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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Virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 - 3d acceleration not working

I have recently upgraded my virtualbox ubuntu version from 12.x to 14.04. After the installation I installed the virtualbox guest additions and turned on 3d Acceleration within virtualbox settings ...
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Android Game Development Using Blender 3d or OGRE 3d

Good Morning, I am Ubuntu lover and want to design 3d games for my android smart phone. Though i have searched lot over google and found that two powerful game development software like Blender3d and ...
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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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14.04 vbox guest crashes on login if 3d acceleration is enabeld

using virtualbox 4.3.14 r95030 and matching vbox additions in guest (ubuntu 14.04). guest instance crashes right after login, if 3d acceleration is enabled for guest os: "unknown software exceprion ...
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Installing Ogre3D in Ubuntu 13.04 x64?

I'm using code::blocks. I'm a C++ developer, and I need Ogre3D for a project I'm working on. I've heard of Ogre before, and the demo applications are impressive, so I have decided to use it. THe ...
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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 14.04 with 3D acceleration on virtual box freezes after save state

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in Virtual Box with 3D acceleration enabled. When I save the state of the machine and then resume from that saved state, the system is completely unresponsive. I'm unable ...
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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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JavaFx 3D does not run on Ubuntu 14.04

When trying to run the *javaFX 3D demo on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Gallium 0.4 on AMD REDWOOD, Java JDK 8u5), I get the fellowing error message: Executing ...
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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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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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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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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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3D Stereoscopic with nVidia

I have a 3D compatible tv (over HDMI) and a nVidia GTX660 (should be 3D compatible and has a HDMI port). Can I make things in 3D? (Watch a movie in mkv, playMinecraft with stereoscopic MOD...) Thank ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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I am a Sixth Form student who needs to use 3D CAD software for my project. Any clue on how to do this?

I have been given Windows running copies of the software, but am unsure as to whether there is a reliable, safe way to run the software without ruining the security and reliability of my distro. I no ...
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How does one run Unity 3D (the full free version) in Ubuntu Studio?

How does one install Unity 3D (the full free version) on Ubuntu? I have tried to run the program through Wine 64-bit, and I get this message every time: Error initializing license system. Please ...
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What is a good point-and-click way to draw simple dot and line 3D graphs?

I'd like to draw simple, 3D dot and line graphs like the following: I would prefer the resulting images to be rotatable. I am aware of coded solutions such as TikZ, but I want something more fluid ...
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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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Trusty Tahr in VirtualBox on Yoga 2 Pro Running Very Slowly [duplicate]

So I've followed the steps from the following link (and many similar ones): Why does a Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox run very, very slowly? And I have two main problems. My VM running Ubuntu is ...
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Some problem about Compiz and GTK on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer : i3/4G/750G/VGA Intel HD3000 & 1GB NVidia with CUDA GT540M. I've some problems with Ubuntu 14.04 : Does Ubuntu 14.04 support Emerald Theme Manager? ...
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VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
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Google Earth-Unsupported graphics card

I've just installed Google Earth on my PC,which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I open Google Earth,a window pop-ups and says:"Unsupported Graphics Card Your graphics card does nor meet the minimum spec ...
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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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3D Graphics / HD Video

Are there advantages of 3D graphics and HD video if I am not using my computer for those purposes? My work is mostly text based (and audio). The 3D environment of Ubuntu Desktop is uncomfortable for ...
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How to view 3D PDF files?

Is it possible to view 3D models with PDF documents? There are a number of PDFs which contain detailed 3D models such as this example: ...
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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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Why X is relying on software instead of hardware with “nomodeset” kernel parameter for 3D acceleration?

My laptop is an ASUS K55N with AMD A8-4500M Trinity APU and integrated Radeon HD 7640G. Yesterday I tried at least 8 live sessions from different distros (slackware based, gentoo based, arch based, ...
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drivers for ati 3000 graphics

I am currently using a system with integrated mother board graphics of Radeon 3000 graphics, and I am facing a severe problem of Ubuntu's INCOMPATIBILITY with 3d graphics on Chrome. For example, ...
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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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How can I make Ubuntu (preferably gnome desktop) be 3d?

By 3D I mean anaglyph 3d with 3d glasses like the red and blue ones. I've seen some ways to do this but they are at least two years old. I'm using ubuntu gnome 14.04. I'm using nvidia 330m, but by all ...
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3d setttings on ubuntu 14.04LTS

ALAS! i cannot operate any 3d application on linux ubuntu 14.04 LTS i have tried many applications on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but they are not supported check this out this one ...
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14.04 and ATI HD 4890 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with fglrx 8.960. I've locked this version because updates won't enable 3D acceleration, i.e. unity would switch to 2D mode and my steam games won't launch. AFAIK, AMD has ...
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Use Compiz to Render 3d Anaglyph

I recently found out that compiz has or rather had a plugin which can be used to render the desktop in 3d Anaglyph. But all the ppas are very old and don't work on trusty. I wanted to know where can I ...
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Ubuntu is using Intel Compatible controller instead of NVidia

I'm trying to run Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm having the following error: [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> at ...
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Can't get 3D vision working

I have a new graphic card and wanted to enjoy 3D movies, however I can't get 3D vision to work with my setup. I tried many tutorials, without results. Here are the informations I can provide: ...
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nvidia 3d vision kit enabling

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and successfully installed the nvidia driver for my gtx 550ti gpu... my question is, how do I enable the 3d vision since my monitor is 3d capable and I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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3D game engines in ubuntu

I know this must be one of the many question around the same topic. But, i want clear mind and new eyes in this. I am beginning to grasp java for game development for pc and tablet; i cant use ...
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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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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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OpenGL warnings with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a VirtualBox Guest under Windows7

I have been using 12.04 as a guest on my laptop for quiet some time now and it works flawlessly. Today a colleague asked me about the 3D performance of the guest. It never came in my mind to use ...
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Window manager affects 3d performance - how to work around it?

I learned the hard way that enabling compositing VM will affect 3d performance. What can I do today to be able play games on linux with no performance penalty? I guess I could create user with ...
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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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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 run mupen 64 in a 6GB pen drive

I have an old Acer Aspire 7110 laptop, and it has no Hard-drive. I am planning on running Ubuntu in a !6 GB pen drive, as I have done with other Linux distros. But, my question is: Will I be able ...
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Virtualbox doesn't detect 3D on Ubuntu host?

When I try to enable 3D acceleration in guests, I receive this warning: can someone help me?