Which OpenGL package to install?

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 15:53:23 UTC 2017

On Sun, Jan 1, 2017 at 10:09 PM, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:

> On Sun, 2017-01-01 at 21:53 -0800, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> > I'm trying to get Qt Creator working for a hobby project, so I
> > downloaded it.
> Did you get the Ubuntu package, or download and install it yourself? If
> the latter, then missing dependencies are likely to be rife.
> If you install the Ubuntu package, you will need to install the -dev
> package to get headers and such - qtcreator-dev rather than qtcreator.
> All that said, it does look more like an OpenGL thing than a Qt thing.
> "apt-cache search opengl | grep qt" locates several useful-looking
> libraries. You could try installing the "-dev" versions of those and
> see how you go.
> Disclaimer: I have NFI :-)
> Regards, K.
> Well, thank you very much.  For someone with NFI, you've been a big help.
Not getting
the spelling right, I never noticed that package qtcreator existed.

So I have removed everything I installed to support the qtcreator I
downloaded, and
I'll be trying the Ubuntu version once it all installs.

Kevin O'Gorman
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