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I just reinstalled ubuntu 12.10 and cant get nvidia proprietary drivers to work properly in the unity dash.. Previously before formating i installed the linux-headers-generic tweak and it worked, but now even if i install it it stays messy!! Someone help!

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What graphics card do you have? – Seth Dec 19 '12 at 1:45

Run the following commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get purge nvidia-*
sudo apt-get install linux-source
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates
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