Sunday, January 22, 2017

How to fix Wireless LAN (WLAN) issue Kali Linux virtualbox (wlan Not Showing)?

Type ifconfig command in Terminal
If wlan0 option is not displayed then follow the below step to fix -

1. Download 'Compact Wireless Driver' from http://linuxwireless.org/download/compat-wireless-2.6/
Select 'compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p.tar.bz2' file and download

2. Navigate to the download folder in Termainal

3. Extract the file with below command
# tar -jxvf compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p.tar.bz2

4. File is extracted in folder name same as file name.

5. Now got to extracted folder
# cd compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p.tar.bz2

6. Run the following command to fix the issue -
# make unload
# make load

7. Verify the wlan (Wireless adaptor) added in kalilinux
# ifconfig
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