Questions about OpenGL, a library for rendering 2D and 3D graphics

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gnome shell with very high CPU usage

i'm running ubuntu gnome 13.10 on my dell latiude e6510 with a i5 m560. The I5 comes with a embedded Intel HD 3400 Graphics. The average cpu usage of the gnome-shell is by 160% it's to high, I think. ...
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OpenGL 4 support in Kubuntu 13.10 with nvidia card

PROBLEM: After installing meta-utils and doing a glxinfo, I get OpenGL version string 3.0. I would like to have support for OpenGL 4.x. I know that I need to update my nvidia driver, but my last ...
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How can I disable “sync to vblank”?

I am developing a gtk application with opengl. How can I disable sync to vblank to test and debug my application? I tried nvidia-settings, this works for glxgears fine but not for my application. I ...
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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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Steam - OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I have an AMD Radeon 7950 and installed the drivers manually from the AMD Website. I use the Beta drivers, and they worked perfectly fine back on 13.04 in Xubuntu, but as soon as I use Ubuntu, the ...
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Why are there two sink input index generated by pulseaudio?

I'm planning to spawn a thread as I detect a new sink input index in pulseaudio. But when I run some application, I find out that a second sink index for same client is created. The system spawns a ...
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Grafic problems on Ubuntu 12.04

I have exactly this question, but can't comment on posts. So I tried > sudo dpkg -i gawk_4.0.1+dfsg-2_i386.deb and got output: Selecting previously unselected package gawk:i386. dpkg: error ...
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Create GLFW projects in codeblocks on ubuntu 13.04

Since a couple of days I am trying to install or add the glfw library to codeblocks but without success. Has anyone tried this before or knows how to do it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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OpenGL Help how to turn on direct rendering

I did glxinfo and gotdirect rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose) I did LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose and nothing happened. How do you turn on direct rendering? When I ...
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opengl, Error of failed request: BadRequest

I compiled http://lazyfoo.net/tutorials/OpenGL/02_matrices_and_coloring_polygons/index.php with command g++ LUtil.cpp main.cpp -lGL -lGLU -lglut -o outexe, but then i run it, the output is X Error of ...
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Installing Nvidia proprietary drivers breaks OpenGL compilation

When I install the Nvidia proprietary driver in Ubuntu 13.04 I can longer compile any OpenGL code written in c. I think the Nvidia drivers breaks or replaces the symlinks in the /usr/lib/ directory ...
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Installing mesa on Ubuntu

I have problem with OpenGL on Ubuntu. I need OpenGL for Qt, but Qt reports and error "cannot find -lGL". But I think I have mesa installed because in folder /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu, I have a folder ...
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OpenGL 4.0 on ubuntu 13.04 using an intel graphics card

I have a new laptop with an Iris Pro 5200 integrated graphics card, everywhere I look it says that this card supports OpenGL 4.0. The reason why I want 4.0 (or 3.3+ to be more specific) is that I'm ...
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How do I download, install, and run Minecraft? As well as OpenJDK7?

First off, I have tried downloading Minecraft. I logged in, and the launcher did work. But, when I tried to "play Demo", this is what showed up: Developer Console before clicking "Play Demo" ...
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Driver related OpenGL graphics problem(Minecraft and steam wont start)

This has been bothering me for about a week now, I have been looking up answers on forums and everything and nothing seems to work. What happens is when i start minecraft i get this stacktrace: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 ATI graphics card and OpenGL issues

Problem I am trying to run an OpenGL application which has worked on previous releases of Ubuntu on other machines but which happily opens windows crashes when I try and draw anything in them. ...
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Gameplay/openGL performance issues with AMD APU

I recently built a new desktop with an AMD A10-6800K (Radeon HD 8670D) APU. Basic graphics performance was fine with the open source drivers, but I installed fglrx* because I wanted to enable sound ...
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How can I edit OpenGL config?

Some graphic applications are not running in my Ubuntu 13.04, and I get the error message: Cannot load OpenGL. How can I edit OpenGL config? Here is my OpenGL information, the results of running ...
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OpenGl with Fltk on Ubuntu

I am creating a base window(fltk) and creating opengl Window over it by using FL_GL_Window.. But at the time of launch am getting expectation at show(argc,argv) & FL::run() Is der any additional ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 with backports with ATI FirePro 2260 => update to KDE SC 4.11 => Opengl Problem

I have a problem on my kubuntu 12.04 installation using the backports repository. I'm using the fglrx-driver which was suggested by jockey, which is version 8.96.7 with Opengl 3.3.11627. I previously ...
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OpenGL Graphics Error

Greeting to all. I am new to Ubuntu and I have run into a problem trying to run Team Fortress 2. I am able to open Steam but when the game is about to start up, I get an error message saying (Required ...
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ubuntu 13.04, kde 4.11, ati fglrx 13.8 beta - opengl doesn't work

I have just upgraded to ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.10.6. After that I have updated my fglrx to 13.8 beta and after that I have added ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports and I have upgraded my system. After ...
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Trying to install Proprietory Nvidia Graphics Drivers

After reading and trying many different suggestions for some hours, I returned to this how-to: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia The first problem I encounter is how to ...
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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 runs on very low framerate with a intel graphic card

I got two systems which are almost identical but with slightly different graphic cards: System A product: N10 Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation driver: i915 System B ...
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nvidia-glx with nvidia geforce

I have a problem with opengl. If I try to get opengl version this is the result: GEFORCE GTX 660, and gl version 1.4 (2.1.2 NVIDIA 319.23). Then whenever I try to execute some opengl program I get ...
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ubuntu 12.04 glxinfo X Error of failed request: BadRequest

i have ubuntu 12.04 64bit. There is a problem with glxinfo and i am not able to get it work. I googled lot's of forums. All the suggestions to remove *-fglrx drivers or to reinstall them don't work to ...
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Support for OpenGL 4.3 for nVidia on 12.04.2 (or any version)?

Are the OpenGL 4.3 features of the latest nVidia cards supported yet in the drivers?
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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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Using Video card on a headless server

I have a headless server using a Core i5, so it has built-in HD3000 graphics. I have a website which renders videos using OpenGL, and I'd like to be able to use the graphics hardware on the server to ...
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I'm pretty confused - how do I install GLFW and get it working with code::blocks?

I'm new to C++ and GLFW. I've been a programmer for quite some time, but using simpler languages such as python. Now, I wish to install GLFW because after reviewing all of the best OpenGL wrappers and ...
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Install nvidia-opengl headers

I've been struggling with this problem for several days. It's killing me... My glxinfo: OpenGL vendor string: Intel Open Source Technology Center OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ironlake ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 blank black screen upon logging after system update [duplicate]

After the automatic system update, I got a blank black screen upon logging into any of my users. Specs: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT I run in 64 bits I tried ...
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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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Why does “AMD testing use only” pop up upon login? [duplicate]

I have just used this website to follow some of the steps to manually create the .deb file from the .zip file that is on the AMD site. Then I installed them one by one using the Debpackage installer. ...
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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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extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”, raden, 12.04 KDE

At some point my OpenGL stopped working in Kubuntu 12.04. "glxinfo" reports Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". I know it worked previously since I was using before, even developing for it, ...
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Open GL error when running steam and Gnome 3 looking funky

First before I start, I would like to say I already followed the following guide for my AMD Radeon 7850: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? I am running Ubuntu ...
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Error message when running OpenGL programs with bumblebee

X Error of failed request: BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter) Major opcode of failed request: 152 (DRI2) Minor opcode of failed request: 8 (DRI2SwapBuffers ) Resource id in failed ...
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OpenGL (glx) not working with ubuntu 12.10

It all started when I installed nvidia's own (download from website) driver. Uninstalling it and reverting back to nvidia-current didn't solve the problem, so I have been playing with this for a ...
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How do I get my compiler to locate the X11 header files?

I'm trying to use GLEW and XServer / X11 in a C++ app as instructed in Chapter 15 of the OpenGL Superbible, 5th ed. I'm using this Makefile: LIBDIRS = -L/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib64 ...
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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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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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Symblic link glut CodeBlocks

I am trying to run this code in CodeBlocks http://pastebin.com/VkyRnkKm and I am getting this errors I have freeglut installed and I have been running glut and openGL and SDL programs before ...
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Complete crash to black screen with cursor (no the mouse kind)

I'm not sure whether it's Steam that's causing this, or just a co-incidence. When I load up Steam it tells me some stuff about my OpenGL and decreaced performance, so I press OK, then the client loads ...
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OpenGL doesn't work properly with QT when using OpenCV

I have installed OpenCV-2.3.1, and wanted to make the most of QT and openGL features when displaying images on windows. I have, as far as I know, all the mesa dependencies installed on my OS ubuntu ...
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Compile OpenGL Program (Missing GL/gl.h)

I am a complete Linux/Ubuntu noob, so I apologize for any dumb portions of this question or follow up ones. I am trying to get a program that my software engineering class's group wrote onto my home ...
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Why do I need to use lite mode in the new Google Maps? (Chrome)

I was wondering if I could use the new Google Maps. I have latest stable Chrome and Ubuntu 13.04. I am currently told that I must use lite mode. Under Chrome in Windows 8 on the same machine it works ...
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gl error with Mesa 8.0.4

I want to run OpenGL program on Intel machine with graphics 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) I installed the ...
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Completely separate full screen OpenGL context on second monitor

For a 3D scanner implementation I need to precisely control the output of a projector connected as a second monitor to my graphics card. I would need to issue OpenGL commands in a full screen context ...