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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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?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Opengl Mesa : use opengl 4.0

I'm an opengl programmer, and I would like to use opengl 4.0; problem is that I cannot install any proprietary drivers, and when I type : glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" in the terminal, it outputs me ...
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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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Install Mesa? How?

I want to try to install the mesa driver to see if it helps my FPS with radeon gpu for Dota 2. However, I can't find a proper way to install it. How would I go about it? I tried adding the ppa and ...
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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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Upgrading to latest version of OpenGL on Ubuntu 15.10

I currently have an intel integrated GPU Intel 5100 iris graphics and I would like to upgrade to the latest version of OpenGL available. I currently have OpenGL 3.0 and mesa 11.0.2 installed.
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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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libgl - failed to load driver: vboxvideo

I'm attempting to run this code to create a transparent xlib window with openGL features, but when I run the program I get these errors in the terminal: libGL error: pci id for fd 4: 80ee:beef, ...
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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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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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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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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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What are these commands for (fglrx-updates installation)? And how to undo one of them?

My ubuntu 14.04 was not able to install fglrx-updates. I have two graphic cards (intel and amd). I searched on the net and found some answers related to it. Firstly i tried this one: sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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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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How to switch graphics from Intel to AMD with open source driver in Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome

I have Inspiron 14z-5423 with Intel Core i7-3517U APU and a dedicated AMD Radeon HD7550M GPU. I was using it with proprietary fglrx driver and was getting even lower performance then Intel integrated ...
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libglu1-mesa-dev, how to keep both i386 and amd64 packages

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit I want to build both 32-bit and 64-bit app under 64-bit Ubuntu. I have a problem with package libglu1-mesa-dev, when I install i386 package, it removes amd64, and ...
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How do I uninstall the mesa drivers now I've switched my graphics to nvidia?

As per Why-are-my-32bit-opengl-libraries-pointing-to-mesa-instead-of-nvidia, I've managed to get ldconfig to no longer reference mesa drivers by editing the conf files, but when the mesa GL drivers ...
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OpenGL sources: Libglu1-mesa-dev depends on libglu1-mesa (= 8.0.2-0ubuntu3) but 8.0.4-0ubuntu0.7 is to be installed

When trying to install an R package (rgl, which makes 3-D plots), R gives the following error: configure: error: missing required header GL/glu.h ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘rgl’ ...
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Need help with Mesa3D and updating OpenGl, Noob here

The issue here is that Ive been trying to update my OpenGl trough Mesa3d, I recently installed Mesa 10.6.7 successfully trough a package from Mesa3d official page (It was a pain to build the whole ...
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How to install gtkglextmm in Ubuntu LTS 14.04?

Can you let me know the steps to install "gtkglextmm" in Ubuntu LTS 14.04? For learning experience, I am trying to compile basic examples from "gtkglextmm"? According to the "README" file from ...
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Is Floating Point Texture Support Enabled in Mesa?

I am attempting to play a game through CrossOver for Linux. However, I get a warning that floating-point textures isn't supported in OpenGL. I recently found that this was due to a legal issue that ...
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Unity desktop on Raspberry Pi 2

The first thing needed to make it work is a driver. There was a Mesa and DRM driver for Broadcom VC4 developed recently by Eric Anholt. It's an OpenGL driver. http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/VC4/ ...
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Can't start X server on main partition — Mesa/NVidia conflict?

I am unable to start my X server any time I try booting my computer -- which is running Ubuntu 14.04 -- from the default partition (i.e., by choosing the first "Ubuntu" option in the GRUB menu). ...
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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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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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Upgrade to Mesa 10.5.9 from 10.1.3

I have some issues with my graphic card that I'm trying to solve. I have done some research and one solution could it be to use the latest mesa 10.5.9 but apparently I don't have it installed. How do ...