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Old 06-18-2011, 07:24 AM   #1
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how to enable or disable wifi on backtrack 5?
 
Old 06-18-2011, 07:28 AM   #2
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Hello,

Depends on your hardware and if you have the drivers for your wireless NIC installed and loaded correctly. Have a look at the BackTrack 5 Wiki for supported hardware out of the box. Check if your NIC is detected.

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Old 06-18-2011, 07:43 AM   #3
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wifi is already installed but idont know how to enable or disable it in backtrack 3. Is it possible through shell or terminal or root.
 
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Hi,

Which one are you using? Backtrack 5 as mentioned in your first post or BackTrack 3 which you refer to in your last one? If you're only looking on how to start/stop wireless then browse to the menus, there should be a wicd mentioned in there. If I'm not mistaking that's the default utility in BackTrack to start/stop/configure your wireless. Or you could start/stop in a terminal with
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wicd start
wicd stop
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