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August 3rd, 2011, 07:22 AM
I am using Belkin USB wireless network adaptor. but,its not showing in backtrack 5.

iwconfig nothing

ifconfig nothing

airmong-ng nothing

I tried to install ndiswrapper, but it got stuck after error

make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-source-'
make: *** [LINUX] Error 2

August 3rd, 2011, 07:29 AM
I say go with blackbuntu kde but that is just me. Lets look at that usb a little bit open terminal or konsole and type in
lsusb then
rfkill list all then
sudo lshw -c network then paste here

August 3rd, 2011, 10:52 PM
root@bt:~# lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
root@bt:~# rfkill list all
Can't open RFKILL control device: No such file or directory
root@bt:~# sudo lshw -c network
description: Ethernet interface
product: 79c970 [PCnet32 LANCE]
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:02:01.0
logical name: eth0
version: 10
serial: 00:0c:29:cc:af:f2
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master rom ethernet physical logical
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=pcnet32 driverversion=1.35 ip= latency=64 link=yes maxlatency=255 mingnt=6 multicast=yes
resources: irq:19 ioport:2000(size=128) memory:dc400000-dc40ffff

September 23rd, 2011, 07:25 AM
Is the Belkin USB adapter compatible with Backtrack? If it is not you may have to load the drivers, find the chipset the adapter uses, then use modprobe and rmmod commands to unload and reload the driver. Check out www.wirelesshack.org for cards that work well with backtrack.

September 29th, 2011, 03:10 PM
I m using Vmware
Do u configure wireless adapter on backtrack 5
I m also using Belkin F5D7050
When i write in the terminal lsusb
it display belkin but doesnot connect to internet through this belkin device
Pls Tell me I shall be thankful to u