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    Question Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Hi,

    Can anyone please help me with this error below?
    Thanks in advance..


    root@bt:~# aircrack-ng wep-01.cap
    Opening wep-01.cap
    Read 183502 packets.

    # BSSID ESSID Encryption

    1 C8:CD:72:BF:EA:8D SKYFEA8C WPA (1 handshake)

    Choosing first network as target.

    Opening wep-01.cap
    Please specify a dictionary (option -w).


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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    just add the -w option on the end of your command and specify a dictionary after it for example: root@bt:~# aircrack-ng wep-01.cap -w /pentest/passwords/wordlists/darkc0de.lst

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Thanks very much! I did that but no keys have been found!
    any idea!! Happy to upload the files if that helps.

    Current passphrase: zygopleurage


    Master Key : 3B 20 2B AE 51 2C 4A 2A 86 16 14 1F 05 12 EF 48
    25 B2 CC F3 F1 D8 DD DE DC 8D 51 73 24 7B F9 2E

    Transient Key : 58 8A C8 4F 8A 80 8B 1A 24 1F C8 0B FE 89 5B EB
    F1 61 43 97 D0 E4 6A D3 5D 6B F3 D1 3B 31 80 09
    4F 55 D6 02 8F AE D0 13 F7 08 15 C2 B3 9C 11 2B
    F1 6F FA 3C 59 15 99 28 37 E8 6B 7D 5E 11 D1 99

    EAPOL HMAC : C2 B3 76 C9 92 98 F8 FB 89 84 F4 79 8D 22 7E 69

    Passphrase not in dictionary

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    root@bt:~#

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Quote Originally Posted by masoudh View Post
    Thanks very much! I did that but no keys have been found!
    any idea!! Happy to upload the files if that helps.

    Current passphrase: zygopleurage


    Master Key : 3B 20 2B AE 51 2C 4A 2A 86 16 14 1F 05 12 EF 48
    25 B2 CC F3 F1 D8 DD DE DC 8D 51 73 24 7B F9 2E

    Transient Key : 58 8A C8 4F 8A 80 8B 1A 24 1F C8 0B FE 89 5B EB
    F1 61 43 97 D0 E4 6A D3 5D 6B F3 D1 3B 31 80 09
    4F 55 D6 02 8F AE D0 13 F7 08 15 C2 B3 9C 11 2B
    F1 6F FA 3C 59 15 99 28 37 E8 6B 7D 5E 11 D1 99

    EAPOL HMAC : C2 B3 76 C9 92 98 F8 FB 89 84 F4 79 8D 22 7E 69

    Passphrase not in dictionary

    Quitting aircrack-ng...
    root@bt:~#
    Make sure you include your real password in that wordlist.
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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    You're welcome, you can also try another dictionary that your password may be in.

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Thanks guys!

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Hey there, i been having the same issue trying to crack my own WPA2 everthing go fine "I THINK" till i get this err when i type:

    aircrack-ng redevilinux-01.cap -w /pentest/passwords/wordlists/darkc0de.lst
    Opening redevilinux-01.cap
    Read 15012 packets.

    # BSSID ESSID Encryption

    1 E2:91:F5:14:9C:2C 107466868 No data - WEP or WPA
    2 00:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX M11x R2 EAPOL+WPA (0 handshake)
    3 00:18:39:4D:C8:74 Max&Erika No data - WEP or WPA
    4 00:18:F8:C4:CC:CA linksys None (0.0.0.0)
    5 00:11:50:1B:05:2F belkin54g No data - WEP or WPA
    6 00:17:3F:92:5B:6F littlemiami No data - WEP or WPA

    Index number of target network ? 2

    Opening redevilinux-01.cap
    No valid WPA handshakes found..


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    Can i get help on this plx what am i doing wrong? I'm using:

    -Alienware M11X R2
    -BT5 Gnome 64 VMware
    -ALFA AWUS036H
    -Chipset: RTL8187L
    -Drivers: rtl8187

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    i have same problem with cracking, program request dictionare file, i put darkc0de.lst and start scaning for password, bud password is not in dictionare. can some tel me where i can download more distionary file. thanks.

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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    Quote Originally Posted by nenad84 View Post
    i have same problem with cracking, program request dictionare file, i put darkc0de.lst and start scaning for password, bud password is not in dictionare. can some tel me where i can download more distionary file. thanks.
    Edit the dictionary and add in your real password, that way you will be sure to crack it.
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    Default Re: Please specify a dictionary (option -w).

    RedDevilLinux it looks like u don't have a complete handshake, try to get it again

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