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    Respuesta: Wireshark no longer decrypting WEP

    Hey,

    I don't mean cracking the WEP key.

    I know the key, as it is my network, and entered it in Wireshark's properties (Preferences / Protocols / IEEE 802.11).

    What I would like Wireshark to...
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    Wireshark no longer decrypting WEP

    Hey,

    I have a 16 Meg capture file, and I can't for the life of me decrypt the WEP on it.

    I started the capture, configured the WEP and everything worked fine (it is my LAN so I know I have the...
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    Respuesta: Non-root user can not start GUI/x-server (gnome)

    Backtrack doesn't support adding unpriviledged users. The fix is simple, run as root ;)
  4. Discussioni: Backtrack 5 Live USB .

    by byteme
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    Respuesta: Re: Backtrack 5 Live USB .

    Something similar happened to me. I was going crazy trying to get it to boot from USB for the first time, it turns out I just had to look through the BIOS more carefully.

    It was detecting my USB...
  5. Respuesta: Re: please clarify this instruction in the persistent usb install how-to

    I don't know about rsync reading ISOs, but to mount it simply use the following commands:

    mkdir /tmp/btiso
    sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/bt5.iso /tmp/btiso
    ls /tmp/btiso #just to make...
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    Respuesta: Re: Dual Boot BT5/Win7 x64 installation problem

    As long as you know where to create the partitions (your free space), you simply need to add a partition for the tree root (I would set type to ext4 or ext3 with a size of at least 40 gigs if you can...
  7. Discussioni: wmi-client

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    Respuesta: wmi-client

    My apologies. My instructions were for getting an individual package, specifically so OP wouldn't have to add the repository which was what he originally asked. I didn't think that this was also...
  8. Discussioni: wmi-client

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    Adding repos will most likely cause problems, MOD...

    Adding repos will most likely cause problems, MOD EDIT: Removed. See Next Post

    Anyways, this may not be an appropriate solution for all cases and you should always use your judgment before you...
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    Respuesta: Is forcing upgrade safe?

    Ubuntu-based OSs like BT occasionally hold back packages that would make "major changes", which typically include kernel upgrades and the like.

    I have never had problems upgrading the "held back"...
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    Respuesta: Re: Can't get my WIFI to work,

    Yes, that is exactly what it means. If you have an integrated wireless card on your motherboard, you will need to use Backtrack on a live CD / USB or a hard drive installation.

    If you have a USB...
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    Respuesta: Dual Boot BT5/Win7 x64 installation problem

    Hey,

    when you run the installer, once you get to the partitioning options you can chose to either "Use the entire disk", "Install side by side" or "Partition manually" (IIRC, I seem to have...
  12. Discussioni: ettercap sniffing

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    Respuesta: Re: ettercap sniffing

    Actually, for unsecured / WEP encrypted wireless networks that's not necessary. You just need to stick your card in monitor mode so it captures all packets. Since everything goes through the air, you...
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    Respuesta: USB Booting without restart

    If you run it in a virtual machine (personally, I much prefer VirtualBox to VMWare) making a flash drive is not necessary. Simply mount the ISO (you can even make a VM with no hard drive defined) in...
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    Re: BT 5 Lag issues. Help please =)

    While using swap unnecessarily does happen, it generally shouldn't be a problem on a PC with 4 GB RAM.

    Try the "free" command in the terminal. This will show you whether swap is actually being...
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    Re: BT5 + Gnome looks for /usr/bin/startkde

    IIRC the contents of the /root/.xinitrc were just "exec /usr/bin/startkde" so the following might fix it:

    echo exec /usr/bin/startkde > /root/.xinitrc

    Of course, make sure you backup a previous...
  16. Hydra error every ~5 minutes (all childrens are dead)

    Hey!

    I am currently playing with the de-ice pentest disk 1.120 a. I am running hydra against ssh with the 50 user names I have and the darkc0de.lst password list.

    The problem is hydra keeps...
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    Respuesta: Re: How good is BT5 ditro for everyday use

    I have been using it for about 3 weeks as the primary system on my netbook. Xorg crashed a few times and gnome seems to lose my settings (background, panel icons / applets) every so often, but...
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    BT5 + Gnome looks for /usr/bin/startkde

    First off: a gynormous thanks to the team for this awesome release which comes with Gnome pre-installed :D ... I will definitely be using it a lot more now!

    Now, onto the actual bug: on a fresh...
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