Vaapi is the open-source library and API specification for accelerating video by means of the GPU. It was originally introduced by Intel, but the API is not solely limited to Intel hardware.

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Firefox Gstreamer vaapi

I have a laptop with not much CPU power, so I want that Firefox and Gstreamer (and maybe Rhythmbox) uses the VAAPI on my Ubuntu 15.10. vainfo gives me already the following output, so the vaapi driver ...
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What Psensor data can you read from an intel gpu?

On a nvidia gpu with the recommended drivers you can see the folowing values in psensor: gpu temp gpu utilization gpu mem utilization gpu video decoder utilization But I would like to know what ...
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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 (H264-MPEG-...
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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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firefox vaapi acceleration

How can I enable html5 hw acceleration in firefox 38 ? (running on ubuntu 15.04) with vaapi via gstreamer1.0-vaapi (installed). I have intel hd 4600.
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How to enable hardware acceleration of video decoding in mplayer with Intel HD3000 on Vivid?

There used to be a vaapi build of mplayer but it doesn't seem to be maintained any more and doesn't work in Vivid. Default mplayer2 build from the repo uses 40% of CPU during 720p playback. Same as ...
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MPlayer-vaapi shows artifacts while playing H264 stream

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Surface pro 3 and I have installed i965-va-driver and libva-intel-vaapi-driver to take advantage of vaapi driver for video acceleration decoding. Then I have ...
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Proper installation of gstreamer1.0-vaapi

Okey guys here is my problem for the past few weeks Iam trying to use vaapi.I have intel i5 processor (Wayland) which supports vaapi but for some strange reason I can't make it working also I run 14....
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Vaapi not working in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Vostro 1014 having GMA 4500 mhd. I have installed vaapi driver but it shows that it supports Mpeg2 acceleration only. Actually I want to use it for playing full HD video that takes 30-...
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How do I fix this VAAPI error with an Intel Card?

How do I fix the error shown below: The output of vainfo: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: User requested driver 'i965' libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so ...
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Why does LIBVA return an error while trying to init Intel GM965 driver?

Ubuntu 12.04 amd64, Intel 965GM chipset. Here is the result of vainfo command: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/...
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How to correctly enable/test VA-API on Intel Sandy Bridge?

I would like to know which package I have to install and how to test that is working fine? I know there are many question similar but no one is complete and clear to me
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How do I enable hardware accelerated video in VLC with Intel HD 4000 GPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude E5530, and I am unable to get hardware accelerated video decoding running in VLC player. I've ticked the hardware acceleration option in the settings of ...
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How can I get APT to ignore unmet dependencies?

My apt-get is currently complaining about unmet dependencies (and refuses to do anything until I fix them): Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Command line flag for mplayer to use hardware acceleration?

I can make VLC use hardware decoding with vlc --ffmpeg-hw video.mkv Is there an equivalent flag for mplayer?
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How do I get VA-API and XVBA to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable hardware acceleration for an ATI Radeon HD? I have a Radeon HD 6310 in a mini-ITX motherboard that I am trying to use for a HTPC. I need to figure out how ...
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Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails

I'm following a wiki on how to make VLC use the GPU in the Core i3 integrated graphics chipset, but I'm stuck at one of the first steps, installing VAAPI. I installed libva1 and vainfo by using "sudo ...
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Using VAAPI to play 1080p videos?

How can I use VAAPI to play 1080p videos with hardware acceleration in Ubuntu?