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

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How can I run an OpenGL program on a headless server?

I'm working on a server application that does image processing (and in part, using freeglut). This application will be deployed on a headless server and when I run it there, I get errors saying that ...
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Difference between -generic and -i386 kernel images

The regular auto-update installs the -generic linux image on my machine intel core i3 machine. Is it better to use -i386 kernel? What kind of machines -generic linux image supports? The comment #5 at ...
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Unable to run apps requiring OpenGL support

Recently upgraded my onboard Nvidea graphics chip with an ATI Radeon Sapphire X800XL PCIe graphics card. Ever since I am unable to run Stellarium. I get the error "This system does not support ...
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FPS in World of Warcraft with Wine

I'm using Bumblebee 3.0 (also tried Ironhide) (I have a Dell XPS 15) however my FPS is 8 when flying above Stormwind looking down at the AH. On Windows this was 18 FPS while having the graphics even ...
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How to upgrade to glx 1.3 on ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

Recently I installed Firefox 10.00 after which it crashes when I start it. It reported that GLXtest process failed (exited with status 1): GLX version older than the required 1.3 My glx info ...
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OpenGL and switchable graphic cards

I use a laptop and this laptop has readon AMD Radeon HD 6470M and onboad graphic card. When I run fglrxinfo, I get this error: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such ...
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GLUT install not working

I currently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my acer netbook overwriting my previous windows starter OS and am having a problem getting some packages I need for an upcoming class. I am using the most ...
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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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use kinect camera as a webcam in ubuntu

I have a python openCV program that uses a webcam to track an image target. I switched computers, but this new computer does not have a webcam. I hooked up my kinect, installed stome stuff from ...
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Switch from NVidia to internal Intel HD graphics - OpenGL does not work

I switched today to the internal Intel HD graphics of my G630T CPU. The desktop works but XBMC would not start. It complains that it needs OpenGL accelerated hardware. When I check the System Info - ...
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What version of OpenGL does G++ have?

I'm going to buy an OpenGL book from Amazon but there are different versions for OpenGL 2, 3 and 4. Which one does G++ use?
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Where is the 3D windows setting for the cube in compiz open GL for gnome 3.2 (ubuntu classic) configuration manager?

Incredibly useful when working with a lot windows open but missing on CompizConfig Setting Manager in 11.10 x86 Desktop version. I was copying my settings from my big 10.04 64bit workstation, but the ...
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Compiz issues on Intel Integrated Graphics Chips

I've upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L305-S5907 and can't get Compiz to work anymore. Metacity runs in it's place and "compiz --replace" gives the following errors. Checking if ...
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HIB Games (Aquaria & Penumbra) cannot find libGL.so.1 even though it exists

I'm trying to play some Humble Indie Bundle (HIB) games, but I'm getting errors with Aquaria and Penumbra: Overture that are related to the libGL.so.1 file. Aquaria gives this error on launch: ...
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I want my wobbly windows back?

I enable Wobbly windows in the CCSM but my windows aren't doing anything. Help... OpenGl's on and everything. It worked on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.
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How to install LLVMpipe?

I hear about the LLVMpipe gallium 3d state tracker that is said to be faster than software renderer. But I cannot find a good instruction from a to z that tell me how to install it. So here I am, ...
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Screen Resolution change after play game

I installed supertuxkart. I played this game in fullscreen. After close the game my screen resolution has been changed. It is happening every time when i play any game in fullscreen mode. Is it a bug ...
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Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics [closed]

I have a slight screen tearing when watching videos in Ubuntu 11.10 x64, really annoying. Both in Unity and GNOME-Shell. Please focus the answer to GS since it's my primary DE and it's where I want it ...
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How to use 3D graphics on Asus Eee PC 1215n

I need OpenGL for some programs, but OpenGL is not being used although installed, as is the Nvidia driver. As I understand it, the Asus Eee PC 1215N has an Nvidia ION2 GPU and an Intel graphics unit. ...
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Can't link against opengl anymore

After updating to 11.10 I can't link code against libgl/glut. freeglut3-dev etc. are installed and it looks like they can be found too. I'm really not sure what's going on. Makefile gltest: ...
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How can I add a line parameter like -opengl on World of Warcraft in PlayOnLinux?

I would like to add the -opengl parameter to a file which is in /home/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/WorldOfWarcraft/drive_c/Program Files/world of Warcraft/Wow.exe
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Frozen Synapse started crashing with a “Unable to initialize OpenGL” error after upgrade

I just played Frozen Synapse 2 days ago using Ubuntu 11.04. Now with a clean upgrade of 11.10, I cannot play the game anymore. When I run the game in terminal I get this error: Alert: Error Unable ...
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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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Poor FPS with Wine (WoW)

I just recently installed Ubuntu and tried to run WoW on it. It runs fine, but performance is very bad compared to Win7. I do use OpenGL instead of DX on Ubuntu SET gxApi "opengl" also direct ...
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A driver depends on OpenGL, what package provides it?

My device software dependencies are: dkms opengl gcc glibc kernel-headers. But when i install opengl it fail. What i have to use in 10.04 and 11.04 (i have both installed side by side for learning) ...
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Braid downloaded from humble bundle 3 is not running on 11.04

Hello fellow brothers in Linux I run Ubuntu 11.04 32bit and I need your help. Had downloaded Braid from humble bundle 3. They have provided a debian package and Installed the game but the game won't ...
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“Cogs” startup problem

When I try to run the game Cogs from the command line, the game spits out the following error and dies immediately: Couldn't set 800x600 OpenGL video mode: Couldn't find matching GLX visual What ...
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Why is /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 always linked to libGL.mesa.so?

I use the nvidia binary drivers and therefore need those libGL* links in /usr/lib to point to /usr/lib/nvidia-current. But Ubuntu insists on pointing libGL.so.1 (not libGL.so) to libGL.mesa.so ...
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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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How can I install the OpenGL libraries in Ubuntu 11.04?

I need OpenGL for some processing programming, how can I install the OpenGL libraries in Ubuntu 11.04? I have a Sony Vaio F series with nVIDIA drivers installed.
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ATI Radeon HD 4870: dead end

I have an Radeon HD 4870 video card, and I have just update to Ubuntu 11.04. Before I was using radeon free video driver, and all hardware acceleration I used was to watch movies on my TV. My TV is ...
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Why is this application throwing OpenGL errors when run in Unity? [closed]

I have an application that ran flawlessly in Wine 1.3 in Maverick. However, when run in Natty under Unity, I get the following error: X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for ...
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Which backend does Cairo use on Ubuntu?

Does Cairo on Ubuntu use the X11 or the OpenGL backend? And if someone knows: Does the OpenGL backend render everything on the CPU and then just display it using OpenGL or does it use the shaders to ...
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Alt+tab out of fullscreen game

Right now I'm running Trine, which is a game using OpenGL running in fullscreen, in Ubuntu 10.10. What I would like to be able to do is Alt+Tab out of the game to be able to browse the web, check ...
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How to perform a detailed and quick 3D performance test

I am wondering how to quickly test performance of my 3D graphics. Since glxgears is not benchmark what should I use. Also glxgears sometimes stuck at 60FPS, you cannot even compare before/after driver ...
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How do I fix my graphics settings - messed up openGL I think!

Bit of an annoying one - I was trying to fix the jaggy edges on my wobbly windows a little while back and I ended up somehow completely disabling all of my pretty stuff. I believe I was trying to ...
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Enable opengl in vlc

How do I enable opengl in vlc as video output. It's not listed as a alternative.
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Why do I have low FPS unless root?

Problem: Normal users aren't using the best graphics driver. I first noticed this playing Osmos from the HumbleBundle2, but I can observe it while running glxgears too. Maximised on a 1280x1024, ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 and WebGL on GMA 3150?

I have a Dell Mini 1012 which has an Intel N450 processor and GMA 3150 integrated graphics card running Ubuntu 10.10. According to Intel's website the graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0. ...
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How to make Google SketchUp work with Intel graphics in Wine?

My pc has an Intel DH57JG mainboard, I've installed wine, launching sketchup I receive error that I don't have OpenGL installed, is there a way to configure/install it? On my previous pc with an ...
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How do I set up an OpenGL programming environment?

I want to setup openGL programming environment on ubuntu. What packages or tools I should install and what is the best way of getting into openGL as a newbie.
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Resolution stuck after playing OpenGL game

I used to start the game,Frozen Throne (using wine) with the option of "-opengl".When I entered the game,the resolution will changed,and restored after exit the game. But this time a problem ...
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A complete free guide for game development in Python or C# [closed]

That's what i know: C#; Python; What is OpenGl; What is SDL (barely); Now i'd like to make a sketch for a 2D platform game ( i.e. a ball that has to avoid some obstacles till reaches the end of ...