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hey guys so any time i try to use my usb wifi network card in the vm on parrot or kali they both wont connect to it. what am i doing wrong here? thank you all for your help in advance

 

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No pix no fix. :P Joking, although, a screenie would be very helpful (of the network settings of your VM).

There could be any number of reasons for this, but for now just check your VM's network settings - is it bridged with your physical network? Or is it set to connect to the physical network directly? Or is it set to host-only (connect between host and itself)? Or is it set to use the host's IP (uses the host's network connection - piggybacking off of it, basically)?

The first two options gives the VM an IP on the physical network's subnet, making it visible to everything on the network.

The third option gives the VM an IP on a network shared only between the VM and the host (imagine a switch, and only the host and the VM are plugged into it - a virtual switch).

The fourth option doesn't give the VM an IP (well, it does but only on the virtual side), and the network connection is passed through to it via the host. A bridge without an IP on either end.

Hope that helps a bit. If you want to read more on it I think these links may help:

https://blogs.oracle.com/scoter/networking-in-virtualbox-v2

https://wiki.dave.eu/index.php/VirtualBox_Network_Configuration

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2 hours ago, Dave-ee Jones said:

No pix no fix. :P Joking, although, a screenie would be very helpful (of the network settings of your VM).

There could be any number of reasons for this, but for now just check your VM's network settings - is it bridged with your physical network? Or is it set to connect to the physical network directly? Or is it set to host-only (connect between host and itself)? Or is it set to use the host's IP (uses the host's network connection - piggybacking off of it, basically)?

The first two options gives the VM an IP on the physical network's subnet, making it visible to everything on the network.

The third option gives the VM an IP on a network shared only between the VM and the host (imagine a switch, and only the host and the VM are plugged into it - a virtual switch).

The fourth option doesn't give the VM an IP (well, it does but only on the virtual side), and the network connection is passed through to it via the host. A bridge without an IP on either end.

Hope that helps a bit. If you want to read more on it I think these links may help:

https://blogs.oracle.com/scoter/networking-in-virtualbox-v2

https://wiki.dave.eu/index.php/VirtualBox_Network_Configuration

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That's funny, that's the exact same adapter I use at home. :) I recognise the chip.

And because I recognise the chip, I can also tell you that the drivers for that specific chip are very hard to get running on Linux, so that would be why it doesn't recognise the chip. Unfortunate, I know.

I tried using this specific adapter with Nethunter, but never got it working in the end - however, Kali might be a bit nicer. I know there are a lot of community-made drivers for it out there, but finding the right one is the hard bit, and sometimes you have to play around with it. But here's a few links that may help:

https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/369045/kali-linux-and-rtl8812au

https://forum.aircrack-ng.org/index.php?topic=1568.0

https://github.com/embeddednow/rtl8812au

https://mangolassi.it/topic/15195/realtek-rtl8812au-usb-issues-with-kali

And this video (not sure how good it is, I haven't seen it):

Good luck, and I hope this helps.

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so i have tryed alot of that and i still can not get it to work is there any way that we could do like a skype call and we can talk and i can show you my screen

 

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You are trying to connect a USB card not a virtual network interface.  From VirtualBox you should be able to tell the card to connect to your VM and not your host operating system.

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i have already done that but because the network card is usb plugged into my pc vm thinks its an ethernet cable on parrot and kali i need them both to see it as a wifi card 

 

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On 4/14/2018 at 9:50 AM, skyman377 said:

i have already done that but because the network card is usb plugged into my pc vm thinks its an ethernet cable on parrot and kali i need them both to see it as a wifi card 

The problem is that there is, in reality, 2 problems.
1 being the fact that the VMs aren't recognising it as a WiFi card (it's getting a direct "ethernet" connection from the host - basically the host is passing it's WiFi through as "ethernet" to the VM), and 2 being that the VMs probably don't have the correct drivers for the adapter.

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