loosing network conectivity when using linux in Parallels

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by e-r-a-n, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. e-r-a-n macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2012
    I have installed BackTrack linux on my Parallels.
    Im using a macbook air mid 12.
    i set the networking device in the parallels to bridged, so i have both my mac & internal IP as in my mac.
    once i start using arpspoof in parallels, internet connectivity is lost in my mac.
    in linux it remains..i can ping google or whatever.
    anyone knows a solution?
  2. blevins321 macrumors 68030

    Dec 24, 2010
    Olympia, WA
    Did you install the Parallels software drivers in Linux? Are they even available for that distro?
  3. e-r-a-n thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2012
  4. paolol61 macrumors newbie


    Jun 29, 2012
    Tuscany, Italy
    arpspoof is a sniffer packege and if not use correctly will block all the traffic.
    Give it the right command and I think you can solve the problem :)
  5. e-r-a-n thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2012
    i do, and it works as it should
    i do arpspoof -i eth0 -t target router
    where eth0 is the correct card, target is which is my test computer and router is the correct ip too ,
    if doing arp -na on the target computer, it shows my mac address for both my ip & gateway ip
    so why it screws up my internet? :(

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