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Package: kismet (2008-05-R1-4.1) [universe]

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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Francois Gurin

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Wireless 802.11b monitoring tool

Kismet is a 802.11b wireless network sniffer. It is capable of sniffing using almost any supported wireless card using the Airo, HostAP, Wlan-NG, and Orinoco (with a kernel patch) drivers.

Can make use of sox and festival to play audio alarms for network events and speak out network summary on discovery. Optionally works with gpsd to map scanning.

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 905.1 kB2,260.0 kB [list of files]
i386 936.2 kB2,312.0 kB [list of files]