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Old 07-30-2006, 08:10 AM   #1
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glxinfo: command not found .... nvidia debian


Using etch and a manual nvidia install (8762) all seems working except that things aren't as quick as expected for a GeForce 7600 and an AMD MP processor.

glxinfo: command not found
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apt-get install mesa-utils
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Old 07-31-2006, 04:59 PM   #2
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You might consider entering the word "SOLVED" in your thread title. This will be helpful to others.

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i'v installed mesa-utils and glxinfo works well, but the command glxgears don't show the fps, only the animation, How can i know mi fps?

(pd. sorry about my bad english)

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Old 01-28-2007, 12:14 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by [akmon]
i'v installed mesa-utils and glxinfo works well, but the command glxgears don't show the fps, only the animation, How can i know mi fps?

(pd. sorry about my bad english)
glxgears -printfps
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ty a little more info... for others

thankyou for this post...
this is needed for alot apps. And helped me with playonlinux

Under debian 5.0.5 and most deb distro's
to install
#apt-get install mesa-utils
check to see if you have direct rendering
#glxinfo | grep rendering
direct rendering: Yes
To show glxgears animation. And show you alot of info about the graphics driver(renderer,version,vendor and extensions.) Plus at the end, it'll show you the frames in 5.0seconds.
#glxgears -info
GL_RENDERER   = GeForce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+/PCI/SSE2
GL_VERSION    = 3.3.0 NVIDIA 256.35
GL_VENDOR     = NVIDIA Corporation
GL_EXTENSIONS = GL_ARB_blend_func_extended
91585 frames in 5.0 seconds = 18316.934 FPS
91315 frames in 5.0 seconds = 18262.986 FPS


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