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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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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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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“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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Is there a GUI for configuring the Radeon Open Source Drivers and Mesa 3D similar to Catalyst Control Center?

Is it possible to change the settings of the radeon open source drivers and Mesa 3D graphics library? I am thinking of something similar to Catalyst Control Center that would allow me to control ...
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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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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 virtual ...
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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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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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How do I install the latest Mesa release?

Which is the preferred way to install the latest stable version of Mesa on Ubuntu? I believe that would be a PPA, but not the bleeding-edge one like xorg-edgers. I would like to see a PPA that ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!”

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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Broken OpenGL: Wrong GLX renderer in glxinfo and inxi (Nvidia instead of Intel)

I have spent all day trying to resolve this issue, I hope someone in this friendly forum can help: I am running the following setup: Distribution: Ubuntu 14.04.01 Kernel: 3.13.0-43-generic ...
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higan says that OpenGL 3.2 is not available, but I should have 3.3

I am running Trusty with gnome in crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook 2. I installed higan, and it reports: "Error: OpenGL 3.2 is not available." I googled this, and apparently the problem may be related ...
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Where to get latest stable Mesa?

Atm the only choice we got is between Mesa which ships with Ubuntu (it's outdated before release) or one from Oibag PPA which is latest git development branch (very unstable). What about latest ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't install mesa-common-dev

I can't install this package, it gives me an error, this is the output from terminal: ➜ ~ sudo apt-get install mesa-common-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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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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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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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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dependency problem when installing any opengl dev packages on 15.04 (or 14.10)

Background: Currently running kubuntu 15.04, have run into the same problem on a previous install of 14.10 that led to the upgrade. I'd like access to a appropriate opengl header file (GL/gl.h) and ...
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Couldn't bind mesa with vis5d+

Problem: I am trying to link mesa with vis5d+ mesa is installed under this directory: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa when I run ipc@ipc-ThinkPad-X240:~/Downloads/vis5d+-1.3.0-beta$ ./configure it ...
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installing mesa after configuration process

I am a new user of Ubuntu and I am trying to install mesa in my Ubuntu. When I try to install mesa it gives this message: [install-recursive] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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How to use a never library on Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I have originally installed libxcb version 1.8.1 from package, but I need a newer version, because I need it to use the new mesa. I have compiled it from git with ...
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“gl31.h not found, please install gl31.h” but libgles2-mesa-dev includes it

I recently changed my OS to Ubuntu to use some open source based on GCC compiler. However, after installing NVIDIA Cuda 7 and compiling Cuda 7 sample, I got this warning message: WARNING - ...
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Unable To Install Wine In Ubuntu 14.04

Before you mark 'Duplicate' I would like to say that I have tried everything that's posted in askubuntu. Nothing works. So, I am trying to install wine and it throws me error Some packages could not ...
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Problem with Mesa 3d Inteldriver

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with the following graphic card 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0416] (rev 06) ...
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Have problem while installing openGL ( using mesa-common-dev)

It says : The following packages have unmet dependencies: mesa-common-dev : Depends: libx11-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libdrm-dev (>= 2.4.52) but it is not ...
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Ubuntu 14.10( Utopic Unicorn) problem with mesa driver application like chrome, vmware not supporting hardware accleration

After upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 from 14.04 Chrome is not working properly no hardware acceleration . Apart from this VMWare workstation guest operating systems are also not supporting hardware ...
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How to fix:Chome GPU Process crashing after upgrading 14.04 t0 14.10 and hardware acceleration not supported in Chrome

chrome://gpu content Log Messages GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed!
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How to install Mesa 9.2 on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install at least mesa 9.2. I am running 12.04 Precise Pangolin. Lots of places suggested xorg-edgers and oibaf, but every time I type sudo apt-get install mesa, it says package missing. I ...
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Intel HD graphics driver + Mesa 3D vs. NVIDIA proprietary driver + the latest OpenGL

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation with an Intel Core i7 4790 with 8MB cache, Intel 4600 HD graphics, two Nvidia GTX 760 GPUs 4GB RAM 1152 CUDA processing cores. I have problems with installing ...
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glxinfo reports wrong Mesa version

So I'm trying to get Mesa 10 installed on my Ubuntu 13.10 system so I can get access to OpenGL 3.3. However, even after installing Mesa 10.1.3, glxinfo still reports that it's Mesa 9.2.1. And I just ...