Looking Glass meets Mandriva
Looking Glass is an open source development project based on and evolved from Sun Microsystems' Advanced Development division. It supports running unmodified existing applications in a 3D space, as well as APIs for 3D window manager and application development. At the moment, existing application integration is supported for Linux and Solaris x86 platforms. The platform for 3D application development is available for Linux, Solaris and Windows platforms. Linux-Tip.net was testing the LG3D Mega-bundle which integrates all the software necessary to run lg3d. This includes the jdk, java3d and lg3d itself.
Step 1: Download and install the Mega-Bundle
The LG3D Mega-bundle Installer installs LG3D and all the necessary components including JRE and Java 3D. Download it here:
Store it in your home directory (/home/users Downloads). The LG3D developer recommend to install it into /usr/share directory. Let’s do this after getting root permissions: