Most of the time we install Backtrack or Kali Linux on the Virtual environment to test the operating system. but when it,s comes to the wireless. it,s not showing wireless adapter. it,s showing only eth0 and lo. it,s not showing wlan interface.
Today i am going to show you How To Fix Your Network Adapter For Backtrack or kali Linux ?
First you need a Alfa network adapter
and make sure your network adapter is installed properly. open network adapter properties (Run > ncpa.cpl) . it,s look like below image.
Now open your Virtual Box settings and Go to network setting > in the Attached to select the Bridge Adapter , select your Alfa network and in Promiscous mode as Allow All .
now open your Backtrack or Kali Linux. Go the Device menu > Select USB devices and select your Alfa adapter here.
now you are able to access your wireless network adapter in virtual box. Now open your terminal and type ifconfig. here your wlan0 interface will shown here.
Your work done. now when you open the network adapter settings. your Alfa wireless network adapter ( run > ncpa.cpl) will not shown there beacuse now it,s connected with virtual box.
Enjoy your Airmon-ng and other wireless penteration testing on virtual box. Same concept will apply for Vmware player or Vmware workstation.
I am writing this article on request of my one friend Apraajit Khanna.
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