Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

backtrack5 r3 dell d830 install wlan

Posted on 2013-01-22
13
811 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
Hi,  i cant connect to internet my dell d830 using wifi

It see the access ports, but once i hit connect, the wifi refreshes and sees no networks

I have dual boot with win 7 and it works fine from there



regular lan works, but i need wifi

old question was here
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Q_27961547.html
0
Comment
Question by:Ess Kay
  • 7
  • 6
13 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38848424
Hello
Is your wireless adapter supported ?

give us the model and also a print out from the commands
iwconfig
ifconfig
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38868171
its a
RTL8188CU


the driver i found on

marked as RTL8188CUS


Im newish to linux, cant open the instruction because they are pdf and Dont have pdf viewer.

There is an install.sh file included, not sure how to run it
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38868185
a print out from the commands
iwconfig
ifconfig
0
VMware Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

In this expert guide, you’ll learn about the components of a Modern Data Center. You will use cases for the value-added capabilities of Veeam®, including combining backup and replication for VMware disaster recovery and using replication for data center migration.

 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38868307
Cant,  no internet,  lol
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38868536
Come on...

You do not need internet
copy and paste it to a text file and access it from your win7
iwconfig.gif
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38868638
ok, ill do when i get home
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38870533
iwconfig
ifconfig

root@bt:~# ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1c:23:9b:7d:00  
          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:17

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:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1769 (1.7 KB)  TX bytes:1769 (1.7 KB)


# iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

wlan1     IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=0 dBm  
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr=2347 B   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:on
         
wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=off  
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
         
eth0      no wireless extensions.
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Alexios earned 500 total points
ID: 38873751
Here I can see two wireless adapters

The one is switched off and the other is working
Is that correct?
You have two wireless adapters?

Now type this command and post the results
airmon-ng start wlan1
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38873818
one is the local adapter, doesnt work well(it see connections the when you click connect it sees nothing), the other is the dongle i am trying to install which works works well
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38873827
ok nice
send the results of the command that I wrote before
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:Ess Kay
ID: 38873852
root@bt:~# airmon-ng start wlan1


Found 2 processes that could cause trouble.
If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after
a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them!

PID      Name
1510      dhclient3
1567      dhclient3
Process with PID 1510 (dhclient3) is running on interface wlan0


Interface      Chipset            Driver

wlan1            Unknown       rtl8192cu - [phy1]
                        (monitor mode enabled on mon0)
wlan0            Broadcom      b43 - [phy0]
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38875187
Your card is working fine

Keep the other disabled and run wicd
Try to connect to your wireless network
Screenshot-1.png
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Alexios
ID: 38881311
Glad to help
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Java performance on Solaris - Managing CPUs There are various resource controls in operating system which directly/indirectly influence the performance of application. one of the most important resource controls is "CPU".   In a multithreaded…
FreeBSD on EC2 FreeBSD (https://www.freebsd.org) is a robust Unix-like operating system that has been around for many years. FreeBSD is available on Amazon EC2 through Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) provided by FreeBSD developer and security office…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question