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Re: Question OPEN GL file location in Ubuntu Linux (Rahul Shah)
Re: None Re: OPEN GL file location in Ubuntu Linux (John Allison)
Date: 04 Feb, 2009
From: Rahul Shah <Rahul Shah>

Thanks I found the CLHEP directories. I also found files such as libGL.so.1 in /usr/lib however the Geant4 installation responds with "you have selected to use OpenGL driver. But it was not found in /usr/lib. Please specify correct path...

What exactly is it looking for?

RahulOn Wed, 04 Feb 2009 11:31:11 GMT, John Allison wrote:

> On Wed, 04 Feb 2009 01:45:42 GMT, Rahul Shah wrote:
> 
> > Hi: I'm new to Linux and Geant4 so I have some very basic questions on
> > the install. (a) I'm certain I've open GL since I'm using the NVIDIA
> > driver and within its menu it specifies details about openGL (just not
> > where it is).
> 
> When you run Configure (look at the Installation Guide) it looks for
> OpenGL in a few commonly used locations, so you shouldn't have to worry.
> If this doesn't work, get back to us.
> 
> > 
> > When I compile, following the install directions for Geant, I am asked
> > to specify the correct path for OPENGL. Would anyone know where I might
> > look for this? I've checked around a bit in /usr and /dev and /lib but
> > nothing seemed obvious.
> 
> Oh, so Configure cannot find it? Try
> 
>   find /usr -name 'libGL*'
> 
> > 
> > (b) When I installed CLHEP all went well outside of the fact that no
> > bin, install and lib folders were created. Should files have been
> > created in these folders or can I just go ahead and create them (since
> > Geant asks for their locations).
> 
>   find /usr -name 'libCLHEP*'
> 
> or, if you installed privately, look in that directory.
> 
> > 
> > Thanks, Rahul
> > 
> 

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