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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing : Beginner's Guide by Vivek Ramachandran, Cameron Buchanan

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Time for action – experimenting with your adapter

Follow these instructions carefully:

  1. Reboot your computer and do not connect your adapter to it yet.
  2. Once logged in, monitor the kernel messages using the tail command:
    Time for action – experimenting with your adapter

    Insert the adapter, and you should see something that resembles the following screenshot. This shows the default regulatory settings applied to your card:

    Time for action – experimenting with your adapter
  3. Let's assume that you are based in the US. To change your regulatory domain to the US, we issue the command iw reg set US in a new terminal:

    If the command is successful, we get an output ...

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