nodejs

Compressor preview

At the moment I currently only have limited mobile bandwidth but still like to browse the web and read some articles. The problem with browsing news sites or blogs or basically anything today is the massive bloat that comes along the small information one is actually looking for. As I Read more…

By AJ, ago
linux

openGL offscreen software rendering on linux server without x11

Ever tried to render something with openGL on a linux server that has no x11 installed nor has a physical gpu connected? I searched for a long time for a solution that would work almost out of the box and the first solution i could find was actually installing x11, mesa3d and a dummy x-display. Via putty that has x11-forwarding enabled it is possible to run x-applications just fine and even render with openGL thanks to mesa in software mode! But as soon as you close the ssh connection x11 stops and after that x-applications and openGL won't be able to connect to a display! So after every server restart openGL won't work anymore... So why do you need a display or x11 if you want to render offscreen? (more…)

By AJ, ago