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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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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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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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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5answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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5answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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 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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0answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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 ...