Author Topic: Quick wifi drivers question.  (Read 3960 times)

steamedrice

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on: September 30, 2011, 05:56:42 PM
Does this link for installing the compat wifi drivers apply to Backbox 2.0 or just the 1.x version?

http://wiki.backbox.org/index.php/How_to_install_compat-wireless_aircrack_patches

Thank you.



steamedrice

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Reply #1 on: September 30, 2011, 08:29:28 PM
when following the directions for installing these drivers I get these errors

michael@cf-ltlx: /usr/src$ sudo tar -jxf compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2
bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file.
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
michael@cf-ltlx:/usr/src$



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Reply #2 on: September 30, 2011, 08:32:47 PM
try to download again the file compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2

raffaele@backbox:~$ Get root or die tryin'


steamedrice

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Reply #3 on: September 30, 2011, 10:20:24 PM
I just tried and got this

32  sudo wget http://linuxwireless.org/download/compat-wireless-2.6/compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2
   33  sudo tar -jxf compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2
   34  history
michael@cf-ltlx:/usr/src$


michael@cf-ltlx:/usr/src$ sudo tar -jxf compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2
bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file.
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now



raffaele

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Reply #4 on: October 01, 2011, 08:25:15 AM
verify the size of the file

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steamedrice

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Reply #5 on: October 02, 2011, 05:45:22 AM
Thank you, verifying the size of the file showed me it was an incomplete download. I redownloaded it and then worked fine. Thank you!