Compiling reaver-wps: error: pcap library not found!

reaver-wps is the program that cracks wps. I encountered problem while running the configure script for the source code on KDE Linux Mint 12: checking for gcc... gcc checking whether the C compiler works... yes checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out checking for suffix of executables... checking whether we are cross compiling... no … Continue reading Compiling reaver-wps: error: pcap library not found!

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Security: nmap to test against my Linux Mint

At first I was using nmap to discover other virtual machines that were guest OS on my Linux Mint, however while scanning I discovered my host OS (Linux Mint) had opened ports which I did not have knowledge about and I did not need them at all. PORT STATE SERVICE 25/tcp open smtp 139/tcp open … Continue reading Security: nmap to test against my Linux Mint

Wireshark for Linux: No interface is listed.

You are using Debian, you installed wireshark, launched it and found that there was no interface (under interface list) for wireshark to capture; you checked /etc/group and did not find a group known as wireshark, then it is most likely libpcap-dev not installed. sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common. A ncurse screen appears asking … Continue reading Wireshark for Linux: No interface is listed.

Debian Linux: Add backtrack 5 gpg key and its repositories.

Get the backtrack gpg key and add to debian. If you are not familiar with piping this is what this long string of command means: 1. wget http://all.repository.backtrack-linux.org/backtrack.gpg 2. sudo apt-key add backtrack.gpg wget http://all.repository.backtrack-linux.org/backtrack.gpg -O - This means download backtrack.gpg and output to stdout (standard output stream) sudo apt-key add - This means add apt-key from … Continue reading Debian Linux: Add backtrack 5 gpg key and its repositories.