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

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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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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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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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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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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 can I record an OpenGL game in Ubuntu?

I would like to create a short clip of me playing Minecraft, an OpenGL game. The usual screencast recorders do not properly record OpenGL. What kind of software is available for this purpose? My ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Older GPU: Is it possible to enable Unity 2D in Quantal Quetzal to fix slowness in Unity

I just upgraded from Precise Pangolin to Quantal Quetzal. I have a Nvidia Quadro FX 3450 and a Intel Quad Core Q9450 2.66 Ghz , 8 GB RAM , 64 bit CPU In precise I had to use Unity 2D to have snappy ...
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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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Wine is no longer able to initialize OpenGL

Since a while, wine is no longer able to initialize OpenGL on my 64bit Linux. This is by no means a unique problem to me- Lots of people with nvidia cards running 64bit linux seem to have this problem ...
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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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GLUT install not working

I currently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my acer netbook overwriting my previous windows starter OS and am having a problem getting some packages I need for an upcoming class. I am using the most ...
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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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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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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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I want my wobbly windows back?

I enable Wobbly windows in the CCSM but my windows aren't doing anything. Help... OpenGl's on and everything. It worked on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.
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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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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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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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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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Building Opengl 3+ in ubuntu under virtualbox/vmware

For a computer graphics class we will be developing opengl 3+ applications. I have installed ubuntu under both vmware and virtualbox, and installed there respective guest additions. If I run ...
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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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OpenGL Warning not in mesa table

I am running ubuntu 13.04 on a virtual machine. My host is windows 7 64 bit machine i7-2630QM NVIDIA geforce gtx 460M graphics I have installed openGL, glut and mesa onto my linux OS in the virtual ...
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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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Is it possible to update my graphic card drivers?

This is what the lspci -v command shows in the VGA compatible controller section: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics ...
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Why do I need to use lite mode in the new Google Maps? (Chrome)

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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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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What does 'Use OpenGl' do under Unity 2D?

In Dconf, schema com.canonical.Unity2d has a key named 'use-opengl'. Under description it says 'Whether to render the graphics into an OpenGl viewport'. But does it make any changes on how the desktop ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Is is possible to render ONLY Compiz with Unity3D using llvmpipe?

Basically, I have very poor 3D performance on everything OpenGL when using Unity3D. GLXGears gives me an average fps of 33FPS on Unity3D, while using Unity2D gives me an average of 58FPS. So, I was ...
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GLX missing, Unity 3d/various programs are not working! [closed]

I just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and while I was installing my programs I found I couldn't open Blender. The application wouldn't start. When I typed it in to the console I got this message: ...
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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly?

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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How do I install OpenGL 4+?

I've spent the past 3 days searching and can't find anything. I have an optimus setup with ironhide and a GT520M nVidia card; how do I install the latest version of OpenGL? I keep getting ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!”

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 ...