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    slow graphics

    I have a problem with very slow graphics in both screensavers and games. I shouldint have a problem sience I have a 2.8 celeron processer and a radeon 7000 graphics card. I had it working when i first installed mandrake but after i tinkered with it for a wile to get opengl to compile it stopped working.can anyone help me?

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    Linux Guru fingal's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    Birmingham - UK
    Hello -

    I can certainly identify with your problem: it's quite easy to break your graphics with an ATI card. You might want to try opening a terminal and typing glxgears . This little application will let you know how many frames per second (FPS) you're getting. If this is low - say in the 100s rather than the 1000s - then you know that's part of the problem.

    What did you tinker with? Which settings did you change?
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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