Questions tagged [mesa]

a free implementation of the OpenGL 3D graphics library

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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....