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Nvidia card for GPU video playback in Linux

Nvidia card for GPU video playback in Linux | How do I use my Nvidia graphics card for video playback in Linux? One way is to use mplayer and vdpau. Firstly, this requires you have a supported Nvidia GeForce 8 series or later graphics card. Wikipedia has a supported list here. In the latest Ubuntu, make sure to have the following installed: mplayer libvdpau1