[Solved] Wired Connection(eth0) not detected in Ubuntu 12.04
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BY nitheesh.cs
6 years ago
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Some of the latest Laptops especially Dell Inspiron 5420 and Lenovo G580 series comes with Atheros Network driver which has some problem with Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that it will not detect the wired network connection(eth0) even though wireless connection is working fine. We can solve this issue by installing the proper network driver.

First you have to download the latest driver from here http://linuxwireless.org/download/compat-wireless-2.6/

Open Terminal (Alt+Ctrl+T) and extract the downloaded file using following command.

tar -xvf compat-wireless-2012-07-03-p.tar.bz2

Copy and paste the following commands one by one to change the working directory and install the driver

cd compat-wireless-2012-07-03-p
scripts/driver-select alx
make
sudo make install
sudo modprobe alx

Done. Now you should be able to connect to the Internet using wired network.

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access_time 19 Jul 2019 - 12:18

Lenovo G580 (Atheros AR8132 ethernet) and Ubuntu 12.10:
To get Atheros AR8132 gigabit ethernet in Lenovo G580 laptop, in UBUNTU 12.10; Download the following file

http://www.mediafire.com/file/310t77l4h4zqm70/atheros_AR8132_Lenovo_G58…

Download it and keep it on Desktop...

Now open a terminal and type in the following...
The following applies for both 32-bit and 64-bit users...
cd ~/Desktop
tar -xzvf atheros_AR8132_Lenovo_G580.tar.gz
cd atheros_AR8132_Lenovo_G580
chmod +x ./install.sh
./install.sh

Cheers,
SANJEEV



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plz help me to run the internet on Lenovo G480 also


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plz help me to run the internet on Lenovo G480 also