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Old 09-20-2009, 07:52 AM   #1
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opengl wont work

I loaded ubuntu 9.04
I have a dell inspiron laptop 1545 with an integrated Intel GMA 4500MHD
I'm trying to run programs that use opengl. From what i can tell the default driver cant run it, and I cant find a linux driver that will fix it
can anyone help please...
Old 09-20-2009, 09:40 AM   #2
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It looks like that's a rather new graphics chipset, so it may not be supported natively by Ubuntu yet. But you should still be able to get it working; see You could also try waiting for Ubuntu 8.10, which is due out in October.
Old 09-21-2009, 03:51 PM   #3
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I did some weird thing i found online in termanal and i found i have open gl working, at lest i think so very confusing.
what i was trying to run was Cairo-Dock ubuntu 64bit system, but it gets blacked out at the botttom looks like crap comes and goes so i thought it was my driver tried everything and now im giving up lol.
Old 09-21-2009, 07:24 PM   #4
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got it working problem with the installation
Thanks for the help


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