Re: HELP! "Desktop effects could not be enabled" after upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10
Thank you. I was having the exact same problem. I figured it couldn't be the driver but was stumped to what it was. Here is the comment from above that fixes the issue.
Processor: Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.67GHz || Memory: 6144MB PC2-6400 RAM || GPU: GeForce 9800GTS
Sound: Sound Blaster X-Fi Fata1ity Gamer Pro || Hard Drive: >4 TB Total || Monitor: Two LG 22" Flatron Wide LCD Monitor