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2013-10-15 09:23:01 -0500 asked a question gzclient throws OGRE Exception

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on a machine with an NVIDIA Quadro FX1500 graphics card. I installed gazebo following the instructions in the tutorial. The gzserver starts fine. If I start gzclient using the proprietary nvidia-304 driver it crashes with the following output:

Gazebo multi-robot simulator, version 1.9.1
Copyright (C) 2013 Open Source Robotics Foundation.
Released under the Apache 2 License.

Msg Waiting for master
Msg Connected to gazebo master @
Msg Publicized address:
Qt has caught an exception thrown from an event handler. Throwing
exceptions from an event handler is not supported in Qt. You must
reimplement QApplication::notify() and catch all exceptions there.

terminate called after throwing an instance of 'Ogre::InvalidParametersException'
  what():  OGRE EXCEPTION(2:InvalidParametersException): All framebuffer formats with this texture internal format unsupported in GLFrameBufferObject::initialise at /build/buildd/ogre-1.7.4+dfsg1/RenderSystems/GL/src/OgreGLFrameBufferObject.cpp (line 276)
Aborted (core dumped)

The guys at this and this link seem to have had a similar problem, but as I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu with the latest driver these solutions don't work for me. When using the open-source driver gzclient starts but the computer is unusably slow.

Any idea on how to fix this?

EDIT: glxinfo runs without an error as far as I can tell and tells me Hardware Rendering is enabled:

direct rendering: Yes
OpenGL renderer string: Quadro FX 1500/PCIe/SSE2
    GL_NV_vertex_program3, GL_NVX_conditional_render, 
    GL_OES_depth_texture, GL_OES_element_index_uint, GL_OES_fbo_render_mipmap,