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Old 07-27-2010, 05:30 PM
roberto
 
Default software for wireless check

hello,
simple question:
is there anything suitable to check simply via command line if there
are any wireless networks in the area where the laptop is ?
and if they are encrypted, how much strong the signal is etc .

thank you !
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:39 PM
Aniruddha
 
Default software for wireless check

You can use:
# iwlist scanning
 
Old 07-27-2010, 05:50 PM
Klistvud
 
Default software for wireless check

Dne, 27. 07. 2010 19:39:10 je Aniruddha napisal(a):

You can use:

# iwlist scanning




Or, alternatively, airodump-ng.

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Old 07-27-2010, 06:05 PM
Aniruddha
 
Default software for wireless check

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Paul Cartwright <debian@pcartwright.com> wrote:

# iwlist scanning
-su: iwlist: command not found

paulandcilla:/var/log# aptitude search iwlist

paulandcilla:/var/log#



what package is that in??


*wireless-tools
 
Old 07-27-2010, 06:16 PM
roberto
 
Default software for wireless check

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Aniruddha <mailingdotlist@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Paul Cartwright <debian@pcartwright.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> # iwlist scanning
>> -su: iwlist: command not found
>> paulandcilla:/var/log# aptitude search iwlist
>> paulandcilla:/var/log#
>>
>> what package is that in??
>>
>
> wireless-tools

what about kismet ?

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Old 07-27-2010, 07:55 PM
Aniruddha
 
Default software for wireless check

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:16 PM, roberto <roberto03@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> what package is that in??
>>>
>>
>> wireless-tools
>
> what about kismet ?
>
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I don't have experience with kismet. Debian has a very simple settings
to configure wireless networks though:
http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch05.en.html#_the_basics_of_wireless_lan_interface


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