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mister_x [Linux/BSD/OSX] General updates and Linux packages
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 ===== Linux/​BSD/​OSX ===== ===== Linux/​BSD/​OSX =====
  
-Open your package manager and install '​Aircrack-ng'​ packageBe sure to check that the version offered ​is up-to-date -- it often isn't.+With the exception of Linux penetration testing distributions,​ packages are usually out of date (OS X is the exception)In this case, uninstalling ​the package and installing from sources ​is the recommended way to go.
  
-On OSX, install it is via [[https://​www.macports.org/​|Macports]]. Simply do "​sudo ​port install aircrack-ng"​.+We offer packages for a number of Linux distributions in 64 bit thanks to [[https://​packagecloud.io/​aircrack-ng/​|PackageCloud.io]] so you can use your distro'​s package manager to install and keep Aircrack-ng up to date: 
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 +  * Debian 
 +  * Ubuntu 
 +  * Mint 
 +  * SLES 
 +  * OpenSuse 
 +  * Fedora 
 +  * RHEL 
 +  * CentOS 
 +  * Amazon Linux 
 +  * Elementary OS 
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 +While most folks want to use our "​[[https://​packagecloud.io/​aircrack-ng/​release/​install|release]]"​ packages, "​[[https://​packagecloud.io/​aircrack-ng/​git/​install|git]]"​ packages are available too for those who decide to use bleeding edge. 
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 +More details about them can be found in our [[https://​aircrack-ng.blogspot.com/​2018/​10/​aircrack-ng-packages.html|blog post]]. 
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 +On OSX, install it is via [[https://​www.macports.org/​|Macports]] or [[https://​brew.sh/​|brew]]. Simply do "brew install aircrack-ng"​ or "​sudo ​ports install aircrack-ng"​
  
 ===== Windows ===== ===== Windows =====
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 Here are the steps to follow for Windows: Here are the steps to follow for Windows:
  
-  * Download the latest version of the Aircrack-ng suite for Windows to your PC. The link for the zip file can be found on the [[https://​aircrack-ng.org|Wiki home page]].+  * Download the latest version of the Aircrack-ng suite for Windows to your computer. The link for the zip file can be found on the [[https://​aircrack-ng.org|Wiki home page]].
  
-  * Unzip the contents of the Aircrack-ng zip file into "​C:​\"​. This will create a directory called "​aircrack-ng-1.2-win". This directory name will vary based on the exact version that you downloaded. ​ This main directory contains three subdirectories - "​bin",​ "​src"​ and "​test"​.+  * Unzip the contents of the Aircrack-ng zip file into "​C:​\"​. This will create a directory called "​aircrack-ng-1.4-win". This directory name will vary based on the exact version that you downloaded. ​ This main directory contains three subdirectories - "​bin",​ "​src"​ and "​test"​.
  
-Prior to using the software, make sure to install the drivers for your particular wireless card. See this [[install_drivers#​windows|link]] for the instructions.+Prior to using the software, make sure to install the drivers for your particular wireless card. See this [[install_drivers#​windows|link]] for the instructions. We currently only support Airpcap; other adapters may be supported but require development of your own DLL so the different tools can interact with it.
  
 To now use the Aircrack-ng suite, start Windows Explorer and double click on **Aircrack-ng GUI.exe** inside "​bin"​ subdirectory. ​ The GUI requires .NET version 4.6.1 to run. To now use the Aircrack-ng suite, start Windows Explorer and double click on **Aircrack-ng GUI.exe** inside "​bin"​ subdirectory. ​ The GUI requires .NET version 4.6.1 to run.
  
-Alternatively,​ open a command prompt (Start menu -> Execute -> cmd.exe) and change to the  "​C:​\aircrack-ng-1.2-win\bin"​ directory and execute the individual commands. ​+Alternatively,​ open a command prompt (Start menu -> Execute -> cmd.exe) and change to the  "​C:​\aircrack-ng-1.4-win\bin"​ directory and execute the individual commands. ​
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