'system doesnt support open GL' and 'no additional drivers'

Asked by hari mohan on 2012-05-03

i installed stellarium and then i tried to open it .it showed "system doesnt support open GL"
my system config:
core i5 processor
4gb ram
1gb nvidia geforce graphics card
os: windows 7 ultimate and ubuntu 12.04
i couldnt install the driver for nvidia from the "additional drivers" option,but when i was using ubuntu 11.10 i had the nvidia driver
please help me,i dont have a sound knowledge in ubuntu.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
#1

Can you give the output of:

sudo lshw -C display; lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep nvidia

thanks

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hari mohan (hariddx) said :
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hari@ubuntu:~$ sudo lshw -C display; lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep nvidia
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: GF108 [GeForce GT 540M]
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: a1
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=nouveau latency=0
       resources: irq:16 memory:f5000000-f5ffffff memory:e0000000-efffffff memory:f0000000-f1ffffff ioport:e000(size=128) memory:f6000000-f607ffff
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 09
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:54 memory:f6400000-f67fffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:f000(size=64)
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-24-generic-pae #37-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 25 10:47:59 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
ii nvidia-common 1:0.2.44 Find obsolete NVIDIA drivers
hari@ubuntu:~$

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
#3

Dual GPU systems do not do well under Linux. Nvidia said they will not be supporting the technology outside of Windows so I expect you will have a lot of issues. There is a project called IronHide which attempts to accommodate it but I've not seen a success story. Maybe others can advise

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hari mohan (hariddx) said :
#4

oh..i uninstalled the ubuntu i had before and downloaded 12.04 again ...its working fine now...(no crossplatformui problem and no open gl problems) anyways thanks :)...it think that the integrated graphics processor in core i5 has 1.77gb graphics memory...i guess it will handle stuff
thanks