OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is a free API used in computer graphics, for development of graphicals applications, 3D environments, games, among others.

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Force software based opengl rendering

How may I force an application to use software based opengl rendering on Ubuntu?
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How can I tell if OpenGL is installed on a windows machine?

I have about 50 PCs on a network I look after and would like to know if the PCs have OpenGL installed. If they have I’d also like to know which version. Now I don’t mind visiting every machine ...
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How do I tell if my graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0?

I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu and completely new to linux. I'm using a game development library that requires OpenGL 2.0 and am having issues running it. A mod on that library's forum asked if my ...
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Failing to load libGL.so.1 after installing bumblebee

I am running Linux Mint 15 64bit. My laptop has a Geforce 640M Optimus card, so I installed bumblebee according to the installation instructions (Basic Setup). Using optirun to run programs (e.g. ...
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How to solve issues with shader model in VirtualBox?

I have a virtualized Windows 7 (32bit) machine using VirtualBox software on a native Linux host. For some advanced software (ArcGIS Desktop 10.1) I need: OpenGL version 2.0 runtime minimum is ...
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NVIDIA vs ATI vs Intel video card drivers - OpenGL support in Linux

How is OpenGL support (specifically OpenGL 3.x) in the different video card drivers available for Linux? Assuming that the hardware supported it well, would the drivers be an issue?
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Record an OpenGL animation

I need to record an avi from an OpenGL window (not fullscreen). Do you know a free software for windows XP that can help me ?
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OpenGL program not work with X forwarding

I have an OpenGL program in a Linux server. I want to run the program remotely with X forwarding, but it fails, whereas programs such as xclock and xeyes work fine. (I confirmed that the program works ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Recent X11 Update Broke OpenGL

After installing the most recent X11 updates (using the update manager) it would appear that OpenGL support has vanished from my computer. I have an NVIDIA GeForce 9600M graphics card, and have the ...
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How to tell if OpenGL is really working in Ubuntu 10.04

I have a lenovo S9e running Intel integrated graphics. Here is my lspci output related to the graphics: 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express ...
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Intel 3150 officially won't support OpenGL 2.0 for Windows so how come I read it can for Linux?

Intel 3150 officially doesn't support OpenGL 2.0 for Windows. However I read it can for Linux? Is there some miracle way to get the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator to support OpenGL 2.0 in Windows ...
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Where I can find a software that can give me my OpenGL version

Where I can find a software or a command in DOS that can give me my OpenGL version?
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Disable double buffering entirely or render cursor without double buffering in OS X?

Currently, in OS X, the entire system is drawn using double buffering through Quartz. The purpose of this is, as far as I know, to eliminate screen tearing. The reason I would like double buffering ...
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OpenGL on ubuntu

For some reason, OpenGL stopped working on my Ubuntu 12 system. Here is the error I get when running glxinfo: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) Major ...
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OpenGL benchmark for Linux?

I'm looking for an OpenGL benchmark tool for Linux. Something sort of similar to 3DMark on Windows. Is there anything at all? I tried Phoronix, was not impressed (nothing seemed to run at all).
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Upscaled windowed mode?

Since games still suck at alt-tabbing out of them, especially when playing in fullscreen, I'd like the idea of playing some of them windowed. The problem is, some of the games need to be played in ...
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Software to capture 3d geometry?

Programs I found I found these programs to capture OpenGL 3D scene : 3D Ripper, OpenGL and D3D geometry capture, there are some solved problems with 3D Ripper GLIntercept captures OpenGL function ...
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Intel GMA 965 M - OpenGL missing

I have a Lenovo 3000 N200 notebook with integrated GMA 965 VGA, using Windows 7. All my drivers are up to date, downloaded directly from the vendor site, installed with administrative privileges, ...
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pthread-stubs for CentOS

I try to install Mesa 7.8 for CentOS 5. During installation of Mesa I required to install librdm, and during librdm (v. 2.4.19) installing I got error about missing pthread-stubs: checking for ...
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OpenGL support for integrated intel 82865G on Vista

I am looking to run an app that requires OpenGL drivers (XBMC). I have a old Dell Dimension 4600 with the intel integrated graphics chip - 82865G and running Vista. The Microsoft drivers do not ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0.0”. Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig

I'm really confused and lost. I'm a completely new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user and I'm trying to run a game on WIne and OpenGL. I was instructed to use the glxinfo command on my terminal to see if I had ...
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How to disable OpenGL threaded optimization on Mac OS X?

How can I do the equivalent of this on my 2009 Mac Mini (Mac OS X Lion):
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How to prevent VirtualBox VM crashing into “Aborted” when resuming it from a snapshot with running OpenGL application inside?

When I try snapshot/restore-state in VirtualBox 4.0.4, it works. Hovewer, if I try restoring snapshot when some OpenGL-enabled application is running inside VM, VM crashes immediately after starting. ...
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How can I get a screenshot from a not visible window of a application which uses OpenGL under X?

I am trying to make a screenshot of a not visible window under X. My first attempt was to capture the window using xwd or import (from ImageMagick). Unfortunately when window is under some other ...
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How many vertices per second can the average graphics card push? [closed]

How many vertices can your run of the mill $100 gfx card push these days?
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Does Chrome include ANGLE for WebGL?

I would like to try out WebGL on a laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon 9000, WinXP/32, DirectX 9.0c. Some time ago I have gotten it to work with Firefox and software rendering. However, I heard ...
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Horrible OpenGL performance on Intel HD Graphics laptop

I’ve been trying to run the ReallySlick screensavers on a laptop for a while now, but some of them do not work (they crash), and the ones that do work have terrible performance and are uselessly slow. ...
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Anyone know how to install a new graphics card on the Thinkpad T400?

Is that even possible? I know that it's hard to install new hardware on laptops, but it would be doable on a Thinkpad. The reason why I want a new graphics card is because the one I have is not ...
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How can I find which of the extensions of OpenGL that differ from two machines is missing on the second machine?

I know this question may sound a little bit silly but I'd like to know if there is a way to do what I pretend without "Brute forcing". I am developing a quit big application that uses some OpenGL ...
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Computer crashed, now OpenGL crashes the computer and other things don't work

My computer crashed yesterday randomly after a update, so I restarted the computer and when I got to the login screen, I noticed the resolution had changed, which usually indicates that something ...
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Toshiba - ATI graphic card update with ATI driver

I have Toshiba A200 and ATI Radeon HD 2600 graphic card. I need to work OpenGL 3.0 or above versions. ATI released a driver which runs OpenGL 3.1 with my graphic card. However when I tried to ...
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Graphics pipeline for Google Chrome

I'm interested in the graphics pipeline for Google Chrome. Specifically, can Google chrome harness OpenGL?
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What is indirect rendering?

What is indirect rendering and what sort of implications does it have on graphics performance? Also, is it a Linux-specific term or can it be used in the context of other operating systems?
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Problems using Mesa demos

I successfully installed Mesa with "yum install Mesa*" and downloaded MesaDemos-7.8.tar.gz archive. Now I try follow instructions from "Mesa3d.org -> Download / Insall -> Compiling and Installing ...
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Testing Direct3D 9 vs OpenGL 2 performance

I want to test on Windows 7 if my old ATI Radeon X1650 card can do better at rendering Direct3D 9 or OpenGL 2. Does anyone know any software that can help with determining this, like a benchmark?
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ssh -X: GLXBadRenderRequest

I just set up an ssh server on my netbook, running Linux Mint 15. I have a program called fluxus installed on my netbook, which is basically a graphical rendering of scheme/racket code. I ssh'ed into ...
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My computer isn't running current opengl

For two years now my laptop's graphics card has not been correctly identifying its current OpenGL version. It says it is running OpenGL version 1.1. However, after re-installing the video card ...
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Which version of OpenGL does Intel's integrated graphics card support?

Many ultrabooks make use of the Intel HD Integrated Graphics 4000 chips which are part of the CPU. My question is which OpenGL version do they support with the newest drivers? I would like to know ...
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Why would an application use different amounts of memory on different computers

I have built an application (OpenGL/SDL) which uses very different amounts of memory on different systems: LGA2011/HD6950/16GbRam/W8PRO - 185Mb LGA1155/HD7850/16GbRam/W7PRO - 180Mb ...
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Can applications using old versions of Opengl still run on newer cards?

OpenGl 3.0 and up has a quite big difference from the older versions like OpenGl 2.x and opengl 1.x in terms of implementation, does that mean applications which are written with the old versions of ...
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How can I make the XAnalogTV xscreensaver fill my screen?

I recently installed xscreensaver, as well as the additional/extra screensavers. Many of the OpenGL ones function correctly, going fullscreen as expected. However, for some reason, the XAnalogTV ...
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How can I enable OpenGL drawing in Photoshop when I have two display adaptors, only one of which is capable?

I have a dual-monitor setup running Windows 7 and Photoshop CS5. One monitor is plugged into the motherboard's on-board output (which shows up in device manager as Intel(R) HD Graphics Family). My ...
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Dell U3011 + Quadro 4000: “Flashing” when using 30-bit DeepColor

I have OpenGL code which successfully acquires and renders to a RGB10_A2 visual on a Windows 7 system, using a Quadro 4000 (current and previous drivers) connected to a Dell U3011 display via ...
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Fraps with long gaps in recording

We are using Fraps to record a Java openGL (JOGL) application. Usually at 1280x720. The recorded video has very long gaps/freezes (well over a second sometimes). Even using much smaller resolution ...
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How to install 64 bit openGL in linux

I bought a new system with an NVIDIA GeForce 9000 graphics card. I downloaded the 64-bit NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-190.53-pkg2 from the NVIDIA web site which I have installed in my linux kernel 2.6.26. ...
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Running OpenGL App on Android x86 and VirtualBox?

I have successfully installed Android x86 4.0 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to get an OpenGL app to work. I have enabled "3D Acceleration" in VirtualBox settings, but when I open the app it instantly ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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OpenGL resource alocation

How are GPU resources (memory, computing time) allocated to OpenGL contexts? There is possible to have multiple OpenGL applications/contexts running concurrently, for example OpenGL window manager ...
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Are there plans for Intel HD Graphics 4000 to support OpenGL 4.4?

I am coding a graphics application and decided to to support Intel HD Graphics 4000, which is widely spread among notebooks. According to the Wikipedia article, it currently supports OpenGL 4.0 only. ...
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Remote desktop with OpenGL?

From an Android tablet, I want to remotely access Windows 3D applications (primarily Rhino 3D). Is it possible to have a 3D application send the OpenGL commands via the network to a client on the ...