Asunto: Re: [R] Can't load rgl library arv at
Thu Sep 30 12:41:45 CEST 2004


Yes I have installed xlibmesa-gl and xlibmesa-glu. Anyway I'll follow your
advice and write to the developpers



>-- Mensaje original --
>From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at>
>To: arv at
>Cc: r-help at, Daniel Adler <dadler at>
>Subject: Re: [R] Can't load rgl library
>Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 06:00:51 -0400
>On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 11:40:48 +0200, arv at 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
>>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>.
>But it does sound as though you don't have OpenGL or Mesa installed on
>your machine.
>Duncan Murdoch

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