[GRASS-user] Compiling NVIZ / OpenGL with nVidia drivers

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 6 15:18:28 EST 2010

> > does anyone know how to compile GRASS with OpenGL and NVIZ support?
> > 
> > I am running Ubuntu 9.04 with the proprietary nVidia drivers

Glynn wrote:
> It's more of an Ubuntu question than a general Linux question.
> To compile source code which uses OpenGL, You need the
> headers and and an unversioned library symlink (i.e. libGL.so).
> These are often provided in a separate "development" package, as you
> don't need them to run the program, only to compile it.

have a look at the "build-depends" lines here:

that is what goes into building the debian/ubuntu package.

you can find the ./configure line in here:

> If there are separate OpenGL packages for nVidia and X.org,
> there may be separate development packages, or there may be a single
> package for use with either version.

those probably exist, but I've got no idea about them.  (libglu1-*)



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