3d unity dont work

Asked by walid amin on 2012-08-29

hi,
im new to ubuntu, i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop and everything seems to be normal ,but i just can't get 3d unity to work, even the compiz comfig manger don/t make any change to my desktop :(
i have AMD Athlon and vga : Nvidia GeForce FX 5700
i don't know what is the problem, or maybe my geforce don't support 3d!! any help plz

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
#1

Can you give the output of:

sudo lshw -C display; lsb-release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep nvidia

Thanks

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walid amin (mafia-spider) said :
#2

mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo lshw -C display; lsb-release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep nvidia
[sudo] password for mafiaspider:
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: NV36.2 [GeForce FX 5700]
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
       version: a1
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 66MHz
       capabilities: pm agp agp-3.0 vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=nvidia latency=248 maxlatency=1 mingnt=5
       resources: irq:19 memory:e4000000-e4ffffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff memory:e5000000-e501ffff
No command 'lsb-release' found, did you mean:
 Command 'lsb_release' from package 'lsb-release' (main)
lsb-release: command not found
Linux mafiaspider-desktop 3.2.0-30-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 24 17:14:09 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
ii nvidia-173 173.14.35-0ubuntu0.2 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library
rc nvidia-173-updates 173.14.35-0ubuntu0.2 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library
ii nvidia-common 1:0.2.44 Find obsolete NVIDIA drivers
rc nvidia-current 295.40-0ubuntu1.1 NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library
ii nvidia-settings 295.33-0ubuntu1 Tool of configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver
ii nvidia-settings-updates 295.33-0ubuntu1 Tool of configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
#3

Try:

sudo dpkg -P nvidia-current
sudo apt-get --purge remove nvidia-settings nvidia-settings-updates
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

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walid amin (mafia-spider) said :
#4

mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg -P nvidia-current
[sudo] password for mafiaspider:
(Reading database ... 171447 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing nvidia-current ...
Purging configuration files for nvidia-current ...
update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-30-generic-pae
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get --purge remove nvidia-settings nvidia-settings-updates
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  nvidia-settings* nvidia-settings-updates*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
After this operation, 4,301 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 171445 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing nvidia-settings ...
Purging configuration files for nvidia-settings ...
Removing nvidia-settings-updates ...
Purging configuration files for nvidia-settings-updates ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get --purge autoremove
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  screen-resolution-extra*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
After this operation, 127 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 171381 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing screen-resolution-extra ...
Purging configuration files for screen-resolution-extra ...
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get clean
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get clean
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  nvidia-settings screen-resolution-extra
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  nvidia-current nvidia-settings screen-resolution-extra
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 34.4 MB of archives.
After this operation, 101 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/restricted nvidia-current i386 295.40-0ubuntu1.1 [33.4 MB]
Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main screen-resolution-extra all 0.14ubuntu2 [12.8 kB]
Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main nvidia-settings i386 295.33-0ubuntu1 [926 kB]
Fetched 34.4 MB in 49s (701 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package nvidia-current.
(Reading database ... 171363 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking nvidia-current (from .../nvidia-current_295.40-0ubuntu1.1_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package screen-resolution-extra.
Unpacking screen-resolution-extra (from .../screen-resolution-extra_0.14ubuntu2_all.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package nvidia-settings.
Unpacking nvidia-settings (from .../nvidia-settings_295.33-0ubuntu1_i386.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up nvidia-current (295.40-0ubuntu1.1) ...
INFO:Enable nvidia-current
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/nvidia-common/quirks/dell_latitude
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/nvidia-common/quirks/put_your_quirks_here
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/nvidia-common/quirks/lenovo_thinkpad
DEBUG:Processing quirk Latitude E6530
DEBUG:Success
INFO:Applying quirk Latitude E6530
DEBUG:{'Files': {}, 'Vendor': {}, 'Monitor': {}, 'Screen': {0: ['\tIdentifier "My Screen"\n', '\tOption "RegistryDwords" "EnableBrightnessControl=1"\n']}, 'Module': {}, 'SubSection': {}, 'DRI': {}, 'InputDevice': {}, 'Extensions': {}, 'InputClass': {}, 'ServerLayout': {}, 'Device': {0: ['\tIdentifier "My Card"\n', '\tDriver "nvidia"\n', '\tOption "NoLogo" "True"\n']}, 'VideoAdaptor': {}, 'Comments': {}, 'ServerFlags': {}, 'Modes': {}}
DEBUG:Creating /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-nvidia-current-latitude-e6530.conf
DEBUG:Processing quirk ThinkPad T420s
DEBUG:Success
INFO:Applying quirk ThinkPad T420s
DEBUG:{'Files': {}, 'Vendor': {}, 'Monitor': {}, 'Screen': {0: ['\tIdentifier "My Screen"\n', '\tOption "RegistryDwords" "EnableBrightnessControl=1"\n']}, 'Module': {}, 'SubSection': {}, 'DRI': {}, 'InputDevice': {}, 'Extensions': {}, 'InputClass': {}, 'ServerLayout': {}, 'Device': {0: ['\tIdentifier "My Card"\n', '\tDriver "nvidia"\n', '\tOption "NoLogo" "True"\n']}, 'VideoAdaptor': {}, 'Comments': {}, 'ServerFlags': {}, 'Modes': {}}
DEBUG:Creating /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-nvidia-current-thinkpad-t420s.conf
Loading new nvidia-current-295.40 DKMS files...
First Installation: checking all kernels...
Building only for 3.2.0-30-generic-pae
Building for architecture i686
Building initial module for 3.2.0-30-generic-pae
Done.

nvidia_current:
Running module version sanity check.
 - Original module
   - No original module exists within this kernel
 - Installation
   - Installing to /lib/modules/3.2.0-30-generic-pae/updates/dkms/

depmod.........

DKMS: install completed.
Setting up screen-resolution-extra (0.14ubuntu2) ...
Setting up nvidia-settings (295.33-0ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: warning: alternative /usr/lib/nvidia-settings-updates/ld.so.conf (part of link group nvidia_settings_conf) doesn't exist. Removing from list of alternatives.
update-alternatives: warning: /etc/alternatives/nvidia_settings_conf is dangling, it will be updated with best choice.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/nvidia-settings/ld.so.conf to provide /etc/ld.so.conf.d/nvidia_settings.conf (nvidia_settings_conf) in auto mode.
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
mafiaspider@mafiaspider-desktop:

then i restart ,but still nothing changes :( does my system support 3d unity or no? how can i know that?

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samuel (samuel-h) said :
#5

can you post output of the glxinfo command?

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