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Old 02-09-2010, 01:31 PM   #1
Durduman
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Question Wireless network in Ubuntu in WM7


Hello! I'm a 1st time user of linux and don't really know much about it so sorry if my question is not appropriate or something like that. Anyway, I installed ubuntu on Virtual machine workstation and vm is installed on vista. My problem is related to connecting to wireless networks trough ubuntu. I don't know how to see them. I am connected to the internet if I set VM network setting to NAT, on VMnet0 (auto-bridging) but I cannot see wireless networks even so. Can anyone help a linuxnoob out? thx .
 
Old 02-10-2010, 11:25 PM   #2
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VMs have never been my thing, but it seems that if you wanted to connect to a wireless network for Internet access, you would connect with the host OS and just NAT that over to the guest OS. I understand some VMs have the ability to map a hardware NIC to a virtual NIC under the guest OS, though I don't know how well that works for WiFi devices.

Is there some reason you are trying to connect the guest OS directly to a wireless network?
 
Old 02-14-2010, 05:04 PM   #3
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I see... well, I wanted to know how to connect to a wireless network without knowing the password and I only found methonds using linux
 
Old 02-14-2010, 05:48 PM   #4
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pardon... easier with lonux
 
  


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