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I am quite new to aircrack-ng, and learning it. But i got stuck on the airmon.

Please help me out here. Thanks in advance.

Details about system:

Operating System: Windows 8
Wireless: Dell Wireless 1704 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)

I have tried following but still not able to start the wireless card in monitor mode:

sudo airmon-ng 

Interface   Chipset     Driver

eth0        Unknown     wl - [phy0]

and sudo airmon-ng returns

Found 5 processes that could cause trouble.
If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after
a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them!

PID Name
5694    avahi-daemon
5695    avahi-daemon
5743    NetworkManager
5818    wpa_supplicant
6951    dhclient
Process with PID 6951 (dhclient) is running on interface eth0

Interface   Chipset     Driver

eth0        Unknown     wl - [phy0]mon0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device

                (monitor mode enabled on mon0)

lspci | grep Network

02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Device 4365 (rev 01)

I tried killing all the process using airmon-ng check kill but they again get restarted, I think this is because networking is automatically started in ubuntu.

Please help. Thanks

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Thanks Tidalwave. Next time onwards I will check these things before posting. Anyways I got stuck at this place and I am not able to start the interface in monitor mode. – codeomnitrix Mar 19 '13 at 17:09
If it still doesn't work, kill those processes, last time I used it it was in fact necessary to kill the listed processes. – Alex Mar 19 '13 at 17:30
But alex, I killed all those processes using kill processid but the again restarted automatically – codeomnitrix Mar 20 '13 at 6:52
Try stopping or ending them then. If you have GUI Applications > System Tools > System Monitor. – Alex Mar 21 '13 at 10:25
well does that seriously make sense. coz I don't find those processes listed in the process list in system monitor – codeomnitrix Mar 21 '13 at 17:31

Already answered by codeo, but in details:

Before using airodump-ng, you have to start a virtual interface:

airmon-ng start your_physical_wifi_int

Then ifconfig -a should show something like mon0.

and at last airodump-ng mon0 should show your neighbour Wi-Fi AP and clients.

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HI Card could you please help me, I have edited the question. – codeomnitrix Mar 20 '13 at 9:55

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