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Wireless Driver inside linux virtual machine

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Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I have a linux virtual machine on VMWare. My laptop(the host machine) has an Intel 3945abg wireless card. However, inside the linux virtual machine, i don't know how to get my software to detect my wireless card. The virtual machine only detects the eth0 interface which does go through my wireless card but the software wont work becuase it is looking for a wireless card and not an eth interface.

Is there some way to connect the wireless card to the virtual machine, maybe by changing a driver in vmware server or something so that my linux virtual machine detects the internect connection as the actual wireless card?
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USB 1.1 runs at only 12mb/s, yes, but a slow card is better than nothing. USB 2.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 1.1 for many devices, and I have managed to get USB wifi devices running fine on vmware server in the past, albeit not as fast as I would have liked them to be.

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