[Newbies] Unable to initialize Video Driver
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2023-01-04 17:53

Device Information

System:    Host: MacOS Kernel: 5.15.77-amd64-desktop x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: N/A Desktop: Deepin 20.8 
           Distro: Deepin 20.8 base: Debian unstable 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Dell product: Latitude E5440 v: 00 serial:  
           Mobo: Dell model: 08RCYC v: A00 serial:  UEFI: Dell v: A23 date: 10/08/2018 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 16.0 Wh condition: 42.5/57.7 Wh (74%) model: Sanyo DELL M7T5F47 
           status: Discharging 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i7-4600U bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Haswell rev: 1 
           L2 cache: 4096 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 21550 
           Speed: 798 MHz min/max: 800/3300 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 798 2: 798 3: 799 4: 799 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics vendor: Dell driver: i915 v: kernel 
           bus ID: 00:02.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M/810M/820M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M] vendor: Dell 
           driver: nvidia v: 390.154 bus ID: 03:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 driver: modesetting,nouveau FAILED: nvidia 
           unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1366x768~60Hz, 1600x900~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: N/A v: N/A direct render: N/A 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
           bus ID: 00:03.0 
           Device-2: Intel 8 Series HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.15.77-amd64-desktop 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Ethernet I218-LM vendor: Dell driver: e1000e v: kernel port: f080 
           bus ID: 00:19.0 
           IF: eno1 state: down mac:  
           Device-2: Intel Wireless 7260 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: f040 bus ID: 02:00.0 
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac:  
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 39.16 GiB (4.2%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Seagate model: ST1000LM035-1RK172 size: 931.51 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 191.19 GiB used: 7.50 GiB (3.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2 
           ID-2: /home size: 234.78 GiB used: 4.72 GiB (2.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda4 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0 C mobo: 39.0 C sodimm: 37.0 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2997 
Info:      Processes: 204 Uptime: 5m Memory: 7.68 GiB used: 1.17 GiB (15.2%) Init: systemd runlevel: 5 
           Compilers: gcc: 8.3.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.3 inxi: 3.0.32 

What did I do

I installed Godot Engine from the App Store and it gave me the following error:


for translation

Unable to initalize Video Driver

Your video card driver does not support any of the supported OpenGL versions. Please update your card drivers or if you have a very old or Integrated GPU, upgrade it. If you have updated your graphics drivers recently, try rebooting (I have tried that it didnt work). Alternatively, you can force software rendering by running Godot with the LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 environment variable set, but this will be very slow.

What have I tried

I tried installing the gpu drivers but it is preinstalled (silly me). I also tried adding repos for my integrated drivers, I don't know if it is updated or not, I don't know how to check.

What I will do

I will download the flatpak or AppImage version to see if the issue persists.

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2023-01-26 11:16

open device manager

Then press Drivers

Install definitions



If the problem does not solve the name of the screen balls that you are using

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