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I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and installed nVidia driver 'current'. But on restart, the launcher icons went missing. The screen size reduced to 1024x768. I am able to right click on the blank desktop and create a folder and an empty document, but how do I launch applications to fix this ?

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Try to type Alt + F2, search for "Software sources" go to "Additional drivers" tab and select driver for your nVidia. Restart computer and may work. Worked for me.

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  • The Dash meaning the left-hand side launcher ?
    – EPQRS
    Nov 21, 2012 at 12:35
  • Yes, try to run dash by typing Alt + F2
    – StandDuPp
    Nov 21, 2012 at 12:36
  • Yes, it worked. Thanks. But Im still going to re-install Ubuntu for another reason.
    – EPQRS
    Nov 21, 2012 at 12:40
  • I re-installed Ubuntu and installed the nVidia driver. This time ALT+F2 doesn't pop up anything.
    – EPQRS
    Nov 24, 2012 at 9:48
  • Windows button ?
    – StandDuPp
    Nov 24, 2012 at 10:24

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