How to create an executable in Linux using OpenGL.

By | 30/08/2012

I will try to show you briefly how to create 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 uses glut functions.

The code source is shown below with explanations.

We run the application now.

opengl example tutorial

I wait for your opinion and possibly a more complex example.

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