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I checked How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller?

I have same problem:
when I pasted this part

wget -O- | tar -xj

I got the error:

--2013-01-29 20:13:55--
Resolving ( failed: Name or service not known.
wget: unable to resolve host address `'

bzip2: Compressed file ends unexpectedly;
perhaps it is corrupted?  *Possible* reason follows.
bzip2: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Input file = (stdin), output file = (stdout)

 It is possible that the compressed file(s) have become corrupted.
 You can use the -tvv option to test integrity of such files.
 You can use the `bzip2recover' program to attempt to recover
 data from undamaged sections of corrupted files.

tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
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Please try this instead:… – chili555 Feb 2 '13 at 18:26

In Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit the following has worked for me:

Download and extract this.

cd compat-drivers-2013-03-04-u/  
./scripts/driver-select alx  
sudo make install  
sudo modprobe alx #Loads the module (or restart)  
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