When trying to launch an application within a vncserver Session which needs OpenGL the application crashes.
Set the environment variable LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT to yes as followed.
Open a shell and type:
$ setenv LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT yes (for 'tcsh') $ export LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT=yes (for 'bash')
After that start your application in the shell as usual:
What does LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT do? See: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/1437/what-does-libgl-always-indirect-1-actually-do and http://www.mesa3d.org/envvars.html