Backtrack (now called Kali Linux) is a Linux distribution focused on penetration testing.

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VMware Workstation 7 + Backtrack 3 - USB Problem

need help. im trying to crack WEP keys here the problems, why my USB wireless adapter stop working when i connect it to VMware+Backtrack 3? when i disconnect it from VMware+Backtrack 3 (connect to ...
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Why does my USB wireless adapter stop working when connected to a VM running BackTrack?

I wanted to know why my USB wireless adapter stops working when it's been connected to VMware? When it is disconnected from the VM (connect to host), it works like normal. Result for lsusb: Bus 1 ...
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VirtualBox networking OSX Host and BackTrack Guest

Does anybody know how to get networking working on a VM BackTrack OS? Im using a Mobile broadband USB Dongle in my OSX and i want that connection to be shared to my linux VM also. when i check the ...
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Linux distro for acer 4741G laptop

I need to install linux for my acer 4741 laptop. Anyone who did this before and managed to solve the device driver problems please share your experience with me. I already installed the backtrack ...
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Backtrack 4 as a primary development OS

I want to use Backtrack 4 as my primary OS on a netbook. However since I'm an app developer, I need tools such as MonoDevelop, Git, VM, etc. etc. I know that I can install everything I need on an ...
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How to connect to the internet in Back Track 4?

Can someone help me connect to internet via ethernet in backtrack 4 final?
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Increasing the volume of sound on Backtrack 4

The sound on Backtrack 4 is too low, I am running a live CD but can't seem to find the volume knob.
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File was deleted and then reappeared when folder was zipped

I am using Backtrack 4 Final, which is a Linux distro that is Ubuntu based. I had a directory that contained around 5 files. I deleted one of the files, which sent it to the trash. I then zipped the ...
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Fixing partitions and Installing BackTrack

My whole problem started when I started trying to install Backtrack(3 or 4) Backtrack was trying to install itself over my entire windows partition (Which I had combined into one when I installed ...
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Troubleshooting a network card on linux. Connected to network, given access point, no connection?

I installed the driver for my network card. iwconfig and ifconfig are all responsive to connecting to the network, I'm given an access point address. Then, I try to connect to a website and no dice. ...
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How do you install drivers on linux?

When you download linux drivers for devices such as wireless dongles, you'll get a folder full of random files that I'm assuming oyu need to compile? How do you install a wireless driver in linux?
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Fatal server error: no screens found. Running linux distro from usb drive

I'm trying to run backtrack from a usb drive on my netbook. Upon loading it, i get "Fatal server error: no screens found". What gives?