[R] Can't load rgl library

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Sep 30 12:00:51 CEST 2004

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 11:40:48 +0200, arv at ono.com wrote:

>I've installed rgl package through R CMD INSTALL on a Debian-Sarge machine
>(PIV) without any compiling error (see attached file), but when trying to
>load this package within R (and also Rcmdr library) I get:
>> library(rgl)
>RGL: GLX extension missing on server
>Error in firstlib(which.lib.loc, package) :
>error rgl_init
>error in library(rgl) : .First.lib failed
>Segmentation fault

Problems about packages should be sent to the maintainer of the
package, in this case Daniel Adler <dadler at uni-goettingen.de>.

But it does sound as though you don't have OpenGL or Mesa installed on
your machine.

Duncan Murdoch

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