The use of computer hardware to perform some functions faster than is possible in software running on the general-purpose CPU.

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I do I know whether hardware acceleration is working on VLC?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 and I've installed packages related to vaapi shown on this link How do I enable hardware accelerated video in VLC with Intel HD 4000 GPU? I've tried playing a 1080p vid ...
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Graphics acceleration (overlay) not working - cannot resize video

I am following up on my question regarding missing i915 module. On my Dell XPS 13 (9350), if I enable the graphics acceleration in VLC (overlay), I cannot resize the video at all, it stays at native ...
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Does compiz use hardware acceleration by default?

How do I find out if Compiz is using my graphics card? If it's disabled how do I enable it?
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Can you disable graphics acceleration of nouveau driver during session?

I know it could be set in kernel parameters during boot, but I seem to be unable to change those boot parameters for live USB media, so I would like to be able to change the setting after I have ...
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Intel vaapi : can't play mkv with vlc

I can find why I can't play any mkv file with vlc, it seems there is a drawing error, is there a workaround or something ? I have optimus (intel+nvidia) and i'm using bumblebee with last nvidia driver ...
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My video performance is very slow. Is there something I can do to improve it?

I find my video performance to be quite slow, especially with flash videos and anything 720 or above. The sound will cut out or the video gets very pixelated if I try and multitask. Also, VLC ...
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Hardware acceleration error when starting Ubuntu 14.04 in VM [duplicate]

When I attempt to start Ubuntu 14.04 in a VM I get this error (I have not started it before): VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on this machine What can I do?
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What is the difference between optirun and primus run?

Fairly self-explanatory question. What is the difference between optirun and primusrun? I stumbled across primusrun today - usually I just use optirun. Note: This may be useful: ...
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fglrx won't detect AMD Mullins R3 card on fitlet/14.04: (EE) No supported AMD display adapters were found

I'm currently testing a fitlet-XA10-LAN Barebone with ubuntu 14.04.2 x64. Everything seems to work just fine, but I cannot get 3d acceleration to work. "lspci -v" says the box has a 00:01.0 VGA ...
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What's the state of hardware accelerated HTML5 video on Ubuntu?

Flash hardware acceleration never really worked in Linux due to various APIs (VDPAU, VA API, and what not), buggy drivers, and end-of support from Adobe for Flash on Linux. Recently several sites, ...
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Hardware acceleration error

I was running Xubuntu 14.04 on a notebook with AMD A8 4500M CPU and dual graphics (HD 7640G + HD 8500M). I chose to upgrade to release 14.10 and then to 15.04, so I wiped the fglrx proprietary driver ...
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Enable hardware acceleration in WINE

I used WINE to install Bejeweled 3 from my game disk. When I start up, the resolution is set to a low 800x600. http://i.imgur.com/bDxfvng.png When I try to increase it I get the following message: ...
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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's slow my computer

Well I have an issue with my pc, I was checking on different pages and find that you can enable the Hardware acceleration of Chrome, but apparently I already have it enabled. Since I'm new I can't ...
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Seems like hardware acceleration stopped working

I have an i3 laptop with integrated i925 graphics card. I could play some games just fine even using wine. A couple of days ago I noticed most of them started lagging, jagging and just not working, ...
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How to enable hardware acceleration for Unity on Ubuntu 14.04.1?

Hardware Acceleration is disabled by default on my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1. I did a $/usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p in the terminal and got the result the everything is supported ...
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3D accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470

I've got an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470 on my laptop running on Ubuntu with windows 7 as guest on VMware. In order to run games etc I need 3D acceleration activated on VMware. I tried installing the ...
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(X)Ubuntu some graphics only render on 2/3 of screen

Short On Xubuntu 14.04 running on a Inspiron i3531-1200BK laptop , the xfce log-in screen only renders 2/3s of the screen, but issue is not present for xfce desktop after logging in. Issue also ...
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Firefox flickering issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 The image below shows the problem with the new animated homepage. I got the same kind of problems with some some videos that don't come from youtube. It seems like there ...
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VirtualBox isn't enabling video acceleration

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 In virtual box I enable 2d and 3d acceleration as well as CPU acceleration. I did it after installation but I don't believe it would matter. I installed windows 7 and did the ...
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Enable 3D HW acceleration on VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable hardware accelerated 3D graphics in a Win 8.1 VM in VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to play the game Smite smoothly. I have checked that the HW ...
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Virtualbox 3D Acceleration does not work [closed]

I have virtualbox 4.3.16 with a 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on a Windows 7 64Bit host. Everything seems to work fine, except the fact that any graphics related stuff is very slow. Here is what I did: ...
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Hardware acceleration unavailable under Chrome with proprietary fglrx driver

When I fullscreen a HD YouTube video or do other stuff that should be hardware accelerated, Chrome slows to a crawl. Taking a look at chrome://gpu shows this: Canvas: Software only, hardware ...
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Why does the Spotify client render certain pages completely black?

Spotify starts up fine, but when navigating to certain sections of the app, instead of the expected content a black square is displayed. What is causing this issue and how can it be resolved?
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Hardware acceleration in video playback

I have ubuntu system with amd apu a6 llano. when I play hd videos on ubuntu using vlc or some other media player it takes so much cpu usage but when I play same video on windows 7 it takes just 5% cpu ...
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Force Enable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox

Currently, in about:support (Firefox 30) the "Graphics" section states the following: Now, I know that Firefox has (for whatever reason) disabled the hardware accelerated features for Linux users. ...
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avconv to use hardware acceleration

I have a radeon card and would like avconv to use hardware acceleration if possible. I have the proprietary driver-updates from the additional drivers tool.
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Can not enable 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 14.04 inside VirtualBox [closed]

I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.12 on MacBook Pro 15.4" with OSX 10.9.3. Inside VirtualBox I have Ubuntu 14.04 (upgraded from 13.10). I'm almost sure, that 3D Acceleration stopped working after ...
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How to tell if graphics processing in Ubuntu is utilizing hardware acceleration [duplicate]

May I know how I could tell if graphics processing (3D, video encode/decude) in Ubuntu is utilizing hardware acceleration (ie. using GPU). Is there a utility to tell? Thank you for the suggestions ...
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Hardware accelerated video playback using mplayer [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I need video acceleration for MPlayer. I found this blog that gives me the information. http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/install-mplayer-with-va-api-hardware.html But the ...
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No 3D acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with latest Vmware Workstation

I installed the latest version of vmware workstation (10.0.2) in ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have the following problem: I use the open source driver "Radeon" (Galium 0.4) and Mesa 10.1.0. My graphics ...
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How To Enable Glamor On Ubuntu?

How do I enable Glamor mode which accelerates 2D graphics with OpenGL on Ubuntu? See Choose acceleration method on Arch Linux wiki.
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Is the Radeon HD 7790 supported in Ubuntu?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7790 graphics card and I cannot figure out whether it's supported in Ubuntu or not, and to what extent (2D, 3D accel., VDPAU, etc). I tried asking on a few forums but got ...
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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's Flash plugin

Running Flash in Google Chrome drains my CPU massively: I figured that the cause of this issue would be that hardware acceleration of flash is turned off. When I tried turning it by right clicking ...
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Why is ubuntu so slow on windows 7 capable system? [duplicate]

I love Linux and I think it is the best OS out there, but for some reason it is noticeably slower than windows 7 on my machine. It hangs a lot, and none of the animations are smooth. It is a HP ...
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Weird hardware acceleration issue

I am having a really strange issue with my Ubuntu 12.10 computer. I have a computer that is left on 24/7. Lately, after the computer has been on for a while, when I log in to Ubuntu, the GUI is really ...
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How can I tell if I'm using LLVMPIPE?

This question is directly based on a comment/question that can be read here. I have a netbook with a Radeon X1200 series (RS690M) that's using the radeon driver. Unfortunately, I'm experiencing ...
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How can I enable the SNA acceleration method for Intel cards, under Ubuntu 12.04 - 12.10?

SNA acceleration method considered as a "new" and better acceleration method compared with default. Lot of benchmarks shows us that SNA is faster. This acceleration method supported by the 2.20 Intel ...
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Is Adobe Flash 11.2 working with Nvidia hardware again?

I installed the newest Nvidia-Linux drivers version number 304.43 on 12.04 installation and all Flash Videos now show me "accelerated video rendering". Previous Nvidia drivers + Adobe Flash only ...
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No graphical effects in Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 via wubi inside windows on my laptop. I get standard graphics at start. But when I install the graphical driver through the additional drivers it installs the ...
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Unable to use Hardware Acceleration for Radeon HD 6490M card

I've followed steps in this guide. Here is output of vainfo command: me@hostname:~$ vainfo libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open ...
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Problem with my graphic card

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. However I'm having some problems with the graphic drivers. My graphic card is GeForce 7150m / nForce 630. I've installed a lot of updates, however I can only run ...
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Issue enabling/installing hardware acceleration for ATI Radeon 6600M on precise (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails How can I enable hardware acceleration for an ATI Radeon HD? I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad which comes with ...
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3d acceleration for acer travelmate 5740z

Hi I have installed ubuntu 12 and I wonder if there is 3d acceleration support for my graphic card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) ...
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Xinerama with hardware acceleration at the same time

Is there some way that I can have Xinerama enabled and still use hardware acceleration? I have three monitors on 2 GPUs. I have enabled Xinerama, but now all hardware acceleration is gone. This ...
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Acer D270 graphic support with GMA3600 [duplicate]

I have an Acer D20 with an Intel GMA3600 card. Is graphic acceleration for this card supported? Videos, flash, and other graphic intensive operations struggle with the current setup.
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Ubuntu doesn't work with 3d acceleration in virtualbox

Running virtualbox on a pc. I have virtualization enabled in BIOS. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit on virtualbox without 3d acceleration enabled and it works fine, but when I enable it and restart, the ...
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NVIDIA Driver troubles on GeForce2 Go at 1600x1200

My system (Dell Inspiron 8100) uses Nvidia NV11 GeForce2 Go at 1600x1200. All is working, save I cannot get any hardware acceleration, making video playback and animation unbearably slow and jerky. ...
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Does Firefox support hardware acceleration on Ubuntu?

After I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bits), Firefox 12 works fine but without hardware acceleration. Needless to say I have the latest nVidia's proprietary drivers installed and my Firefox ...
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WebGL and Hardware acceleration problems [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and in Windows 7 on my ATI Mobility Radeon 4300 series graphics card WebGL and hardware acceleration worked perfectly fine. Now on Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried both ...
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Choppy video in vlc even with hardware acceleration on ATI Radeon HD 6900

After installing Catalyst 11.12 and studying instructions (1, 2) to enable hardware acceleration I ended up with the following command: sudo apt-get install xvba-va-driver libva-glx1 vainfo ...