OpenGL through X/VNC

Have you spent time pounding your head against the wall trying to get OpenGL displays working when connecting through SSH against a server? I have. Turns out that the solution was pretty damn simple, apparently XQuartz no linger supports this by default and hence you just need to activate the function…

defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 enable_iglx -bool true

After this you can connect to your server and enjoy OpenGL displays over X or VNC.

ssh [-X/-Y] username@server

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