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Old 11-05-2010, 11:51 PM   #1
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backtrack4 in vmware

I have successfully installed vmware player, got the backtrack iso in it and now I just need to know how to configure the wireless.
I have seen a lot of forums on the issue of WUSB54G version 2 but no real
help from people.
I have an xp and I have tried a lot of different things so for and no results, I guess my first question is how do i install anything in vm
on backtrack? ,how do i get the tools i need to fix it?
I love the linux look and feel but it is useless with out the internet
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Hi, welcome to LQ!

And like so many others before you: you can't.

VMware doesn't pass-through or offer WiFi capabilities
to the guest OS.

Old 11-06-2010, 12:34 AM   #3
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Just as a side note, if you simply want it for the network access you can map it as a second network card. This doesn't give you access to the wireless functionality, but it will give you network access. If you need specifically wireless then I would just burn Backtrack to a DVD and boot it up as a live CD.


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