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NAME

       airmon-ng  -  bash  script designed to turn wireless cards into monitor
       mode.

SYNOPSIS

       airmon-ng <start|stop> <interface> [channel] airmon-ng <check> [kill]

DESCRIPTION

       airmon-ng is script can be used to  enable  monitor  mode  on  wireless
       interfaces. It may also be used to go back from monitor mode to managed
       mode. Entering the airmon-ng command without parameters will  show  the
       interfaces  status.   It can list/kill programs that can interfere with
       the wireless card and set the right sources in  /etc/kismet/kismet.conf
       too.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

       start <interface> [channel]
              Enable  monitor  mode  on  an interface (and specify a channel).
              Note: Madwifi-ng is a special case, 'start' has to  be  used  on
              wifi  interfaces and 'stop' on ath interfaces.  stop <interface>
              Disable monitor mode and go back to  managed  mode  (except  for
              madwifi-ng where it kills the ath VAP).

       check [kill]
              List  all  possible  programs  that  could  interfere  with  the
              wireless card. If 'kill' is specified, it will try to  kill  all
              of them.

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page was written by Adam Cecile <gandalf@le-vert.net> for
       the Debian system (but may be used by others).  Permission  is  granted
       to  copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the
       GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by
       the  Free  Software  Foundation On Debian systems, the complete text of
       the GNU General Public  License  can  be  found  in  /usr/share/common-
       licenses/GPL.

SEE ALSO

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       aireplay-ng(8)
       airodump-ng(8)
       airolib-ng(1)
       airserv-ng(8)
       airtun-ng(8)
       buddy-ng(1)
       easside-ng(8)
       ivstools(1)
       kstats(1)
       makeivs-ng(1)
       packetforge-ng(1)
       tkiptun-ng(8)
       wesside-ng(8)