Re: Toolbar an launcher are no where to be seen.
The command you want is just: /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p # without the: "<-unity 3d test".
Please Post, as well:
This will show both what video card you have and the drivers used and available.
lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 vga
When in the blank desktop Screen in 12 .10, Right Click and select 'Change Desktop Background', then the 'All Settings' Tab, then the System> Software Sources Icon, and then the Additional Drivers Tab.
Choose which video driver to install and Activate it. Reboot and report how it goes.
"Better Solutions may bring Worsened Problems": After Lao Tse, b. circa 405BC. a contemporary of Confucius, who died circa 600BC.
They did things differently in those days, apparently!!