problem with nvidia geforce 8400 in ubuntu 8.10
i am a student and just switched to ubuntu 8.10 a week ago.
i am using nvidia geforce 8400 graphics card with 512 mb ram.
none of the visual effects worked on my pc. i installed nvidia-glx-180 from synaptic manager, but when i try for effects, it says "Desktop effects could not be enabled".
i then installed NVIDIA-Linux-x86-180.51-pkg1.run from nvidia site.but nothing happened.
i tried running "nvidia-xconfig".but invane.....
please help me...
i am waiting for the solution.
should i try ENVY?
i have core 2 quad.3gb ram.500gb hdd.and an AOC 19" square screen monitor.