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i have installed Kali-Linux in virtual box, but i am struggling to make my wifi work for almost 3-4 days. i have tried few things, out of which best options are listed below :

https://askubuntu.com/questions/331667/no-wireless-for-intel-corporation-7260-version-63

https://askubuntu.com/questions/433539/intel-7260-works-during-installation-but-not-after-reboot

But nothing is working for me, i cannot see my wifi card in iwconfig.

  • As Kali is running in a VM, try to get Virtual Box connect to the internet. BTW if you have any plan installing Kali on real hardware, try installing package firmware-iwlwifi. – McSinyx Aug 15 '15 at 4:23
  • I have installed firmware-iwlwifi and copied the .ucode file also, but its still not working :-( and i think the .ucode version is also correct. – Prike Aug 17 '15 at 9:04
  • No, the firmware only work on real machine, for networking in VirtualBox try this instead: virtualbox.org/manual/ch06.html – McSinyx Aug 19 '15 at 13:30
  • I am able to access the internet in the linux, but the problem is wifi is not working – Prike Aug 23 '15 at 10:34
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Not sure if it's going to work for you, but I was able to connect the card to a Kali VM through Vmware Direct I/O passthrough. I'm using an Esxi 6.5, which is running my Kali.

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