I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 (it's the version I'm most familiar with) along side windows 7 on my Asus K53E and it can't find any internet wireless or wired.

I went through the forums and tried a few things but I'll admit right now I'm not the most technically literate of people.

lspci -nn
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Sandy Bridge DRAM Controller [8086:0104] (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Sandy Bridge Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point HECI Controller #1 [8086:1c3a] (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 [8086:1c2d] (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point High Definition Audio Controller [8086:1c20] (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point PCI Express Root Port 1 [8086:1c10] (rev b5)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point PCI Express Root Port 2 [8086:1c12] (rev b5)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point PCI Express Root Port 4 [8086:1c16] (rev b5)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point PCI Express Root Port 6 [8086:1c1a] (rev b5)
00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 [8086:1c26] (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point LPC Controller [8086:1c49] (rev 05)
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point 6 port SATA AHCI Controller [8086:1c03] (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Cougar Point SMBus Controller [8086:1c22] (rev 05)
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:8176] (rev 01)
03:00.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Device [1b21:1042]
04:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Atheros Communications Device [1969:1083] (rev c0)
lsmod
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by
nls_iso8859_1           3261  1 
nls_cp437               4931  1 
vfat                    9201  1 
fat                    48240  1 vfat
parport_pc             26058  0 
ppdev                   5556  0 
snd_hda_codec_intelhdmi     9812  1 
snd_hda_codec_realtek   217980  1 
binfmt_misc             6599  1 
snd_hda_intel          22107  2 
snd_hda_codec          87552  3 snd_hda_codec_intelhdmi,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep               5040  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm                71475  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
snd_seq_midi            4588  0 
snd_rawmidi            17783  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event      6047  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq                47174  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer              19067  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device          5744  3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
i915                  290938  2 
drm_kms_helper         30200  1 i915
sparse_keymap           3145  0 
snd                    49006  13 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
drm                   168054  3 i915,drm_kms_helper
uvcvideo               55847  0 
videodev               43098  1 uvcvideo
v4l1_compat            13359  2 uvcvideo,videodev
intel_agp              26360  2 i915
psmouse                59033  0 
soundcore                880  1 snd
serio_raw               4022  0 
snd_page_alloc          7120  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
xhci_hcd               51737  0 
i2c_algo_bit            5168  1 i915
video                  18712  1 i915
agpgart                32011  2 drm,intel_agp
output                  1883  1 video
lp                      7342  0 
parport                31492  3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
usb_storage            40172  1 
ahci                   19013  0 
libahci                21667  2 ahci
sudo lshw -c network
Code:
*-network UNCLAIMED     
       description: Network controller
       product: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
       version: 01
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: ioport:c000(size=256) memory:de800000-de803fff
  *-network UNCLAIMED
       description: Ethernet controller
       product: Atheros Communications
       vendor: Atheros Communications
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:04:00.0
       version: c0
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vpd bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:dd400000-dd43ffff ioport:a000(size=128)
I have no idea whats important and what's not or what else I need to do so if anyone can help that'd be awesome

Thank-you!