[R] Can't load rgl library

Thomas Schönhoff tom_woody at swissinfo.org
Thu Sep 30 18:59:07 CEST 2004


arv at ono.com schrieb:
> Hi,
> 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:
> 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
Sounds like you're missing opengl/ xlibmesa(gl) +(glut) packages; make 
sure that these packages are installed and work flawlessly.


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