Documentation

Here we start documentation for users for all new wireless utilities. The list is short, but we'll try to add more as we go.

YouTube Documentation

Wireless managers

This is the list of available known wireless managers you can use in distributions

  • NetworkManager - GUI based connection manager with wireless support

  • wicd - Simple GUI based connection manager with wireless support

  • connman - GUI based connection manager with wireless support, designed with embedded devices in mind

Wireless sniffers / intrusion testing / packet injection utilities

  • wireshark - a packet analyzer

  • kismet - an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system

  • packetspammer- a mac80211 packet injection utility

  • aircrack-ng - an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys intrusion testing program

  • Test AP injection code

  • netsniff-ng - zero-copy analyzer and traffic generator with 802.11 support

  • horst - lightweight 802.11 wireless LAN analyzer

Helping users and developers

Please consider reading these sections to help developers help you more efficiently.

To the very curious user

In case you want to read up on what things are being advanced within Linux wireless. This should help users become familiar with our latest developments.