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Ok so i have been trying to get Godot to run on my Ubuntu computer.... and i run it and it pulls up a screen then exits out with in .5 secs. Does any body have an idea what could be the problem with it... if you need the specs of the computer then ill get them.

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Run it in terminal to see if it reports an error. Post the output here.

Check that your driver supports OpenGL 2.1 with glxinfo |grep -i OpenGL.

I did the run from terminal and got this:

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

so yea...
Also OpenGL 2.1 wouldn't i just get render errors of i was a version off?

Segmentation fault could be a driver issue yes (or more precisely, the issue that Godot requires OpenGL 2.1 but does not check properly if the API is available before trying to access it, so it crashes when it's not available).

What's the output of glxinfo |grep -i OpenGL?

well im out of the game... openGL 2.0....great....:(

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Try doing this ^^ This used to be a fix/and still is, it may still work

sudo apt-get install libstdc++6
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
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Ok tried that and it didn't work out... :(

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Well after looking up some of my info on my computer im sad to say that the graphics i have on it are not good enough to support godot...:(

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Have you tried to update your GPU driver ?

Well I dont know if i can cause its an older computer.... and I dont even know how i would even update my graphics driver

You can know your graphics card by entering lspci | grep VGA in a terminal.

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