Ubuntu 12.04 not finding my onboard LAN: Realtek RTL8111E

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http://askubuntu.com – Just downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and installed it clean from cd on bare drive. I get no recognition of my network and onboard network hardware. Everything I've been reading says v12.04 fixed the driver issues with the Realtek RTL8111E. I'm new to Linux and I'm seeing Ubuntu as my escape from the Microsoft trap. I really want this to work. Any advice? How do I fix this? I'm willing to learn what ever it takes. ASUS website doesn't have any relevant help. Realtek has a driver posted in 2012/03. I downloaded it but I'm not sure if it's the same as the one Ubuntu installed. Problem (HowTos)