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KISMET(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						 KISMET(1)

kismet -- Wireless sniffing and monitoring SYNOPSIS
kismet [server-options] [--] [client-options] kismet_server [-nqs] [-t title] [-f config-file] [-c capture-source] [-C enable-capture-sources] [-l log-types] [-d dump-type] [-m max-packets-per-file] [-g gpshost:port] [-p listen-port] [-a allowed-hosts] [-N server-name] kismet_client [-qr] [-f config-file] [-s serverhost:port] [-g gui-type] [-c display-columns] DESCRIPTION
Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, and 802.11g traffic. Kismet identifies networks by passively collecting packets and detecting standard named networks, detecting (and given time, decloaking) hid- den networks, and inferring the presence of nonbeaconing networks via data traffic. kismet supports logging to the wtapfile packet format (readable by tcpdump and ethereal) and saves detected network informat as plaintext, CSV, and XML. kismet is capable of using any GPS supported by gpsd and logs and plots network data. kismet is divided into three basic programs, kismet_server kismet_client and gpsmap USAGE
kismet handles automatically starting kismet_server and kismet_client. kismet is installed as suid-root by default. It will drop privs to the user specified in kismet.conf immediately after binding and configur- ing the capture source. KISMET_SERVER kismet_server captures, dissects, and logs packets and GPS data. It is capable of running in `headless' mode with no display. Multiple clients (on multiple computers) can be connected to a single server. -I Set the initial channel for a channel source (source:channel) -x Forcibly enable the channel hopper -X Forcibly disable the channel hopper -t Set the title used for the %t field of the logfile template (Default: Kismet) -n Disable all logging -f Use an alternate config file -c Override capture source lines (type,interface,name). Refer to kismet.conf(5) for more information. Multiple capture source options can be specified for multiple sources. All sources provided here are automatically enabled unless an enable list is also supplied. -C Comma-separated list to override what capture sources are enabled. -l Override logging types, comma separated (dump, cisco, weak, csv, xml, gps) -m Override maximum packets logged per file -q Override sound option and run in quiet mode -g Override GPS host:port -p Override port to listen on for clients -a Override list of client IPs or network/mask blocks (comma separated) allowed to connect -s Run in silent mode (no console status information) -N Override server name for this instance of Kismet -v Print version -h Help KISMET_CLIENT kismet_client is a ncurses and panels interface which connects to the server and displays detected networks, statistics, network details, etc. -f Use an alternate config file -u Use an alternate UI config file -q Override sound option and run in quiet mode -s Override server host:port -r Attempt to automatically restablish the connection if the server terminates -g Override UI type (curses, panel) -c Override list of columns to display (comma seperated) -v Print version -h Help GPSMAP
gpsmap reads GPS and Network XML datafiles and plots networks on downloaded maps or user-supplied images (such as satellite photos). SEE ALSO
kismet_drone(1), gpsmap(1), kismet.conf(5), kismet_ui.conf(5), kismet_drone.conf(5) Kismet August 27, 2019 Kismet

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DRIFTNET(1)                                                   General Commands Manual                                                  DRIFTNET(1)

driftnet - capture images from network traffic and display them in an X window; optionally, capture audio streams and play them. SYNOPSIS
driftnet [options] [filter code] DESCRIPTION
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tcpdump(8), pcap(3), webcollage(1), mpg123(1),,, AUTHOR
Chris Lightfoot <> VERSION
Driftnet, version 0.1.6. $Id:,v 1.7 2004/04/26 14:42:36 chris Exp $ COPYING
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MER- CHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. DRIFTNET(1)
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