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Old 12-13-2009, 04:49 AM   #1
Cossy85
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Cool I have some newbie question


hello linux people. some newbie questions I hope you can help.

ok. can I use 2 os, Mandriva 2010 and backtrack 4 on the same computer??? How?

I have down loaded and installed Kismet with install & remove. but can not find the Kismet folder? for editing kismet.conf .. but I have command in the console (Mandriva)

how to set up and instalere network drivers backtrack 4? Network card driver, wifi driver, cd rom driver?
Broadcom NetLink BCM5787M
intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
 
Old 12-13-2009, 06:17 AM   #2
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To answer your first question, yes you can install 2 Operating Systems side by side.

You need 4 partitions minimum, / and swap respectively for both. Or you can even share the swap space between the 2 Operating Systems as only one will be running and ideally using the swap space at any given point of time.

How did you install Kismet ? RPM/Source installation ? You can use locate command to search for the file. Before you run the command update the locate database,

Quote:
updatedb &
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locate kismet.conf

For the drivers issue, post the complete output of the below given command,

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lspci -vvv
 
Old 12-13-2009, 08:44 AM   #3
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Most user-specific configuration files are found as hidden files or folders in your home directory. These are filenames that begin with a period. Your gui file browser should have an option to show hidden files, and in a console you can use "ls -A" to list them.

Global configuration files are usually located in /etc, and so are only editable by the root user.

Also, some programs don't have .conf files by default, meaning you have to create it first.


Edit: a few seconds on google found a couple of links on configuring kismet:

http://securityforest.com/wiki/index..._and_configure

http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/tutorials...le.php/3595531

Last edited by David the H.; 12-13-2009 at 08:51 AM.
 
  


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