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

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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 -L/usr/...
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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'!” [duplicate]

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 reported/asked/...
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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 /opt/cxoffice/...
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Get at least OpenGL 3.0 for Radeon card

I have an ATI mobility Radeon HD series 5000. I searched for it and I found that it supports OpenGL up to version 4.1 When I updated Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 I got OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 8.0.4 ...
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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 <GLES/gl.h&...
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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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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 &...
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After logging in, there's a black screen and my cursor, nothing else! in Ubuntu 12.10

I've been using Ubuntu(12.10) for a long time, and recently, my Ubuntu went through yet another update. The whole update prompt showed up, following by a password prompt, and finally the good ol' ...
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Cannot get 3D OpenGL support in Vmware guests, how can I fix this?

I have been working at this problem for 2 days now. I cannot for the life of me enable 3D support in VMWare 9 guests. My specifications are: Hardware: Dell Latitude E5520 laptop. Processor: ...
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Ubuntu openGL issues

my OpenGL doesn't work at all i get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". lspci output 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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Disabled OpenGL and when i reenabled it, I couldn't reactivate features

Through to a test on gaming performance I disabled OpenGL and all of its features and lost me multi workspaces (I had 4) I reactivated it, rebooted my pc and still don't get all its features back. (...
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How can I play diablo 3 on playonlinux? Direct3D9 is not available without OpenGL

I have recently encountered a huge problem when installing diablo 3 on playonlinux (PoL). The game launch menu started but when I click on the play button the window close immediately and there is ...
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What GL libraries do I need to install the Finite Element Toolkit (FETK)?

Trying to Install " The Finite Element Toolkit " in Ubuntu 12.04. Downloaded the source file (tar.gz) for version 1.5 from here It has got a script to install all the tools that come with it, so ...
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OpenGL log file (MESA)

Recently my firefox started to freeze I have a strong feeling that it has to do something with opengl, but I can't prove it, because I can't find any opengl or mesa log file. And yes I looked at /var/...
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opengl libraries for ubuntu running on Virtual Box

I am having Ubuntu 10.04 running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed successfully. But Guest additions do not provide the OpenGL library. To run open GL demo what needs to be installed. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 OpenCL OpenGL Interop with ATI graphics

I have successfully installed the ATI Catalyst drivers on a my ATI hybrid graphics system running on Ubuntu 12.10. I have verified that OpenCL and OpenGL work independently; however OpenCL-OpenGL ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0.0”. Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig [duplicate]

I'm really confused and lost. I'm a completely new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user and I'm trying to run a game on WIne and OpenGL. I was instructed to use the glxinfo command on my terminal to see if I had ...
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installing header file

I have downloaded GLUI 2.35 from http://glui.sourceforge.net/ to my desktop as zip file. But, What should I do in order to use GLUI in the code as shown below ; #include < GL/glui.h > How ...
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Extension GLX missing…on a desktop PC

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a new PC with an Nvidia GTX 560 graphics card, but after installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (either -current or -current-updates), Unity won't start. When ...
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Developing OpenGLES2 apps for Ubuntu Software Center

I have a game for iOS and Android that I now want to port to Ubuntu. I plan to distribute it with Ubuntu Software Center. Preferrably for free with an in-app-purchase. My codebase is currently based ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia Driver 310.14Beta Stretch OpenGL Feature

I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04. Now the problem I am running into is the feature ...
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This system does not support OpenGL

I just got the error this system does not support openGL while opening stellarium. I've search the internet to finds a solution but couldn't find anything that works... I have ubuntu 12.04 and the ...
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Anyone know of any OpenGL apps in Ubuntu 12.04?

im trying to find some apps in ubuntu that use opengl mostly. so i can read and learn from the source code. i know of Blender, but i looking for a smaller program. google just give me installation of ...
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How to fix: extension “NV-GLX” missing on display. Ubuntu running on Oracle VM Virtual Box

I have been assigned a homework on my C++ class using OpenGL and GLUT. When I try to run the project, it runs very slowly and it freezes after a little bit. Before the program runs I get the following ...
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X broken after upgrading with an ATI Radeon card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t install ATI proprietary drivers in 12.10 I have an amd64 system with an onboard Radeon HD4250 video card. After upgrading, unity fails to startu due to xorg problems. ...