Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system.
Created by Mike Kershaw
There are many alternatives to Kismet for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Intercepter-NG, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 29 alternatives to Kismet and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Kismet are wavemon (Free, Open Source), reaver (Free, Open Source), sparrow-wifi (Free, Open Source) and Kismon (Free, Open Source).