Since the nightmare crash between Xorg and Intel graphic card on Ubuntu Jaunty, now you have a good news. You can update your Intel driver to the latest update to this great hardware acceleration for playing h.264 video. Or in other words we now have Hardware acceleration for HD content with our Intel video cards. And as the new video standard on the HTML 5, h.264 video format will be used.
So if you have an intel video cards and using Ubuntu 10.04. You should install this Intel latest driver to have better performance with your video.
Follow the steps below how to install Intel latest driver to your Ubuntu 10.04:
- Update your apt source list:
sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list
- Add these two lines to your sources.list:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu lucid main #xorg-edgers PPA deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu lucid main #xorg-edgers PPA
- Then run the comman below one by one:
$ sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 8844C542 $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
- Update your linux kernel to 2.6.35:
$ sudo apt-get install linux-image-2.6.35-6-generic linux-headers-2.6.35-6-generic
- Restart your Ubuntu machine:
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