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I have a Kali Linux machine up and running in VirtualBox using the bridged adapter.

My settings in VirtualBox:

  • Attached to: Bridged Adapter
  • Name: Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Network Adapter
  • Adapter Type: Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop (8240EM)
  • Promiscuous Mode: Allow All
  • Cable Connected: Checked

Kali Linux ifconfig:

eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
    inet 192.168.0.244  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.0.255
    inet6 2xx:xxxx:xxxx:8xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:6xxx:xx7  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x0<global>
    inet6 xxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxx:xx  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x0<global>
    inet6 xxx::xxx:xxx:xxx:xxx  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
    ether 08:00:27:b9:25:a4  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
    RX packets 32  bytes 3577 (3.4 KiB)
    RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
    TX packets 66  bytes 5446 (5.3 KiB)
    TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

It's really weird because my Kali Linux machine gets an ipv4 address assigned, but can't really ping, update or browse the web.

EDIT:

ip route of my Kali Linux Machine

default via 192.168.0.1 dev eth0 proto dhcp metric 100 
192.168.0.0/24 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.0.244 metric 100

I tried pinging Google, but no results. However, pinging through ipv4 works (pinging my host machine + default gateway)

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    1. Please add output of ip route to your question. 2. Are you using IPv4 or IPv6 for your Internet access? – roaima Mar 29 '18 at 21:37
  • Can you ping the gateway/router, both with IPv4 and IPv6? – dirkt Mar 30 '18 at 4:56
  • @roaima Job done! And concerning question 2, it's IPv6, if you look at my ifconfig you'll see that there's 3 inet6. @dirkt I can ping my default gateway and my host machine with IPv4, how do you ping the gateway with IPv6? Is it using ping -6 192.168.0.1 ? If so, no I can't ping through. However a normal ping 192.168.0.1 works which i think is IPv4. – KoyaCho Mar 30 '18 at 15:18
  • What do you mean when you say it "can't really ping [...] the web"? What do you get if you try the following two commands? ping -c1 -w2 8.8.8.8 and ping -c1 -w2 bbc.co.uk? If the first works and the second fails then you have Internet connectivity but your DNS is broken. If both fail then I can't help you further. – roaima Mar 30 '18 at 15:49
  • @roaima when I said "can't really ping [...] the web" I meant that if i try ping google.com it won't go through. About those commands you told me to do, ping -c1 -w2 8.8.8.8 returns a 2 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 1016ms while ping -c1 -w2 bbc.co.uk didn't show anything so i had to CTRL+C (because it'll time out). – KoyaCho Mar 30 '18 at 20:01
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Most of the time you can't bridge a wireless adapter. See the VirtualBox forums for precise details.

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For VirtualBox bridging to work, on Debian/Ubuntu you need to have bridge-utils package installed

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