Mesa 10.0 Lands In Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr"
Phoronix: Mesa 10.0 Lands In Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr"
The exciting Mesa 10.0 graphics driver stack landed today in the "Trusty Tahr" archive for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For many users this means better open-source GPU driver performance, new OpenGL support, and other new features...
...and in Fedora four days ago
It landed in Fedora Rawhide (21) on 12-05:
why didn't we get a news story?
AMD VDPAU bugfix also included
There was a bug in the AMD VDPAU driver - it incorrectly reported some video decoding capabilities. VLC (and possibly others) wouldn't use VDPAU for video decoding in that case (althugh mplayer did).
Now that it's fixed, VDPAU video decoding should work fine in VLC (atleast in 2.3).