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

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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 ...