GLX X Application Reports 'Xlib:  extension "GLX" Missing On Display"' when Launched via Secure Global Desktop

(Doc ID 2029092.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 4.7 to 5.2 [Release 4.0 to 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Secure Global Desktop (SGD) Administrators may receive reports from users of launch failures for X application that use the GLX extension.

In this scenario, launch failures often present a message, like:

Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display "X.X.X.X"

In the above example, X.X.X.X is intended as a placeholder for the environment specific IP.

For example:

Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display "".



The host where SGD has been installed may have recently been restarted.


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