Question Category: Networking

Can no one answer the question of: How to enable / link my Network Adapter to the OS (Backtrack 5)

After booting up BT5 I find I cannot start Networking because the Adapter is not linked to the OS. Any other Linux Distro i've used does not present the same problem & Networking is readily available. But BT5 appears to be a shell & is built as you go along. What ought to be automatically...
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Why do we get unrecognised service on giving command service telnet start?

Why do we get unrecognised service on giving command service telnet start?
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Wireless Adapter (Enabling / Activating on Backtrack 5)

OS: Backtrack 5-R1 KDE. PC: Lenovo G560. Problem: I am using Backtrack 5 from a bootable USB. However, the OS does not automatically pick up (or link with) the Wireless Adapter (only the Wireless is good for me). I therefore need to configure BT 5 to Link with or Enable the Wireless Adapter so...
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Wireless Adapter (Enabling / Activating on Backtrack 5)

OS: Backtrack 5-R1 KDE. PC: Lenovo G560. Problem: I am using Backtrack 5 from a bootable USB. However, the OS does not automatically pick up (or link with) the Wireless Adapter (only the Wireless is good for me). I therefore need to configure BT 5 to Link with or Enable the Wireless Adapter so...
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how do I setup a network card if linux cannot see it?

I have a new Intel motherboard , i7, with onboard NIC. It works under windows but under Linux the GUI network setup tool does not see it. Do I need to load some drivers manually or are there some files I can edit. I tried Ubuntu, Fedora, and Red Hat all with the same result. It seems to me like a...
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How do I get a drive for 802.11 WALN + Pen Drive for usb adapter.

How do I get a drive for 802.11 WALN + Pen Drive for usb adapter.
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Why is Linux a must if I want to mod?

My friend was telling me if you want to hack you need to now about Linux, why is that?
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Suppose there are some dhcp configured servers and many clients, how can a client know which server provided the ip address?

Suppose there are some dhcp configured servers and many clients, how can a client know which server provided the ip address?
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To make a pen drive bootable, why should we unmount it by giving command umount?

To make a pen drive bootable, why should we unmount it by giving command umount?
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What is the difference between grub and syslinux?

What is the difference between grub and syslinux?
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