How to Install Latest MESA on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial GNU/Linux

June 6, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Xubuntu 16.04 Latest MESA Installation Guide

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest MESA in Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And MESA for Xubuntu 16.04, also called Mesa3D, is an Open-Source Device Driver and Software Implementation of the OpenGL, Vulkan and other specifications.

How to Install the Latest MESA on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install the Latest MESA on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. How to Add the Latest MESA Xubuntu PPA Repository

    Latest MESA Repo Install
  3. Then to Install Mesa
    Just Upgrade the System with:

    sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade
  4. Finally, Check Mesa Version
    First Install the Required Package:

    sudo apt install mesa-utils

    And:

    glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version"
  5. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install the Latest MESA in Xubuntu 16.04!


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