Originally Posted by ilikenwf
That'd be because they start you out with the opensource nvidia driver. Then you installed the closed source one. Opensource doesn't support 3d, though...amongst many other things.
No, the driver is not opensource. "Included" doesn't mean included really, you just enable it in Ubuntu and it is then downloaded and installed. It's the same as here and closed source, only in a .deb package. Well, it doesn't actually matter much. What we really need is a working framebuffer within the official Nvidia linux driver. We have the right and freedom to have it