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[ubuntu] 12.10: Ethernet tries connecting, but fails

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, coming here last time fixed the wifi, so hoping some one here can also help me get my ethernet problems fixed :) In my present location (at work) my ubuntu machine can't connect through ethernet. I can see it, meaning that the ethernet connection is listed as an option when I plug in the cable, however the computer never manages to make the connection and eventually gives up (after perhaps 30-60 seconds). I have no problems connecting to the ethernet at home. Nor is my old computer (also ubuntu, but 12.04) having any problems with this ethernet. It is my impression that the followin (Hardware)