[arch-general] Hardware video acceleration

Jan Alexander Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 19:22:15 UTC 2019

On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 4:01 PM Ralf Mardorf via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> when playing youtube videos hardware video acceleration seems to gain
> absolutely nothing on my machine or I've done something wrong ;).
> Am I missing something?

Neither Chrome nor Firefox support accelerated video decoding on Linux.

We briefly patched it into chromium a while back, but retracted those
patches because they were buggy.

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