[PyQt] Fwd: [Bug 1241988] [NEW] All pyqt5 quick examples fails with shader program link error

pwuertz pwuertz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 12:24:58 GMT 2014

Phil Thompson-5 wrote
> I'm still stuck for suggestions. The examples are trivial. They don't even
> contain OpenGL code - the shaders causing the problems are all created
> internally by Qt.

I'm pretty sure this is the exact same problem I have since 2012:

Back then the OpenGL graphics backend in Qt was an optional feature hardly
anyone cared about, unfortunately. Now with QML/Qt5 it is pretty much the

This puzzeling shader compilation error only affects the Qt/Python bindings
(PyQt as well as PySide) running on a system with the Ubuntu-packaged Nvidia
driver.  Installing the Nvidia driver manually did fix the problem for me
once but completely messed up my system when I tried to switch back to the
packaged driver.

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