airmon-zc - bash script designed to turn wireless cards into monitor mode,
<start|stop> <interface> [channel] airmon-zc
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-zc 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.
- 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
This manual page was written by Adam Cecile <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the
Debian system (but may be used by others). And modified to fit airmon-zc by
David Francos Cuartero <email@example.com>. 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.