airport and backtrack 4 ?? confused

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by syri0th, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. syri0th macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2009
    hi i have got backtrack 4 installed as a virtual machine in vmware fusion on my macbook pro (snow leopard if tht helps) how do i get backtrack to use the macs airport wireless to connect to the internet? or do i have to get an adapter tht works with both? if so what one?
  2. Dalton63841 macrumors 65816


    Nov 27, 2010
    As opposed to making a new thread on this, I found this one. I have Backtrack 4 r2 running on dual boot on my MBP 5,5. It runs great and I do pen testing with a usb wifi adapter, but I would like to get the airport wifi card working. I know I can't inject with airport, but being able to websurf without the dongle would be nice. Anyone have any luck with this?

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    Please don't suggest running a VM. Did that, didn't prefer it. Just hoping someone may have the trick that I don't have...

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