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

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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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How to fix 3D Acceleration for Vmware Workstation 9?

I have recently installed Vmware workstation 9 on Ubuntu 12.04 & i have migrated my VM's from windows to Ubuntu 12.04 . Now i am getting openGL error & it says no 3D acceleration as shown in ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!"

I am trying to play Dota2 and FT2 on my pc when I got this error: "Could not find OpenGL entry point 'GLGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported or it needs to be updated." I have ...
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How to update OpenGL Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently upgraded to 14.04, then I installed steam, and TF2. I get this error message, Anyway, I know I need to update my OpenGL Driver, my question is how do I do it? EDIT: I installed mesa and ...
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Trying to install Proprietory Nvidia Graphics Drivers

After reading and trying many different suggestions for some hours, I returned to this how-to: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia The first problem I encounter is how to ...
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X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix error with ATI driver “Error of failed request”? Though this question is asked before for 11.10, it's still unanswered. I am using ubuntu 12.04 (on Dell ...
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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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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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ubuntu 13.04, kde 4.11, ati fglrx 13.8 beta - opengl doesn't work

I have just upgraded to ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.10.6. After that I have updated my fglrx to 13.8 beta and after that I have added ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports and I have upgraded my system. After ...
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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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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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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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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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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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intel_do_flush_locked failed Input/Output error

Sometimes while running apps using OpenGL, the following message comes in the command line where I run the app. I have a Sandy Bridge integrated graphics card (the same as in the bug reports) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I upgrade my graphics driver to support the latest OpenGL versions?

My laptop is a Core 2 Duo Dell from 2008. I am trying to run some OpenGL programs. The program with following code doesn't work: glutInitContextVersion(4, 0); ...
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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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Opengl Mesa : use opengl 4.0

I'm an opengl programmer, and I would like to use opengl 4.0; problem is that I cannot install any proprietary drivers, and when I type : glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" in the terminal, it outputs me ...
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VLC video playback is choppy on Vivid with nvidia-346

I'm running Kubuntu Vivid, and have an Nvidia 940GM card on my Inspiron laptop. When using the nvidia-346 driver, VLC plays choppy videos (video seems "pixelized" with green dots appearing). The ...
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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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MacBook Pro 8,2 Ubuntu dual boot - why is the OpenGL profile low?

My GPU is AMD Radeon 6750M. I get up to OpenGL 4.1 in OS X. However I get this output from Terminal in Ubuntu: hdl@HDL-MacBookPro:~$ glxinfo | grep OpenGL OpenGL vendor string: X.Org OpenGL ...
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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 ...