Questions that relate to graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 3D images.

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(VRML) Files, How to Render

How can i render (VRML) Files. From here http://csi.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de/ak/immel/script/redirect.cgi?filename=http://csi.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de/ak/immel/tutorials/orbitals/vrml.html ...
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Why doesn't Unity 3D work?

I have a small problem. I have an Asus with a Nvidia GT630m k55vm and I want to install Ubuntu from a USB. I select try without installing, and it works perfectly with the effects of Unity 3D mode, ...
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Very Slow Framerates in Phoronix Tests

I am trying to setup my 3D graphics card. $ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV770 [Radeon HD 4850] [1002:9442] According to the ...
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How do I install additional drivers for the Intel HD3000 graphics card?

I have a Samsung notebook with Intel HD3000 graphics. I have been playing with Ubuntu, messing it up and then reinstalling from scratch. But I still can't get Unity 3D to work. At one point I think I ...
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Somes importants shorcuts of Blender does not work on Ubuntu

In Ubuntu (and Mint) some important shortcuts for Blender does not work. Alt + right click to select an edge loop (heavily used on all 3D softwares) doesn't work, a useless menu of Ubuntu pop up to ...
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Problem with my graphic card

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. However I'm having some problems with the graphic drivers. My graphic card is GeForce 7150m / nForce 630. I've installed a lot of updates, however I can only run ...
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Unity 3D and Gnome 3 aren't working

When I first got my laptop, Unity 3D worked fine. Then, suddenly, it stopped. Then, regardless of which desktop environment I chose, it booted Unity 2D. I tried installing my ATI/AMD graphics ...
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3d acceleration for acer travelmate 5740z

Hi I have installed ubuntu 12 and I wonder if there is 3d acceleration support for my graphic card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) ...
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No 3d support with dual video cards

I have a standard Intel Graphics card and one ATI Radeon HD 6490M. There is no support of 3d effects with my dual video cards? What could be the problem? My computer is a HP Probook 4530s with ...
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How can I enable Unity 3D on an FX5200 graphics card?

How can I change from Unity 2D to 3D on ubuntu 12.04? I am running an AMD NX2100 with 512k memory and NVIDIA FX5200 I've tried numerous cures/downloads/fixes noted within Ask Ubuntu, but when ever I ...
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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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For photography use, is Unity is overheating my laptop? Should I try OpenSuse instead?

I am a perfect noob here in the Linux world. Previously was using Windows 7. Mine is an HP laptop - Intel core2duo T5470 @ 1.60GHz × 2 / 965GM with 2GB RAM. I installed Ubuntu 12.04TLS and is quite ...
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Why are bugs responsible for big deficiencies in functionality given such low priority? [closed]

Well, first of all, change is inevitable and mostly good. Furthermore attempts at simplifying the User Interface such as Gnome 3, Unity to make Linux more inclusive hold much promise, even though they ...
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Why do I get an “OpenGL Warning” message after running Google Chrome through the Ubuntu terminal?

I just downloaded Google Chrome for Ubuntu 64-bit onto my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit OS (which is running as a guest as a VM on a Win 7 host). After it had installed, I opened up the terminal and typed ...
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How to test 3d acceleration?

I want to install and test 3d acceleration in Ubuntu 12. I have read these pages: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver ...
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Braid, Bastion showing black polygons

I just got the Humble Bundle 5 and am suffering severe graphical defects on Braid and Bastion. Both games run but do not display properly. Sound, mouse etc. work fine. Here are some screens of ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work with 3d acceleration in virtualbox

Running virtualbox on a pc. I have virtualization enabled in BIOS. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit on virtualbox without 3d acceleration enabled and it works fine, but when I enable it and restart, the ...
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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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Has anyone achieved to embed an interactive 3D model into a PDF with Ubuntu?

I've stumbled upon some 3D models embedded in a PDF, e.g. http://cic.nist.gov/vrml/cis/DesignData3.pdf However, with the recent adobe reader I am able to watch such PDFs and also view interactively at ...
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How do I enable WebGL support on an Intel NM10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use webgl on the last version of Chrome and Firefox but both say: Sorry, Your Browser doesn't support WebGL! lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation N10 Family DMI Bridge ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 despite the left panel POLI tray present, myunity says that unity turns in 2d

How do I enable unity 3d? I state that I have used the correct login to ubuntu to ubuntu and not 2d below the glxinfo stefano@WorkLinux:~$ glxinfo | grep render nvfx_screen_get_param:95 - Warning: ...
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Extremely low 3D perfomance

I recently bought a Radeon HD 6850 and installed a fresh version of 12.04 on my computer. It has 4GB RAM, a somewhat fast CPU and a suprisingly fast S-ATA HDD. However I noticed that my 3D ...
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Unity 3d not available on Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 4570 card

I have a Dell Studio 1555 with ATI Radeon HD 4570 card in it. Upon running Unity Support Test, it says Unity 3D is not supported. shantanu@GreenHead:~$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL ...
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Compiz Anaglyph plugin problems on 12.04

Well, I've had the Compiz Anaglyph plugin installed since I started working with Oneiric. It's worked SUPERBLY...that is, until I upgraded to Precise. All the other eyecandy I use for ubuntu works ...
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DRIconf for 12.04

I'm having problems on 3d acceleration on Ubuntu 12.04 that I hadn't have before on 11.10. I've an Intel HD graphics, what can I do?? I've downloaded DRIconf, I used it on 11.10 and it worked great. ...
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Is there any user-friendly nurbs modelling software

I can`t find nurbs software like Rhino 3d (or Moment of Inspiration) with: - ubuntu support - user friendly interface - iges, step, 3dm import-export
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Switch from Ubuntu 2D to Ubuntu

While loging in I chosed "Ubuntu" but when launch My Unity receive message "Ubuntu running in 2D mode..." and some options in compizConfig are disabled. I am instaled ati radeon proprietary driver and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 3D [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I tell if Ubuntu supports hardware-accelerated graphics on my laptop? In My sony Vaio, the graphic card is 'Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV710 [Mobility ...
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Best video cards for 3 monitors? [closed]

I am looking to purchase a new video card and I want to run three LCDs side-by-side. I normally would buy NVidia, but from what I have read, ATI is the leader in multi-monitor with their Eyefinity ...
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Can I convert a 2D video to 3D?

Is it possible to convert a 2D video to 3D on Linux? There are several ways on Windows, one is using an AviSynth script. I tried opening the script with avconv.exe and VirtualDub with Wine and ...
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how to enable Ubuntu 3D desktop effects? [closed]

when I start ubuntu session starts in 2D only, I have installed the latest drivers nvidia. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300] (rev a1)
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Pixel Shader to OpenGL converter

I am running ubuntu 11.10 on my computer and I would like to emulate a wii. I have a wii emulator running successfully on ubuntu, but it requires pixel shader. I am most sure that my graphics card has ...
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Unity 3D Launcher Color/Transparency with MyUnity 3.0

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS beta. I installed MyUnity 3.0 to be able to control the color and opacity of the launcher to override the whole chameleon idea. So far it seems the transparency setting works ...
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3D acceleration is not possible for Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion?

I have installed VMware Fusion 4.1.2 in my MacBook Pro, and installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a virtual machine. I have tried to enable the 3d acceleration, via Virtual Machine -> Settings -> Display ...
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How to get Autocad working with Wine?

I am trying 3 years now installing Autocad,*3ds Max* and Revit architecture on Ubuntu with wine! Every year I am very optimistic 'cause I see the new wine versions already improved. So, now I am ...
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How to play a 3d video properly?

I have a video in mkv format that shows two identical separate videos together, and not one over the other in vlc. On windows, I am able to play it adjusting deep, 3d mode (red cyan, with 3d TV and ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 ati x1300 3d support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I have acer aspire 5100 and graphic card ati x1300.My graphic card supports 3D but ubuntu doesn't.I researched a lot but i ...
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Nvidia geforce 6150-unity 3d won't work

The Nvidia Geforce 6150 does not work with Unity. What should I do to fix it? I am using Ubuntu 11.10.
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3d acceleration under kvm

Hey guys I'm new to kvm and virt-manager. Recently I've been trying testing the new ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2 and found unity3d in a unacceptable speed. After some googleing, I found it may be the ...
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How to render 3D models as SVG vector graphics? (planar projection)

This image (original SVG from Wikipedia, public domain) was created using the following procedure: Create a 3D model in Google sketchup Export as PDF Import in Inkscape Save as SVG Is there a ...
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Does Ubuntu support 3D monitors?

A couple of manufacturers are coming out with 3D monitors, primarily useful in gaming. It looks to me like they broadly rely on proprietary Windows drivers to work. Am I right? Are there existing ...
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Is there a straight forward 3D sketch tool capable of producing wireframe vector images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to render 3D models as SVG vector graphics? (planar projection) Inkscape features a nice mode to create isometric projections of three dimensional images. The ...
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Help with Graphics Card - GeForce 9500

Bad quality video on Internet! I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my machine that is an AMD Athlon x2 5000+ 4 gb ddr3 GeForce 9500 GT/PCI/SSE2 When I play some video on Internet, like you-tube, in 480 ...
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One SSD, two computers (with different video cards). Best approach for video drivers?

I have a single SSD I dual-boot with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 11.10. I switch this drive daily between two computers. One is a laptop with integrated Intel graphics. The other is a desktop with an NVIDIA ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with an Nvidia Geforce GT 540M

I have NVIDIA Geforce GT 540M. I have a problem with "3D acceleration". Every game I install tells me "you don't have 3D acceleration". What can I do to enable 3D acceleration on my computer?
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How to enable 3D acceleration under VMware workstation 8?

I saw there are similar questions, but I don't think they answer exactly my questions. Did anyone managed to get 3D acceleration work under VMWare workstation 8? I have VMware 8.01 installed on ...
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Cannot enable unity 3D effects on Alienware M14x

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed and updated on my Alienware M14x. I have the nVidia Geforce 555M proprietary driver installed. But still I cannot enable the unity 3d effects. Please help me with this. ...
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How add panel 3d unity in gnome shell (not panel 2d unity)

How to add panel 3d unity in gnome shell, not panel 2d unity.
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Ubuntu 3D not working [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 on Virtualbox 4.1.4 with an i7 dual-core MacBook Pro 15" and 8 GB RAM. While Ubuntu 11.04 was running fine with the 3d option, the new 11.10 version is not working.