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glxgears - ``gears'' demo for GLX

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glxgears - ``gears'' demo for GLX


glxgears [options]


The glxgears program is a port of the ``gears'' demo to GLX. It displays a set of rotating gears and prints out the frame rate at regular intervals. It has become quite popular as basic benchmarking tool.


-display display
Specify which X display to run on.
Display OpenGL renderer information.
Use a stereo enabled GLX visual.
Run in fullscreen mode.


glxgears was written by Brian Paul <>.
This manual page was written by Thierry Reding <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
2006-11-29 Debian Sid