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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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 in-...
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OpenGL 2.1 or higher for Windows XP

For a game I need OpenGL 2.1 or higher, but I want it to run on my good old Win XP box with an ATI Radeon 9200SE graphics card. It currently seems to have OpenGL 1.3.1008 WinXP Release and graphics ...
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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 do I tell if my graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0?

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 machine support OpenGL 2.0, and I have no idea how to figure ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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, etc....
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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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Reduce visual effects in KDE Plasma?

Problem We have a RHEL x64 machine with KDE Plasma 5+ and we don't want any fancy graphics or effects. We tried manually disabling the effects through the settings menu, but this has had little ...
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Running OpenGL Apps on Android x86 4.4 R1 in virtual machine

I want to use Android x86 on a virtual machine on Windows 8.1 Pro, but I have Problems with OpenGl. I use the news Android Version (x86 4.4-r1) but I had also tried RC2. Android x86 is always running....
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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 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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On Linux, can I get 3D acceleration with a Nvidia card w/o X?

I like Linux. I like OpenGL. I don't like X. On Linux, is there anyway to get 3D acceleration from my Nvidia card without X? Ideally, I'd have the kernel boot, get to a console, then somehow get ...
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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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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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Portal 2 won't launch

Usually I can figure this stuff out on my own, but I am stumped with this one: When trying to open portal 2 in steam, I get the preparing to launch portal 2 message, the message closes, then nothing. ...
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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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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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OpenGL downgrades on Windows 8/8.1 upgrade

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N with ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.1) card. I want to play Angry Birds Star Wars II for PC but it keeps saying something about OpenGL 1.4 and 2.0. ...
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Friend has an issue running a program we are writing in Processing

I am working with two friends to create 3D game using Processing. Processing uses OpenGL for 3D programming. Whenever I run the program on my computer, everything works perfectly, but whenever my one ...
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What is the difference between tessellation and displacement/bump mapping?

As can be read here LINK displacement mapping is in some cases a "better substitute" for bump mapping, tessellation is based on displacement mapping. So what is the main difference between those 3? Do ...
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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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Updating OpenGL to 2.0

I have v1.1 of the OpenGL driver installed on my Windows 7 machine. (I knew it from here) Now, I want to update it to v2.0. I also figured that my Intel graphics card driver is old. So, will ...
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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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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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how to solve MPV issue - X11 error: GLXBadFBConfig

I'm having an issue with MPV (the MPlayer2 fork). I set it to use the OpenGL Video Output because it looks/performs the best on my laptop (older Intel). However, every time I open a video, it gives me ...
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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 ...