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in my MSI Wind-Box DC 110 I have this Wifi Chip: RTL8188CE (says the sticker on the chassis and the vendor told me that they are sure the device is implemented)

and I cannot connect to any Wifi - still I don't see even the "Wireless Connections" Overview in the Network Dialog...

I am Using Ubuntu 12.04.

I already changed the driver to the right version following this tutorial http://unixblogger.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/the-pain-of-an-realtek-rtl8111rtl8168-ethernet-card/ And the r8168 Driver is in use. (which was for the ethernet controller and had nothin todo with my problem :( )

But no Wifi LED is shining and no Wifi connections are listed.

There is no hardware trigger on the device to enable or disable Wifi

What can I do? It seems that I cannot detect the device...

UPDATE

$: iwconfig
eth0      no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

lsusb:

Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 046d:c018 Logitech, Inc. Optical Wheel Mouse
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 05ac:0221 Apple, Inc. Aluminum Keyboard (ISO)
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0139 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. //a card reader
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0409:005a NEC Corp. HighSpeed Hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0781:5571 SanDisk Corp. //a usb stick
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 05ac:1006 Apple, Inc. Hub in Aluminum Keyboard
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04e8:6881 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd //a mobile phone

lspci:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev c4)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point 6 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Panther Point SMBus Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point Thermal Management Controller (rev 04)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)
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Realtek 8168 is not a wireless adapter: realtek.com.tw/products/… –  Tim Jul 25 '13 at 13:55
    
If you have a PCI wireless card (should have an antenna sticking out in the back) run lspci and provide us with the output, or if you have a USB wireless dongle run lsusb and provide us with the output. –  Tim Jul 25 '13 at 13:57
    
UPDATED MY QUESTION^^ , it seems that I actually cannot detect the device. it shell be an RTL8188CE chip (says the sticker on the chassis) –  helle Jul 25 '13 at 14:17
    
Can you post the output of lspci? That would show if the card is present but needs a driver. –  Tim Jul 25 '13 at 14:32
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It seems RTL8188CE doesn't have a driver in Ubuntu 12. This Q/A at askubnutu has the link to the driver to download: askubuntu.com/questions/260991/… –  Tim Jul 25 '13 at 14:37
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