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

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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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My NVidia GTX 960 card creates openGL problems with Unity on Ubuntu

I posted a bug about this on launchpad already, but was hoping maybe someone on here would have some suggestions about other things I could try. Background: I had a working Ubuntu 14.10 system with ...
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Error message when running OpenGL programs with bumblebee

X Error of failed request: BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter) Major opcode of failed request: 152 (DRI2) Minor opcode of failed request: 8 (DRI2SwapBuffers ) Resource id in failed ...
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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 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 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I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04.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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Update OpenGL to 2.0

I want to play a number of games that I have installed on my Ubuntu Install, however in order to do that my OpenGL is outdated, usually requiring version 2.0 as a minimal. I want to install 2.0, but ...
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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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Blank Screen upon login after installing openGL

I have an Inspiron N5010 running Ubuntu13.10 64b. It uses Intal HD Graphics (i.e. no ATI/Nvidia graphics card) I need a software that uses OpenGL, and I installed multiple packages using synaptic ...
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Why are there two sink input index generated by pulseaudio?

I'm planning to spawn a thread as I detect a new sink input index in pulseaudio. But when I run some application, I find out that a second sink index for same client is created. The system spawns a ...
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How to set up opengl on a dual graphics card laptop

I'm having trouble in getting newer version opengl. First, I get my graphics cards information using: lspci -nnk | grep VGA and it returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel ...
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Broken OpenGL: Wrong GLX renderer in glxinfo and inxi (Nvidia instead of Intel)

I have spent all day trying to resolve this issue, I hope someone in this friendly forum can help: I am running the following setup: Distribution: Ubuntu 14.04.01 Kernel: 3.13.0-43-generic ...
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OpenGL does not work properly on Ubuntu 14.04 with Mesa 10.1.3

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12 to 14.04 and I'm now experiencing problems with some software that uses OpenGL. Instead of rendering images it renders just black screen. I know that libglew and GLX ...
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higan says that OpenGL 3.2 is not available, but I should have 3.3

I am running Trusty with gnome in crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook 2. I installed higan, and it reports: "Error: OpenGL 3.2 is not available." I googled this, and apparently the problem may be related ...
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Desktop compositing issues with gtx 690 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of trouble with Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have a GTX 690 with the Nvidia 331 drivers installed (through the driver manager). Whenever I boot into Kubuntu, I'm met with terrible ...
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Cairo Dock blinking when mouse over

i recently installed Cairo Dock on Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems to have a problem, when I hover my mouse over it, or move around it the icons start blinking/tilting like it is having problems rendering ...
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Optimus/Nvidia and OpengGL giving troubles

First time writing on this forum so be nice :D I am a programmer but I mostly worked on windows so far , I wanted to start learning linux more seriously and being able to compile my cpp programs on ...
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How to do off-screen render with OpenGL in Ubuntu with XServer?

I have an application that uses OpenGL 4.2 to do off-screen render [the result goes to a video in my case]. I need to run it on Ubuntu 13.10 Server. I don't need (and don't want) to have the actual ...
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Why does `xvfb-run glxgears` fail with an swrast error?

xvfb is supposed to let me run X programs in a headless environment. But when I run xvfb-run glxgears, I get: libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast libGL error: Try again with ...
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Why won't `import` correctly capture the inside of a window rendered in OpenGL, while `scrot` will?

I have been experimenting with OpenGL recently, and I decided to take a screenshot of one of my fancy triangles with import, which is part of imagemagick. However, on two different computers, one ...
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Driver related OpenGL graphics problem(Minecraft and steam wont start)

This has been bothering me for about a week now, I have been looking up answers on forums and everything and nothing seems to work. What happens is when i start minecraft i get this stacktrace: ...
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nvidia-glx with nvidia geforce

I have a problem with opengl. If I try to get opengl version this is the result: GEFORCE GTX 660, and gl version 1.4 (2.1.2 NVIDIA 319.23). Then whenever I try to execute some opengl program I get ...
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ubuntu 12.04 glxinfo X Error of failed request: BadRequest

i have ubuntu 12.04 64bit. There is a problem with glxinfo and i am not able to get it work. I googled lot's of forums. All the suggestions to remove *-fglrx drivers or to reinstall them don't work to ...
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Using Video card on a headless server

I have a headless server using a Core i5, so it has built-in HD3000 graphics. I have a website which renders videos using OpenGL, and I'd like to be able to use the graphics hardware on the server to ...
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Install nvidia-opengl headers

I've been struggling with this problem for several days. It's killing me... My glxinfo: OpenGL vendor string: Intel Open Source Technology Center OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ironlake ...
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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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opengl BadAlloc error 153 after installing Steam (12.04)

Everything was fine before installing dclock and steam - I know! Only one at a time next time and every time. During Steam install my graphics display was already off with gui elements displaying ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login, supposedly due to OpenGL issues

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04 about half a year ago, and so during my usage the system boot experience has been getting worse and worse: there were no problems with the initial startup, but ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7310 driver support

So I recently updated from Trusty Tahr to Utopic, 14.04 to 14.10, and something went wrong. Whenever I try to launch Portal 2, a game from steam, a window pops up saying "OpenGL GLX context is not ...
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Installing VTK on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and problem with dependencies

I am trying to install VTK5.10.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. However, I am quite new to linux and it is giving me several problems. To install VTK, I am following this tutorial: ...
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Open GL 4.0 not working

I recently purchase an OpenGL4.0 game, and it is not loading with the error message of Open GL 4.0 or higher not found I am assuming this is an issue with my drivers, however when I look to ...
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Installing LibGlui on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am having trouble installing libglui on my computer running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I initially tried using a package manager as specified in this askubuntu thread, but had no such luck (the links ...
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Viber through Wine, crash on calling with unexpected error

12.04 Precise 32 bit system, currently have Viber running under Wine due to system architecture. Gotten it to install and messaging works as a charm although upon firing a call it quits with an ...
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Metro 2033 and Last Light (Redux editions) not loading

I purchased Metro Last Light and 2033 earlier today, and was hoping to play them, however whenever I try they tell me I need Open GL 4.0 or higher. I believe I have the latest drivers, and I could ...
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Video acceleration in Ubuntu Touch media player

I'm running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 2013 tablet, which has an Adreno 320 GPU. In Android for that platform, the media player uses the OpenMAX API to get hardware acceleration for videos. I notice ...
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Issues with OpenGL drivers on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Xubuntu machine that was using the AMD/ATI drivers, but after a distro upgrade, things were not working unless I was using the integrated graphics (i.e. I would have to unplug my GPU card). ...
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Metro 2033 Redux Steam Open Gl 4.0 popup

SO I just bought Metro 2033 redux and when I click play it gives me 2 options. 1. Play Metro 2033 Redux 2. Launch I click on option 1 and then a popup says "OpenGL 4.0 or later has not been found. ...
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Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne Opengl?

Looking for a way to get this done I have run a few different types of commands in my terminal and it seems that the terminal cannot locate the program or something: joey@joey-Aspire-E1-522:~$ env ...
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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL.

Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ethier your video card is unsuported or you need to update open GL. this pops up when i try to open tf2 through steam. I am not using a video ...
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What is are the brands of laptops that support openGL 4.0 and above

I have had bad experience in getting optimus to work well with ubuntu / getting intel drivers to play well with openGL > 3.0 and issues with stutter/lag etc. I am looking for a laptop that has ...
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Job of Gallium3D on Linux

Question 0: when a Linux OS is up and running with a hardware graphics accelerator supprt (VGA Card Support), what is the job of software like Gallium3D required to do? Does it pre process the ...
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Intel HD graphics driver + Mesa 3D vs. NVIDIA proprietary driver + the latest OpenGL

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation with an Intel Core i7 4790 with 8MB cache, Intel 4600 HD graphics, two Nvidia GTX 760 GPUs 4GB RAM 1152 CUDA processing cores. I have problems with installing ...
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I cannot run Team Fortress 2 because of a problem with my video card

I really want to play Team Fortress 2, but every time I try to launch it it says, Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glcoloredmaskindexEXT'! either youre video card is not supported or ...
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glxinfo reports wrong Mesa version

So I'm trying to get Mesa 10 installed on my Ubuntu 13.10 system so I can get access to OpenGL 3.3. However, even after installing Mesa 10.1.3, glxinfo still reports that it's Mesa 9.2.1. And I just ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 OpenGL slow/errors

I just updated to Ubuntu 14.10 and I'm having some trouble with OpenGL. After fixing some errors of steam not recognising Direct Rendering, I tried to open a game, but when I run it on the terminal I ...
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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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KDE Panel goes COMPLETELY blank (transparent) and empty

I was trying to upgrade OpenGL. And when I restart, the KDE panel is completely blank. When I try to go to Desktop Effect and switch to XRender, it goes normal again. Everytime I use OpenGL to KDE it ...
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OpenGL GLX context not using direct rendering (Steam)

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04, configuring it with themes and such, and decided to install Steam to play Team Fortress 2. Whenever I launch steam, I get an error that says: "OpenGL GLX context is ...