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I just installed ubuntu 12.10, and everything is running great, except in the software center. I have a Nvidia GeForce GT 430, and whenever I go into the software center insted of seeing words there's just a black box. It will sometimes load correctly but everything will start flashing. Anyone know how to fix this?

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I had the same problem (i am on a Nvidia Geforce 550GTX TI)

run each 1 of these in terminal

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates;

sudo apt-get update;

sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings;

this should fix the problem :) it worked for me anyways

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Press CTRL+ALT+T simultaneously to enter terminal.

To uninstall Software Center:

  1. sudo apt-get remove software-center

  2. sudo apt-get autoremove software-center

To re-install Software Center:

  1. sudo apt-get update

  2. sudo apt-get install software-center

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Still a little glitchy sometimes, but much better. Thank you! – John Lesch Nov 15 '12 at 20:33
if it is enough please confirm answer – user84277 Nov 16 '12 at 6:02

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