I just installed backtrack 3 and can't get the internet to work. I tried iwconfig and nothing shows up except lo0. What is lo0 anyways...pardon my newbness. Any help would be wonderful.
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Tryto show your card, thenifconfig -aifconfig ath0/eth0(whichever is your) up
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try dhcpcd eth0
You might find this tutorial helpful, it's for connecting to the internet manually at the commandline in Linux:
If your network has a DHCP server, then you won't have to manually enter all the information such as IP address, default gateway, DNS server; instead, you just do:
(Replace wlan0 with the actual name of your card)
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I have an inspiron 1525 and an unknown internal wireless card. When I ifconfig or iwconfig nothing shows up as a wireless card.
I open device manager in windows and get Conexant HDA D330 MDC V.92 as a modem???
...and under newtwork adapters I get Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card