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Re: Turning off VDPAU with graphics


On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:26:39 -0400
Jeffry Smith <jsmith@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> I have an old laptop with a Pentium II (686-pae) and an ATI Rage 128
> (r128.ko)  Mobility M3 video card.  When attempting to run vlc,
> kaffeine, or mpv, they attempt o open up libvdpau_nvidia.so, which
> doesn't work.  I've tried disabling hardware decoding in VLC, but it
> still tries to open that library.  I think it's related to
> libavcodec55.so, which all three programs depend on.
> Any ideas on how to turn of hardware decoding?

I don't know about the other players or how to fix the system default, in
vlc you could try to go to Tools -> Preferences -> Video -> Output
modules and set Video output module to X11 or XVideo. 



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