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    Exclamation Dell Inspiron 5000 Dock

    Sorry but I am a total newb to linux so sorry if this is in the wrong place or whatever....anyway I have a Dell Inspiron 5000 and it has no ethernet port, I also have the dock for the laptop which does have an ethernet port but when i dock it, Ubuntu doesn't realize it so i can't get a network connection with it at all. Any thing helps, Thanks.

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    Re: Dell Inspiron 5000 Dock

    Quote Originally Posted by Gumby1234 View Post
    Sorry but I am a total newb to linux so sorry if this is in the wrong place or whatever....anyway I have a Dell Inspiron 5000 and it has no ethernet port, I also have the dock for the laptop which does have an ethernet port but when i dock it, Ubuntu doesn't realize it so i can't get a network connection with it at all. Any thing helps, Thanks.
    Hi and welcome, I am by no means a network expert but you may start with the command in the terminal
    Code:
    lspci
    the terminal is located under applications, accessories. You can post the out put here and we can help locate your hardware.

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    Re: Dell Inspiron 5000 Dock

    Quote Originally Posted by overdrank View Post
    Hi and welcome, I am by no means a network expert but you may start with the command in the terminal
    Code:
    lspci
    the terminal is located under applications, accessories. You can post the out put here and we can help locate your hardware.
    Ok I did that and got this:
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge (rev 03)
    00:04.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1225 (rev 01)
    00:04.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1225 (rev 01)
    00:07.0 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
    00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
    00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
    00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 03)
    00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: ESS Technology ES1978 Maestro 2E (rev 10)
    00:0d.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 08)
    00:10.0 Communication controller: Agere Systems WinModem 56k (rev 01)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x (rev 64)

    Thanks!

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