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I have just installed Ubuntu and I am very pleased, however I have two problems:
I don't have Unity so ran the test and I have been told:

Not software rendered: no
GLX texture from pixmap: no
Unity supported: no

I really want Unity but due to this I am unaware on what to do.

Also, when downloading software in Ubuntu Software Center it will not let me download apps. It comes up with

waiting for apt-get to exit

is there anything I need to do so I can download these?
I have the PNY GTX560 and no, I haven't installed any drivers yet as I didn't know I had to.

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where do i find the additional drivers? –  evankwh Sep 17 '11 at 20:00

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Have a look at additional drivers and see if there is a driver that you can install/activate. Always choose the suggested one to start with.

System -> Admin -> Additional drivers.

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Mine looks like this:

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Yours should have 1 or 2 nVidia drivers in it. After you select it it will prompt for your password, install the driver and tell you to reboot. After you do it should automatically switch from Classic to Ubuntu. If not log out and after selecting your user name look at the bottom for a drop down box where you can choose classic and ubuntu.

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i click activate and: –  evankwh Sep 17 '11 at 20:13
    
SystemError: E:I wasn't able to locate file for the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. This might mean you need to manually fix this package appears it wont let me download apps or do much it seems atm –  evankwh Sep 17 '11 at 20:14
    
got everything to work now so chuffed thanks guys –  evankwh Sep 18 '11 at 8:10

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