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instinct46
September 19th, 2009, 02:36 PM
An hour ago I was viewing my setting and noticed 3D Acceleration wasn't working on my machine but OpenGL was. I thought I could solves this through installing drivers for NVIDIA from their website, which caused a lot of problems.

I un-installed the nvidia 1.80 drivers from my ubuntu and was back to my old setting which made me happy, but now when I check my settings 3D Acceleration is enabled & OpenGL DirectDraw is failing =/

Only thing that I can think of is that I've installed over the ubuntu nvidia drivers and then when I've un-installed it, I've removed something which shouldn't of been removed :(

I would really appreciate quick and simple answers as I'm currently running the internet of a USB Broadband (Just moved house), and while it has around 9GB left on it, its works.

cpu: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.50GHz
cpu_ghz: 2.51
memory: 497
videocard_manufacturer: NVIDIA Corporation
videocard_type: GeForce 6200/AGP/SSE2
videocard_ram: 256
agp_aperture_size: N/A
videocard_driver_version: 2.1.2 NVIDIA 180.44
soundcard: SiS SI7012 with ALC650F at irq 1
soundcard_driver: ALSA Version 1.0.18
machine_bitness: 32
kernel: 2.6.28-11-generic
x_version:
distro: Debian 5.0
GUI version: 6.0