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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Ultra low-latency in ubuntu 22.04

I should run a visual experiment project with Matlab or Python in which the time resolution is dramatically important! that's why I shift to Linux and use the low-latency kernel in ubuntu. but I ...
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3D acceleration is not enabled on Ubuntu 22.04 inside VMware 16

Host: Windows 10 + VMware 16 Guest: Ubuntu 22.04 Problem: VMware 3D acceleration is not enabled Does anyone hit the same problem? How can I enable 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 22.04 inside VMware 16? ...
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Steam issues after installing Mesa Intel Iris Xe PPA on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed Mesa Intel Iris Xe graphics drivers using this guide. Now, Steam refuses to load at all. It simply gets to verification completed, pauses, and then stops when run from the ...
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ThinkPad T510 is using llvmpipe for graphics instead of Intel HD

My T510 was upgraded with a Intel Core i7 640M. I discovered that it's using llvmpipe instead of Intel HD for graphics, and I don't know why. I have everything related to Intel graphics & mesa ...
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Is i915 the right driver for my TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] GPU?

I just upgraded from 20.04 on an old laptop to 21.10 on a new one. The old one used the proprietary NVidia graphics driver - the new one uses i915. My GPU setup: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display ...
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Special Drivers for Nvidia

I have Nvidia 1650 4GB graphics card. In 21.10 everything works fine. But I keep seeing articles about Mesa and it says they are for Nvidia. I mainly do GIMP, Inkscape and Blender. Does adding any ...
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How can I install a specific version of Mesa?

I need to install mesa 20.x for Unity3D. Using ubuntu 20.04. I tried the two ppas (ppa:kisak/kisak-mesa and oxxx) but there version is more recent than ubuntu. How can I do this? see bug report https:/...
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Problem with PyGame - libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

I am approaching pygame now, I am running a small program that opens a pygame window and shows an intro, which is a simple screen with a background and two buttons (they light up only when the mouse ...
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Google Chrome and all Electron apps no longer display on screen (Ubuntu 20.04)

After a recent update and restart Google Chrome and ALL of my Electron based apps no longer appear on the screen. They start okay and I can see them running in the system monitor and htop. I can also ...
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This image makes my screen glitch

When this thread on Reddit is displayed on my screen, my screen glitches and gets flashing green tint. It is more exaggerated when scrolling. Any reason why that might be? I am sure this is not a big ...
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Can't Run on High Refresh Rate (120Hz) on Xorg

I’m using an Alienware X17 R1 Laptop, with i7-11800H and GTX3070 Mobile. The monitor panel supports 3840x2160@120Hz on Windows. Settings on Windows: The system is Ubuntu 21.10 with 5.13.0-20 kernel. ...
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Configuring OpenGL ES to work with i915 driver

I have an old Lenovo Yoga 2 that I've been configuring as a backup laptop. This past week I put a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04.3 on it. I'm having issues with getting OpenGL ES to work on it properly ...
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Help with Mesa Drivers (UHD 620) and Chrome Browser

im gonna explain it fast: i play agar.io is a web game, i play it in chrome, i bought a laptop a chromebook, in ChromeOS the game runs fine, perfectly smoothly, in Ubuntu or any other linux, it doesnt,...
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Bad performance with Skia Renderer Canvas Wayland/Ubuntu

Hi i often play agario one of my old's laptop was a pentium and it used to run it fine in windows, with temps of 58 degress, 70-90 max, but the game was running fine, here in this laptop (specs behind)...
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Attempted to update mesa drivers-now cannot play games-tried to revert to og drivers and still no luck

Firstly i am fairly new to linux. I had my system running no hitches/glitches at all - playing games no trouble through Steam. Secondly, I attempted to update my graphics drivers recently and now I am ...
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Errors in chrome://gpu after the latest mesa 21.0.3 update

System: Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS After the latest mesa 21.0.3 update, the following errors appear 5 times in chrome://gpu every time Chrome 94.0.4606.61 starts: [4283:4283:0929/115416.341346:WARNING:...
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Minecraft runs smoothly on Windows but crashing in Ubuntu 20.04

Hi and according to the title it crashes and the error is glfw error 65543: Failed to create context: GLXBadFBConfig. Please update your drivers. (see aka.ms/minecraft for more instructions) If any ...
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Cannot start multiple chrome windows from terminal in Ubuntu 21.04

I have the following script: google-chrome "https://www.google.com" google-chrome --app=https://listen.tidal.com google-chrome --app=https://www.notion.so google-chrome --app=https://outlook....
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Installing Mesa OpenCL for Nvidia?

Out of curiosity, I've tried to install OpenCL on my Ubuntu 21.04 installation. I believe there may be OpenCL 1.1 support available in the open-source Nouveau video driver for Nvidia graphics cards. ...
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How to update mesa drivers?

How do I know which mesa drivers I'm using and how to update them? I do not want the latest possible release, I want the latest possible official ubuntu release. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and I'm having a ...
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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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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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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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