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Old 07-06-2011, 12:37 AM   #1
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wireless internet in backtrack 5


does anyone else have the same problem
my wireless internet doesn't work in backtrack 5
i have a bcm 4312 wireless card

does anyone know a driver for bcm4312 card that would make it work in backtrack5
 
Old 07-06-2011, 04:52 PM   #2
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Have you installed the needed firmware for that device?
 
Old 07-07-2011, 02:13 AM   #3
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well i couldn't use my wireless but i installed the drivers in fedora and it worked
but they are in rpm format i dont think they would work in backtrack 5

other than that everything is in its default mode i haven't installed anything
thanx for your reply

EDIT: is there a site from whiich i can download the firmware

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Old 07-07-2011, 02:33 AM   #4
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backtrack
If you are going to use an Operating System EXPLICITLY designed for "network penetrating" ( AKA "site cracking") and "Computer CRACKING "
-- hopefully used legally --

then YOU need to do a bit of research on its use
it was never intended for new computer users .
you might want to read the bt web site
http://www.backtrack-linux.org/
http://www.backtrack-linux.org/infor...rity-training/

read the forums also
http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forums/
 
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EDIT: is there a site from whiich i can download the firmware
Connect to a wired connection and issue the following commands as root:
Code:
apt-get update
apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
or, if you have the low power version of that chip,
Code:
apt-get update
apt-get install firmware-b43-lpphy-installer
 
  


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