How to run glxgears in Feisty?

Greg Helton gt at
Wed May 2 04:40:29 UTC 2007

Hmm, that is quite odd... The copy of glxgears I have runs like always,
the same behavior from old versions. And I have the latest version of
mesa-utils (the package that provides glxgears).

Perhaps your copy got overwritten by something? Try reinstalling
`sudo aptitude reinstall mesa-utils`

On Tue, 2007-05-01 at 22:49 -0500, Larry Alkoff wrote:
> Under Dapper, it was only necessary to run the command 'glxgears'
> to have a nice display and frame rate.
> When I attempt to run 'glxgears' on my brand new installation of 
> Feisty,  glxgears do not run but a usage message appears as below:
>    -display <displayname>  set the display to run on
>    -stereo                 run in stereo mode
>    -fullscreen             run in fullscreen mode
>    -info                   display OpenGL renderer info
> None of these seem to anything, particularly
> glxgears -display :0.0
> How can I get the old display I'm used to?
> Larry
> -- 
> Larry Alkoff N2LA - Austin TXUsage:
> Using Thunderbird on Linux
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