[Chimera-users] problem installation on linux 64 bit

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Fri Feb 20 10:10:33 PST 2015

These errors mean your system OpenGL graphics driver is not functioning.  The fix is to install an updated graphics driver.  If you have an nvidia or amd graphics card you can get a driver from their web sites.


> On Feb 20, 2015, at 3:12 AM, Chiara Parravicini  wrote:
>  <mailto:chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu>Dear Chimera Users,
> After installing Chimera from the precompiled version  chimera-1.10.1-linux_x86_64.bin (the installation completed without any error),  I get the following error when I run the binary:
> libGL error: unable to load driver: nouveau_dri.so
> libGL error: driver pointer missing
> libGL error: failed to load driver: nouveau
> libGL error: unable to load driver: swrast_dri.so
> libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
> X Error of failed request:  GLXBadContextTag
>   Major opcode of failed request:  156 (GLX)
>   Minor opcode of failed request:  5 (X_GLXMakeCurrent)
>   Serial number of failed request:  1455
>   Current serial number in output stream:  1455
> I would appreciate any help or suggestion!
> Many Thanks in advance
> Chiara
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