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Source: Ubuntu - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Wireless Security This entry should enable anyone to get Linux up and running and crack a WEP key. It took me about 2 days and myriad tutorials to finally get this to work, and now that I have I feel that I should share it with everyone. I am by no means a Linux expert, but this works regardless. All you need is a old laptop with a wireless card and a copy of Ubuntu Linux, currently one of the most popular and easily installed distributions of linux. If you havenít already bought a wireless card, you should select one from this list to save yourself some trouble. 1. The first step is to add the extra repositories.Adding Repositories Make sure your box can connect to the internet. If you can only connect via wireless and are having problems, there is a package called Wi-Fi radar that is helpful.

2. Now we have to install build-essential, linux-source, linux-headers and shareutils packages from the repository and aircrack, kismet, and airsnort packages from the Universer Repository.

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