Originally Posted by Sourcy52
model number is awll6075
i just changed the hard drive and mem cards myself - rebooted and downloaded UBUNTU 12.10 = if there is anything else i dont know what it could be.
is there a way to look at a terminal and find out?
Yes. Leave the USB dongle unplugged, and do an lscpi and lsusb commands. Look in them for anything that looks like a network device. Chances are, your wired device will show up.
However, looking at the Ubuntu forums, your model # is posted, along with a solution, instructions, and a firmware file: