# Watching videos with hardware acceleration enabled gives me sound but no image

When trying to run mplayer2 with vdpau on a vdpau compatible laptop with Nvidia graphics driver, I only get audio from it.

My Nvidia card should be supported as far as I can see, so I wonder if the problem is that I don't have the right packages or configuration:

avilella@magneto:~$vainfo libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/dri/i965_drv_video.so libva: va_openDriver() returns -1 vaInitialize failed with error code -1 (unknown libva error),exit avilella@magneto:~$ optirun vainfo
libva: VA-API version 0.32.0
libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0
libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/dri/i965_drv_video.so
libva: va_openDriver() returns -1
vaInitialize failed with error code -1 (unknown libva error),exit

mplayer -vo vdpau -ao alsa file.mkv
Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
[vdpau] Error when calling vdp_device_create_x11: 1
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.

lspci -vmk | grep -A 8 -B 2 VGA

Device: 00:02.0
Class:  VGA compatible controller
Vendor: Intel Corporation
Device: Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
SVendor:    ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
SDevice:    Device 1362
Rev:    18
Driver: i915
Module: i915

--

Device: 01:00.0
Class:  VGA compatible controller
Vendor: nVidia Corporation
Device: GT218 [GeForce 310M]
Rev:    ff
ProgIf: ff


I tried following the hybrid-dump instructions, and I get this:

avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$git pull Already up-to-date. avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$ make clean && make
\rm -f windump.o windump *~ core
gcc -O2  -std=gnu99 -pedantic -Wall -Wextra -c windump.c -o windump.o
windump.c: In function âcapture_rootâ:
windump.c:56:9: warning: unused variable âallImageâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:42:12: warning: unused variable âdummywinâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:41:9: warning: variable âbwâ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
windump.c:40:17: warning: variable âdheightâ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
windump.c:40:9: warning: variable âdwidthâ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
windump.c:35:10: warning: variable âgot_win_nameâ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
windump.c:33:18: warning: unused variable âiâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:33:9: warning: unused variable âncolorsâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:32:9: warning: unused variable âheader_sizeâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:31:9: warning: variable âwin_name_sizeâ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
windump.c:30:14: warning: unused variable âbuffer_sizeâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:29:13: warning: unused variable âcolorsâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:28:19: warning: unused variable âswaptestâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c: In function âmainâ:
windump.c:280:17: warning: unused variable âymouseâ [-Wunused-variable]
windump.c:280:9: warning: unused variable âxmouseâ [-Wunused-variable]
gcc -o windump windump.o  -Wl,-O2 -Wall -Wextra -Werror -lX11 -lXext -lXfixes
avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$./windump Usage: ./windump source target where source and target are X11 display names. Example: ./windump :0.0 :0.1 avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$ optirun glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
display: :0  screen: 0
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: VirtualGL
server glx version string: 1.4
server glx extensions:
GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SUN_get_transparent_index, GLX_ARB_create_context
client glx vendor string: VirtualGL
client glx version string: 1.4
client glx extensions:
GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SUN_get_transparent_index, GLX_ARB_create_context
GLX version: 1.4
GLX extensions:
GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SUN_get_transparent_index, GLX_ARB_create_context
OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce 310M/PCI/SSE2
OpenGL version string: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 290.10
OpenGL shading language version string: 3.30 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
OpenGL extensions:
GL_ARB_base_instance, GL_ARB_blend_func_extended,
GL_ARB_color_buffer_float, GL_ARB_compatibility,
GL_ARB_compressed_texture_pixel_storage, GL_ARB_conservative_depth,
GL_ARB_copy_buffer, GL_ARB_depth_buffer_float, GL_ARB_depth_clamp,
GL_ARB_depth_texture, GL_ARB_draw_buffers, GL_ARB_draw_buffers_blend,
GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex, GL_ARB_draw_instanced,
GL_ARB_ES2_compatibility, GL_ARB_explicit_attrib_location,
GL_ARB_fragment_coord_conventions, GL_ARB_fragment_program,
GL_ARB_framebuffer_object, GL_ARB_framebuffer_sRGB,
GL_ARB_half_float_pixel, GL_ARB_half_float_vertex, GL_ARB_imaging,
GL_ARB_instanced_arrays, GL_ARB_internalformat_query,
GL_ARB_map_buffer_alignment, GL_ARB_map_buffer_range, GL_ARB_multisample,
GL_ARB_multitexture, GL_ARB_occlusion_query, GL_ARB_occlusion_query2,
GL_ARB_pixel_buffer_object, GL_ARB_point_parameters, GL_ARB_point_sprite,
GL_ARB_sampler_objects, GL_ARB_seamless_cube_map,
GL_ARB_texture_border_clamp, GL_ARB_texture_buffer_object,
GL_ARB_texture_compression, GL_ARB_texture_compression_rgtc,
GL_ARB_texture_cube_map, GL_ARB_texture_cube_map_array,
GL_ARB_texture_env_crossbar, GL_ARB_texture_env_dot3,
GL_ARB_texture_float, GL_ARB_texture_gather,
GL_ARB_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_ARB_texture_multisample,
GL_ARB_texture_non_power_of_two, GL_ARB_texture_query_lod,
GL_ARB_texture_rectangle, GL_ARB_texture_rg, GL_ARB_texture_rgb10_a2ui,
GL_ARB_texture_storage, GL_ARB_texture_swizzle, GL_ARB_timer_query,
GL_ARB_transform_feedback2, GL_ARB_transform_feedback_instanced,
GL_ARB_transpose_matrix, GL_ARB_uniform_buffer_object,
GL_ARB_vertex_array_bgra, GL_ARB_vertex_array_object,
GL_ARB_vertex_type_2_10_10_10_rev, GL_ARB_viewport_array,
GL_ARB_window_pos, GL_ATI_draw_buffers, GL_ATI_texture_float,
GL_EXT_abgr, GL_EXT_bgra, GL_EXT_bindable_uniform, GL_EXT_blend_color,
GL_EXT_blend_equation_separate, GL_EXT_blend_func_separate,
GL_EXT_blend_minmax, GL_EXT_blend_subtract, GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array,
GL_EXT_draw_buffers2, GL_EXT_draw_instanced, GL_EXT_draw_range_elements,
GL_EXT_fog_coord, GL_EXT_framebuffer_blit, GL_EXT_framebuffer_multisample,
GL_EXTX_framebuffer_mixed_formats, GL_EXT_framebuffer_object,
GL_EXT_multi_draw_arrays, GL_EXT_packed_depth_stencil,
GL_EXT_packed_float, GL_EXT_packed_pixels, GL_EXT_pixel_buffer_object,
GL_EXT_point_parameters, GL_EXT_provoking_vertex, GL_EXT_rescale_normal,
GL_EXT_stencil_two_side, GL_EXT_stencil_wrap, GL_EXT_texture3D,
GL_EXT_texture_array, GL_EXT_texture_buffer_object,
GL_EXT_texture_compression_dxt1, GL_EXT_texture_compression_latc,
GL_EXT_texture_compression_rgtc, GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc,
GL_EXT_texture_cube_map, GL_EXT_texture_edge_clamp,
GL_EXT_texture_env_combine, GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3,
GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic, GL_EXT_texture_format_BGRA8888,
GL_EXT_texture_integer, GL_EXT_texture_lod, GL_EXT_texture_lod_bias,
GL_EXT_texture_mirror_clamp, GL_EXT_texture_object,
GL_EXT_texture_shared_exponent, GL_EXT_texture_sRGB,
GL_EXT_texture_sRGB_decode, GL_EXT_texture_storage,
GL_EXT_texture_swizzle, GL_EXT_texture_type_2_10_10_10_REV,
GL_EXT_timer_query, GL_EXT_transform_feedback2, GL_EXT_vertex_array,
GL_EXT_vertex_array_bgra, GL_EXT_x11_sync_object,
GL_EXT_import_sync_object, GL_IBM_rasterpos_clip,
GL_IBM_texture_mirrored_repeat, GL_KTX_buffer_region, GL_NV_alpha_test,
GL_NV_blend_minmax, GL_NV_blend_square, GL_NV_complex_primitives,
GL_NV_conditional_render, GL_NV_copy_depth_to_color, GL_NV_copy_image,
GL_NV_depth_buffer_float, GL_NV_depth_clamp, GL_NV_explicit_multisample,
GL_NV_fbo_color_attachments, GL_NV_fence, GL_NV_float_buffer,
GL_NV_fog_distance, GL_NV_fragdepth, GL_NV_fragment_program,
GL_NV_fragment_program_option, GL_NV_fragment_program2,
GL_NV_gpu_program4, GL_NV_gpu_program4_1, GL_NV_half_float,
GL_NV_light_max_exponent, GL_NV_multisample_coverage,
GL_NV_multisample_filter_hint, GL_NV_occlusion_query,
GL_NV_packed_depth_stencil, GL_NV_parameter_buffer_object,
GL_NV_parameter_buffer_object2, GL_NV_path_rendering,
GL_NV_pixel_data_range, GL_NV_point_sprite, GL_NV_primitive_restart,
GL_NV_register_combiners, GL_NV_register_combiners2,
GL_NV_texture_compression_vtc, GL_NV_texture_env_combine4,
GL_NV_texture_expand_normal, GL_NV_texture_lod_clamp,
GL_NV_transform_feedback2, GL_NV_vdpau_interop, GL_NV_vertex_array_range,
GL_NV_vertex_array_range2, GL_NV_vertex_buffer_unified_memory,
GL_NV_vertex_program, GL_NV_vertex_program1_1, GL_NV_vertex_program2,
GL_NV_vertex_program2_option, GL_NV_vertex_program3,
GL_NVX_conditional_render, GL_NVX_gpu_memory_info, GL_OES_depth24,
GL_OES_depth32, GL_OES_depth_texture, GL_OES_element_index_uint,
GL_OES_fbo_render_mipmap, GL_OES_get_program_binary, GL_OES_mapbuffer,
GL_OES_packed_depth_stencil, GL_OES_rgb8_rgba8,
GL_OES_standard_derivatives, GL_OES_texture_3D, GL_OES_texture_float,
GL_OES_texture_float_linear, GL_OES_texture_half_float,
GL_OES_texture_half_float_linear, GL_OES_texture_npot,
GL_OES_vertex_array_object, GL_OES_vertex_half_float,
GL_SGIS_generate_mipmap, GL_SGIS_texture_lod, GL_SGIX_depth_texture,

16 GLX Visuals
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
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0x0c8 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .   8  8  8  8 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  4 1 Ncon
0x0c9 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 16  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ca 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 16  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0cb 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0cc 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0cd 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ce 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0cf 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d0 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .   5  6  5  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d1 24 tc  0   0  0 r  . .   0  0  0  0 .  .  4 16  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d2 24 tc  0   0  0 r  . .   0  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d3 24 tc  0   0  0 r  . .   0  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d4 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d5 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d6 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d7 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d8 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0d9 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0da 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0db 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0dc 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0dd 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0de 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0df 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e0 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e1 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e2 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e3 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e4 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e5 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e6 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e7 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e8 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0e9 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ea 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0eb 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  16 16  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ec 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ed 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ee 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ef 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f0 32 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f1 24 tc  0  32  0 r  . .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f2 32 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f3 24 tc  0  32  0 r  y .  32  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f4 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f5 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f6 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f7 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f8 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0f9 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0fa 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0fb 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  16 16 16 16 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0fc 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0fd 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0fe 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x0ff 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x100 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x101 24 tc  0 128  0 r  . .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x102 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x103 24 tc  0 128  0 r  y .  32 32 32 32 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x104 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x105 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x106 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x107 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x108 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x109 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10a 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10b 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4  0  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10c 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10d 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10e 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x10f 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x110 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x111 24 tc  0  16  0 r  . .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x112 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x113 24 tc  0  16  0 r  y .  16  0  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x114 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x115 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x116 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x117 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  0 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x118 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x119 24 tc  0  64  0 r  . .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x11a 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon
0x11b 24 tc  0  64  0 r  y .  32 32  0  0 .  .  4 24  8 16 16 16 16  0 0 Ncon

avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$DISPLAY=:8 metacity --replace & [1] 3775 avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$ Window manager error: Unable to open X display :8

[1]+  Exit 1                  DISPLAY=:8 metacity --replace

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added more info –  213441265152351 Feb 2 '12 at 15:28

According to the information posted on your question you have a hybrid GPU solution that uses Intel + Nvidia at the same time.

To enable your Nvidia card you need to install Bumblebee or disable the Intel card in your BIOS (if possible).

If disabling your Intel card in your computer's BIOS is not an option you have no choice other than use Bumblebee.

If you need information about Bumblebee please have a look at this post, it explains in detail how to enable support to run Ubuntu with both the Intel and the Nvidia card activated

If you are using Bumblebee already that does not mean that vdpau support is installed, you need to install vdpau support for your card as described here

After you have successfully managed run run bumblebee vainfo will still fail because the Intel card will still be the default card.

I have found a script that will switch the card from the Intel to the Nvidia and try to open the media player. The basic instructions to use this are described here, remember this is a script from outside sources, no warranties that this will work are given, you can test it yourself.

Here are the instructions taken from the bug report:

1. Build hybrid-windump but don't use the included xorg.conf! https://github.com/harp1n/hybrid-windump (includes borders for entire dumped window) https://github.com/gebart/hybrid-windump (included better cursor support, but dumped window will cover portion of Intel desktop and can't be moved)

2. Start the Bumblebee X server optirun glxinfo

3. Run Compiz (or Metacity) on Nvidia display so the dumped window can be moved around. If you skip this, VDPAU playback will be green. DISPLAY=:8 compiz --replace &

4. Run mplayer2 DISPLAY=:8 mplayer -vo vdpau videofilename &

5. Dump window ./windump :8 :0.0 &

6. You now have VDPAU output!

NB: This also works with Ironhide.

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avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$DISPLAY=:8 compiz --replace & [1] 2486 avilella@magneto:~/hybrid_graphics/hybrid-windump$ compiz (core) - Fatal: Couldn't open display :8 [1]+ Exit 1 DISPLAY=:8 compiz --replace –  213441265152351 Feb 8 '12 at 7:16
@avilella can you please add the steps you too and this out to your question? Adding them as a comment is really not the best option since users reading your question might fail to read this. –  Bruno Pereira Feb 8 '12 at 11:13
Okis, will do that then. –  213441265152351 Feb 8 '12 at 12:00
askubuntu.com/questions/102508/… just to make sure it's in one single question now. –  213441265152351 Feb 8 '12 at 12:08