After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, I log in, but the unity desktop environment does not load. All I get is the desktop background, and occasionally an information window about an error with compiz shows up.
I had this before also with the final Beta, and could not find a solution.
When I try to restart unity from the
Ctrl + Alt + F1 console, with:
compiz (core) - Info: Loading plugin: core ... many more instructions here compiz (core) - Info: Unity is not supported by your hardware. Enabling software rendering instead (slow). ... many more instructions again compiz (core) - Info: Starting plugin: switcher Illegal instruction (core dumped)
I have the Nvidia gtx980 graphics card, and according to Ubuntu, the (open-source) Nvidia driver has been installed correctly, so, imo, Unity should be fully supported, but for some reason when Ubuntu tries to start Unity, it fails with the only information being
Please advise on any way I can fix this or debug it