No OpenGL - Need Help With /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Stratos Laspas stratos at
Thu Aug 10 09:13:03 BST 2006

Lord Sauron wrote:
> On 8/9/06, golfer <golfbuf at> wrote:
>> On 8/9/06, Lord Sauron <lordsauronthegreat at> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I've been unable to coax my machine into using OpenGL.  Thus, I'm
>>> nowhere near using Xgl.  I was wondering if I have done anything wrong
>>> (looking at my xorg.conf, which is attached).
>>> Any pointers or links to a wiki page or whatever would be very much appreciated.
>> Try installing and activating "nvidia-glx" (and it's dependencies) and
>> then changing your driver to "nvidia" instead of "nv" and restart ..
>> then you should get the 3d effects.
> Thanks a bunch.  It worked.  Now the real adventure:  Xgl.

A guide that worked for me within 5 minutes (Method B, Xgl/Gnome/Nvidia)

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