TS3 update script


Here's a short TeamSpeak3 server update script that I am using from now on. It just needs the url for the archive as a parameter. One has to stop the service first and start it after the script completed. The copy command copies the downloaded files to ts3/ which is the directory where the actual ts3 server is located. Obviously this has to be adjusted.



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…)