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How to enable VDPAU acceleration for accelerated Flash video ?

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  • How to enable VDPAU acceleration for accelerated Flash video ?

    Hi I installed the last Catalyst Drivers on Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon and ubuntu 14.04:

    display: :0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
    OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R7 200 Series
    OpenGL version string: 4.4.13084 Compatibility Profile Context 14.301.1001
    libva info: VA-API version 0.35.0
    libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0
    libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/
    libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_0_32
    libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0
    vainfo: VA-API version: 0.35 (libva 1.3.0)
    vainfo: Driver version: Splitted-Desktop Systems XvBA backend for VA-API - 0.7.8
    vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
    VAProfileH264High : VAEntrypointVLD
    VAProfileVC1Advanced : VAEntrypointVLD

    ....but i try enable Flash Hardware Video Decode Acceleration in Firefox:

    sudo apt-get install xvba-va-driver
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install libvdpau-va-gl1
    sudo sh -c "echo 'export VDPAU_DRIVER=va_gl' >> /etc/profile"
    sudo mkdir /etc/adobe
    sudo echo -e "EnableLinuxHWVideoDecode = 1\nOverrideGPUValidation = 1" | sudo tee /etc/adobe/mms.cfg
    ... Firefox crash in youtube videos for example, only working if i disable the line:

    #EnableLinuxHWVideoDecode = 1
    OverrideGPUValidation = 1

    ..but if i disable the line I check if acceleration is working by right clicking a Flash video on YouTube and selecting "Stats for nerds". The stats box displays the following: "accelerated video rendering, software video decoding" and i think should displays: "accelerated video rendering, hardware video decoding"

    I do not know if is possible the hardware acceleration in recent catalyst drivers ..

    Best Regards.