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I have trouble with X11. glxinfo/glxgears etc dont work. Sometimes X11 crashes (e.g. when I open some specific webpages with Chrome).

az@acompneu 1002 (~) %glxinfo
name of display: :0
X Error of failed request:  BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)
  Major opcode of failed request:  154 (NV-GLX)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  4 ()
  Resource id in failed request:  0x4600003
  Serial number of failed request:  33
  Current serial number in output stream:  33

Update1:

It seems my /etc/X11/xorg.conf was wrong. I had:

Section "Files"
        ModulePath      "/usr/lib/nvidia-current/xorg"
        ModulePath      "/opt/xorg/lib/xorg/modules"
        ModulePath      "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
        XkbDir          "/usr/share/X11/xkb"
EndSection

I updated the first path to /usr/lib/nvidia-313-updates/xorg and now, glxinfo and glxgears work and no crash so far.

However, glxgears has less than 60FPS. That is way too slow. So something is still wrong. But the output of glxinfo looks good:

az@acompneu 1016 (~) %glxinfo 
name of display: :0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.4
server glx extensions:
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, 
    GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGI_swap_control, 
    GLX_EXT_swap_control, GLX_EXT_swap_control_tear, 
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_EXT_buffer_age, GLX_ARB_create_context, 
    GLX_ARB_create_context_profile, GLX_EXT_create_context_es_profile, 
    GLX_EXT_create_context_es2_profile, GLX_ARB_create_context_robustness, 
    GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_NV_float_buffer, GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float, 
    GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, GLX_NV_multisample_coverage
client glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
client glx version string: 1.4
client glx extensions:
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address, GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_EXT_visual_info, 
    GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_EXT_import_context, GLX_SGI_video_sync, 
    GLX_NV_swap_group, GLX_NV_video_out, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, 
    GLX_SGI_swap_control, GLX_EXT_swap_control, GLX_EXT_swap_control_tear, 
    GLX_EXT_buffer_age, GLX_ARB_create_context, 
    GLX_ARB_create_context_profile, GLX_NV_float_buffer, 
    GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float, GLX_EXT_fbconfig_packed_float, 
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, 
    GLX_NV_present_video, GLX_NV_copy_image, GLX_NV_multisample_coverage, 
    GLX_NV_video_capture, GLX_EXT_create_context_es_profile, 
    GLX_EXT_create_context_es2_profile, GLX_ARB_create_context_robustness
GLX version: 1.4
GLX extensions:
    GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig, 
    GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGI_swap_control, 
    GLX_EXT_swap_control, GLX_EXT_swap_control_tear, 
    GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_EXT_buffer_age, GLX_ARB_create_context, 
    GLX_ARB_create_context_profile, GLX_EXT_create_context_es_profile, 
    GLX_EXT_create_context_es2_profile, GLX_ARB_create_context_robustness, 
    GLX_ARB_multisample, GLX_NV_float_buffer, GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float, 
    GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, GLX_NV_multisample_coverage, 
    GLX_ARB_get_proc_address
OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce 9600 GT/PCIe/SSE2
OpenGL version string: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 313.30
OpenGL shading language version string: 3.30 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
OpenGL extensions:
    GL_ARB_arrays_of_arrays, GL_ARB_base_instance, GL_ARB_blend_func_extended, 
    GL_ARB_clear_buffer_object, GL_ARB_color_buffer_float, 
    GL_ARB_compatibility, GL_ARB_compressed_texture_pixel_storage, 
    GL_ARB_conservative_depth, GL_ARB_copy_buffer, GL_ARB_copy_image, 
    GL_ARB_debug_output, GL_ARB_depth_buffer_float, GL_ARB_depth_clamp, 
    GL_ARB_depth_texture, GL_ARB_draw_buffers, 
    GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex, GL_ARB_draw_instanced, 
    GL_ARB_ES2_compatibility, GL_ARB_ES3_compatibility, 
    GL_ARB_explicit_attrib_location, GL_ARB_explicit_uniform_location, 
    GL_ARB_fragment_coord_conventions, GL_ARB_fragment_layer_viewport, 
    GL_ARB_fragment_program, GL_ARB_fragment_program_shadow, 
    GL_ARB_fragment_shader, GL_ARB_framebuffer_no_attachments, 
    GL_ARB_framebuffer_object, GL_ARB_framebuffer_sRGB, 
    GL_ARB_geometry_shader4, GL_ARB_get_program_binary, 
    GL_ARB_half_float_pixel, GL_ARB_half_float_vertex, GL_ARB_imaging, 
    GL_ARB_instanced_arrays, GL_ARB_internalformat_query, 
    GL_ARB_internalformat_query2, GL_ARB_invalidate_subdata, 
    GL_ARB_map_buffer_alignment, GL_ARB_map_buffer_range, GL_ARB_multisample, 
    GL_ARB_multitexture, GL_ARB_occlusion_query, GL_ARB_occlusion_query2, 
    GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object, GL_ARB_point_parameters, GL_ARB_point_sprite, 
    GL_ARB_program_interface_query, GL_ARB_provoking_vertex, 
    GL_ARB_robust_buffer_access_behavior, GL_ARB_robustness, 
    GL_ARB_sampler_objects, GL_ARB_seamless_cube_map, 
    GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects, GL_ARB_shader_bit_encoding, 
    GL_ARB_shader_objects, GL_ARB_shader_texture_lod, 
    GL_ARB_shading_language_100, GL_ARB_shading_language_420pack, 
    GL_ARB_shading_language_include, GL_ARB_shading_language_packing, 
    GL_ARB_shadow, GL_ARB_stencil_texturing, GL_ARB_sync, 
    GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp, GL_ARB_texture_buffer_object, 
    GL_ARB_texture_buffer_range, GL_ARB_texture_compression, 
    GL_ARB_texture_compression_rgtc, GL_ARB_texture_cube_map, 
    GL_ARB_texture_env_add, GL_ARB_texture_env_combine, 
    GL_ARB_texture_env_crossbar, GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3, 
    GL_ARB_texture_float, GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat, 
    GL_ARB_texture_multisample, GL_ARB_texture_non_power_of_two, 
    GL_ARB_texture_query_levels, GL_ARB_texture_rectangle, GL_ARB_texture_rg, 
    GL_ARB_texture_rgb10_a2ui, GL_ARB_texture_storage, 
    GL_ARB_texture_storage_multisample, GL_ARB_texture_swizzle, 
    GL_ARB_texture_view, GL_ARB_timer_query, GL_ARB_transpose_matrix, 
    GL_ARB_uniform_buffer_object, GL_ARB_vertex_array_bgra, 
    GL_ARB_vertex_array_object, GL_ARB_vertex_attrib_binding, 
    GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object, GL_ARB_vertex_program, GL_ARB_vertex_shader, 
    GL_ARB_vertex_type_2_10_10_10_rev, GL_ARB_viewport_array, 
    GL_ARB_window_pos, GL_ATI_draw_buffers, GL_ATI_texture_float, 
    GL_ATI_texture_mirror_once, GL_S3_s3tc, GL_EXT_texture_env_add, 
    GL_EXT_abgr, GL_EXT_bgra, GL_EXT_bindable_uniform, GL_EXT_blend_color, 
    GL_EXT_blend_equation_separate, GL_EXT_blend_func_separate, 
    GL_EXT_blend_minmax, GL_EXT_blend_subtract, GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array, 
    GL_EXT_Cg_shader, GL_EXT_depth_bounds_test, GL_EXT_direct_state_access, 
    GL_EXT_draw_buffers2, GL_EXT_draw_instanced, GL_EXT_draw_range_elements, 
    GL_EXT_fog_coord, GL_EXT_framebuffer_blit, GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample, 
    GL_EXTX_framebuffer_mixed_formats, 
    GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample_blit_scaled, GL_EXT_framebuffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, GL_EXT_geometry_shader4, 
    GL_EXT_gpu_program_parameters, GL_EXT_gpu_shader4, 
    GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays, GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil, 
    GL_EXT_packed_float, GL_EXT_packed_pixels, GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_point_parameters, GL_EXT_provoking_vertex, GL_EXT_rescale_normal, 
    GL_EXT_secondary_color, GL_EXT_separate_shader_objects, 
    GL_EXT_separate_specular_color, GL_EXT_shadow_funcs, 
    GL_EXT_stencil_two_side, GL_EXT_stencil_wrap, GL_EXT_texture3D, 
    GL_EXT_texture_array, GL_EXT_texture_buffer_object, 
    GL_EXT_texture_compression_dxt1, GL_EXT_texture_compression_latc, 
    GL_EXT_texture_compression_rgtc, GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc, 
    GL_EXT_texture_cube_map, GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp, 
    GL_EXT_texture_env_combine, GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3, 
    GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic, GL_EXT_texture_integer, 
    GL_EXT_texture_lod, GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias, GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp, 
    GL_EXT_texture_object, GL_EXT_texture_shared_exponent, 
    GL_EXT_texture_sRGB, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB_decode, GL_EXT_texture_storage, 
    GL_EXT_texture_swizzle, GL_EXT_timer_query, GL_EXT_vertex_array, 
    GL_EXT_vertex_array_bgra, GL_EXT_x11_sync_object, 
    GL_EXT_import_sync_object, GL_IBM_rasterpos_clip, 
    GL_IBM_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_KHR_debug, GL_KTX_buffer_region, 
    GL_NV_blend_square, GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_NV_copy_depth_to_color, 
    GL_NV_copy_image, GL_NV_depth_buffer_float, GL_NV_depth_clamp, 
    GL_NV_ES1_1_compatibility, GL_NV_explicit_multisample, GL_NV_fence, 
    GL_NV_float_buffer, GL_NV_fog_distance, GL_NV_fragment_program, 
    GL_NV_fragment_program_option, GL_NV_fragment_program2, 
    GL_NV_framebuffer_multisample_coverage, GL_NV_geometry_shader4, 
    GL_NV_gpu_program4, GL_NV_half_float, GL_NV_light_max_exponent, 
    GL_NV_multisample_coverage, GL_NV_multisample_filter_hint, 
    GL_NV_occlusion_query, GL_NV_packed_depth_stencil, 
    GL_NV_parameter_buffer_object, GL_NV_parameter_buffer_object2, 
    GL_NV_path_rendering, GL_NV_pixel_data_range, GL_NV_point_sprite, 
    GL_NV_primitive_restart, GL_NV_register_combiners, 
    GL_NV_register_combiners2, GL_NV_shader_buffer_load, 
    GL_NV_texgen_reflection, GL_NV_texture_barrier, 
    GL_NV_texture_compression_vtc, GL_NV_texture_env_combine4, 
    GL_NV_texture_expand_normal, GL_NV_texture_multisample, 
    GL_NV_texture_rectangle, GL_NV_texture_shader, GL_NV_texture_shader2, 
    GL_NV_texture_shader3, GL_NV_transform_feedback, GL_NV_vdpau_interop, 
    GL_NV_vertex_array_range, GL_NV_vertex_array_range2, 
    GL_NV_vertex_buffer_unified_memory, GL_NV_vertex_program, 
    GL_NV_vertex_program1_1, GL_NV_vertex_program2, 
    GL_NV_vertex_program2_option, GL_NV_vertex_program3, 
    GL_NVX_conditional_render, GL_NVX_gpu_memory_info, 
    GL_SGIS_generate_mipmap, GL_SGIS_texture_lod, GL_SGIX_depth_texture, 
    GL_SGIX_shadow, GL_SUN_slice_accum

204 GLX Visuals
    visual  x   bf lv rg d st  colorbuffer  sr ax dp st accumbuffer  ms  cav
  id dep cl sp  sz l  ci b ro  r  g  b  a F gb bf th cl  r  g  b  a ns b eat
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
0x021 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .   8  8  8  0 .  s  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 None
0x022 24 dc  0  32  0 r  y .   8  8  8  0 .  s  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 None
0x024 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .   8  8  8  8 .  s  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 None
...

Not sure if it would help, but I thought I had to install glx-alternative-nvidia. This doesn't work however:

root@acompneu:~# apt-get install glx-alternative-nvidia
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 glx-alternative-nvidia : Depends: glx-diversions (= 0.2.2)
                          Depends: glx-alternative-mesa
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

When playing around, got the message that nvidia-installer-cleanup package is not available. Maybe this is this bug but I'm not sure and also not sure how to fix that (and how it is working for other people).

This is Ubuntu 64bit raring with some NVIDIA card.

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G94 [GeForce 9600 GT] (rev a1)

I have tried several different NVIDIA drivers (304, 310, 313, all their update-variants + current) but it is always the same.

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