Re: Jaunty terminal and update manager appear as white box.
Does this happen before manually editing xorg.conf?
I'm running nvidia here on Jaunty and I never had to touch the conf file.
The resolution was low until I installed the restricted driver and the upon restarting X I was up to full resolution.
Identifier "Default Screen"
Identifier "Default Device"
Option "NoLogo" "True"
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