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Compile OpenGL Program (Missing GL/gl.h)

For GL/gl.h use: sudo apt install mesa-common-dev You may also find these helpful, for, say, GL/glu.h: sudo apt install libglu1-mesa-dev freeglut3-dev
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Win10 linux subsystem libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

Add LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT variable to /etc/bash.bashrc solved my error. export LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT=1 Don't know what's the actual usage. But maybe useful, because XLauch confg says it requires this....
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How to install OpenGL/GLUT libraries

To install OpenGL libraries: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils To install freeGlut: sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev
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Ubuntu 20.04 no driver loaded for Intel Iris Xe Graphics

I just got a new Asus Zenbook (UX425EA) yesterday which comes with 11th Gen i7 Processor + Intel Iris Xe Graphics, and I was facing the same problem too. After hours of google and scrolling through ...
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How to update to latest OpenGL version on Virtualbox Ubuntu Linux machine?

The OpenGL drivers in the VirtualBox Guest Additions are limited to OpenGL 2.1. Despite many requests for improved OpenGL capability in the VBox user forums I've seen no mention of the VBox developers ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

GLFW, Mesa, Ubuntu 16.04 AMD64 I haven't tried it inside of Virtual Box, but this should work regardless since Mesa has a software implementation. sudo apt-get install libglfw3-dev libgles2-mesa-dev ...
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Dota 2 Error in Ubuntu 17.04: Required OpenGL extension "GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc" is not supported. Please update your OpenGL driver

sudo apt-get install libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0 Fixed my openGL error for DOTA on ubuntu 17.4 Intel CPU
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ubuntu 16.04 gives "X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)" when running OpenGL programs

Solved, I have setup what I want. I posted the answer shown below at GitHub. Remove all Nvidia packages and reinstall xorg packages. sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install --...
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Enabling OpenGL in Windows 10 Guest VM in QEMU

Full credit to this post by Thomas Schwery. You could just follow the instructions there but I will summarize below. This should get you a more recent version of OpenGL (for me that was 3.1) running ...
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Launcher, menubar and window borders disappeared in Ubuntu 16.04

I found the answer from this thread (https://askubuntu.com/a/717860/25131) Alt + F10 and then open terminal from the menu that appears then type ccsm in to the terminal. in there search for unity ...
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MATLAB com.jogamp.opengl.GLException: X11GLXDrawableFactory error

In Linux command line, type matlab -softwareopengl, it will start Matlab with normality. To make this default, inside Matlab command line, type opengl('save','software'). It works with Matlab R2019b ...
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How can I be sure OpenGL is working?

Execute the following command in a Terminal: glxinfo | grep '^direct rendering:' If in the result shows Yes, then you have 3D acceleration, and hence OpenGL. If glxinfo is not installed in your ...
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libGL error: failed to load drivers iris and swrast in Ubuntu 20.04

I just had same issue with Kiwix on Linux Mint and found your question. I was able to solve my issue reading: https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-desktop/issues/393. The issue I understood is that iris ...
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How to enable indirect GLX contexts (+iglx) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with nvidia gfx-cards

I had a similar issue when running some GL applications via 'ssh -X' and solved it by adding "+iglx" to xserver-command in /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-xserver-command.conf. [SeatDefaults] # ...
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Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update?

Got same problem on ubuntu 18. This happened basically only with 32bit apps. So my idea was to install 32bit nvidia something, as my /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ folder was suspiciously empty. After very ...
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Which package to install to get header file glad.h?

Thanks to @dc37 for the comment on the webservice! Here is what I did: Go to the webservice and download the required files: Check the "local files" option and click on the "Generate&...
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How to enable indirect GLX contexts (+iglx) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with nvidia gfx-cards

An alternative (and display-manager-independent) way to add the options is to add the following section to /etc/X11/xorg.conf: Section "ServerFlags" Option "IndirectGLX" "on" EndSection
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Steam doesn't work after update to Ubuntu 19.04

Steam uses 32 bits libraries (i386) and you don't have them. In my case, I have nvidia 390 driver, so I installed libnvidia-gl-390:i386 package and it solved the problem. In your case, since you have ...
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How to enable/get OpenGL 3.1?

well maybe your hardware does not support OpenGL 3.1+, but there is a workaround. You can use Software Rendering (LLVMpipe). In order to do that you have to run: LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 *command* ...
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Making sense of glxinfo OpenGL versions

OpenGL ES is a subset of the original OpenGL specification and is designed for embedded systems such as smart phones. I'm not 100% sure why the version numbers do not correspond, but they don't. The ...
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ubuntu 16.04 gives "X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)" when running OpenGL programs

For anyone arriving at this question trying to use OpenGL on a headless server: you might also get this message if you have NVIDIA GLX drivers installed but don't actually have an NVIDIA card in your ...
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Enabling OpenGL in Windows 10 Guest VM in QEMU

There is currently no such thing like OpenGL in Windows guests in Qemu. Rumors to the contrary often stem from QXL forgotten in the configuration, combined with a performance placebo effect1. OpenGL ...
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Black screen at CSGO

It starts just black, or it play a cinematic and then it goes black? I had a similar problem where the game launchs and play a cinematic, but I couldn't see more than a black screen like yours. The ...
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Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update?

I had the same issue on Ubuntu 16.10 with the nvidia-340 drivers and none of the solutions here worked for me. Turns out the 32-bit libraries were not on the library path. This one liner worked for ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I had this problem too: You can find the key by doing this: In the dash, type 'wine' and amongst others it shows the icon for the winetricks program. If you start that, you can then choose 'sketchup'...
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How can I know if my GPU card driver supports Vulkan?

a Simple way is to look the unofficial vulkan gpu database https://vulkan.gpuinfo.org The best way is to install vulkaninfo utility from your repository manager, like apt-get install vulkaninfo, ...
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HELP! How do I set mesa 3.3 as my opengl version string

You should be able to force the OpenGL version string to 3.3 using the following prefix prior to the command used to launch your game: MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=3.3 command For steam, you should be ...
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Win10 linux subsystem libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

Again, apologies for answering my own question, but this seems to be the only way to put up an answer to the problem, as I detailed in my question. On my Win10 Linux Ubuntu subsystem, the mesa ...
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How to get the MuPDF OpenGL viewer on Ubuntu 18.04?

TL;DR It is a Ubuntu packaging bug, it was already reported to launchpad as bug 1740105. Compilation or installation from source What do you need The analysis of the PKGBUILD file from ArchLinux shows ...
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