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VDPAU (Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix)

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Error creating VDPAU device: 1

my GPU Geforce 920M supports multiple video codex according the the official docs http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/418.56/README/supportedchips.html http://us.download.nvidia.com/...
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Mythtv frontend crashes when trying to play certain recording. How to fix this or at least report a bug?

This happens when using VDPAU playback profile (which works otherwise well) mythtv-frontend version 2:29.1+fixes.201902191821.8f37aa3~ubuntu18.04.1 from ppa:mythbuntu/0.29 I can not file a bug about ...
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VLC Player - Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so

I have been struggling to resolve this issue with VLC not using my 1030's hardware decoding with VLC using VDPAU. Hope someone here can help me solve this issue. Same problem for H264 and H265. VLC ...
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SMPlayer shows no picture for xvid videos, works for h.264 videos

When I try to play an vxid video with SMPlayer, I can only hear sound, but see no picture. To be more precise, I'm seeing a black picture through the entire video. I'm using SMPlayer 15.11.0 on ...
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(solved) Kubuntu 16.04: Tearing in SMPlayer despite VDPAU

In Kubuntu 16.04, I installed the nvidia binary driver version 384.69 using "Graphics Drivers" team's PPA. I also tried version 381.22, the current official release, with the same result. I setup ...
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How to enable amdgpu-pro's VDPAU driver on Ubuntu 17.04?

I have downloaded and installed amdgpu-pro-17.30-465504.tar.xz on Ubuntu 17.04 (64-bit). I have verified that the libvdpau-amdgpu-pro package is installed: $ dpkg -l libvdpau-amdgpu-pro:amd64 ...
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VLC can't take snapshots anymore due to corrupt VDPAU video surface error

I'm using VLC - 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. VLC is able to play the videos but I'm unable to take the snapshots using it. I tried disabling "Use Hardware Acceleration" by going in Preferences->Video and ...
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ubuntu 16.04 mplayer fullscreen issue

MPlayer refuses to go fullscreen when I start it with -noborder option. Without this option it works fine. I tried following command but it does not work. mplayer -vo vpdau -zoom -fs -noborder video....
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libva error: Cannot use VDPAU on nVidia 840M

I have a Primus laptop, and I cannot use VDPAU on Nvidia. I have installed Nvidia's proprietary driver from "Additional Drivers", but if I run "vainfo" in a terminal I get the error message: imran@...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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vdpauinfo: display: :0.0 screen: 0 Error creating VDPAU device: 1

New to this community. I hope that someone can help me with the below. I am at the point that I need to get vdpau to work to offload the CPU. No luck. Last week my new GT610 nvidia card arrived - I ...
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vdpau on Ubuntu 13.10 and mesa 9.2.1

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have a Radeon HD 4570 card and I want to use the hardware acceleration capabilities that were introduced with linux 3.10 in the mesa 9.2 So my question is: since I ...
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Should I install privative Nvidia drivers if I'm using Bumblebee?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and I have Bumblebee installed. I've recently realized that "Additional Drivers" has finally detected my Nvidia GeForce GT 630M GPU, and it is asking me to install vdpau stuff. ...
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SMPlayer doesn't work with VDPAU?

I recently bought a Nvidia GT 440, and installed the proprietary nvidia-experimental-310 driver. Every player seems to be working alright with VDPAU, except Mplayer frontends like SMPlayer. Any ...
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Why doesn't mplayer work with VDPAU?

I'm trying to play a HD video file, the command to play the video is: mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau And the error I get is: [mkv] Track ID 1: video (V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC), -vid 0 [mkv] Track ID 2: ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Xubuntu 12.04

Following the instructions posted in hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0? Watching videos with hardware acceleration enabled gives me sound but no ...
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If im using nouveau there is no way to use vdpau with it?

Im using ubuntu 12.10 and im using the opensource driver which came reloaded with the distro tried to install the proper driver but I failed, so now im using the opensource driver and its okay, but ...
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Bad HD video deinterlacing processing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Unity. My system configuration is: CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz) RAM: 8192 Mb DDR2 Kingston Video: Palit GeForce GTX 260 216 SP, and my screen resolution is ...
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Vdpau performance in Precise with Unity 3d

vdpau seems to be broken in Precise under Unity 3d. CPU usage ranges around 50-70% for 1080p movies while same movies utilizes around 5-10% in Natty with vdpau enabled (under Unity3d) The card is ...
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Flash video appears blue

The Problem After updating to Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10, all video is still blue, whether playing in a browser or a player. Same problem occurs in 11.10 as well. I have tried to uninstall all ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0?

I am trying to run hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with Bumblebee 3.0 installed and running. But following the instructions in the URL below, I can't get mplayer with ...
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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 ...
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How do I enable VDPAU hardware video acceleration support for non Nvidia cards?

I've read about VDPAU and how it enables mplayer to have Hardware acceleration. But i also read that it's only for Nvidia cards How can i enable it on a non Nvidia card (mine it's a AMD but i would ...
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How do I check if my nVidia GPU supports VDPAU?

MPlayer does not work if I try to make it use VDPAU. How do I check if my card supports it and what else do I need to install to enable it?
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How to enable VDPAU on GStreamer?

I'm currently experiencing a bit of lag on 720 HD videos. I am hoping VDPAU will help. How do I enable it on either GStreamer-based video players?