How To Install Kismet Kali Linux 2018.4

Step 1: Update And Install Dependencies

1.1.a Upgrade / Update

sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y

1.2.a Install  dependencies

sudo apt-get install build-essential git libmicrohttpd-dev pkg-config zlib1g-dev libnl-3-dev libnl-genl-3-dev libcap-dev libpcap-dev libncurses5-dev libnm-dev libdw-dev libsqlite3-dev libprotobuf-dev libprotobuf-c-dev protobuf-compiler protobuf-c-compiler libsensors4-dev

1.2.b Install libusb

sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev

1.3.a Install Python add-ons

sudo apt-get install python python-setuptools python-protobuf python-sqlite python-requests

Step 2: Install And Configure Kismet

2.1.a Clone the repository and go to kismet directory

sudo git clone https://www.kismetwireless.net/git/kismet.git
cd kismet

2.2.a Configure the installation

./configure

2.2.b Create the installation 

make

2.2.c Start the installation

make install

Step 3: Start Kismet (ALFA AWUS1900)

3.1.a Put Your Wireless Card in Monitor Mode

sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms
sudo ifconfig wlan0 down
sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor
sudo ifconfig wlan0 up

3.1.b Start Kismet web UI

sudo kismet
# Open the url in your web browser
http://localhost:2501

3.1.c Start Kismet with wlan0

sudo kismet -c wlan0

Donate