Re: [R] Problem rgl

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 20:29:26 -0400

On 11-05-10 6:23 PM, tarnus wrote:
> Dear List,
> I'm using R on a Fedora 14 32 bit machine and I'm trying to use the
> rgl-package, but get the following error-messages:
>> library(rgl)
> Warnmeldungen:
> 1: In rgl.init(initValue) : RGL: no suitable visual available
> 2: In fun(...) : error in rgl_init
>> plot3d()
> Fehler in rgl.cur() : rgl_dev_getcurrent
> Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

I don't know how to solve it, but I can tell you what the message means:

On your platform rgl needs to use X11, and it is apparently not able to get the type of "visual" it needs from X11 on your host. Do other X11 programs work?

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed 11 May 2011 - 00:35:37 GMT

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