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OpenGL Data Visualization Cookbook by William C. Y. Lo, Raymond C. H. Lo

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Setting up a Linux-based development platform

To prepare your development environment on the Linux platform, we can utilize the powerful Debian Package Management system. The apt-get or aptitude program automatically retrieves the precompiled packages from the server and also resolves and installs all dependent packages that are required. If you are using non-Debian based platform, such as Fedora, you can find the equivalents by searching for the keywords of each packages listed in this recipe.

Getting ready

We assume that you have successfully installed all updates and latest graphics drivers associated with your graphics hardware. Ubuntu 12.04 or higher has support for third-party proprietary NVIDIA and AMD graphics drivers, and more information ...

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