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I've got a quite old NVIDIA graphic card and I with installed restricted drivers from Settings panel (as also shown in this thread).

➜  ~  lspci
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G96 [GeForce 9400 GT] (rev a1)

I tried a lot of them: version 173-update, current, beta, but the only one that can run unity-2d it's current-update. That's Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64bit.

However... Unity crashes, sometimes windows border disappear, Java Virtual Machine doesn't works, font rendering it's slow and so on.

How can I solve this? Some suggestions?


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Why downvoting? Ask for details, if you need this. – Fabio Dec 10 '12 at 9:24

I have the same graphic card and OS version with you; this solution works fine for me: Install NVIDIA GeForce driver in Ubuntu 12.10 / 12.04 using PPA

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Ringtail Dec 14 '12 at 4:28

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