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Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to DP 1.2 on Dell monitor not working

I have a laptop (TUXEDO Book BC1510) with 1 HDMI and 1 Mini DisplayPort 1.2 running Pop!_OS 20.04. Pop is an Ubuntu derived distro by System76. This is in "About": i7 9750H Mesa Intel UHD ...
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Where does Mesa store its Vulkan shader cache on Linux?

I would like to delete the Mesa Vulkan shader cache for a particular application I'm using. Where is this cache stored by default on recent (Mesa 19/20) versions?
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Failed to start with picom vsync_opengl_swc_init error

When I start picom, which is picom command in my terminal, I got [ 07/30/2020 13:48:19.422 vsync_opengl_swc_init ERROR ] Failed to load a swap control extension. [ 07/30/2020 13:48:19.422 session_init ...
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Problems in Video playback or quick scrolling problems - ThinkPad - Linux mint 20

I installed Linux Mint 20 on my laptop (thinkpad x1 yoga 4th gen | intel core i7 10th gen), I updated everything that needs to be updated through update manager, but when I open videos on YouTube or ...
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General instability and “MESA-LOADER Failed to open iris/swrast/i915” appearing for multiple applications

After my computer rebooted in the middle of a update, corrupting a number of packages, I have been getting this error repeatedly for a number of applications, including Firefox, Chromium, VLC, and ...
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Mesa and nvidia libs steam

I'm trying to understand: Steam wants from me to install libgl1-mesa-glx. But I use Nvidia binary driver and I see that Nvidia also has libglx-nvidia0 for GLX. So why does steam want mesa? And ok, I ...
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How to prefer software installed in /usr/local

I have installed mesa using apt in my system. This mesa is installed in /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf directory. Now I compiled and installed the newest version of mesa manually from source, and it's ...
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How to install OpenCL ICD Loader on OpenSUSE?

Question: How to install OpenCL ICD Loader in OpenSUSE? I am trying to compile a program from source with this as a dependency. I believe the packages for Debian/Ubuntu are mesa-opencl-icd and ocl-...
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Install Mesa backport from openSUSE Build Service?

I'm running Debian 10 on my PC. I'm trying to install a Mesa 19.1.6 backport from this repository on the openSUSE Build Service. I tried to install it like this: echo 'deb http://download....
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Xorg server freezes and I must restart lightdm - any way to recover without closing all applications?

I use Arch Linux with the 5.2.5 stock kernel, Cinnamon 4.2.3, LightDM 1.30.0 and Mesa 19.1.3. My GPU is a Radeon RX 550 2GB. Sometimes, my desktop freezes as if there's a problem with the GPU or the ...
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Mismatch between mesa+vulkan driver verison used by Proton and the host mesa driver version

Proton is working fine with the latest DXVK implementation but when I browse on the log files of the games used by Proton I notice a mismatch between the mesa driver version of my host system and the ...
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Debian: Can't install qtcreator because of broken packages

I'm trying to install qtcreator or any other qt development package but it's not working because of broken packages. I then tried to install qtcreator manually from the qt website but I can't compile ...
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How to properly update Mesa drivers?

I need OpenGL 4.5 to be supported by my graphics card's driver, and as far as I know Mesa is actually able to run it. glxinfo gives me this: $ glxinfo | grep "OpenGL" OpenGL vendor string: Intel Open ...
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Unable to use OpenGL ARB_gpu_shader_int64 extension with Mesa

I am working on OpenGL shaders, and I need uint64_t types, etc... However, when I do glxinfo, this extension is not in the list. I am using Mesa 18.0.5, and this page tells that the extension is ...
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ffmpeg snap package error in Debian 9: libGL error: unable to load driver: r600_dri.so

I am using Debian 9 with an older Radeon GPU (5450). I am interested in using the snap package of ffmpeg (which is version 4.1) because of some issues I may be able to fix with the newer snap instead ...
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not able to compile OpenGL code

I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 on my laptop and facing this problem. When I try to compile C++ program with OpenGL libraries it says: $ make g++ solsys.cpp -lglut -lGLEW -lGL -lGLU -fpermissive -o ...
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libGL errors when starting X applications via SSH

I have a Debian stretch x64 server running in a virtual KVM machine. I have installed Cygwin on Windows 7 Pro x64 and would like to run X applications on the Debian machine, using the Cygwin X server ...
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The standard mechanism to switch GPUs isn't undocumented, is it?

My laptop is a normal, uninteresting machine with two standard, unmultiplexed GPUs and an ordinary Debian stretch installation. The secondary GPU (a Radeon) is usually powered down but I can activate ...
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Using Mesa v18.0.5, but only getting OpenGL v3.0

I am trying to develop C/C++ applications using OpenGL. Unfortunately, I have been unable to access any functionality past OpenGL 3.0. I have Mesa version 18.0.5, Linux Mint 18 64-bit, the 4.18.1 ...
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Installation of mesa-18.1.4, stuck at “libtizcore”

I was trying to install another version of x-server, it needed lots of packages including mesa and it needed a lot of, too. I installed over 15 packages... I found every package by googling and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Failed to find module 'mesa' when loading kernel modules

I recently turned on my laptop upon returning home and found that it would not start DE properly, exhibiting 'Load Kernel Modules' errors and forcing me to use tty2 through 6 to achieve anything. Upon ...
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Why isn't there a /usr/include/GL directory on OpenBSD?

I have just recently made the switched for Linux to OpenBSD. So far, I am really liking the philosophy of including the bare minimum needed to run the system, and the emphasis for clean and simple ...
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3D Graphics Support on a Radeon 6870 for steam gaming

I'm running Arch Linux and I'm trying to get a Radeon HD 6870 setup for gaming on Steam, specifically for Windows games such as Skyrim and Dark Souls 3 using Wine. I've done this on a desktop with ...
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OpenGL applications display scary error messages after Mesa re-install

After messing around with some PPAs in an attempt to upgrade the Mesa drivers under Linux Mint 17.3 KDE on my Lenovo Ideapad, I managed to seemingly bring everything back to working order. Now, ...
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Updating OpenGL from 3.0 to 3.1

I need to upgrade my OpenGL version from 3.0 to 3.1. Stackexchange is full of postings that tackle specific situations, and it proved difficult for me to see the tree from the wood, not to mention to ...
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swrast_dri.so is still broken in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I am trying to use an astronomy software package for my work, which apparently relies on some openGL libraries that are screwed up in Ubuntu 14.04. This is the error I get (I get the same one when ...
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Centos 7 on NUC6CAYH (Apollo Lake/Goldmont) - Mesa update needed?

I have a working Centos7 system on a NUC5CPYH. To get the drivers for video and wireless that aren't in the Centos 3.10 kernel, we're using a 4.10.9 kernel. Since the NUC5CPYH is coming up on end of ...
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Kernel upgrade (4.10) made XServer and rest of the system fail (Arch)

After 5 days not using my PC, I decided to get the latest packages which involved an upgraded kernel (4.9.11 -> 4.10.1), renamed and updated radeon graphics drivers (mesa) and some changes to KDE and ...
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Unable to properly configure Intel HD 510 (Skylake) graphics on Debian Jessie

I have had this issue since I installed , and I've been trying to resolve this with my limited experience with linux (which I have been using for ~9 months now). Internal graphics on debian do not ...
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MATE for Gentoo Hardened 4.8.17-r2 on AMD Radeon RX 480 card became very slow

I am running Gentoo Linux Hardened with kernel 4.8.17-r2 on an AMD FX 8350 using a Radeon RX 480 video card (amdgpu), and for desktop environment I use MATE 1.12.1. I recently updated my system with ...
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Updating Mesa for instaling Vulkan

I found a post about Vulkan for Intel graphic card (the topic is here) and decided to try out. It said that it will be available for 5th and higher generation Intel cards. I have an old 3rd gen card ...
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How to temporarily switch to llvmpipe

I am attempting to figure out if a problem with fonts in Wine is related to my OpenGL driver (r600g). How can I temporarily switch to the llvmpipe software renderer to perform testing, then switch ...
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More than one driver [duplicate]

I am using Debian 8.6 32 bit on Dell Inspiron 3558 with Gnome desktop. When I log in using GNOME or GNOME Classic, root@localhost:/home/santosh# glxinfo name of display: :0 display: :0 screen: 0 ...
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Hardware video decoding issues / vdpau radeon [closed]

I'm using a R7 240 graphic card on a Debian Jessie. VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland PRO [Radeon R7 240] According to the Xorg foundation, hardware decoding ...