LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-14-2010, 02:10 PM   #1
vegg89
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2010
Distribution: Ubuntu, BackTrack
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Problem with my wireless card on BackTrack 4 Final on VMware


hello, im new in linux i have a virtual backtrack 4 on vmware but, it doesn't recognize my wireless card, i dont know if is a problem of the VMware cause i have a Virtual Ubuntu also and the wireless card works fine
i have a intel wireless wifi link 4965agn
 
Old 02-14-2010, 05:14 PM   #2
Hangdog42
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Maryland
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,785
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414
The whole point of a virtual machine is that the guest OS never sees the real hardware. The virtual ethernet card in VMware isn't a wireless one, so you can't use wireless features. However, the guest OS should be able to recognize the virtual ethernet card. If the guest isn't seeing the card, you might try installing the VMware tools.
 
Old 07-21-2010, 03:49 AM   #3
ratawal
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2010
Posts: 11
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Smile

if you want to use wireless feature on vmware then use usb wifi device
vmware didn't recognize in build wifi card
 
  


Reply

Tags
backtrack, wireless


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how can i connect to my wireless spot from backtrack 4 on vmware ? htetnaing Linux - Newbie 9 01-25-2012 07:44 AM
Wireless network card setup on Backtrack Bullseye727 Linux - Wireless Networking 16 09-07-2010 01:26 PM
using backtrack 4 with rtl8192e wireless card. leeyj4951 Linux - Wireless Networking 5 01-16-2010 04:42 AM
install the Wireless card drivers in Backtrack 3? SeveZone Linux - Hardware 3 09-17-2009 02:18 AM
Vmware Workstation and Backtrack 2.0 final Installation Problem musik4u66 Linux - Newbie 2 11-11-2007 09:54 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:47 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration