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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No Unity 3D in VirtualBox

I'm having trouble running Unity 3D in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VirtualBox. I tried enabling 3D acceleration, it still does not show 3D. Only 2D. I tried installing VBox Guest additions, won't show 3D. ...
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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Where to download the Cycles render engine?

I've installed Blender from Software Center, but it doesn't contain the Cycles render engine by default. Is it a different package or do I need to download Blender from a PPA?
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Tried 3D acceleration lost everything! Black screen

(Using Virtual Box 4.2.0, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit) Although the GuestAdditions and 3D acceleration instructions were meant for 4.2.4 and 4.2.6 I wanted to try them for 4.2.0. Now that I start the VM, I ...
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Does Pantheon work without 3d acceleration?

I installed Pantheon DE on my 12.04 laptop, which doesn't support 3d acceleration but Pantheon seems to don't work. How can I make it work?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity 3D running slowly

Okay so I have done a lot of research on this and I am pretty sure this is just me here but I have spent about two days now trying to get unity 3D to stop lagging so much during animations. The system ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Vmware 3D support [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 (host), and I am running window 7 in VMware Player (guest). When I run VMware it says 3D acceleration is not supported from host but when I check my settings in terminal it ...
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Strange artifacts in 3D programs on Mac

I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on my MacBook 7,1. Now, in any 3D program, strange rectangular artifacts cover some of the screen; they seem to be dependent on displayed objects. This is, of ...
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Side by side subtitles

Is there a video player in Linux that can display subtitles from a srt file correctly for side by side 3D video?
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Why isn't Unredirect Fullscreen Windows enabled by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does ‘Unredirect fullscreen Windows’ option in compiz improve performance for video playback? I'm a developer and even I had to use Google to find out what is wrong with ...
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Boot ubuntu 12.04 in 3D - nomodeset quiet splash install

I would like to enable 3D in Ubuntu 12.04. I recently tried to install ubuntu on a new computer. When the installation was complete and I rebooted the machine, I could only see a blank screen. ...
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Make Unity run in 3D mode on Ubuntu 12.04

My computer, a Samsung q330 with a Intel® Core™ i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz with 4 GB RAM, runs Unity in 2D mode. I have tried to see how to activate 3D mode, but I cant figure out how to do it and I am in ...
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Unity 3D doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit

Can't google out the solution through some time so I'm asking here. I have installed Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit Simple >>>my 3D stopped working after some kernel ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with Sis Vga 771/671 on Ubuntu 12.04

It's been a while since I configured a good resolution with my sis vga 771/671. How can I enable the 3D acceleration with this video card?
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Howto disable 3d effects/compiz on 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable llvmpipe rendering in Unity? What would be the best way to disable 3d effects/compiz on ubuntu 12.10 (quantal quetzal)? I found a way to disable some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 3D loads when booting from usb but not after install

So I was trying to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Q230 laptop. At first when I boot from Live USB it loads Unity 3D. I checked with : echo $DESKTOP_SESSION it says ubuntu. Also for the unity ...
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Google Earth stereoscopic 3D browsing

One of the things I like very much in Google Earth is Flight Simulator. It would be great if one could use a red-cyan glasses for 3D effect using stereoscopic (anaglyph) rendering. On Windows there ...
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Why can't I use Unity 3D on a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series with FGLRX drivers?

With a brand new install of 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron M5030, Unity 3D appears to load everything but the icons in the top left, and I am unable to click on anything. Unity 2D seems to works fine ...
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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 ...