12.04 64-bit Desktop - Nvidia drivers fail to startx

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http://askubuntu.com – I'm getting started with Linux for the first time. I've installed 64 bit ubuntu desktop from the live CD. There have been some issues with booting after installation. But i've managed to get ubuntu to start, allbeit with a 480 resolution. I used the driver tool in settings to find the nvidia drivers and I've tried all 3 driver options that appear but after rebooting, I cannot startx. http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/mctwist2/ubuntu/20130915_11275... I have tried the default nouveau drivers, but terminal tells me that I have broken packages. Subsequently booted in rec (HowTos)