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Old 02-11-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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No interface Showing (Looking for wlan0) Backtrack5


Hi, So im using back track 5 GNOME-32
and when i type in airmon-ng there is no interface.
i don,t know how to get it working and ive been looking
for weeks on the internet and there is no forums with enough active people to answer/help me.
 
Old 02-12-2013, 05:18 AM   #2
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Maybe here?
 
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:18 AM   #3
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Is the WiFi named wlan0 or something else maybe? Are you using a supported chipset? Are you running BT in a VM and do you have a USB wireless card passed through?
 
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:09 PM   #4
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there is just no wlan0 i just dont see nothing under interface. i cant start/stop it or w/e i just dont have one
 
Old 02-12-2013, 02:15 PM   #5
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Do you see it by just running ifconfig? Can you list what interfaces ifconfig reports on the command line?
 
Old 02-12-2013, 02:49 PM   #6
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Thanks for helping me srsly!!
So when i type in ifconfig i only see eth0 and lo
 
Old 02-12-2013, 03:35 PM   #7
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That means there is no Wireless interface detected at all (unless it's named eth0, some distributions name it eth instead of wlan). What is the configuration of the machine you are running BackTrack on? Was the wireless interface installed or connected to the machine when you installed BackTrack? What kind of wireless adapter are you using (Brand and model number, as well as interface to the computer)?
 
Old 02-13-2013, 12:32 PM   #8
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im kinda new in all of this so i wish you dont take my question as a joke :S
So how do i check the configuration of my machine?
My wireless adapter is named : NW330 Netcore
 
Old 02-13-2013, 12:46 PM   #9
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Hi

What is the output of
Code:
lspci
Code:
lsusb
are you running backtrack in a VM or installed on hard drive?
 
Old 02-13-2013, 01:04 PM   #10
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Im using Backtrack on a VM (Oracle Virtual Box)
The output of lspci is a long description you want me to write it all?
(Host Bridge: Intel Corporation)
(ISA Bridge: Intel Corporation)
(IDE interface: Intel Corporation
(VGA compatible controller: InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH)
There is a bunch of numbers after these lines ...

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Old 02-13-2013, 01:11 PM   #11
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Ok usb wireless devices are not recongnised running in vm, It is a problem
 
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:19 PM   #12
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I don't know about Oracle VB, but I would think it will NOT provide a virtual wireless device but a virtual ethernet device, which is then routed via whatever connection you have on the host.
You will not be able to use airmon in a VM.
 
Old 02-13-2013, 01:20 PM   #13
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So netgear wg111 v2 wont run on it on VM Ware?

---------- Post added 02-13-13 at 02:20 PM ----------

Can we not use ndiswapper for it?
 
Old 02-13-2013, 01:20 PM   #14
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Thank you spiky for a clear answer of why it is not working.
Now that i know the problem how could i fix this?
Do i need to use it on a USB device with backtrack on it?
 
Old 02-13-2013, 01:24 PM   #15
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I would run Backtrack from live cd 1st see if it recognises your device. I,m not sure if it will support packet injection.

Why do you want to run Backtrack as your distro ???
 
  


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