Questions tagged [mesa]

Mesa is a software library for 3D computer graphics that provides a generic Khronos-compliant OpenGL implementation for rendering three-dimensional graphics on multiple platforms.

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Unable to locate package mesa on ubuntu 20.04

I followed the guide on itsfoss to install mesa on my dell optiplex 9020. The reason is because I want to use hardware acceleration in Jellyfin, which apparently required mesa. I added the kisak repo ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS frequently hangs on reboot using amdgpu after linux-firmware update

Note I experimenting with liquorix kernel but that ultimately was not the cause of my boot hangs Original Issue: After installing the liquorix kernel to improve gaming performance, I noticed system ...
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amdgpu uninstall, mesa reinstall

I recently installed the amdgpu-pro drivers for use with blender GPU render. After the experiment I removed the driver (with ./amdgpu-install --uninstall). After a reboot I could no longer log in ...
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How to upgrade mesa-opencl-icd

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.1 lts (amd64). It seems that mesa 20.3 supports opencl 1.2, so Register the kisak-mesa PPA repository and I tried to install mesa 20.3. sudo add-apt-repository ppa: kisak / ...
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Properly setting up AMD card on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu on PC and, as a longtime Windows user, I installed amdgpu-pro graphics from AMD's official site. However I'm experiencing problems with amdgpu-dkms crashing ...
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Errors in Chrome://gpu after the Jan 06, 2021, updates for 20.04.1

I am using Xubuntu 20.04.1. Kernel: 5.4.0-59. The January 06, 2021 updates included video drivers, mesa and drm updates that are now causing the following repetitive errors in Chrome://gpu (Chrome 87....
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Hybrid Graphics Mode issue with Alacritty

Up until yesterday I used Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Dell Precision 5530. I just upgraded to 20.10 and most of the stuff works as expected. I don't want my computer to run on performance mode so I ...
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how to upgrade glx version from 1.2 to 1.3 or higher on WSL2 Ubuntu 20.04

I am now running octave for some plots, but it would always return an empty window. Octave is now running on WSL2 Ubuntu 20.04 with xming for image forwarding, and it returns the following warning ...
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How to install Mesa 20.1-devel Git on Ubuntu 20.04

Trying to run Cyberpunk 2077 on Ubuntu 20.04, the game requires 4.5 Mesa 21.0.0-devel (git-04c7fce799) How can I install that driver on Ubuntu 20.04?
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How can I replace mesa-va-drivers 20.0.8 with mesa-va-drivers 20.2.1.1?

Context: I purchased Cyberpunk 2077, and according to some articles (here, and here) - mesa-va-drivers 20.1+ are required. I found the packages for mesa-va-drivers here, and followed the Howto on ...
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Error in plot rendering with gpu_shader4 extension in Ubuntu 18.04 WSL and X server

I'm working with WSL1 (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) in a 64bits Windows 10 Pro version 20H2 and I'm using Xming to export the graphical applications that I use on daily tasks. I have a NVIDIA MX150 graphics card ...
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Repeated updates

I am getting the same Ubuntu base and mesa updates every day. I have installed these same ones more than 10 times now and each day it shows me the same updates that need to be installed. I have no ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Freezes During Gaming (also some packages can't upgrade)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS. I noticed that whenever I play a game, like Hitman 2 using proton or something, it will freeze after 30mins to 1hr. This never happened on 18.04 ...
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glxinfo shows different versions in the same machine on different runs

I am trying to get my OpenGL version. Most of the time, I am shown OpenGL Core Profile is 3.3 but sometimes it shows 4.3. Any idea why it would happen? Also, how to fix permanently to 4.3? soham@soham-...
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kisak-mesa with 18.04 - mesa is stuck at 20.0.8

I'm trying to get kisak-mesa fresh installed on my 18.04 box, as mentioned here: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/wiki/Requirements https://launchpad.net/~kisak/+archive/ubuntu/kisak-mesa But ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 upgrade failure / ERROR Dist-upgrade failed: 'Broken packages after upgrade: colord'

I am trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04.5 to 20.04.1 via: $ sudo do-release-upgrade This fails as follows: ... Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the ...
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What's the difference between a protocol and API? [closed]

I was wondering what is the difference between a protocol and API in Linux? What makes X11 and Wayland a protocol meanwhile OpenGL and Vulkan are APIs?
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Install OpenGL 4.6 on Ubuntu 20.04?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 with the nouveau video driver. For some reason, the video driver is using OpenGL 4.3 instead of 4.6: inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA GP106 [GeForce GTX 1060 3GB] driver: ...
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How could I upgrade to OpenGL 3.3?

SOULUTION: Executing the command that doug provided in the comments worked for me MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=3.3 ./cascadeur I want to run a program called Cascadeur on my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS machine. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 startup stuck after package updates / mesa segmentation fault

TL;DR /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[5106]: (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x56131d0000f7 The startup problem I shut down Ubuntu 18.04.4 on my machine today and cold-started it somewhat later. Now ...
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I installed the latest nvidia driver on my old system and now it get stuck at service start screen on startup

I wanted to start using my GPU Nvidia GeForce GT 540M So I installed the latest nvidia driver, which was a bad idea and I restarted. And everything died This is what happened I broke my system https://...
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Major drop in FPS on Vega 8 following MESA/OpenGL library upgrade to 20.0.8-0ubuntu1~18.04.1

I have an ASUS TUF FX505DY with a AMD Radeon RX 560X / AMD Radeon Vega 8 After an update earlier today I've noticed a major drop in FPS in all games. Below is a list of all the updated libraries ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Graphics freezes for 1-2 seconds every 5 seconds

Since I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, a few days after a reboot the graphics starts to freeze for about 1.5 seconds every 5 seconds. It goes away immediately after a reboot, but I have ...
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Vertical stripes with Radeon 3200U

I'm getting a weird problem with a brand new Ubuntu 20.04 install. Everything works fine, except native Linux games. On Rimworld, I get a striped picture, in Stardew Valley (Steam), at best all text ...
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Chrome stop working after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04

Last night I've upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and now Chrome won't start. 10:20:00 /opt/google/chrome$ ./chrome MESA-LOADER: failed to retrieve device information MESA-LOADER: failed to open i915 (search ...
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Cairo can not find OpenGL ES 2.0 headers on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to compile Cairo 1.16.0, but it fails, giving me the following errors: checking for cairo's OpenGLESv2 surface backend feature... checking for glesv2... no checking GLES2/gl2.h ...
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Trying to use latest Mesa breaks OpenGL on amdgpu in Ubuntu 19.10

I'm having an issue upgrading to the latest Mesa drivers (anything >= 19.3) from any external repository, in this case oibaf. In the past I did not have any issues doing this, but a couple of months ...
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Problem with 32 bit libs on ubuntu 18.04.4

The general problem with a program for ip-camera iVMS-4200. It worked until I remove all 32 bit packages from system(Ubuntu 64 bit 18.04.4). After removing 32 packages iVMS-4200 had broken. Now I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Install Mesa 19.3 Drivers

I am trying to install Mesa Drivers 19.3 on my Ubuntu 18.04 Distro for my Radeon RX 580 graphics card. I did run the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kisak/kisak-mesa sudo apt-get dist-...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Cinnamon is currently running without video hardware acceleration

I recently updated some packages, and I'm getting an error on reboot saying the hardware acceleration has been disabled, and the package manager doesn't work any more. The error messages keep ...
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Flathub packages are freezing system after upgrade to 19.10

Since I upgraded to 19.10 my system is freezing when starting Flatpak progs, like Foliate or Visual Studio Code. Can only hard shutdown. Syslog shows error messages in Kernel amdgpu. It seems this ...
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Java AWT BorderLayout() can crash libGLX_mesa.so.0 in Ubuntu Linux ver 18.04.1 - how to fix?

I have a large Java application that includes many commands such as new JPanel(new BorderLayout()) this.setLayout(new BorderLayout()); but not all of them seem to cause the crashing. I can prevent ...
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Kmscube on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to run kmscube on Ubuntu 16.04. I have built it with meson and ninja, but I see this error when I am trying to run it: i965_dri.so does not support the 0xffffffff PCI ID. Using display ...
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How to uninstall AMD drivers and install mesa? - 18.04.3 LTS

I just installed the amdgpu-pro drivers from AMD's official website. But now some apps are not working that well and I heard that Mesa drivers were superior. How do I uninstall these drivers and ...
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How do I use my RX 5700 with Ubuntu 19.04?

I have an Ryzen 3700x and the RX 5700. There appears to be no hardware acceleration, and I seem to be using software-rendering for everything. I have recently uninstalled the proprietary AMDGPU pro ...
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Intel Whiskey Lake OpenGL 4?

I have a Whiskey Lake processor. How can I get a mesa version that supports OpenGL 4 on this arch? I've followed the instructions here, but I still get: OpenGL vendor string: Intel Open Source ...
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GPU-Passthrough from scratch / Shared GPU w/ Looking-Glass library

I have installed an ubuntu 18.04.2 on a new system. My hardware specs are as following: 2 x xeon 2670v1 128gb ddr3 ecc sapphire radeon r9 380 samsung evo 750 256gb My objective is to run a Windows ...
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AMD GPU crashing when playing game

I have a problem on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. I recently upgraded my GPU to a RX 580 from a GTX 960, but now it seems to crash every time I've played a game for a bit. This time interval isn't ...
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How to: Mesa on ubuntu 19.04

I am on ubuntu 19.04 codename disco dingo. When I type this : glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version" I get this OpenGL version string: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 418.56 same with binary driver : $ glxinfo | grep "...
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Weird screen flicker/tearing while using 75hz on AMD GPU

I hope it's not making much difference that I'm posting my question here even if I'm using Pop!_OS. The problem also occurs on a Manjaro live usb. I'm using a Ryzen 1500x CPU, 16GB of RAM, MSI ...
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how to address apt-upgrade problem involving libglx-mesa0 and Nvidia driver

I have an Nvidia 1070 system with Ubuntu 18.04, Nvidia driver 396.37, CUDA 9.0, and then TensorFlow and Keras running on it. Having run sudo apt update, when I run sudo apt upgrade, I get the ...
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How can I install Mesa drivers from source?

I followed this guide but my driver version isn't changed. I compiled the Mesa 19.0.0 drivers without any issues but glxinfo -B output says I still have old drivers. Btw, I have the latest Meson and ...
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Dependencies missing while building Mesa3d

Meson was used,missing dependencies are as follows: Found pkg-config: /usr/bin/pkg-config (0.29.1) Dependency vdpau found: NO Dependency xvmc found: NO Dependency libomxil-bellagio found: NO ...
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Doesn't SteamPlay/Proton under AMDGPU-PRO work?

I'm new in LinuxGaming, switched from Win10 to Ubuntu 18.04 few weeks ago. Now i found out how to use SteamPlay and Proton and i really like the idea! But my problem is, that i can't start Games ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 -> 18.10 doesn't boot

After an upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10, my ubuntu does not boot and just losing the signal after the grub. I cat login with "nomodeset" but then the resolution is lower and can't be changed. Here are ...
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Severe Lag/Stuttering on New Versions (18.10-19.04) with Vega 64

I'm writing this because I'm having some pretty severe issues with my system that I had originally dismissed as a card issue (patching the firmware at one point actually mitigated the issue I'm having)...
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Radeon VII GPU Not Working

I'm having trouble getting a Radeon VII GPU working correctly in Ubuntu. I read that it requires a recent kernel and mesa version. I've installed the latest kernel (5 RC 6) and the latest mesa open ...
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can i use Mesa 18.1.1 as intel graphic driver and nvidia 415.25 graphic driver for nvidia 940mx and switch them using sudo prime-select?

My laptop has hybrid graphics with ubuntu 18.10 and both Intel HD620 and Nvidia 940mx. when I switch Nvidia graphics it works with zero lag, but Intel graphic lags, so I installed mesa 18.1.1 for ...
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Ryen Raven Ridge 2400G Problems on Ubuntu 16.04

First off, I am a new Linux user and I am still learning how everything works etc... I have been having problems running Linux on my Dell Inspiron 5575 with the Raven Ridge Ryzen 5 2400G. Random ...
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Reinstall MESA driver

I'm new here and will be thankful if you help me in this case. I dunno why, but somehow I did upgrade video driver and now I want to restore the original one for current system. Is this safe and is it ...