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I am beginner with Ubuntu and recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as dual booting with Windows 8. I would like to continue with Ubuntu as it is amazing. However I am straggling with internet connection. It could not be connected either the wireless nor the Ethernet.

Please help in this, I have been trying for a week but no way.

Thanks in advance.

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you. Please look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Seth Jan 30 '13 at 3:27
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You are going to want to install the .inf files associated with your chipset (found within the .exe driver file) in NDISWrapper and NDISgtk. This is not a guaranteed fix, but it has a good possibility of working out for you.

Download the .exe driver file here: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/driverdetails?driverid=P58H7#

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Have you tried a newer version of Ubuntu? Newer versions often offer more and newer drivers for hardware. You have a good possibility of your wireless chipset working out of the box in 12.10

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