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I have promiscuous mode enabled on my raspberry pi (the chip supports it) yet the only packets that tshark allows me to capture are my own packets. please help. I want to capture all wireless packets near me.

asked 27 Jan '16, 16:53

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Please look here for the difference between promiscuous and monitor mode. Promiscuous mode shows you other devices' traffic on wired interfaces (if other pre-requisities are met) but is of little use on wireless ones.

Plus, even with monitoring mode, you can only see packets on a single radio channel, so to see "all wireless packets near you" you'd need as many raspberries as there are WiFi channels in use in your country.

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answered 27 Jan '16, 22:36

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