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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Linux News

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Linux News

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Linux News

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Linux News

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: Linux News

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 21:31
An anonymous reader writes "Citing 'code we consider to be permanently "experimental" or "beta,"' Google Chrome engineers have no plans on enabling video acceleration in the Chrome/Chromium web browser. Code has been written but is permanently disabled by default because 'supporting GPU features on Linux is a nightmare' due to the reported sub-par quality of Linux GPU drivers and many different Linux distributions. Even coming up with a Linux GPU video acceleration white-list has been shot down over fear of the Linux video acceleration code causing stability issues and problems for Chrome developers. What have been your recent experiences with Linux GPU drivers?"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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7 Improvements In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS That You’re Going To Love

Omgubuntu - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 20:52

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS adds a number of new features and improvements to Unity, many fulfilling long-standing user requests. Here's 7 of the best.

The post 7 Improvements In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS That You’re Going To Love first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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SUSE Labs Director Talks Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

Linux.com - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 18:30

In this Q&A Vojtech Pavlik, Director of SUSE Labs, goes into more detail on their live kernel patching project; how the kGraft patch integrates with the Linux kernel; how it compares with other live-patching solutions; how developers will be able to use the upcoming release; and the project's interaction with the kernel community for upstream acceptance.

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Android Beats iOS As the Top Tablet OS

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 04/03/2014 - 02:13
sfcrazy writes "Linux is on a roll. After conquering the smartphone space, Android is now dominating the tablet space. According to a new study by Gartner, 'the tablet growth in 2013 was fueled by the low-end smaller screen tablet market, and first time buyers; this led Android to become the No. 1 tablet operating system (OS), with 62 percent of the market.'" Also, everyone is buying tablets.(~200 million sold in 2013 vs ~115 million in 2012). Microsoft still only has 2% of the tablet market.

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Tizen Smartwatches Tip Samsung's Ecosystem-First Strategy

Linux.com - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:23

The long wait for a major Tizen OS device is finally over, and it's a…smartwatch? At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Samsung skipped the unveiling of its first Tizen smartphone, and instead rolled out a trio of Tizen-based wrist computers: the Gear 2 and Gear Neo.

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GStreamer Donate €2500 To Pitivi Crowdfunding Campaign

Omgubuntu - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:36

In just one week the Pitivi video editor crowd-funding project has amassed one-third of its initial €35,000 goal.

The post GStreamer Donate €2500 To Pitivi Crowdfunding Campaign first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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