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[Bug 997370] Re: Totem does not use the va-api gstreamer backend


Will we see a fix for trusty?

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  Totem does not use the va-api gstreamer backend

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Status in OEM Priority Project trusty series:
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  Fix Released

Bug description:
  installing gstreamer -vaapi from ubuntu repos breaks thumbnail generation in nautilus
  furthermore acceleration does not work in totem - cpu usage is as high as with software rendering.

  mplayer-vaapi works perfectly on the same system.

  gst-launch-0.10 -v filesrc location=~/test.mkv ! matroskademux ! vaapidecode ! vaapisink
  makes it possible to use vaapi via commandline

  i did not find a way to use vaapi for mpeg4 part 2 video streams.

  and i wasnt able to find proper values for gstreamer-properties that
  fix thumbnails and acceleration in totem.

  id like to share debug information. just tell me what you need.

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