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    Xlib: extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display

    Ive finally got my open GL files installed (MesaLib and glut 3.7) , quite a messy job as well but it works.

    I still have this error message though

    Xlib: extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0".

    can someone tell me what it is or what i need to do? I am still able to compile and run programs however.

    BTW im using Linux RedHat 9.


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    Linux Enthusiast Opnosforatou's Avatar
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    In the module section of the XF86Config, make sure there is the entry: load "DRI" and or "GLX"
    When using the nvidia drivers only use "GLX" not "DRI"
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