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Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL); a crossplatform library that provides a simple interface to graphics, sound and input devices.

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Starting with SDL

Hy, i want to start learning/developing with the SDL library. I already found some usefull tutorials like lazyfoo.net. There I noticed there are many ways to use SDL (Console, IDE, ...). So can you ...
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No SDLIMAGE found while running ./configure file

recently i installed libsdl1.2-dev to install a game, after installing it in system. I run ./configure file and I am getting new error checking for sdl-config... /usr/bin/sdl-config checking for SDL ...
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Do I have to compile SDL2_mixer myself?

I want to get the package SDL_mixer to use in a game I am making, but from what I've seen there are only versions compatible with SDL 1.2. Did I overlook something or will I have to compile the SDL ...
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How to see what SDL version I have on my ubuntu

I am want to know what SDL version I have installed on my ubuntu Is there a terminal commend I can run to find out ??
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Video scaling using sdlvideosink

how can I do video scaling using playbin2 and sdlvideosink. Actually videoscale is not a property of playbin2. So how can I do it. Can you help me
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I can I install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian on a 64 bit machine?

I'm trying to install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian as a program I'm trying to run, Powder Toy, returns this when launched: /home/kyle/golly/powder-89.2-lin32/powder: error while loading shared ...
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SDL app code arm linaro cannot find -lSDL

I'm using gcc-linaro-arm-linux-gnueabihf-4.8-2014.04_linux to cross compile the following SDL code. usingubuntu-14.04 #include "SDL/SDL.h" int main( int argc, char* args[] ) { //The images ...
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Unable to locate package libsdl1.2-dev

I'm having issues trying to install sdl to run some applications. I used a string given by the FAQ of the app I was trying to run, but this is the result. devlin@DiningRoomHP:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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SDL libraries are missing

~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/Triangle.o ~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/Polygon.o ~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/triangulation.o -Wl,--no-as-needed ...
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X.Org and Xserver development headers issue

Trying to install SDL2, following the guide here. I've tried this before, and it's destroyed my laptop several times already, because one of the packages (x.org-dev) replaces a lot of packages, and ...
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Could not initialize SDL : No available video device Don't move

I have downloaded an indie game Don't move from this link . When I try to run it on Ubuntu 12.04, it gives following error messages. Could not initialize SDL : No available video device AL lib: (EE) ...
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Where are the compiled SDL libraries?

I compiled the SDL 2 libraries as described here What is the general procedure to install development libraries in Ubuntu? What I would like to know, is where are these libraries actually located ...
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How can I leave tty?

So I got a problem here. So I installed SDL 2.0.1, everything worked fine, I installed dependencies of sdl as well, so I saw that it didn't worked, so I rebooted my pc, after that I get to gnome, and ...
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ld error while linking to SDL2

i'm struggling in the attept to compile c++ with SDL2. I've done as always: checkout the code (both from mercurial and libsdl.org) ./configure, make, sudo make install But it keeps to say: ...
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ubuntu: can't install sdl1.2-dev due to broken packages

I tried to install libsd1.2-dev, but got an error due to some dependencies that I do not know how to solve. sudo apt-get -f install libsdl1.2-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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What is the general procedure to install development libraries in Ubuntu?

I am having a pretty tough time installing the latest development libraries of SDL in my Ubuntu 12.04. Last year, I somehow managed to install libsdl 1.2-dev for Ubuntu. As far as I remember, I did it ...
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SDL not available on Ubuntu

When I execute the following code, the app can going to finish. but SDL background window is not visible. It is shadow screen only. SDL1.2.15 used. #include <SDL/SDL.h> #include ...
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SDL2 - Undefined references

I just started using SDL2 (on Ubuntu 13.04 x64) and everything was going fine, until I tried to use SDL_image. I added this piece of code, for loading images: SDL_Texture* LoadImage(std::string ...
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using SDL in eclipse

I have downloaded a c++ program. So I decided to run it but it says no such files or directories for SDL.h and SDL_ttf.h files. I installed the libsdl2 package from terminal as well as downloaded it ...
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How to install “megamario” (“SDL/SDL.h” not found)

I tried to install megamario1.7 on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mmario/?source=dlp) I installed all requiered SDL-libraries. Wenn I type in make PREFIX=/usr/local It gives ...
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Compile fail. SDL problem

When I try to compile this program using make command, it fails. I think I have all the neccessary libraries for this. Here is the screen shot of the trerminal with the compile fail. And here is a ...
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Undefined Symbol Error when running SDL program

I've recently started playing around with SDL, following some tutorials online. I got a basic test program going, and it compiled fine, and it ran fine until recently. Starting about two days ago, ...
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Can SDL work on Ubuntu Touch?

Recently, I've see the Ubuntu Touch video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cpWHJDLsqTU I want to try to port my own game (using SDL and OGRE) from PC to Ubuntu Tablets. ...
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When will the sdl 1.3 libraries be available (implementing force feedback), or how do I compile them?

I want to use sdl force feedback for my joystick and use it on dolphin-emu. I need the 1.3 sdl libraries and only 1.2 are available. I tried to build them, but with no luck. Can anyone help?
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Blob And Conquer: SDL not showing textures

This is something that has happened since I upgraded to 9.10, but hasn't got fixed yet. I'd like you to look at Blob And Conquer and some of his screenshots, like this one: Now, install the app ...
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Editor with Code Completion for SDL

Is there a code editor that offers code completion and shows the function prototype for SDL? I ask for an automatic completion like in Notepad++, that shows functions list after like 3 characters ...
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OpenGL games won't open due to X11

For some reason, any OpenGL game I try to play crashes when it wants to open the window. Let me give you an example from running teeworlds from terminal: imnotanerd@sys76laptop:~$ teeworlds # skip to ...
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configure script throwing up gcc errors

I'm trying to compile SDL-1.2.15 on Ubuntu 12.04 http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia/sdl.html The install guide says that I need to start by calling the configure file. Looking ...
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can't install SDL-1.2.15 on Ubuntu 12.04

Having real trouble installing SDL-1.2.15 on the latest version of Ubuntu. http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia/sdl.html The install guide that comes with the tar file says that ...
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Shared libSDL library fails to open

I'm having an issue with a shared library called libsdl. What I'm trying to do actually is to start up a game engine called GCCG (Generic Collectible Card Game). All the necessary packages were ...
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How to get faster graphics in KVM? VNC is painfully slow with Haiku OS guest, Spice won't install and SDL doesn't work

I've been coming up to speed on the Haiku operating system, an Open Source clone of BeOS 5 Pro. I'm using an Apple MacBook Pro as my development machine. Apple's BootCamp BIOS does not support more ...
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Can't compile program that uses SDL after upgrade to 11.10 - undefined reference to SDL_Init

I've just upgraded from 11.4 to 11.10 and at least one thing seems to be broken: I have a C++ program that is using SDL and OpenGL. I was able to compile and run it just fine before the upgrade. Now I ...
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I downloaded Dwarf Fortress. Why won't it run?

I downloaded the version of Dwarf Fortress for Linux onto my computer, but when I click on the df file, it doesn't do anything. When I run it in a terminal, it gives me this message: error while ...
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How to run kvm/qemu on a virtual terminal with kms enabled

I deduce from the kvm howtos that this should actually work with sdl and a framebuffer, but I can't get it going. Doing kvm -cdrom tinycore-current.iso with normal user account on a virtual terminal ...