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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Where's the screen to enable/disable 3d visual effects?

I just upgraded from 11.4 to 11.10 and my desktop effects (like wobbly windows) are gone (they are still enabled in the compiz-config thingy). So I'm looking for the window/screen that would let me ...
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No Unity 3d option on the login screen

I upgraded my ubuntu to 11.10 on day one but the unity 3d is not there as an option. I have User Defined, Recovery Mode and Ubuntu 2D. I've done this test /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p and all ...
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Ubuntu 3D fails with Nvidia [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 11.10. I was using 3D in 11.04 when I upgraded yesterday, but now it's not working right; windows doesn't refresh unless I manually move them. I tried reinstalling the drivers for my ...
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3D not working any more after adding xorg-edgers PPA

I updated my perfectly running laptop from 11.04 to 11.10. after the upgrade graphics started to act weird. It was a heavily modified system, so I thought that was probably the issue.. so I ...
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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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Slow/laggy desktop effects with Nvidia card

I've installed Oneiric from scratch (didn't upgrade), and I'm having troubles with desktop effects: Unity is very slow - whenever I click on the workspaces icon, I either get no animation, or the ...
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How do I enable 3d effects on a Sony Vaio E Series?

I have a sony Vaio E series Laptop [VPCEB24EN] with ATI Radeon Graphic card. I have installed ubuntu 11.10 and tried to activate the compiz effects. I am not able to activate the special effects [3D ...
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How to attach the unity menu applet to the gnome panel ?

Can someone please tell how to attach the Unity Menu Applet back to the Gnome Panel?
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How do I make Unity 3D work on my Dell D2400 desktop?

On my 11.10-running desktop, Unity 2d seems to work, Unity 3d does not. I ran a test, and here is what I got. Not software rendered: no Not blacklisted: no GLX fbconfig: ...
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Unity 3D on Live CD - Only 2D on install

Every time I log in, Unity switches to 2D instead of 3D. This is what I've been trying so far: Install proprietary drivers NVIDIA. unity --reset Install compiz effects Choose "Ubuntu" instead of ...
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Can I use fglrx if I disable my integrated graphics?

First of all: I love the new Ubuntu-Release. Sadly, I cant really use it. My Laptop has a i5-CPU, which comes with integrated graphics. It seems like there is no way at the moment to change the GPU ...
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3D game engine scriptable in lua

I searched for 3D game engine scriptable in lua language. I found some where cafu engine is looks good. What is the best and frequently used 3D game engine(lua language) I found a post here for 3D ...
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3D support for VirtualBox/VMwarePlayer guests?

I have been using VirtualBox VMs under Ubuntu for some time now, and, with the guest additions properly installed, the VMs always had 3D support - at least enough to run Unity in Natty. But, when ...
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Are there 3D effects on Xubuntu? (hardware-accelerated graphics)

Does the default XFCE's window manager offer any 3D eye candy? If it does, how do I enable it after installing the relevant drivers? I want to install Nouveau's experimental 3D driver (which worked ...
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Why does my screen flicker whenever I'm in a 3D program? [closed]

I just built a new computer and installed 11.04 on it. All was perfect for a few days, then this morning, SuperTuxCart and Minecraft (both 3d and the only 3d programs on this machine, coincidence?) ...
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NVIDIA Nouveau Driver: No more 3D acceleration?

After playing around with my drivers, my Nouveau driver no longer seems to support 3D acceleration: Compiz effects are gone, as are 3D gaming capabilities. Nouveau is still doing something correctly ...
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Is there an equivalent to Google Sketchup?

I would like to know the various tools available in Ubuntu similar to Google Sketchup. I dont like to install Sketchup using wine in Ubuntu.
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How do I install the experimental 3d Nvidia drivers?

they used to show up as available for download in Jockey/additional-drivers but now the option is no longer there.
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3D compiz effects choppy and slow. How to fix?

I have a ATI proprietary drivers but it makes the Unity 3D very slow except 2D. Like everything works but it runs a bit slow and choppy. You could even see it when you see the loading circles on the ...
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What 2D/3D engines and game SDKs are available?

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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A browser that supports css3 3d transforms?

I am doing web development on a Ubuntu machine (Lubuntu 10.10 more specifically), and wondered if there is a browser that I can install (in the repositories or otherwise) that has decent support for ...
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How to perform a detailed and quick 3D performance test

I am wondering how to quickly test performance of my 3D graphics. Since glxgears is not benchmark what should I use. Also glxgears sometimes stuck at 60FPS, you cannot even compare before/after driver ...
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How to install my video card to the VirtualBox (Ubuntu host, Windows guest)?

I'm using the Sun VirtualBox with Guest Additions, and I'm not able to run some applications that need a 3D video card support. The video card installed in the virtual box is "VirtualBox Graphics ...
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Which virtualization software supports 3D acceleration?

I want to run a virtualisation server on my notebook. When ever I log onto my notebook I want to be able to initialise a virtual machine and work with it. The virtual machine could be located off of ...
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How to install 3d support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm trying Natty and after an upgrade I received this message: "Sorry, you don't have 3d ...
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3D graphics don't work with Sis Mirage graphics chip

I wanted to test Ubuntu 11.04 on my fujitsu siemens esprimo mobile v5535 laptop but on first boot i get the message: "Sorry, you don't have 3d support, install it for your graphic hardware to get ...
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Best Graphics Card For Ubuntu [closed]

I am trying to find a useable graphics card which has support for compiz and the unity interface.
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How do I create a cube effect for PDF presentation transitions?

I already saw in the past some presentations made with a 'cube effect' transition, similar to the 3D-multiple desktop of Compiz. I heard 'Keynotes' on Mac OSX could do that. Is it possible to do the ...
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How to add nvidia-current drivers into an iso file with remastersys?

It is necessary to use 3D drivers with Unity Desktop 11.04. How can I create my own iso disk to burn it on usb drive for testing Unity. I have some problems to test unity in Virtual box also default ...
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What is the best 3D modeling and design program?

Hey i would love to get into 3D modeling and design and i was wondering if their were any alternatives to 3DS Max and other such programs for Ubuntu
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How to enable 3D in VMWare Player?

I want to test Unity in a VM using VMWare Player. I have already enabled 3D acceleration in the Display options and I have VMWare Tools installed. However, when I try to run Unity or when I try to ...
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Why doesn't 3d acceleration work?

Hello first of all and sorry if my english is hard to understand hehe I've been using Ubuntu since 9.04 and I used the 3d effects. But since the 9.10 version, the drivers stop working. I have a ...