Questions that relate to computer-based generation of digital images—mostly from two-dimensional models (such as 2D geometric models, text, and digital images) and by techniques specific to them.

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How To Enable Glamor On Ubuntu?

How do I enable Glamor mode which accelerates 2D graphics with OpenGL on Ubuntu? See Choose acceleration method on Arch Linux wiki.
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2d - 3d modes query

after running the echo $DESKTOP_SESSION i see that it says that 3D mode is not supported on my system. What I am wondering if this is because of a driver issue or a hardware issue? I am running an ...
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ubuntu 12.04 2D hibernatization

I'm pretty noob in linux OS. I chose ubuntu to start with, because is most user friendly. But i can't make him go to hibernate. I have 2 gb RAM and 4 gb SWAP, i follow the instructions to enable ...
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Can I develop a 2D game with just QML? [closed]

I have a bit of interest in developing for Ubuntu Touch (I have little to no real coding experience also), but my main interest is trying to develop a 2D game. From my understanding, I would either ...
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Switching to ubuntu 2d problem

I cant switch to Ubuntu 2d at Ubuntu 11.10 There are only two options and they are: "-Ubuntu -XBMC Media Center" Is this the result of installing xbmc? How can I fix it?
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just dash, activate just dash

Is it possible to activate only dash without whole launcher? Generally, am need command to launch unity 2d dash and make launcher. Is this possible? And is it possible to install unity 2d in 12.10?
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Ubuntu 2D or gnome classic (no effects)

Is gnome classic (no effects) noticeably faster than ubuntu 2D? Should I use it, since I only have 1Gb of ram? Also, you can only move the unity bar to the bottom in unity 3D right? Thanks in ...
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Unity bar doesn't hide

After switching the 'auto hide' function on and off under behaviour in appearance settings, the Unity bar doesn't automatically hide anymore! It's always visible at the left side! Here is a ...
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Drivers for NVIDIA 520M not working

I know this is nominally a duplicate question, but I've read the other questions and haven't been able to fix my problem after many hours and attempts, so please don't delete it. Also, it seems like ...
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NO 3D after installing updates on fresh Ubuntu 12.04

I've just purchased my laptop HP Pavilion G7-1390ED. My Graphic card is AMD Radeon HD7450M with 1gb ram. First after i installed ubuntu 12.04 3D was working fine, but after installing other updates ...
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multiple monitors only work with unity 2d [closed]

The only way for me to get three monitors to work is to degrade down to Unity 2D with xinerama. When only one screen is up i.e. two monitors are working with twinview, I am able to use Unity 3D. I'd ...
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after Bios screen appears, the purple screen appears with a red circle and a white line through it, saying cannot load Ubuntu 2D

After the Bios screen appears, the purple screen appears and says, "cannot load Ubuntu2D" Log off. Logging off is my only option. I am operating on a Dell Insoirion 11.10 Ubuntu system. I deleted the ...
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Compiz in Precise 12.04 - Unity 2D [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make Unity 2D launcher icons smaller? I'm looking to be able to tweak some things in Unity 2D. I have an older machine with a Celeron M 2.2GHz and only 2GB ...
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Why is Unity 2D running so much faster on system with ATI 6770?

I'm new to Linux in general. I installed 11.10 the other day, and began enjoying. I've noticed, however, that when I choose "Ubuntu" from the login menu (vs "Ubuntu 2D), the system runs noticeably ...
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Play video in VirtualBox guest

I am installing Windows 7 today with Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 as a VirtualBox guest. Can Ubuntu (as a guest) play 2D videos within VirtualBox? Is there anything I need to install or enable? I remember ...
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11.10 suddenly became 2d

After today's update ubuntu became 2d despite the fact that I logged in under "ubuntu" not "ubuntu 2d". Also some other issues appeared (e.g. my shortcuts rolled back, num pad doesn't work, caps lock ...
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What does 'Use OpenGl' do under Unity 2D?

In Dconf, schema com.canonical.Unity2d has a key named 'use-opengl'. Under description it says 'Whether to render the graphics into an OpenGl viewport'. But does it make any changes on how the desktop ...
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Display is wrong at startup until I click on “display” then it's fine? -dual montors Unity 2D

My display is wrong after it reboots. I then go to "displays" and without touching anything else it fixes itself. I then close out the "display" function and the resolutions are correct and the ...
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Unity 2D icons in upper-right, click-and-hold

I'm not sure if this is a bug or by design. I just recently installed a clean 11.10 (well, preserving my old home partition from 10.10). For the icons in the upper right (for me, Dropbox, Sound, ...
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How to enable Unity 3D on an Nvidia Quadro 1000M

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop, which has a Nvidia Quadro 1000M graphics card. At login, I chose the 3D version of Ubuntu, but somehow my laptop doesn't support this and switches to Unity 2D ...
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Are there any 2D alternatives to Unity?

I'm just wondering if there are any 2D alternatives to Unity (excluding KDE, XFCE, LXDE, etc.) that have a modern look to them. I like Unity (since I'm newer to Ubuntu) but I just think an ...
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Which free 2D game engine for Ubuntu is the best choice for me?

Which free game engines on Ubuntu would be the best choice for me to create 2D games. The engine should not be too hard to use and support multiplayer if possible. I'd use it to create games with ...
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2d story maker?

I wonder if there is a software that enable you to easily build characters and make a story in 2d (without even drawing or rigging them). For instance, that provides you a complete character, like a ...
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What 2D/3D engines and game SDKs are available? [closed]

What 2D/3D engines and game development SDKs are available that run natively on Ubuntu? Please limit one engine/sdk per answer - and include why you enjoy the engine/sdk.
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What is the best 2D driver for GeForce4 MX 440?

I still haven't upgraded to the latest version of ubuntu because of poor support for this video card. What is the recommended upgrade path to ensure maximum 2D performance?
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What program is good for designing a poster?

Im trying to make people on my school use Ubuntu, so the school gave me 4 computers, now i've set them up and the computers work great... however, nobody seem to be able to use them, because of their ...