To launch an OpenGL* Desktop application for analysis with System Analyzer on a Ubuntu* host, use the
GPA Monitor application.
- In the command line, switch to the directory where
The default installation directory is
- Launch the application you want to profile using the
./run_app -s <application-name> [-tracing]
-soption starts the System Analyzer on your system. You can omit this option if you prefer to start the System Analyzer manually, or perform system analysis from a remote host system. By default, the System Analyzer is installed at
-tracingoption enables tracing. Set this option if you are going to capture trace files with System Analyzer for platform analysis in Graphics Trace Analyzer.
- For details on other command-line parameters, see the run_app Command-Line Syntax topic.
- In the System Analyzer Connection dialog box, click the Connect button.
System Analyzer attaches to the application, and you can start the system analysis, similar to OpenGL ES* application analysis:
You can also profile your application remotely from a Windows*, Ubuntu*, or macOS* host system. To enable remote analysis, launch the application on a remote system using the
Once the application starts rendering, you can connect the System Analyzer to this application using an IP address or host name of the remote machine.