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Old 11-09-2005, 01:28 PM   #1
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SuSE 10, KDE 3.4: OpenGL apps only work when run as root


I have a NVidia FX 2000. I correctly downloaded, installed and configured the NVidia driver for X, and as user root, all works as expected. However, as a normal user, OpenGL apps refuse to display anything.

This looks like some permission problem. What could be wrong?

Old 11-10-2005, 02:43 PM   #2
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Problem solved. Users have to be added to the group "video" in order to have access to the nvidia devices.


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