Saturday, August 24, 2013

Installing Aircrack-NG on Linux

Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. Fir installation, run the following commands :

sudo apt-get install build-essential

sudo apt-get install libssl-dev


tar -zxvf aircrack-ng-1.1.tar.gz

cd aircrack-ng-1.1

Edit the file common.mak before you run make and make install.
sudo gedit common.mak

Locate and change the unused variable werror. Change :
CFLAGS          ?= -g -W -Wall -Werror -O3


CFLAGS          ?= -g -W -Wall -O3

Now run :
sudo make
sudo make install 

After the installation, if you get a prompt as follows :
[*] Run 'airodump-ng-oui-update' as root (or with sudo) to install 
or update Airodump-ng OUI file (Internet connection required). 

Then run the command :
sudo airodump-ng-oui-update


  1. [*] Downloading IEEE OUI file...

    hay se queda llevo mas de 20 minutos ...

    1. Same here ... how long it will take to update ?? How many MB's ?