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Old 04-17-2011, 12:06 PM   #16
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Thxx for yur helping ...

am already trying to use the BackTrak 4 .. but am facing a wilress interface trouble with it ...

I hope that someone can help me to solve this trouble ...

am good in programming ... and I can spend a lot of time in learnig the hacking way as u said . no matter .. the matter is on the tools .. the articles ... how can i practice ... from where am should start !! this is what am talking about ...
thzz for ur help .
 
Old 04-17-2011, 12:09 PM   #17
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Mandriva is an excellent choice for starters

I started using Mandriva when it used to be Mandrake in the late 90's. It was and still is one of the easiest Linux's to get started with, in many way even easier than windows - it will really spoil you. Comes with OpenOffice and everything else to make an excellent desktop machine with - very very new-user friendly. Another good thing about Mandriva is that it's also very robust. That is, it has all of the heavy-duty command-line tools, networking, server, database and programming tools either included or easily added on with the urpmi command line tool or the graphical software manager, but most of them already on the free DVD. It's easy enough to use for the person that never heard of Linux, and robust enough that you won't outgrow it anytime soon. I used it for years and never had a complaint. Works well with just about every piece of computer hardware I ever used it on or had attached. My #1 recommendation for new users is Mandriva.
 
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Old 04-17-2011, 12:16 PM   #18
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-_- read then contineu to ask questions because with talking about it the way you do is very offensive to me and i think a lot of other people as well
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_...mer_subculture)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_(hobbyist)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_(computer_security)

seriously by how you talk about it do you sound like a script kiddy
a person that wants the knowledge how to use pre made tools but has no knowledge about how they work at all

but if you are honestly intrested in it and not the thing about just breaking into other people's pc then ignore the talk about the scriptkiddy and i advice you then to start reading a lot book and online as well and ignore the basic shit most people belive and write about it

by the way something fun about it http://www.adequacy.org/stories/2001...2056.2147.html that most people will know already but it is still fun hehe :P
 
Old 04-17-2011, 12:18 PM   #19
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I started using Mandriva when it used to be Mandrake in the late 90's. It was and still is one of the easiest Linux's to get started with, in many way even easier than windows - it will really spoil you. Comes with OpenOffice and everything else to make an excellent desktop machine with - very very new-user friendly. Another good thing about Mandriva is that it's also very robust. That is, it has all of the heavy-duty command-line tools, networking, server, database and programming tools either included or easily added on with the urpmi command line tool or the graphical software manager, but most of them already on the free DVD. It's easy enough to use for the person that never heard of Linux, and robust enough that you won't outgrow it anytime soon. I used it for years and never had a complaint. Works well with just about every piece of computer hardware I ever used it on or had attached. My #1 recommendation for new users is Mandriva.
Actually, all distros have the "heavy-duty command line tools".
 
Old 04-17-2011, 12:50 PM   #20
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am already trying to use the BackTrak 4 .. but am facing a wilress interface trouble with it ...
As I told you, cracking wireless networks is completely useless from a security perspective. And the only reason to have Backtrack use a wireless interface is so you can crack wireless networks.
 
Old 04-17-2011, 02:46 PM   #21
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Ubuntu's a great start if you've never used Linux before and you want a system that's really simple to use.

When you get bored of Ubuntu, maybe try Debian. My favorite's Slackware, but that's not as newb-friendly as some distros... Debian and Ubuntu are great for beginners because they also have good package managers and stability.

If you do want to use Ubuntu, I'd recommend either Ubuntu Mint or Xubuntu. I haven't used it seriously for a few years, but it shouldn't give you too many problems. Xubuntu has a more classic interface than Unity and a slimmer interface than GNOME/KDE.

Good job on thinking about switching! I hope you enjoy the GNU/Linux experience!
 
Old 04-17-2011, 03:16 PM   #22
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I mean by ethical hacking , the wireless and network penetration penetraton ...
That is useless. Expect to have problems at making your wireless modem under linux run, as you see wireless hardware manufacturers are negligent in providing us drivers. Use windows instead. Better, don't do such intrusions because that is basically unethical.
 
  


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