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I am running Kali and the "Capture packets in monitor mode" for eth1 is grayed out. what do I do?

asked 19 Mar '15, 16:21

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Install aircrack-ng, run airmon-ng on eth1, and then capture on whatever device that script says to. See the section on Linux monitor mode in the Wireshark Wiki page on capturing on WLAN interfaces.

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answered 19 Mar '15, 23:35

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I don't believe that eth1 is your wireless interface. First you have to put the interface in monitor mode using iwconfig or airmon-ng. Then depending on what you used you will select wlan0 or mon0 in Wireshark. If it doesn't work make sure you are using the right chipset/drivers. Some don't support monitor mode.

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answered 20 Mar '15, 01:10

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