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seankilla
01-06-2009, 07:31 PM
hey im kind of a linux noob but backtrack isnt detecting my wifi card, i dont know if its supported or if i just have to do some command for it to be detected

i use Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN Mini PCI Card:confused:

id greatly appreciate the help!

benzslr123
01-06-2009, 07:35 PM
http://wiki.remote-exploit.org/index.php/HCL:Wireless

seankilla
01-07-2009, 03:34 PM
oh thanks, it seems like its supported but it doesnt support injection.
anyway im still not sure what command i have to do for it to be detected by backtrack:(

also if i were to get a new wireless card thats not expensive, which would be good thats fully supported with everything on backtrack?

benzslr123
01-07-2009, 03:51 PM
well i can't help you with getting your current card to work, but i can tell you i currently use a D-Link WUA-1340 which works great and costs about $30 (less on ebay) although i don't recommend it if you want spectacular range.

are you interested in a pcmcia or usb card?

seankilla
01-07-2009, 04:12 PM
well i can't help you with getting your current card to work, but i can tell you i currently use a D-Link WUA-1340 which works great and costs about $30 (less on ebay) although i don't recommend it if you want spectacular range.

are you interested in a pcmcia or usb card?

oh thats cool i think the card cant be detected cause im using vmware and mabye dont have the right settings or somthing.

but no im not looking for spectacular range, just like average good range, and about the pcmcia or usb cards, im not really sure about the advantages/disadvantages of either.. which one would you recomend.. also i dont want something expensive, mabye in the $30 range like your current card

anyway thanks for the info

imported_=Tron=
01-07-2009, 04:50 PM
but no im not looking for spectacular range, just like average good range, and about the pcmcia or usb cards, im not really sure about the advantages/disadvantages of either.. which one would you recomend..If you want to use the card as a wireless device in VMware you will have to go for an USB device, internal cards are not supported.

benzslr123
01-07-2009, 05:34 PM
the only draw back i find with the d-link i use, is that for some reason it displays all AP's as having excellent signals (no matter what their actual signal quality is), other than that i would highly recommend it... also, from what i have seen pcmcia cards tend to be more expensive, and you need to make sure your laptop has the proper slot to accommodate it, which newer laptops (especially if it has an internal wifi device) may not

seankilla
01-07-2009, 07:27 PM
aright then i'll go with a usb card, thanks alot for the help tron and benzslr

anyway uh.. hm.. usb cards, does anyone know of any supported ones that are good, again not expensive ones. or is there a site that i should go that will explain more detail.. etc

since you guys are being such a good help i guess i might aswell get as much info as i can out of you.. hehe ..plus i am prty new to this stuff anyway:)

balding_parrot
01-07-2009, 08:53 PM
http://backtrack.offensive-security.com/index.php/HCL:Wireless

seankilla
01-07-2009, 09:46 PM
oh same link as that other dude gave, my bad, sweet thanks man


.......i love this forum

trojan92
02-09-2009, 03:47 PM
your pci card isnt supported, you couldve found out youself by clicking on the link above you.

ShadowKill
02-09-2009, 04:02 PM
your pci card isnt supported, you couldve found out youself by clicking on the link above you.

And you could have read the entire thread and realized that the OP has had their question answered, ironically the same way you recommended. In the future do try and read before you post, it will help you make accurate contributions.