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I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a T430s laptop that has a NVIDIA Optimus graphic card (NVS 5200M, 1GB). I tried to download and install the latest nvidia driver from here. After restart, I found out that Ubuntu is running in 2D mode!

I tried to uninstall the nvidia driver using --uninstall switch and also purged all nvidia packages. Still no luck! What should I do? I need the openGL feature of my graphic card.

Edit: The only temporary solution I found right now is to use Bumblebe according to here.

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First remove all Nvidia packages (if you haven't done so already):

sudo apt-get purge nvidia*

Then install the current Nvidia drivers:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

Reboot, and you're good to go.

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Thanks for the quick reply, but it did not work! –  ManiAm Aug 23 '13 at 14:20

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