How to create an executable in Linux using OpenGL.

I will try to show you briefly how to create a Linux OpenGL applications.

We check if the graphics card and settings are done correctly, using the command:

As freeglut devel package provides libraries for OpenGL. Let’s install that package.

Then we see if we have the necessary files.

Let’s try a simple opengl example. This example use glut functions.

The code source is show below with with explanations…

We run the application now.

opengl example tutorial

I wait your opinion and possibly more complex example.