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How to output FPS in Games in Linux?

Is it possible to show FPS when gaming on linux without installing a software like Fraps? Isn’t there like a built-in video output option at this point?


if you’re using steam

if not then


Had no idea this existed. Ur so smart.

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the steam fps counter exists on steam in windows too, for all you gamers out there.


If you are using D9VK or DXVK (including in Proton) you can also set an environment variable for various HUD stuff directly from those.

For just FPS that would be:


Since D9VK is a fork of DXVK (and will eventually be merged again) this works for both. There is also a lot more stuff you can display on the HUD if you need it:

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