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When I run Kali Linux on Virtual Box and run the airmon-ng command, I get an error message:
ls: cannot access /sys/class/ieee80211/: No such file or directory
and no interfaces are shown. My wifi internal card works fine as I can access the internet.

marked as duplicate by Rui F Ribeiro, RalfFriedl, schily, Shadur, JigglyNaga Oct 31 '18 at 11:04

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If you are using a USB wifi adapter then do the following:

1) In the VirtualBox menu go to Devices > USB > select your wifi adapter

2) Wait as windows will install this virtualbox usb device and it will configure with your Kali Linux. At this point you will lose internet connection on the host machine (Windows in my case)

3) type in 'iwconfig' into the Linux terminal and you should see your wlan0 listed. success!

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