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Old 03-14-2018, 04:55 PM   #1
kevtheskin
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On board wifi


Hello all,

I hope some one can help. I have been giving a Dell m6800 laptop and installed Kali tonight and it does not see the onboard wifi card DW1506 WiFi 802.11 . It works on windows. Does anyone know if Kali supports dell wifi? Any info to fix this would be appreciated


Cheers Kev
 
Old 03-14-2018, 05:05 PM   #2
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Hello all,
I hope some one can help. I have been giving a Dell m6800 laptop and installed Kali tonight and it does not see the onboard wifi card DW1506 WiFi 802.11 . It works on windows. Does anyone know if Kali supports dell wifi? Any info to fix this would be appreciated
The 'fix' is simple: DO NOT USE KALI.

Please read the sticky post in this forum about Kali, and read the kali website. It SPECIFICALLY SAYS that kali is for advanced users only, and only for network security/pentesting. It is not designed for daily use. Wifi and wifi extensions are disabled on kali, and while you CAN get them working, it's a good bit of effort. And if you plan on doing web browsing, media playing, etc., you are going to be SORELY disappointed. There are no special tools on kali that aren't available for any other version of Linux.

Load Fedora, Mint or any other distro, and things will work MUCH better.
 
Old 03-15-2018, 07:13 AM   #3
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Kali has networking turned off by default. Just turn it back on.
 
  


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