WebGL on linux

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Thu Apr 22 05:25:08 PDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 19:44 +0200, Aljoša Mohorović wrote:
> i'm trying to get WebGL ("OpenGL ES 2.0 for the Web" -
> http://www.khronos.org/webgl/) to work under linux but with no
> success.
> i don't mind buying a new card just to get this working, can anybody
> recommend a card with excellent open-source driver?
> but i'm also interested what can be expected for other cards on linux
> with opengl support < 2.0?
> i'm interested because it will result in linux having bad support for
> webgl and mac and win excellent support.
> any comments appreciated.


For WebGL in Firefox, it seems you need git master of the xserver, and a
patch for Firefox:

I'm not really sure what's required for WebGL in Google Chrome? (Adding
mesa-dev to the cc.)

Sven Arvidsson
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