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Re: Problem with 3d graphics on Linux

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  • Subject: [mg100972] Re: Problem with 3d graphics on Linux
  • From: ndh <ndh.2600 at>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 20:49:44 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gu660d$9j8$>

On May 10, 6:15 am, nmu... at wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am running Mathematica 7 on Ubuntu and I have a problem with
> outputting 3D graphics.  When I output a 3D graph, say KnotData
> ["Trefoil"], I get a blank white square.  When I move and manipulate
> the graph with my cursor, I can see the 3D graphic, but it is
> invisible static.  Does anyone know what is going on?
> Also, when I drag a picture onto Mathematica, I am given it's folder
> path instead of the picture itself.  When I try to copy and paste the
> picture, the same problem happens.  The only solution I have seen is
> to actually go to File->Open->Picture.  Anyone know a workaround?
> Thanks!


Option        "AccelMethod" "uxa"

to the device section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf fixed the problem for me.

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