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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flickering in KDE Plasma 5.4

I am facing flickering in KDE Plasma 5.4. Flickering stops when I change Compositor Rendering Back-end To OpenGL 3 and then change again to OpenGL 2. OS: KUbuntu 15.04 Graphics: Intel HD 4000
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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. http://...
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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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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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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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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: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, or your ...
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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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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 (...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' [duplicate]

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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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 to install OpenGL/GLUT libraries

I currently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my acer netbook. I have problem getting some packages I need. I am using the most updated version and have a wifi connection on my campus. This is what my ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Intel HD Graphics as graphics card and I'm trying to open an OpenGL program, but, when I try to run it, I have the following error: OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0.0' ...
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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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qt can't find GL/gl.h but libGL.so exists

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. The compile error I am getting is: In file included from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/QtOpenGL/qgl.h:39:0, from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/...
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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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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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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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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 (nvidia-...
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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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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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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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How To Enable Glamor On Ubuntu?

How do I enable Glamor mode which accelerates 2D graphics with OpenGL on Ubuntu? See Choose acceleration method on Arch Linux wiki.
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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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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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Kernel drive in use is not Nvidia

I am trying to install NVidia drivers on Linux mg-Ubuntu 3.16.0-45-generic #60~14.04.1-Ubuntu . Here is screen shot from GTK; And also in here is from Nvidia settings; However when I tried to ...
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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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Installing fglrx driver always fails

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to try some OpenGL programming. My laptop has switchable graphics technology (Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8570M). I thought that it'd be better ...
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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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Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I am not able to play "Half-Life-2" on Steam + Ubuntu 14.04 . Error shown in message box on screen: Could not find required OpenGL entry pint 'glGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported, ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!" [duplicate]

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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OpenGL runs on very low framerate with a intel graphic card

I got two systems which are almost identical but with slightly different graphic cards: System A product: N10 Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation driver: i915 System B ...
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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 ...