[PD] GEM does not open window

Birgit Gasteiger birgitg at sbox.tugraz.at
Thu Apr 10 22:11:39 CEST 2008

IOhannes m zmoelnig schrieb:
> Birgit Gasteiger wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I am just starting with Gem and as I tried to create a window with 
>> the  object pd gemwin in one of the basic example files of the help  
>> browser, I got the error:
>> Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
>> I am using the nvidia driver on kubuntu 7.1.
>> Has anybody an idea how to solve this?
> do you have the nvidia-glx package installed?
> do you have glx enabled in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf?
> there should be an entry
>   Load    "glx"
> in the 'Section "Module"'
> do other openGL-applications work?
> (e.g. try "glxgears" which is part of the "mesa-utils" package)
> fgmasd
> IOhannes


Gem is working now. The problem was that the nvidia driver was installed 
but not in use, I had to activate it with the restricted-manager like 
described on http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/restricted-manager

Best, Birgit

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