Today with Hardy 8.04 and new versions of kernel, there is no 'out of the box'!
One step forward, two steps back! Hrr
To install it:
Download et131x-1.2.3-2.tar.gz (or more recent ) here.
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r)
go to the unpackaged et131x folder
$ sudo make modules_install
$ insmod et131x.ko
$ sudo depmod
$ sudo modprobe et131x
There might me some errors... close your eyes!
The audio card - Realtek LC880 - was never fixed. I only have audio on phones!
Create new file:
$ sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/snd-hda-intel
Paste and save:
options snd-hda-intel model=lg