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

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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 ...