it as:


save, run wifi network interface (alfa) in monitor mode

sudo airmon-ng check kill alfa & sudo airmon-ng start alfa

(if your wifi card name is “alfa” or change name (ex.: wlan0, wlan1..))

Then run kismet:

sudo kismet

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