[xubuntu] No wired network in nm

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have lost what little connection I had between the computer, the ethernet switch, and the silicondust tuner. The Network Manager shows no ethernet in the Connection Information page (window or screen). It did a few days ago. I am trying to use MythTV. I had set the IP4V to Method: Link-Local only, but was told by a number of MythTV specialists that I have to have a static IP address to have more than one front end. Now the eth0 is set to DHCP Automatic. Questions: By front end does that mean merely a TV that has an ethernet port? - I don't have but one computer. How does one know what I (Hardware)