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
cd kismet

2.2.a Configure the installation


2.2.b Create the installation 


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

3.1.c Start Kismet with wlan0

sudo kismet -c wlan0