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glxheads: exercise multiple GLX connections


glxheads - exercise multiple GLX connections


glxheads [display ...]


The glxheads program will try to open GLX connections on multiple X displays as specified on the command-line. If a connection can be made it will try to create a direct GLX context (and fallback to using indirect contexts if that fails) and open a window displaying a spinning green triangle.

If no display names are specified, glxheads will default to opening a single local connection on display 0.


To open a local connection on display 0 and two remote connections to the hosts mars (display 0) and venus (display 1), run glxheads with the following command-line:

$ glxheads :0 mars:0 venus:1


glxheads was written by Brian Paul <brian.paul [at]>.

This manual page was written by Thierry Reding <thierry [at]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).