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  1. #1
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    connect to wireless network

    I have Toshiba satellite C850-B884 laptop running windows 8 did dual boot with backtrack 5 32 bit. The problem is that backtrack can't recognize the WiFi card and I can't connect to the internet I am using another laptop right now
    uname -a
    Linux bt 3.2.6
    lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:8723] 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 05) Kernel driver in use: r8169 Kernel modules: r8169
    Module Size Used by dm_crypt 22236 0 snd_hda_codec_hdmi 31410 1 snd_hda_codec_realtek 172903 1 snd_hda_intel 32238 0 snd_hda_codec 93484 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_i ntel snd_hwdep 13232 1 snd_hda_codec snd_pcm 72878 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec snd_seq_midi 13132 0 snd_rawmidi 24215 1 snd_seq_midi snd_seq_midi_event 14076 1 snd_seq_midi snd_seq 50403 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event snd_timer 23911 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq snd_seq_device 13817 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq snd 52787 10 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_i ntel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,s nd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device soundcore 12534 1 snd snd_page_alloc 13709 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm mei 35758 0 joydev 17161 0 btusb 17979 0 bluetooth 149909 1 btusb btusb 17979 0
    videodev 82668 1 uvcvideo psmouse 72465 0 mac_hid 13037 0 serio_raw 13027 0 lp 13321 0 parport 34960 1 lp toshiba_bluetooth 12711 0 toshiba_acpi 17759 0 sparse_keymap 13342 1 toshiba_acpi dm_mirror 21585 0 dm_region_hash 15035 1 dm_mirror dm_log 17871 2 dm_mirror,dm_region_hash aufs 162169 0 ums_realtek 17562 0 usb_storage 42478 1 ums_realtek uas 17476 0 r8169 46895 0 wmi 18273 0
    ifconfig
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 7c:05:07:00:d0:40
    UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B) Interrupt:42 Base address:0xa000
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX packets:22 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:22 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:1425 (1.4 KB) TX bytes:1425 (1.4 KB)
    lo no wireless extensions.
    eth0 no wireless extensions.

  2. #2
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    Re: connect to wireless network

    Read through this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2039318 and it should help you get the drivers and get them installed.

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