Mesa is a software library for 3D computer graphics that provides a generic Khronos-compliant OpenGL implementation for rendering three-dimensional graphics on multiple platforms.

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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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Mesa installation - Make process - Issue

I am trying to build and install MESA library in ubuntu 13.10.. In the make command, I am facing the following erros.. sathish@ubuntu:~/Desktop/layer_management-1_2/work/mesa/src/loader$ make -j 4 ...
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Black Screen after installing “mesa” library

I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. I haved installed mesa library using the apt-get command: sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa && sudo apt-get install libosmesa6 And Ubuntu doesn't boot after ...
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Where can i find a precompiled verson of the Mesa 3D Library?

I'm pretty new to the Ubuntu community and I was wondering what where I could find precompiled versions of the Mesa's librarys. I keep following instructions and I keep trouble shooting but i can ...
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Black screen after login when installing Mesa 10 from source

I wanted to update my Mesa version to 10.0, so I compiled it from source, installed it, rebooted and when I logged in, I had a black screen with only my mouse visible. I have reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Increasing the onboard graphic memory card for intel-Gm45 series

Recently I have upgraded my RAM modules to 2*4GB 800 Mhz dual-channels. I have 10GB swap space as well in my Ubuntu 12.04. Kinda weird that I don't have the options for manipulating the onboard ...
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Intel HD4000 and yet only OpenGL 3.0 (ubuntu 12.04)

I have a laptop with a Core i5-3317U CPU, which features a HD4000 chipset (http://ark.intel.com/fr/products/65707/intel-core-i5-3317u-processor-3m-cache-up-to-2_60-ghz), which normally supports OpenGL ...
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vdpau on Ubuntu 13.10 and mesa 9.2.1

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have a Radeon HD 4570 card and I want to use the hardware acceleration capabilities that were introduced with linux 3.10 in the mesa 9.2 So my question is: since I ...
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ubuntu 13.04 - Some radeon firmware files missing - low resolution problem

I have a MSI HD6870 video card and I'm using open source drivers. I have upgraded from kernel 3.8 to 3.11.0-031100 stable. After reboot I had low resolution problem, that is my maximum resolution is ...
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Now that Mesa 9.2 stable is a out, is there a way to upgrade to it in Ubuntu 13.04 without using unstable ppas?

I have a notebook with an AMD graphics card and I use it for games occasionally. The performance in Ubuntu 13.04 using open-source drivers is only OK, but I understand that mesa 9.2, combined with a ...
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“error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32” installing ATI drivers

I was following the instructions on section 3.2 of this page. Everything went well until step 8, which is to use sudo amdconfig --initial to create a new xorg.conf file, but I get the following ...
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Somehow, I've stoped OpenGL working

Somehow, I can no longer run anything that uses OpenGL. Any attempts to do so get the error Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0".. In /usr/lib I have LibGL.la, LibGL.so, LibGL.so.1 and ...
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OpenGL Warning not in mesa table

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a virtual machine. My host is: windows 7 64 bit machine i7-2630QM NVIDIA geforce gtx 460M graphics I have installed openGL, glut and mesa onto my Linux OS in the ...
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How to set up opengl on a dual graphics card laptop

I'm having trouble in getting newer version opengl. First, I get my graphics cards information using: lspci -nnk | grep VGA and it returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel ...
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ProSavage8 KM266/KL266 refuses to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to configure an old laptop, and this is driving me up the wall. I have spent at least ten hours trying solutions to no avail. I initally installed mesa 7.11, which did not work. I ...
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Mesa brokes down in Ubuntu 13.04 after installing gcc 4.8

I wanted to install gcc 4.8 from 4.7.3 with this following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-4.8-base after that gcc was ...
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no sound via HDMI using Xubuntu 13.04 32 bit AMD mesa 9.2

This question has perhaps been asked before but no clear solution seems to exist for me. I have a Radeon 6850 connected to my screen via HDMI. The picture is fine but I get no sound at all, not even ...
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glxinfo and steam detecting incorrect video driver (Ubuntu 12.04)

I've asked for help on the Steam discussion boards and on the Steam Github bug page and I was told to ask about this issue on an Ubuntu forum. Here are the links: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/...
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Intel HD 3000 'Gen6+ requires Kernel 3.6 or later.' Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.5

I have a Core i5 with an Intel HD 3000, and i use Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with kernel 3.5.0-18, and PPA xorg-edgers for video drivers. And i think after last update, apps are crashing a lot: VLC won't play ...
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After installing 'mesa', Ubuntu doesn't start up

Firstly, i've deleted /etc/X11/xorg.conf And then tried below command to install mesa on Ubuntu 12.04.2. sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa && sudo apt-get install libosmesa6 After reboot ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!” [duplicate]

Just recently upgraded to 13.04 and am having trouble running TF2 via Steam. Whenever I start Steam I get a dialog saying: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause ...
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No login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 after update

A few weeks back, I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) running Gnome-Shell, which happens to be a virtual machine running under VMware Player 5.0 on Windows 7. After the updates ...
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Package requirements (x11) were not met (set the environment variables)

So today I went to install Mesa - 9.0.1 from 01.org but wasn't sure how to compile it so I found a site that said you could convert the contents of .tar.gz files into .debs by using alien. So I ...
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upgrading libglu1-mesa to its latest version

Yesterday I needed to install freeglut3, and ubuntu was saying that it needed libglu1-mesa=8.0.4-0ubuntu0.2 while 8.1~git1206081121.640409~gd~p was to be installed. So in order I did apt-get install ...
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How can I tell if I'm using LLVMPIPE?

This question is directly based on a comment/question that can be read here. I have a netbook with a Radeon X1200 series (RS690M) that's using the radeon driver. Unfortunately, I'm experiencing ...
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Installing missing package that provides Xm/Xm.h

I'm compiling a software package that requires a header file. The header file is missing from my Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit) installation. During the compilation using make, gcc and gfortran, I receive ...
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Installing mesa-utils messes up video driver info

After I installed mesa-utils in order to get rid of the "Unknown Driver" message (see here) I got contradicting info about which driver is actually being used. "System Settings" says: Gallium 0.4 on ...
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what packages should I install in ubuntu 12.04 to fulfill opengl requirements for using nouveau driver?

I try to switch from nvidia to nouveau driver via script: !/bin/bash stop gdm rmmod nvidia sed -i "s/nouveau/nvidia/" /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf update-alternatives --set ...
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Software emulated OpenGL with higher version than my graphics card supports

I have an Intel GMA 950 chipset in my netbook. I want to learn how to write OpenGL shader programs with this fantastic tutorial and therefore need OpenGL 3.3. Sadly, my graphics card only supports ...
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Would a new Mesa driver help to fix WebGL problems?

Reading AskUbuntu and on the forums, I am trying to find out what to do about a WebGL and Google MapsGL problem (described in a Google forum thread starting at post #5). Specifically, Google's MapsGL ...
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Set ATI/AMD GPU Fan speed with MESA Driver

My video card's (Sapphire ATi Radeon HD 3650) temperature reaches 150°C in 5 minutes and then it stops working. I installed fglrx and it works now. I can even play 3D games for 5-30 minutes. If I use ...
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Is is possible to render ONLY Compiz with Unity3D using llvmpipe?

Basically, I have very poor 3D performance on everything OpenGL when using Unity3D. GLXGears gives me an average fps of 33FPS on Unity3D, while using Unity2D gives me an average of 58FPS. So, I was ...
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After installation of bumblebee: i386 OpenGL Apps stopped working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook (ASUS K53SV, i7-2670QM, Intel HD 3000, GeForce 540M). In order to save energy i've installed "bumblebee", a solution for Nvidia Optimus Technology on Linux. So ...
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error while installing mesa in command 'make linux-x86'

nir@nir:~/Downloads/mesa-8.0$ make linux-x86 make default make[1]: Entering directory `/home/nir/Downloads/mesa-8.0' make[2]: Entering directory `/home/nir/Downloads/mesa-8.0/src' Making sources for ...
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How do I install OpenGL 4+?

I've spent the past 3 days searching and can't find anything. I have an optimus setup with ironhide and a GT520M nVidia card; how do I install the latest version of OpenGL? I keep getting "...
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How do I install the lastest Mesa driver in 11.10?

I'm suffering from this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/829086 Does anyone know how to fix this from reading the comments on the bug? There is a proposed ...
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Monitor sometimes displays “no signal detected” on an HD4200

I'm using the default drivers (Mesa?) installed by default in Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that in sometimes the monitor image is unstable and when the system turn on the screensaver, the monitor ...
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libGL.so and gl.h not available from standard path [closed]

I've just done a fresh install of 11.10, + nvidia-current from xswat ppa (cause the current version shipped with ubuntu is broken for my gpu). Please take time for understanding each steps. I don't ...
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What Mesa and X.ORG version will Ubuntu 11.10 use

With only 2 months left, what version of Mesa and X.org will Ubuntu 11.10 use. I ask this because of the changes to Intel graphic cards in the latest ones.
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What is terminal command that can show OpenGL version?

So I want to find out which is my OpenGL version. I have access to Ubuntu via SSH. Which command shall I execute?