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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Enable Hardware Acceleration (HW)

I have a HP-Mini 110-1013TU Netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome) and Elementary OS installed. I have tried many Ubuntu based linux distro (Linux Mint 16 KDE & 17 MATE, Lubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04, ...
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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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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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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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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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Why doesn't Adobe Flash Player 11.x have hardware acceleration?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with a Nvidia Geforce 8600M GT and a Nvidia Geforce 525M GT (drivers; nvidia-current-updates via Ubuntu). While Adobes Flash Player 11.x was working with full Hardware ...
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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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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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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 3D acceleration with an Nvidia Geforce GT 540M

I have NVIDIA Geforce GT 540M. I have a problem with "3D acceleration". Every game I install tells me "you don't have 3D acceleration". What can I do to enable 3D acceleration on my computer?
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how do I enable hardware rendering in ubuntu 14.04 on an intel 4600

the only thing i've seen on this is this tutorial here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/10/enable-hardware-acceleration-on-intel-graphics-cards-in-ubuntu/, but that's from last year, and I ...
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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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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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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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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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How to know the Hardware encryption capabilities of a system

Assuming that I don't know on witch system I am (via a remote ssh connection for example and may be on boards powered by an amd thunderbird or an arm processor or the latest intel xeon ... or maybe ...
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3D Acceleration for Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare guest?

I have a virtual machine Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare Player. I tried to enable Unity 3D, to take advantage of Compiz. I have updated VMWare tools and set the option on the player to enable 3D ...
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hardware acceleration problem with oibaf ppa

I get the latest open source graphics drivers from oibaf ppa, but the latest updates seem to have turned hardware acceleration off. This has happened on both my computers running open source ...
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Is Intel Celeron 1019y supports Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3d accelerating)?

Does Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS supports Intel Celeron 1019y? On intel's sitee defines Intel HD Graphics, on partners's sites specifieds Intel GMA HD. I have a bad user experience with Intel GMA HD and ...
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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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How to verify & fix APU graphics usage (MHz stepping, load, Flash video dropping frames & burning CPU)?

I'm afraid that my system is not using graphics card the way it should (thanks to God [or, devs] it's used at all). How to fix issues listed below? 1) GPU core clock always at the bottom ...
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What is the state-of-the-art for using Broadcom Crystal hardware?

I just bought a Dell Mini 1012, which comes with a Broadcom Crystal media accelerator chip. I'd like to know what is the current state-of-the-art with regard to using this hardware on Ubuntu? What I ...
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Simplest way to use graphic acceleration to watch videos

I've heard about the possibility to play videos using graphic processor of video card instead of normal processor. I've read a few tutorial but I haven't see improvement in performances, processors ...
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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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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 do I tell if Ubuntu supports hardware-accelerated graphics on my laptop?

The new Gnome 3.0 requires hardware acceleration support. I wanted to try it out -- but how do I tell whether hardware acceleration is supported on my machine?
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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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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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Chrome flickering or not rendering

Running Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and Chrome 29. Chrome refuses to render certain pages, such as Lifehacker or even Gmail (it loads my inbox, but when clicking things like "Compose", it just does nothing). ...
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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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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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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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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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3D Acceleration for Intel Corporation N10 Family [closed]

I get an Asus eeepc T101m (with a rotating Touch screen). I install Ubuntu 11.4 and with additional packages from : http://ppa.launchpad.net/plippo/t101mt/ubuntu all work fine... except 3D ...
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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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Do all webcam programs depend on 3D acceleration in Virtual Box?

I'm trying to use my webcam from an Ubuntu virtual guest. When I start cheese from a terminal, it tells me that it depends on 3D acceleration. Are there alternative ways to test a webcam that don't ...
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Buying a videocard: do AMD cards support hardware acceleration on Ubuntu?

I am buying a new video card and am now doubting between AMD and NVidia. As I won't be upgrading my processor and mainboard atm, but I want to play some bluray movies I think it is necessary that the ...
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3D-accelerated Adobe Flash?

How can I get Flash to be 3D-accelerated for a computer with a powerful discrete graphics card? Is there any specific version of Flash required or specific configuration for it?
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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 ...
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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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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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VirtualBox hardware acceleration on Ubuntu Server [closed]

I have Ubuntu Server 10.10 64-bit installed on a relatively good motherboard with AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor and integrated Nvidia graphics card. VirtualBox 4.0.6 has been installed over ...
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problem with Dell 14z 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I just bought a Dell 14z (in Brasil) and installed the latest long term Ubuntu (12.04.1). I managed to get the aditional ATI/AMD installed. The problem is that it will not work with 3D acceleration ...
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How can I accelerate my Radeon 9200 graphic card?

I installed a ppc port of Ubuntu 10.10 on my rather old eMac (G4, 1.25 GHz). So far i have a good impression so far, but the graphics don't seem to be really supported out of the box although there is ...
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Hardware accelerated Flash Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? According to Adobe statements they gave up support for hardware acceleration in newest flash player for linux :( Is there any other ...
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vmware/virtualbox 3d acceleration

Can Ubuntu guests get 3d acceleration in vmware / virtual-box? I just want to enable desktop effects under virtualization, not 3D games.
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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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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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Unable to use Hardware Acceleration for Radeon HD 6490M card

I've followed steps in this guide. Here is output of 'vainfo' command: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open ...