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chris.anderson Dec 12, 2012 @ 10:45am
Open gl , extension missing
I this error;.. Required OpenGL Extension 'GL_ext_texture_sRGB_decode' is not supported. Please update your OpenGL driver"


My card is AMDhd 6800 series,
opengl version 4.2.11627

Amy help would be appreciated.

Ty.

Chris
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ҳҲ Tiffy ;3 Ҳҳ Dec 12, 2012 @ 10:53am 
what drivers you using? amd or ubuntu via jockey?
chris.anderson Dec 12, 2012 @ 11:26am 
ubuntu 12.4.1 LTS.

The proprietary drivers;FGLRX

chris.anderson Dec 13, 2012 @ 9:05pm 
Bump for help..
Abyssus Dec 14, 2012 @ 1:58am 
Hi chris,Ubuntu 12.04 install (via jockey) the catalyst 12.04,too old.
For install the new driver follow this guide: http://askubuntu.com/questions/124292/what-is-the-correct-way-to-install-ati-catalyst-video-drivers-fglrx

Good luck man :)
lordheavy Dec 14, 2012 @ 4:19am 
Also mesa-9.0 at least should work fine
|LP| Tipo Dec 14, 2012 @ 5:30am 
Chris, read the Getting started guide, you are using the old drivers that ship with ubuntu by default.

By enabling a set of repositories you can get access to the Beta drivers.

Again: read the getting started guide
chris.anderson Dec 14, 2012 @ 9:52am 
i will try that..
'nzino's Dec 15, 2012 @ 3:42am 
'Mornin' all!
I get the same error message. I installed my proprietary fglrx drivers correctly and they are up and running. I'm googling for some solutions. In the meantime, could someone give me a hint?
McRaia [Linux] Dec 15, 2012 @ 3:54am 
Try xorg-edgers ppa or install the beta drivers from the AMD-site. No guarantees.

Steam System Information (under Help, topmenu Steam) gives us more details than the 2 lines.

Also, searching "GL_ext_texture_sRGB_decode" before posting might give more help sooner.
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