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Old 06-01-2008, 07:59 AM   #1
timbaxtersky
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Getting Aircrack-ng working on Toshiba Equium A110-233 and Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG


Hi Guys,

I know that this has probably been posted a million times but I have been trying to find a simple tutorial that will help me to get my Laptop up and running for use with aircrack.

Background
I want to use Aircrack to find the key to the apartment complex that I go on holiday to. The owner assures me that we are allowed to use the wireless that broadcasts all over the complex as it is built in to it. The owner also tells us that he doesn't have a code because the ode wasn't given out when the installers put a WPA code on it. He said that it wasn't given to the president and that nobody uses it and the security can't be switched off.

Anyway enough of the background

What I am trying to achieve
I would like to get Aircrack up and running on my Laptop so that i can crack the code.

My Equipment
I am using:

A Toshiba Equium A110-233 Laptop
(I have recently updated the Hard Drive from 40gb to 160gb. I used to have Ubuntu on it as well as windows XP home but i know only have Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron installed as i prefer Ubuntu to Windows any day.)

The Laptop has an Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG wireless chipset.

What I have got so far
So far I have installed Aircrack-ng using Synaptic Package Manager.

I also have tried many tutorials and have the files for ipwraw-ng and the intel driver for the wireless. As well as these I have the mac80211 and the ieee80211 all in tar and tar.bz2 files.

I don't know how to install these and then get aircrack working with my wireless.

I do need very basic step by step guides as i haven't used Linux for anything much really I just used to have it to play around on and see what it could do.

If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Mr J
 
Old 06-02-2008, 10:31 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by mrjpsycho View Post
Background
I want to use Aircrack to find the key to the apartment complex that I go on holiday to. The owner assures me that we are allowed to use the wireless that broadcasts all over the complex as it is built in to it. The owner also tells us that he doesn't have a code because the ode wasn't given out when the installers put a WPA code on it. He said that it wasn't given to the president and that nobody uses it and the security can't be switched off.
If the owner didn't get the code from the folks who set it up, he needs to get it from them, or have them change it to something he can remember. Does the owner expect his users to just crack his network? I guess no body uses it because they don't have the code. That pretty much renders it useless, yes?

As this appears to be question on how to crack security, I think you'll find it difficult to find an answer here.
 
Old 06-02-2008, 11:38 AM   #3
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Thanks

Ok Thanks for that.

The reason that we have tried to understand it is because the owner told us that he had spoken to the president who had the company come in and he said that the company have gone bust so won't reset it an no one else can reset it except for that company. The president gave the owner the address for the aircrack website because that was all the company could do to help as their engineers were all unemployed, leaving just one call person who couldn't help anybody.

Anyway thanks again for this, I will just have to leave it.

Thanks once again

Mr J
 
Old 06-02-2008, 02:26 PM   #4
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Hardware manufacturers these days always provide some way to bypass or reset their equipment locally. With Cisco, entering with the local console, or with simple routers and switches, hold a button down to reset to factory. This usually means having to reconfigure the device all over again. So, hopefully the owner/president at least got some specs on the current configuration. Otherwise, it's no wonder the company they used went belly up.
 
Old 06-02-2008, 10:44 PM   #5
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I have to call bullshit on this. Sorry, no one installs a system without getting a code. If the owner is that stupid to use a company that goes out of business without having access to his own system, just sounds kind of silly and honestly sounds as if you are trying to gain access to a system you are not suppose to, which is illegal. I think the owner needs to contact a professional if this story is real to regain access to the network he supposedly owns, if not, then remove it and get a new one.

And don't ask members here how to crack into systems. We can't verify this is a true story, you have 2 posts, no pun intended if there's no trust since we don't know you.
 
Old 06-03-2008, 12:01 AM   #6
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I concur and close the thread.
 
  


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