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Questions tagged [mesa]

a free implementation of the OpenGL 3D graphics library

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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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Ubuntu 18.04->18.10 doesn't boot

After an upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10, my ubuntu does not boot and just losing the signal after the grub. I can login with "nomodeset" but then the resolution is lower and can't be changed. Here are ...
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Can TGSI be used to accelerate fixed-function pipelines?

In other words, can a Gallium driver be written to take advantage of legacy fixed function video cards without programmable shaders? From the TGSI Documentation, I see that declaration semantics and ...
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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 ...