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Alfa AWUS036NH 2.4 on the MK7


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Anybody here as ever connected a Alfa AWUS036NH USB adapter to the USB port of the MK7 ?  If so did you do something special to install it ?

That's what I would like to do because I'm seeing more SSID with that card then with the recon card on the MK7.  I would like to use my alpha card on the MK7 for recon.

By the way great tool, keep the good work.

Thank you.

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Thank you fro your fast reply pyrro,

I'm trying to find some information on which package I should install would you be able to point me to some documentation or would you know which package I should install for my Ralink RT2870/RT3070.  Maybe the kmod-usb-net package...

Thanks for your help

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Connect the WiFi adapter to the Pineapple

opkg update
opkg install kmod-rt2800-lib kmod-rt2800-usb kmod-rt2x00-lib kmod-rt2x00-usb
the "x files" (kmod-rt2x00-lib and kmod-rt2x00-usb) are most likely already installed


cat /proc/net/dev

in the output of the command above, identify the new wireless interface (most likely wlan3 or wlan4)

ifconfig wlanX up
where X is the number of the identified wlan interface, for example
ifconfig wlan4 up

should show wlan4 (or whatever the interface is enumerated as)

Go to the Pineapple web UI > Settings > Network > select wlanX as recon interface

Verify by running a recon scan

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