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There are quite a few of these threads which I have looked through the past few hours, however, not one have I been able to adapt to work for my particular card.

My Motherboard blew so this is a new board new processor and ram but with the original HDD install intact.

My initial thought was that the OS is looking/using a driver for my original board however I have no idea where to begin to look/alter this.

Secondly, after reading I fear it could be that the card dos not yet have a driver in ubuntu.

My issue here is that my ethernet card shows up in ls pci but not in ifconfig. I have no internet access so I can not run apt-get update or connect to my local network.

Either way I was wondering if it would be possible for any of you guys could help me out getting my ethernet up and running! Your help has always been top of the bar!

All the best

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So what is your problem? –  Louis Matthijssen May 2 at 22:54
    
that my built in ethernet card on the board is not working, it shows in ls pci not not in ifconfig –  Chris May 2 at 22:55
    
Are you sure it is enabled in your BIOS? Could you post the output of lspci? –  Louis Matthijssen May 2 at 22:56
    
yes is, that was the first thing I checked. Here is lspci output drive.google.com/file/d/0B4xgmRkek-DiSjNxZi1RSloyTm8/… –  Chris May 2 at 23:00
    
It seems you need the alx driver for this to work. Could you also show me the output of lsmod | grep alx (or check if it's loaded by yourself). If not, try sudo modprobe alx and check if your network interface is detected. –  Louis Matthijssen May 2 at 23:06

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