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Old 02-22-2014, 06:09 AM   #1
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Unhappy Wireless Installing Problem ( Rpm File )

hi frnds,
plz help me.

how can i install this driver in my system
Hp Website Giving Me This Driver..

im trying install this driver many time but not any positive response.
anyone give me full instruction step by step.

Laptop Model : Hp Probook 5330m
Operating System : Backtrack 5 r3.
Laptop Model : Hp Probook 5330m
Wirless Driver : Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
i m using Vmware Player Or VirtualBox..

wirless driver links
Hp Website

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 http://wireless.kern...Drivers/iwlwifi

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205

root@bt:~# python -V
Python 2.6.5
root@bt:~# uname -r
root@bt:~# uname -m
root@bt:~# uname -a
Linux bt 3.2.6 #1 SMP Fri Feb 17 10:34:20 EST 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux

i m trying installing some getting error example

( python: can't open file '': [Errno 2] No such file or directory )
( dpkg: error processing w3af (--configure): )
( E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1))
Old 02-22-2014, 01:51 PM   #2
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first Backtrack5 release candidate 3
is a dead and UNSUPPORTED operating system
it WAS!!! based on the old Ubuntu10.04
and is now a dead and unsupported project

the people over at "offensive Security " put out A NEW OPERATING SYSTEM LAST YEAR

also being bassed on Ubuntu it did( past-tents) NOT use redhat rpm's
it used .deb files

also wireless and VMs do not mix well

you must make a "bridge" for that device

Also BT and the current Kali are designed BY computer security EXPERTS
for security experts to be used BY security experts

read "security experts" as working on a masters / PHD in network security or the equivalent of real word experience

so step one
earn a 4 year CS degree
step 2
install kali
step 3
pay for the "offensive Security " classes ( you will need at least a 4 year CS degree )
Old 02-22-2014, 01:59 PM   #3
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If this is your first experience using Linux, I recommend using an up-to-date version of a popular distribution that has been built for desktop and laptop usage. Backtrack does not meet these requirements for all of the reasons that John VV mentioned. I'd recommend the latest version of Ubuntu or Mint, personally, but you can head over to and choose anything on their top ten list. Don't be afraid to experiment with different distributions, either. With any luck, your wireless will just work out of the box on a modern, desktop-oriented distro.

If you're interested in doing security work, you can install the same tools used by Backtrack/Kali in these distributions. They're not optimized for security work, but the same tools can be installed, particularly if you're willing to do a bit of work and figure out how to enable additional repositories.

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Backtrack 5r3 was followed by Kali Linux 1.0 . Next came Kali Linux 1.0.4 .

The current "Backtrack" is `Kali Linux 1.0.6' :
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To add to the above.
I would be surprised if you could use a guest OS to operate the host's wireless adaptor in promiscuous mode to allow wireless sniffing without a lot of work including, but not limited to, uninstalling it for the host OS and using IOMMU or something.
So, if you're wanting to use a guest OS to sniff wireless I would suggest buying a cheap Linux-supporting wireless USB stick and using USB pass-through to the guest OS (I've done this with VirtualBox and it's very easy indeed).
If you're not interested in wireless sniffing and just want a network connection for the guest then you don't need a driver as the virtual machine software will show the guest OS a virtual wired network card which should work just fine for internet access and even port scanning of other machines on the network if used in bridged mode.

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