My Lenovo G580 series comes with Atheros Network driver which has some problem with wired network in ubuntu based backtrack 5 r3x64.The WICD Network manager detect the wired network connection but cannot connect to it.After shown the message "Putting interface up" nothing happen only a message "not connected".
I have tried many compact wirless driver installation seen on forums.But no luck.
My Driver Details:Atheros AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
and Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
And i connect my modem via LAN.And its fine on Windows 7.