[Paraview] Paraview running remotely through VNC

William A. Hoffman billlist at nycap.rr.com
Fri Sep 2 12:45:55 EDT 2005

You need to run a different version of VNC.  One that supports GLX, which
is really OpenGL.   Or, you could run paraview in client server mode with
the server running on the SGI, and the client running on Windows.


At 08:52 PM 8/31/2005, Renato N. Elias wrote:

>Hello all,
>I have been getting the following error message when I try to run Paraview
>2.2.1 remotely in a SGI Prism server (Linux kernel 2.4.21-sgi306r6, Quad
>Itanium-2 1.5 Ghz, dual ATI Fire GL X2) through VNC in a Windows client
>Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":2.0".
>This problem does not happen when the access is done through a X terminal
>and a X11 SSH tunneling in the client machine, but this kind of connection
>is too slow.
>Does anybody have any idea about this problem?
>Thanks for any help
>Renato N. Elias
>High Performance Computing Center
>Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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>ParaView at paraview.org

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