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X not working on new install of 12.04

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I've got a new install of 12.04 on a server in my lab. I can access the server remotely or through the non-X virtual terminals, but I can't get X to start properly. It has a NVIDIA GT200 [GeForce GTX 295]. I have tried uninstalling tnd then reinstalling the nvidia drivers (NB the nvidia proprietary drivers are currently uninstalled again since I thought it would be easiest to get things working with nouveau). I have also reinstalled both the nouveau and xserver-xorg packages. I have tried starting X both from a normal boot, via the failsafe mode, and from a virtual terminal using ' (Hardware)