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

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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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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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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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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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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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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) [duplicate]

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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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 ...
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WARNING: The OpenGL rendering context obtained on X display

I've installed bumblebee with this tutorial http://eternalvoid.net/tutorials/linux-optimus-gt650m/ and when I try optirun i've got black screen & this: $ optirun glxspheres Polygons in scene: ...
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PlayonLinux says i need 32bits OpenGL libs, can someone give me Nvidia 32bit libraries

So I am totally new to Ubuntu and saw that someone said that I need to install the 32bit libraries. Can someone tell where do I find them? I know I can get them with sudo apt-get install but I don't ...
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How do I shut down X in order to install nvidia drivers/looking to install gl.h, glut.h (opengl files) [duplicate]

It's astonishingly hard to find out how to install opengl headers on ubuntu. I've seen pointers to the opengl registry: http://www.opengl.org/registry/ but the files do not appear to be there. I've ...
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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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Qt Creator Blank Debug Screen [duplicate]

When debugging my First Phone app in Ubuntu I get a blank black screen Environment : Virtual Box OS :Ubuntu I have attached the terminal out put here http://pastebin.com/mfSdH1KV My unity test ...
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Laptop overheating, Unity / OpenGL / nvidia drivers conflict

My problem is that my laptop, Dell Inspiron N5110, running ubuntu 12.04, is overheating, and occasionally shuts down voluntarily. The fan is working non-stop. I know much has been ...
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3D Graphics Acceleration

Grphics acceleration is disabled in Ubuntu. I went to Software & Updates and opened the Additional Drivers tab and was presented with a list of drivers, which one am I supposed to install? Why is ...
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Cannot get OpenGL to install [duplicate]

When I try to run an example application it says I am missing a file that is found in OpenGL. I found information online and tried to install OpenGL with the following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Update to latest version of OpenGL

I recently installed TF2 and CS:S on my Ubuntu and it was showing nothing but a black screen (I could still hear the sounds) and after searching a bit I found out it may be my OpenGL version. After ...
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Ati - Problems with open drivers after fglrx remove

I have ubuntu 12.04 and kde 4.10.1. I have removed fglrx drivers 13.1 doing this: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx fglrx_* fglrx-amdcccle* fglrx-dev* I have also removed xorg.conf (it was in a ...
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Unity gone after upgrading kernel

I recently got an automatic software update where I was alerted that there was insufficient space on /boot. Attempting to purge old kernel versions following this answer, I accidentally removed also ...
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Can Compiz work in an Ubuntu guest in VMware workstation 9?

OpenGL it's supported in VMware Workstation 9 http://www.vmware.com/support/ws90/doc/workstation-90-release-notes.html#OpenGL So Compiz theoretically can run inside a Ubuntu guest in VMware ...
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Trying to get opengl 2 shaders to work glxinfo says I have 4.20 installed

I am trying to get opengl 2 shaders to work. I just installed kubuntu on my lenovo z575 laptop which sports a AMD A6-3420M APU, integrated 6520 gpu. In kubuntu under desktop effects I have opengl 2 ...
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World of Warcraft under primus/crossover getting Direct3D9 is not available without opengl

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and having issues using primus (due to nvidia optimus) to run World of Warcraft in Crossover.. I'm getting the following: steorra@perpetual:~$ primusrun ...
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I need to have at least OpenGL 3.0

I have ATI mobility Radeon premium graphics DirectX11, HD series 5000 I searched for it and i found that it supports openGL up to version 4.1 when i updateded ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 i got "OpenGL ...
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OpenGL with Intel 82865G integrated graphics

There's a similar question on the site, but it's outdated and doesn't specify exactly what I'm faced with. Namely, I have an old computer that I'm fixing for someone, and it's got this Intel 82865G ...
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Programming Opengl ES in Ubuntu

I want to program somthing using opengl es , i search software center for anything related and i found libgles1-mesa-dev , then i wrote a simple main program and included : #include ...
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Where is the documentation for programming OpenGL ES for Ubuntu Touch?

How can I program an OpenGL ES program for Ubuntu Touch? I have installed QtCreator and the Ubuntu SDK, but I can't seem to find any documentation about this topic.
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error: GLSL 1.50 is not supported : Intel® 965GM x86/MMX/SSE2 Ubuntu 12.04

I get the error which is showing down when I try to run the OpenGL programme. I use 12.04 and my graphics is Intel® 965GM x86/MMX/SSE2 Vendor: Tungsten Graphics, Inc Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel(R) ...
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AMD ATi Radeon HD 6870 drivers not working

Need some help with this. I've searched for a few hours and found no answer that worked for me. When I try to install my drivers I get One or more tools required for installation cannot be found ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Phone SDK demo app

I have installed the Ubuntu phone SDK on a VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu Precise (12.04.2 LTS) as the guest OS. The "guest extensions" have been installed. The guest OS kernel is 32 bit 3.2.0-37 ...
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GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc error when opening a Steam game

So I was trying to play Team Fortress 2 when this message appears: Error! Required OpenGL extension "GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc" is not supported. Please install S3TC texture support. ...
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Can't run TF2 on a Radeon X1200

I'm really new to Ubuntu, so you have to be really patient with me. So, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 two weeks ago. Everything works, it's kinda slow, but I think that's because of the ancient laptop I ...
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Can I run OpenGL 3.3 or higher (with or without HW acceleration) on 12.10 with Intel graphics?

I'm currently taking a graphics programming class. All the assignments have to be done using OpenGL 3.3 (shader based). When I try to compile my code on my laptop (sony Vaio running 12.10), I get the ...
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GLSL 3.30 is not supported (Ubuntu 12.04, Intel HD Graphics 3000 and NVIDIA Graphics with Optimus)

The system: Dell Latitude E6520 Video Card Intel® HD Graphics 3000 NVIDIA® NVSTM 4200M (DDR3 512MB) Discrete Graphics with Optimus Ubuntu 12.04 I installed bumblebee. I installed PyOpenGL ...
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lagging minecraft

I've started playing minecraft, on my windows pc it works flawless but when playing on my ubuntu laptop it runs verry slow. I allready put all minecraft settings to minimal, i'm running oracle java 7 ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed and now the OS is hardware acceleration capable. I have OpenGL library in place. Now I want to run apps using egl + opengles1.1 ...