9.10 Very impressed with video performance
ubuntuuser at carl-fh.com
Sat Nov 14 10:35:57 GMT 2009
On Sat, 2009-11-14 at 14:51 +0800, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
> Michael Haney wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Carl Friis-Hansen
> > <ubuntuuser at carl-fh.com> wrote:
> >> I just installed 9.10 on two computers today and what a performance
> >> boost on the video!
> >> glxgears gone op from 150fps to 2400fps and from 250fps to nearly
> >> 7000fps.
> >> It is much more satisfying to browse the net now and videos have become
> >> a smooth ride.
> > DOH! Sorry for the direct email. This has gone beyond annoying, I
> > forgot to change the address to sounder again.
> > This is probably hoping for too much but how is Flash Video
> > performance in 9.10? Is it improved any? I've never had problems
> > playing Divx, XVID, H.264 .mp4 and .mov files in previous versions of
> > Ubuntu. DVDs even played rather well.
> > But, Flash Video performance sucks something awful.
> ??? I don't have problems with flash video performance in
> Inteprid...what gives?
The video speed is a common bottleneck and one tool to measure this, is
glxgears. If you have significant difference in performance for various
types of video, then you should look at the application running the
I personally find vlc being the best and easiest for all your media
needs. I never see any significant differens between flash, mpeg, avi,
etc. when using vlc. I don't know if it makes a difference, the way you
installed support for playing DVD. I have used:
in the past.
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