[Chimera-users] problem with opengl glx kubuntu

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Jun 2 11:58:10 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2 Jun 2008, Fabian Glaser wrote:

> Hi,
> I installed a new version of chimera in kubuntu,and after a while, I
> started to get  the following error when I click chimera:
> "Missing opengl windowing protocol (glx)"
> I am using kubuntu version:
> Linux 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
> nvidia and nvidia-glx are updated and installed.
> Any help will be highly appreciated.
> Best,
> Fabian

This is probably due to a missing OpenGL package.  Make sure that the 
libgl1-mesa-dri and libgl1-mesa-glx packages are installed.  There's a 
chance that you will then need to reinstall the nvidia packages.

 	- Greg

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