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    Default Wireless problem bt5 r3

    Hello

    As I realized this problem is a common one and several post and toturial a all over the net and this forum going over this, I've tried several and for so many days now but I failed to solve this problem, because of my lack of knowledge in programming in general or backtrack not sure, I would like some help in this pls:

    My backtrack 5 r3 installed on MacBook Pro late 2012 on the hard drive separate partition

    The outcome of the iwconfig is :

    root@bt:~# iwconfig
    lo no wireless extensions.

    eth0 no wireless extensions.

    Currently am trying to follow the steps on this page but I faild as it is shown in the pic I attached

    http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/..._Backtrack5_r2

    What am I doing wrong, or how to solve my wirless problem !? Can't get the wicd network manager to find my wireless network only by wired connection

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    Default Re: Wireless problem bt5 r3

    Make sure you follow the steps correctly:

    Code:
    root@bt:~# cd /usr/src/linux
    root@bt:/usr/src/linux# zcat /proc/config.gz > .config
    root@bt:/usr/src/linux#
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    Default Re: Wireless problem bt5 r3

    mmmm...You are in your home directory. You need to move to that directory:

    root@bt:~# apt-get dist-upgrade
    root@bt:~# prepare-kernel-sources

    From here, go to /usr/src/linux folder: root@bt:~# cd /usr/src/linux then type <enter>

    Now you are in that directory you need to be in to compile the menuconfig with make (root@bt:/usr/src/linux)

    Then just follow the rest of the wiki as stated:

    root@bt:/usr/src/linux# zcat /proc/config.gz > .config
    root@bt:/usr/src/linux# make menuconfig

    Try it.

    Luck.
    Last edited by maverik35; 02-09-2013 at 05:42 PM.

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