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  • Originally posted by tiredoffglrx View Post
    Awesome! If you need any help in testing I will be more than happy to assist.
    New PPA is here: https://launchpad.net/~pali/+archive/graphics-drivers

    It contains daily builds of libdrm, mesa and xorg radeon driver.

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    • Originally posted by pali View Post
      New PPA is here: https://launchpad.net/~pali/+archive/graphics-drivers

      It contains daily builds of libdrm, mesa and xorg radeon driver.
      Nice. You may want to consider offering updated libvdpau and linux-firmware packages.

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      • Originally posted by pali View Post
        New PPA is here: https://launchpad.net/~pali/+archive/graphics-drivers

        It contains daily builds of libdrm, mesa and xorg radeon driver.
        I'm sorry for asking noob question, can I use mplayer with vdpau acceleration after i install this ppa? I use elementary OS ( buntu 12.04 based ) my hardware is amd c50/radeon 6250. Or any detailed instruction furthermore?

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        • Originally posted by wheelloader View Post
          I'm sorry for asking noob question, can I use mplayer with vdpau acceleration after i install this ppa? I use elementary OS ( buntu 12.04 based ) my hardware is amd c50/radeon 6250. Or any detailed instruction furthermore?
          You need updated linux-firmware package for vdpau playback. I will push it to my PPA later.

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          • Originally posted by pali View Post
            New PPA is here: https://launchpad.net/~pali/+archive/graphics-drivers

            It contains daily builds of libdrm, mesa and xorg radeon driver.
            Xorg driver for intel would be great too.


            bajo

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            • @bajo, @wheelloader:

              New recipes for intel xorg driver and linux firmware packages were created. Just wait until launchpad start creating, building and compiling packages...

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              • Originally posted by DanL View Post
                Nice. You may want to consider offering updated libvdpau and linux-firmware packages.
                Isnt libvdpau from precise-update repository enough? What exactly you need (and why)?

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                • Originally posted by pali View Post
                  @bajo, @wheelloader:

                  New recipes for intel xorg driver and linux firmware packages were created. Just wait until launchpad start creating, building and compiling packages...
                  can you add the instructions and requirement? or I just install all that in ppa n mplayer ready for vdpau acceleration?
                  btw, thank you so much

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                  • I have this driver installed with Mint 16 on my laptop and wondering if there's a way to switch between two gpus easily? With kernel 3.12.1 I can't switch between the two GPUS. One is a HD 4250 and the other is HD 5430. Was working with kernel 3.11.

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                    • Originally posted by wheelloader View Post
                      can you add the instructions and requirement? or I just install all that in ppa n mplayer ready for vdpau acceleration?
                      btw, thank you so much
                      just add PPA to system and for vdpau install 3.11+ kernel (e.g package linux-image-generic-lts-saucy from precise-updates)

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