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    Angry Can't locate any wifi in BackTrack 5 R1

    Hey guys! Im fairly new to Linux in general (been running various distros for about 2 years) and I've been recently trying my hand at using BackTrack 5 R1 from a Live DVD so i can run Reaver. I'm running Mint on my HDD and everything has been working swimmingly and while loading BackTrack I haven't had any problems until I try to use the Wicd to connect to wifi. The Wicd doesnt recognize my internet or any others and just shows up blank. I thought it was a compatibility issue with my wireless card but BackTrack doesnt have an up to date compatibility list so I cant know for certain. I tried updating my driver with b43 firmware but that hasnt seemed to change anything.....please help!!

    Asus EEE PC 1015px
    wireless card: BCM 4313 , PCI Device ID: 0x4727
    Last edited by Artificial Intelligence; March 19th, 2013 at 09:09 PM. Reason: added prefix

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