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Old 04-29-2012, 10:04 AM   #1
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backtrack 5 : error while installing drivers Realtek RTL8188CU driver


hi .. i am using backtrack 5 through vm workstation

i have Realtek RTL8188CU Wireless LAN 802.11n USB 2.0 Network Adapter

vm detect the wireless adapter but back track dont

so the problem starts here

http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/4333/btlsysb.jpg

http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/5803/bt2vk.jpg

so i downloaded a lunix driver and they came with a script but i got this error while running the script

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/4412/ffffegq.jpg

so i tried to install manually

and it stops at this piont aftr extracting a tar.gz file

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/9793/sagy.png


i just want to mention that i changed the vm settings to ubuntu
and about the last screen it contains the result of command # LS -L
and # make

so any help ?

thanks in advance

Last edited by sagy; 04-29-2012 at 10:06 AM.
 
Old 04-29-2012, 11:26 AM   #2
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Your images indicate two things:
1. You are running an outdated version of Backtrack, the current version is Backtrack 5 R2 with kernel 3.2.6.
2. It seems that the driver needs the kernel sources installed for building, install them.
 
Old 04-29-2012, 06:08 PM   #3
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is that means if i upgraded to R2 every thing wil be ok and thats all ?

and if not how can i install the kernel sources ?
 
Old 04-29-2012, 06:31 PM   #4
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I don't know is the new kernel will support your device by default, but there is a chance that it will.
To install the kernel sources have a look here: http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/...Kernel_Headers
I also recommend to read this: http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/...e_to_start_.3F
 
Old 04-29-2012, 06:42 PM   #5
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thanks for the recommendation .. i have 2 questions

1- what distro shoud i use as i am new in lunix can you tell me them from down to up i mean for a beginner to moderate to advanced to the most advanced ?

2- i searched youtube about backtrack 5 but most videos i found were about hacking and cracking but i know bt5 basically for security so is there is a respectable source i read about how can i use it for security ?

thanks TobiSGD

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Old 05-18-2012, 05:42 PM   #6
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well i upgraded to R2 and the problem is gone ... thanks
 
  


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