Linux system in the ordinary consumers can not be popular, a major reason is the lack of daily entertainment, but this is also gradually improved. Canonical recently revealed that the upcoming release of Ubuntu 17.10 will fully support GPU video hardware decoding acceleration. Ubuntu 17.10 development code Artful Aardvark, in accordance with the practice will be officially released in October this year, after the official has disclosed the default support GPU hardware accelerated video decoding, the first focus on supporting the Intel GPU, because it is the most popular, most of the PC has it The
According to the latest news, AMD, NVIDIA graphics will join them, but the progress will be slower.
Canon Cook Ubuntu desktop director Will Cooke said: "We have made progress in Intel accelerated video playback, but also found a large number of Bug, involving VA drive, Totem, GStreamer and so on. In the focus on Intel (nuclear), NVIDIA, AMD (graphics) will also join in the near future. & Rdquo;
After the use of Ubuntu 17.10 to see the film, more than a way, and the biggest advantage of hardware decoding is of course to save CPU resources and power consumption, reduce system burden.