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I just upgraded to 11.04. Now, after I log in all I get is the background and a cursor (which I can move, no panel, no desktop icons, etc.). Same thing happens if I select classic mode. I tried installing nvidia 173 drivers (instead of nvidia-current) and after that classic mode works again. However I don't want to be using so old graphics drivers (and I'd really like to try out Unity).

My machine is a Dell Precision M65 laptop which contains a GeForce 350M graphics card.

I'm not sure where to start looking for problems, as I'm only guessing that this is a graphics driver problem (usually a pretty solid guess). Any thoughts?

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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi May 26 '11 at 15:54

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! What to do with questions that describe known bugs? this has been reported on Launchpad and as such is now closed. – Marco Ceppi May 26 '11 at 15:54
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This seems to be an open bug: bug description

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