[Chimera-users] Running graphical Chimera from remote server
Hurt, Darrell (NIH/NIAID) [E]
darrellh at niaid.nih.gov
Sun Mar 29 12:10:51 PDT 2015
Hi Chimera friends,
I want to run a graphics-enabled Chimera from a remote Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu server is quite beefy (and not virtualized), but it has a stock video card. When I run "glxgears", I can see the gears and get about 60 fps (reported), but the gears don't move and aren't interactive.
I found this message from the listserv a few years ago that recommends the use of VirtualGL:
My X windowing system is Xquartz on a Mac. Is my problem related to software GL or to the poor graphics card?
Related question: what X windowing system do you recommend on a Windows system? CYGWIN?
Darrell Hurt, Ph.D.
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