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I have some problem to get my wireless card to work with backtrack 3. In vmware i found wireless connections when i went to wireless assistant. But when i wrot ...
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    Need help setting up wireless usb in Backtrack 3


    I have some problem to get my wireless card to work with backtrack 3.
    In vmware i found wireless connections when i went to wireless assistant.

    But when i wrot airodump-ng no result came up ..

    I also tried to boot with the live cd .. but than i did not get any result eaven in wireless assistant ..

    Can u help me set up my lan card in backtrack 3 i really need some help from someone that knows linux.

    i found this info when google:
    But this is for unbutu WUSB54GC

    ID Vendor Product Description Status
    0x13b1: Linksys WUSB54GC Linksys Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter fully supported show
    : Sweex WIRELESS LAN USB 2.0 ADAPTER 54 MBPS (LW053) This device works with the rt73 (usb) driver fully supported show
    0x050d:0x705a Belkin Components F5D7050 version 3002 Wireless G USB Network Adapter fully supported show

    My wireless card is: RT73 USB Wireless Lan Card


    Thanks in advance
    Anders

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    Backtrack doesn't seem to have the same wireless support that a regular Linux distro has. And if you are running it in a virtual installation, wireless may not work at all.

    There is the chance that you are just missing the needed firmware.
    rt73usb - Linux Wireless
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