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04-06-2002, 01:07 PM
I'm a newbie in the world of Linux and I would make 3D games using Opengl. I've installed Mesa 4.0.2. Where can I find GLU and GLUT? URL, howto, tutorials,... ?
I use: Mandrake 8.0 Xfree86 3.3.6
Thanks for help. Sorry for my bad English, but I speak french.
First of all you should really consider upgrading to Mandrake 8.2
GLU and GLUT are part of:
04-07-2002, 03:08 AM
Where can I find this files?
On your Mandrake 8.2 CDs, or any Mandrake mirror. Visit http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ for a list of mirrors.
04-08-2002, 03:30 AM
I've finded the files on the CD's.
04-08-2002, 09:51 AM
Don't forget that you need Xfree 4.x to access hardware acceleration.
You can either download the .tar on sourceforge.net, but it could be complicate for a newbie, if you're (I'am too... ;P).
To install it faster and in a more reliable way : use mandrake command
-> XFdrake --expert
and choose Xfree 4.0.2 and it is installed !
French Linux rules... ;P
[This message has been edited by MPech (edited 04-08-2002).]
04-13-2002, 08:39 PM
i used 2 use mandrake 8.0 but i dled 8.2 and installed all the developer stuff. omg its sooo much better. comes w/ more stuff. 8.2 is much better. i suggest u upgrade.
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