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Old 06-07-2020, 03:43 AM   #1
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wlan0 displayed in iwconfig and airmon-ng but not in ifconfig despite internet connected and working fine

My wireless adapter is connected and working. Devices tab shows that I am connected to the adapter, I have internet connection and the browser is working fine. "ifconfig" shows only etho and lo but no wlan0. "iwconfig" displays wlan0 and "airmon-ng" shows that my device is connected and working as well. If I attempt to wlan0 down, it works without error, but doesn't disconnect the internet. As well, wlan0 up gives me an error. When changing my MAC address, I do not need to bring wlan0 down. If I use "ifconfig wlan0 hw ether" and input my new address, it works and "ifconfig wlan0" displays the new MAC*address that I have input, without having to wlan0 down and then back up. So internet connection is working, I can change MAC address, I can switch to monitor mode and wlan0 displays in "iwconfig" and "airman-ng" but does not show up in "ifconfig". The problem this presents is that when I try to use "airodump-ng wlan0" it tells me "no such file or directory" "Failed initializing wireless card: wlan0" and does not show me local networks. I am not sure what to do to fix this, and after searching pages and forums on the internet, I have not found any advice or any other example of anyone having this issue, to help me troubleshoot. Any help would be greatly appreciated.,
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