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KALI – How to fix WASH – Locate WPS on WIFI Networks


The initial install of Wash for Kali had a slight hiccup.  Here’s the fix, directly from the Kali forums:


Hi guys i think i found the solution, that may help you.
First of all you need to install libpcap-dev and libsqlite3-dev packages from repository.

1. ~# apt-get install libpcap-dev
2. ~# apt-get isntall libsqlite3-dev

Then, you should download the reaver itself. You can do that from official site.

3. ~# wget…ver-1.4.tar.gz

Unpack tar :

4. tar -xvzf reaver-1.4.tar.gz

Go to unpacked dir

5. ~# cd reaver-1.4/src/
6. ~# ./configure
7. ~# make
8. ~# sudo make install

Then remove an existing wash

8. ~# sudo rm /usr/bin/wash

copy wash from src direcory to /usr/bin/

9. ~# cp wash /usr/bin/wash

Now try wash

10. ~# wash -i mon0

and it should work. =)

That’s all. I my case I fix the problem now it works properly. I hope it helps you too.


***Update July 2016 – for Kali 2.0****

How to fix airodump-ng error with wlan0mon kali 2.0

One Comment
  1. Hi, is wash deprecated?


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