04-28-2011, 03:28 PM
| | Re: Netstumbler Questions
On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:16:42 -0500, GlowingBlueMist
>On 4/27/2011 8:07 PM, Seemore Grey wrote:
>> "public_varies"<public_varies@Use-Author-Supplied-Address.invalid> wrote in
>> message news:email@example.com...
>>> Just started using Netstumbler on a Alfa Realtek 8187L.
>> Use inSSIDer:
>> Not only does it work better and provide useful information including a time
>> graph, the author updates it way more than never.
>I agree with inSSIDer too.
>It found and used the built in wireless adapter of my Lenov laptop while
>Netstumbler refused to admit my laptop even had a wireless option.
>I use it to troubleshoot wireless problems caused by other systems on
>the same or adjacent channels and to locate idle channels when
>installing new systems.
>Then again it is fun to look around to see who is dumb enough to not
>turn on any form of encryption...
I accidentally left inSSIDer running when I recently ran an errand. I
had to drive past houses, apartment complexes, and some businesses
during the 5 mile round trip. When I got home, I discovered over 800
SSIDs listed so for me the fun was scrolling through the list to see
the funny, outrageous, profane, and creative names people had given