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.
glxgears was written by Brian Paul <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Thierry Reding <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).