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It has Realtek Wireless RTL8723AE card and Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090]

I was able to get the wireless working from Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized but cannot get the wired connection to work

How can I solve this? Will the future releases of Ubuntu support these cards?

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Please open a terminal and do:

   sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential
   wget http://www.orbit-lab.org/kernel/compat-wireless-3-stable/v3.5/compat-wireless-3.5.1-1-snpc.tar.bz2
   tar -xf compat-wireless-3.5.4-1-snpc.tar.bz2
   cd compat-wireless-3.5.4-1-snpc
   ./scripts/driver-select alx
   make
   sudo make install
   sudo modprobe alx 

Your ethernet should now be working.

When a new kernel version is installed by Update Manager, recompile:

    cd compat-wireless-3.5.4-1-snpc
    ./scripts/driver-select restore
    ./scripts/driver-select alx
    make clean
    make
    sudo make install
    sudo modprobe alx 
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The alx module has been added to the kernel updates, so anyone with wireless working can run:

  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get upgrade

and reboot, selecting the new kernel, and ethernet should work.

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