Re: [R] problems with rgl in Ubuntu 'gutsy'

From: Hans Ekbrand <>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 21:13:59 +0100

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 05:43:58PM -0000, Foadi, J (James) wrote:
> Yes. It gives me exactly the same problems.
> In fact I have tried the pre-built first and then the source, hoping it would, then, compile.


[Top posting makes it more difficult to add to you discussion.]

> | This has downloaded and installed without any apparent problem. But, when I type
> |
> | > demo(rgl)
> |
> | all rgl windows device do not show the outer frame, so I cannot move or resize the window.
> | In addition to that, the image is like "frozen", it can't be either rotated or shifted at all.
> |
> | In short, rgl seems not to behave according to expectations. No error messages appear at any stage.
> |
> | Has anyone a clue on what's going wrong here?
> Did you try the pre-built version, ie 'sudo apt-get install r-cran-rgl' ?

Does X do gl-rendering OK with other applications? (what does

$ glxgears -info

give you?)

Hans Ekbrand ( <>
A. Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
Q. Why is top posting bad?

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