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i'm currently using ubuntu 11.10 and its a fresh install, i've already installed nvidia drivers through the terminal sudo apt-get install nvidia-current.. but ubuntu still cant detect my current video card, here's a photo:

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First, you need to reboot after installing the nvidia driver.

What happens when you run

gksu nvidia-settings

Should look someting like this

nvidia settings

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Try:

lspci | grep nV

You should see something like this:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation Device 1244 (rev a1)
01:00.1 Audio device: nVidia Corporation Device 0bee (rev a1)

Anyway, in your image I can see it says "standard experience" so your 3d acceleration is working. Try to open jockey:

gksu jockey-gtk

It will tell you if your drivers are properly installed.

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