Re: [R] ubuntu and rgl package vs suse ?? static plots

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 15:15:54 -0400

On 7/17/2008 2:54 PM, H. Paul Benton wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've switched over my OS to ubuntu from Suse 10.3. In suse I was able to
> load up the 'rgl' library in R and then move my plots around after I had
> plotted them. Which I assumed was part of the openGL. However, since
> switching to ubuntu I am unable to 'move' my plot around, they are just
> static plots. :( I have done some things differently such as install R
> from the .tar.gz instead of rpm. The rgl package doens't complain when I
> install it. Is there something I'm overlooking? Same laptop same
> graphics card?

This is a bug in Ubuntu/compiz. This message

describes a workaround; there are probably other messages with more detail if you search the Ubuntu forums.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Thu 17 Jul 2008 - 19:19:54 GMT

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