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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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Do I necessary need reboot my PC if I installed a newer version of MESA driver?

Lot's of people say that we need to reboot after we install the newer MESA driver, but it seems to work without rebooting my PC.
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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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Display driver install failure - how to revert to old initrd.img-4.15.0-43-generic.old-dkms

Display AMD Radeon™ R5 M430 driver install failure ./amdgpu-install Install failed; black screen on reboot! The last thing said in terminal; should this install fail; revert to old initrd.img-4.15....
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AMD GPU fails to work, throws stacktrace in kernel and system freezes completely

The computer I use is Dell Inspiron 5570, running Kubuntu 18.04 and has hybrid graphics: Intel & AMD. $ lspci -vnn | grep VGA -A 12 0:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation UHD ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS R9 390X amdgpu guide / testing summary

I cannot get amdgpu to load as driver. Instead it always loads radeon. Setup: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS i7-5830k 2x R9 390X
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Is 18.04.1 compatible with my Gemini Lake laptop?

I'm getting a Lenovo V130-15IGM 81HL002VGE with a N5000 Gemini Lake SoC. I'm inclined to go with LTS but does 18.04.1 come with a new enough version of MESA? Also do you think I should go with 18.10 ...
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LiveCD 18.04.1 AMD GPU Crash / Driver Usage

Wiped Windows 10 off my system and booted the Ubuntu 18.04.1 LiveCD. When the desktop shows up, moving my mouse causes graphical artifacts, then after a few seconds the screen goes black and the ...
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How to compile Mesa with debug symbols?

I want to modify Mesa's source code and build it with debugging symbols enabled. I downloaded and built the sources with these commands: sudo apt build-dep libgl1-mesa-dev apt source libgl1-mesa-dev ...
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Can't resize windows on my Ubuntu. When I click maximize it works, but after that I can't minimize current window

I attached a video, because I can't explain it pretty well. I tried to find something that can solve my problem, but I didn't. Youtube video
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mesa-vulkan-drivers not working on Ubuntu 18.04 ? vulkan-smoketest fails

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 with an Intel CPU (8700k Coffee Lake) and a GTX 650 graphics card. I have the nvidia propretary drivers 390.87 installed for the GTX 650, and vulkan-smoketest succeeds (see the ...
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SketchUp WebGL application hangs in the Ubuntu-based OS's 16.04, 18.04, which running on the hardware, but works in the same OS's in the Virtualbox

I am trying to use this app on the Ubuntu 18.04: https://app.sketchup.com/app, but have a problem. When the model is bigger than the screen and is moving behind the upper border, the SketchUp hangs. ...
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How to force the use of AMD R7 265 in Notebook with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS that uses two video cards controlled only by software? [duplicate]

I would like to run my R7-265 video card in my ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The problem is that you do not provide support since ubuntu 14.04 LTS later. (the screen below) And I'd like to use my video card. How ...
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OpenGL not rendering in Ubuntu 18.04

I was practicing OpenGL by making small demos, the demos were running well but after I switched to Ubuntu 18.04, the objects are not rendering any more. The program compiles with no errors but I get ...
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Upgrade mesa-utils Ubuntu 18.04

I love Linux so I tend to play games on Linux So I install steam on ubuntu 18.04 The game I tried to play needs OpenGL 3.1 see here So, I did some search on the internet and I found this After ...
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glxinfo Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server with 3 Quadro P5000. I downloaded LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER with version number 390.77 I installed several mesa packages $ apt list --installed | grep mesa ...
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Vulkan video backend on Intel graphics card/mesa driver on Ubuntu 16.04

I saw in Dolphin emulator that Vulkan was a video backend option, like OpenGL, I use an Intel graphics card with Mesa driver that came with my Ubuntu install. How do I check my Vulkan version, and ...
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How to install Mesa from source?

How to install Mesa from source code in Ubuntu 18.04? I downloaded mesa-18.1.3.tar.xz from here ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/mesa/ then extracted it, then in the directory with the sources did the ...
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Installing Mesa 17.3.9

I just upgraded my graphics driver to the latest Mesa 18.1.1 and need to revert to the stable 17.3.9 version. Could anyone please help me with the terminal command lines? I am currently using Ubuntu ...
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libwaffle-1.so.o: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I have Ubuntu 16.04 OS and am trying to perform tests on piglit. I have a Fermi GPU (GE4 GTX 480). This is the error I receive. Could you please guide? https://drive.google.com/open?id=...
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steam: missing libGL.so.1 and libdrm.so.2

I am attempting to install steam from the ubuntu repos on Xubuntu 17.10, and am running into a dependecy issue. Steam requires these two 32bit libraries: The following packages have unmet ...
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xdriinfo says Screen 0: not direct rendering capable

When I give xdriinfo command to check the driver associated with my laptop screen, I'm getting the following response although I have Intel HD Graphics 5500 Screen 0: not direct rendering capable. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 mesa 32 bit libraries removal

I'm having lots of troubles with 32-bit libraries being used in various programs. After a lot of searching I found a question on here that said that the mesa directories could be causing it and to ...
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Building Mesa from git - can not “apt-get build-dep mesa”

I'm trying to follow this guide mesa compiling and installing But when I get to this step sudo apt-get build-dep mesa I get the following output Reading package lists... Done E: Unable to find a ...
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Scilab 5.5.2 cannot create Java Main Class on Ubuntu 14.04. How to fix?

On March 5, after months of working regularly, Scilab 5.5.2 stopped working altogether if launched from GUI. Trying to launch from terminal, it still did not work but at least informed me that it ...
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Blank screen with only mouse pointer after 7.10 radeon driver update; display does not switch to tty7 upon lightdm start; Xorg.0.log quickly grows

UPDATE 2/23/18 This issue stems from the 7.10 version of the Freedesktop radeon driver. A workaround to the issue is to downgrade to the 7.9 version of the driver. Details of the investigation ...
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How to install the Open Source Intel drivers to get OpenGL 4.5?

I cannot find the open source Intel GPU drivers for OpenGL 4.5 as stated here: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-Driver-GL45-Certified I have just upgraded, installed, my ...
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Driver Problem with OpenGL3 (Windows cheated)

I am having problems running opengl 3.0/ opengl3.3 programmes on Ubuntu here are my Device and GPU Driver info RAM - 4GB GPU - INTEL (R) HD GRAPHICS Intel® HD Graphics (Core i3 My actual Processor ...
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Installing mesa-opencl-icd in Ubuntu 16.04

Simply put, this library won't install using this excuse: $ sudo apt install mesa-opencl-icd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Windows 7 host -> ubuntu 16.04 local VM -> ubuntu 16.04 remote. How to run OpenGL on remote machine?

My purpose is to run OpenGL Application on a remote ubuntu machine, and hopefully I can use the latest version 4.5 of OpenGL as much as possible. The local host (at home) is Windows 7. To connect the ...
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How to install mesa 17.3.1 on ubuntu 16.04?

So I'm using Godot game engine on Ubuntu, but I'm having a problem with OpenGL, google led me to this issue: https://github.com/godotengine/godot/issues/8700 which confirmed that it's a driver issue ...
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Error installing dependencies!

I am having issues installing dependencies for the leapmotion driver on the Ubuntu 14.04. I tried several suggestions but nothing worked. My initial question was regarding how to ignore the ...
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How to disable anti aliasing in mesa drivers

How to disable anti-aliasing in Mesa drivers I am running Rx 560 in ubuntu 16.04 and I haven't ever used Linux before.
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Can't install vulkan with mesa driver on amd gpu

I have an amd radeon r9 390 gpu. Using Ubuntu 16.04 - kernel: 4.14.6-041406-generic I am using oibaf's ppa https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/ubuntu/graphics-drivers glxinfo | grep OpenGL ...
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Every Vulkan application crashes on RADV in swapchain creation in Ubuntu 17.10

Every Vulkan application, including LunarG SDK 1.0.61.1 demos, crash on swapchain creation in Ubuntu 17.10 (Wayland and X.org). Callstack from cube demo: #0 0x00007ffff629f924 in ?? () from /usr/lib/...
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Enable vulkan for mesa (oibaf) graphics driver

I am on an Ubuntu 16.04 64bit using an AMD radeon r9 390 gpu Recently I had installed the "amd gpu-pro-17.10" driver and had Vulkan working, and I could play Dota 2 with better performance than in ...
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no package * found installing mesa

I'm trying to install Mesa driver using the configuration file inside the tar.gz i downloaded on official site. When i run ./configuration this error is displayed: Configuration error. I tried to ...
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No shader cache on Mesa 17.3. with Intel graphics

For long, most games on Intel video cards ran badly because of driver compilation in the middle of game, which caused extreme frame drops. Mesa 17.1 and above should have a feature that caches the ...
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Installation of kept back packages: libgl1-mesa-dev results in emergency mode

I have recently seen on my 16.04 when running apt upgrade that some packages have been kept back. I went to investigate and found the answer here. It basically says that you are supposed to install ...
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Using Mesa EGL with custom protobuf version

I'm using a multi platform EGL application on Ubuntu and I can't compile it anymore after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.10 to 17.04. The problem is the app uses Protocol Buffers 2.6.1 internally and Mesa ...
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mesa update breaks build

Today a new mesa has been released on ubuntu 16.04.02 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mesa/17.0.7-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 However it breaks my build, when I link my lib to libGL.so /usr/lib/x86_64-...
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Tried to get OpenGL 4.x to work and now have broken something

I had Mesa 17.x working really well. All games running really well etc, but when trying to use OpenGL version 3.x where x is greater than 0 in some OpenGL code I got GLXBadFBConfig. In an attempt to ...
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Make mesa drivers become independent of previous nvidia installation

I had nvidia driver installed on my Ubuntu Server 16.04. I need to run some app which needs OpenGL, but since machine is "headless" a virtual screen must be created. I tried to do it with Xvfb, but ...
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Downgrade Mesa Drivers [duplicate]

I see a ton of references as to how to UPGRADE your Mesa drivers using PPAs. However, is there a way to DOWNGRADE easily? For example, I currently have Mesa 17.1.3 installed but would like the ability ...
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Updating OpenGL from version 3.0 to latest 4.5

I am trying to update my OpenGL driver to the latest version. I have tried the following ppas: ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers ppa:eek:ibaf/graphics-drivers ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/updates So far nothing works....
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Unsupported Version of OpenGL

I have been playing Dying Light that last few days without problems then all of a sudden i get this error message starting 6-21-17 Unsupported Version of OpenGL! Detected OpenGL version: 3.0 Mesa 17....
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What issues should I be aware of with the Intel Graphics Update Tool for Linux? [closed]

I just got a new Kaby Lake laptop (intel hd620). I am wondering whether or not to install the INTEL GRAPHICS UPDATE TOOL FOR LINUX ? Are there any issues I should be aware of when making my decision?
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Ubuntu 16.10 DVI only works with VGA adapter

Using Ubuntu 16.10 Intel 945GSE graphics Using nomodeset in GRUB, the DVI works with a DVI cable and the DVI-HDMI also works, all with a low resolution (i.e. safe-mode) When NOT using nomodeset, the ...
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Mesa Drivers AMD ubuntu 16.04

I am using the ATI Mobility Radeo HD 5145 gpu on a Satellite l650. wanting to move from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04. Do the Mesa drivers have any known issues on this platform?