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

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Behave of ubuntu feel weird, super + w not work and opengl not found

while testing the Kivy python library for my ubuntu stopped working normally. But I managed to get into the graphical environment by installing startx but now it was all different. For example: 1. ...
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How to run OpenGL games?

I have old laptop, and I want to open some 3D games with not much requirements, but they say I have not OpenGL or they are going too slow. I didn’t see any solution searching on Google so I decided to ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering 14.10 [closed]

i have steam installed with foss radeon driver. steam runs ok with out-of-the-box driver. when i install latest radeon with x-swat or xoerg-edgers, this error pops out. adding myself to "video" ...
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After Nvidia 331 and Bumblebee install, OpenGL reverts to old version

I recently installed Bumblebee and the Nvidia 331 driver, because apparently this was the only way to get my Geforce 860m to work. Now, when I try to compile OpenGL programs, it behaves as if I have ...
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How do you update an old Integrated Intel GPU's drivers to work with Steam?

I am trying to play Steam games on my computer running Ubuntu 14.04. On launching Team Fortress 2 I receive the error Cannot find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is ...
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Cairo Dock blinking when mouse over

i recently installed Cairo Dock on Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems to have a problem, when I hover my mouse over it, or move around it the icons start blinking/tilting like it is having problems rendering ...
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Why won't Steam launch properly? And why do I get these error messages?

I have indeed set this as standard in the additional drivers settings for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: Using NVIDIA GeForce binary driver version 311.38 from nvidia-311 (proprietary, tested) This is ...
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Cannot find -lGL but i've install nvidia driver

I'm trying to compile a simple "Hello World" programm in Qt Creator, but I always get this message: <update> g++ -Wl,-rpath,/home/paul/Apps/Qt/5.3/gcc_64 ...
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Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Intel HD Graphics as graphics card and I'm trying to open an OpenGL program, but, when I try to run it, I have the following error: OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0.0' ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I am not able to play "Half-Life-2" on Steam + Ubuntu 14.04 . Error shown in message box on screen: Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, ...
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Xubuntu + Steam != CounterStrike:Source

I recently bought this computer from a used equipment auction. I installed Xubuntu [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit)] and decided to try if I can play CounterStrike:Source using Steam here. After ...
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Trouble Enabling KDE Desktop Effects

I'm having a few issues with the kde desktop effects and I was wondering if someone might be able to shine some light on it. I'm using a netbook with Intel GMA 3600/3650 integrated graphics (I'm open ...
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I have installed Catalyst, but my GPU is not used (HD 7970M)

I have installed AMD Catalyst, but when I am playing something, then it is not using my GPU (in this case Garry's Mod). My output of glxinfo | grep OpenGL is OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro ...
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Are there drivers for OpenGL 4.3 for [AMD/ATI] Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series] (Ubuntu 14.04)

I want to be able to do opengl4.3 c/c++ programming, the [AMD/ATI] Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series] should be able to support it, I just don't know what drivers I have to install Also I have ...
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Installing fglrx driver always fails

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to try some OpenGL programming. My laptop has switchable graphics technology (Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8570M). I thought that it'd be better ...
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OpenGL in Ubuntu [closed]

I'm new to ubuntu. I'm using openGL in visual studio 2010 in windows platform using c++ language. Now I'm migrate to ubuntu 12.04. Can I do the same on ubuntu? If yes. what is the way I have to do.. ( ...
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I need OpenGL update I have 1.1 (very old)

I can't update my drivers because my drivers are updated and I use DriverNavigator for installing new drivers. I Installed all drivers and restarted the computer. And my drivers are still old. What ...
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ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop without panel and launcher [closed]

Now after having succeeded to make running the new Ubuntu 14.04 I see, that Unity seems not to work (the desktop appears without launcher and panel). Gnome is working. CCSM is possible to open under ...
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Opengl version problem on MESA

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Vmware Fusion 6 on my Macbook Pro Retina (which supports OpenGL upto version 4.1) I have installed MESA by using following command sudo apt-get install mesa-utils ...
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How To Enable Glamor On Ubuntu?

How do I enable Glamor mode which accelerates 2D graphics with OpenGL on Ubuntu? See Choose acceleration method on Arch Linux wiki.
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My hardware can handle OpenGL 3.2 but my system throws error related to the OpenGL version that my computer supports

I have the following hardware configuration - NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 525M] Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller According to ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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I need to update my opengl drivers to play counter strike source ubuntu 13.10

I get an error glgeterror when I launch counter strike source. Normal counter strike runs fine, this is all through steam. I've done some digging and I need to get newer opengl drivers, My laptop has ...
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how to re-enable OpenGL [duplicate]

I was trying to speed up my tiny laptop by switching off OpenGL using Compiz. I guess there were also whole bunch of related plugins got disabled in the process. Then I lost the entire GUI desktop ...
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Optimus/Nvidia and OpengGL giving troubles

First time writing on this forum so be nice :D I am a programmer but I mostly worked on windows so far , I wanted to start learning linux more seriously and being able to compile my cpp programs on ...
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Cannot find -lxi

I am trying to compile and run an OpenGL/GLUT program i created on another pc on my virtual machine ubuntu at home. I've installed freeglut3 and the other OpenGL libraries, but when I try to compile I ...
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Installed libgdx and OpenGl in ubuntu

first let me say thanks for all the help in my other questions; the answers have really help a lot. Now I'm in the process in developing game for tablet, pc and android platform. I have decided to ...
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How to choose the VGA when setting up the X Server?

I have 2 options of VGA: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Cirrus Logic GD 5446 00:03.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK104GL [GRID K520] (rev a1) It's an instance ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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How to do off-screen render with OpenGL in Ubuntu with XServer?

I have an application that uses OpenGL 4.2 to do off-screen render [the result goes to a video in my case]. I need to run it on Ubuntu 13.10 Server. I don't need (and don't want) to have the actual ...
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Choppy Recording of Desktop Effects

I'm attempting to record a demo of the KDE desktop effects on my computer. All seems to be working well, except for when rotate the cube, at which point it gets choppy. See this video for an ...
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opengl help on lenovo think pad t61

I received a lenovo think pad t61 the other day and installed xubuntu 12.04 onto it. Well last night I was able to run minecraft after installing bumblebee. Well I tried to see if Gary's mod would ...
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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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Steam opengl glx context is not using direct rendering

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 with the latest Nvidia drivers installed. However, when I run steam I am presented with the following message: steam opengl glx context is not using direct ...
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WebGL not working neither in Firefox nor Chrome

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and finally managed to install the correct drivers for my nVidia card (using bumblebee) and glxinfo finally shows that I support OpenGL 4.20. So, lastly, for the project I'm ...
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Is it possible to run an OPENGL program via a daemon?

My main question is: Is it possible to run an OPENGL program via a daemon (upstart script)? The program displays a window on the screen. More details: I have an opengl program (done with ...
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How to fix: Unity not working at all (updates, upgrade, drivers, OpenGL)?

Recently I got stuck with Unity since it does not work at all - I see no system bar nor Unity launcher (3D/2D). Possible causes are: system update/upgrade or playing with drivers (additional fglrx or ...
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Blank screen in Ubuntu 13.10 after login; missing opengl

I had aworking Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop till yesterday when I installed OpenCV 2.4. It did not cause any immediate problem yesterday but when I turned on the power this morning, I did not get a ...
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
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Blank Screen upon login after installing openGL

I have an Inspiron N5010 running Ubuntu13.10 64b. It uses Intal HD Graphics (i.e. no ATI/Nvidia graphics card) I need a software that uses OpenGL, and I installed multiple packages using synaptic ...
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How do I get OpenGL working on an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M?

So, what do I have: Acer Aspire V30772G laptop with an Intel video-chipset and an Nvidia Geforce GT 750M video-card Ubuntu 12.04 installed and updated, with the proprietary driver selected ...
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Why won't `import` correctly capture the inside of a window rendered in OpenGL, while `scrot` will?

I have been experimenting with OpenGL recently, and I decided to take a screenshot of one of my fancy triangles with import, which is part of imagemagick. However, on two different computers, one ...
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How to install OpenGL version 2.0

How can I install OpenGL 2.0 on Ubuntu? Long Version: This Ububtu is running in a VM (VMWare). I wanted to use kivy for developing a GUI. I encountered many errors. I have searched around and those ...
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“fatal error: GL/glfw.h: No such file or directory #include <GL/glfw.h>” - How to solve it?

I'm trying to install GLFW to develop a OpenGL 3.0+ program and I've followed a few tutorials on how to install GLFW and I keep getting this error. I know I have installed it correctly with cmake, ...
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Problem when trying to run a compiled C++ file (uses OpenGL). Error: “Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-version.c: 224” [closed]

I created a simple opengl file in cpp. It works on the University computer. I'm able to compile the file, but i can not run the compiled file. The error I get is: Inconsistency detected by ld.so: ...
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Building Opengl 3+ in ubuntu under virtualbox/vmware

For a computer graphics class we will be developing opengl 3+ applications. I have installed ubuntu under both vmware and virtualbox, and installed there respective guest additions. If I run ...
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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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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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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 ...