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    Exclamation Connected to WiFi but no internet!

    I'm using BackTrack 5 r3 [32 bit] Ubuntu 10.04.
    It's the only operating system, my wireless adapter is Atheros ar9285. The laptop i'm using is an Asus Eee PC. PLEASE HELP!

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    Linux Engineer docbop's Avatar
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    Nov 2009
    Woodshed, CA
    Backtrack is specialized OS for pentesters and experienced Linux users, might want to consider other distro especially for a netbook.

    Been awhile since I've done it manually but here's the sequence I used to do....

    iwconfig -- to get the wireless info

    ifconfig wlan1 up -- bring up the device

    iwlist wlan1 scanning -- get a list of the access points (AP), make note of the name of the AP you want to connect to

    iwconfig wlan1 essid "AP name" enc AP_password -- connect to AP

    ip link set wlan1 up -- bring up the wlan1 connection to AP

    dhclient wlan1 -- get info on the connection also do ifconfig wlan1 to see the conneciton info

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    Linux Guru
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    Oct 2007
    Tucson AZ
    Backtrack is no longer being developed, see the link below.

    Better than BackTrack? Kali Linux offers new brand of pen-testing tools - TechRepublic

    Ubuntu 10.04 is also no longer supported as of May, 2013.

    List of Ubuntu releases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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