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Old 03-21-2003, 12:24 PM   #1
SherylGlas
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Question Where is OpenGL


My new Linux installation (Red Hat 8.0) apparently has OpenGL, since I've found gl.h and glu.h in /usr/include/GL. But how do I find the actual OpenGL libraries, and how do I link them? Is there some installation that might need to happen?
 
Old 03-21-2003, 03:18 PM   #2
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a lot of open gl functions are driver-specific for your video card. you can try doing a search on your card name, and see where you can find drivers. chances are very good the info's already on this site somewhere.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 04:04 PM   #3
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Main OpenGL library is libGL.so. It's highly recommended to use accelerated drivers for your video card for OpenGL.
You link it using '-lGL'. In most cases you need more libraries, so you may bneed to use '-lX11 -lglut -lGL-lGLU -lm'
 
  


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