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:
First, you need to reboot after installing the nvidia driver.
What happens when you run
Should look someting like this
You should see something like this:
Anyway, in your image I can see it says "standard experience" so your 3d acceleration is working. Try to open jockey:
It will tell you if your drivers are properly installed.