Re: [R] interactive rotatable 3d scatterplot

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 16:51:58 -0400

On 16/05/2008 6:43 PM, Ben Bolker wrote:

> francois Guilhaumon <francoisguilhaumon <at>> writes:

>> I am facing the same problem than Mark Kimpel with the rgl package :
>> Running various 3D rendering I'm always faced with a static 3d plot,
>> which does not
>> rotate when I click and mouse over it.
>> I'm running Ubuntu linux 7.10 with a 32bit processor, thus the problem
>> is not arising from 64bit issues.
>> Fran├žois.
>   Are you running Compiz (fancy desktop effects)?  You have
> to go to Appearance/Visual Effects in the Preferences menu
> and set "None", because Compiz conflicts with rgl in its use
> of OpenGL.

If any Ubuntu user can follow up on this and determine if there's a way for rgl to do something differently to avoid this conflict, I'd appreciate it (and other Ubuntu users might too).

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Mon 19 May 2008 - 20:56:31 GMT

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