Nvidia Vdpau Team PPA

PPA description

This PPA contains updated mplayer/smplayer builds geared towards use with Nvidia's VDPAU hardware accelerated playback of Mpeg2/VC1/WMV3/H.264.

Turn off Post-Processing and multithreading.



Xine-vdpau is a replacement for Xine which contains vdpau support. Most of the frontends for Xine should use the vdpau driver and codecs automatically, but Totem-Xine needs a bit of a push. To use with Totem-Xine, go to ~/.config/totem and open xine_config. change #video.driver:auto to video.driver:vdpau.

Note that Xine-vdpau is based on libxine 1.1.16 as it was approximately in December of 2008.


The 256 series is currently the official stable release.


To report bugs with the packages in this PPA, use the team email link. If you have a display bug in the Nvidia driver, please report bugs in the nvforums site here: http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?s&forumid=14

Also, for XBMC users see this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~team-xbmc/+archive/ppa
For Mythtv users see this PPA: http://mythbuntu.org/auto-builds

For Lucid and beyond, updated Nvidia drivers can be found in the x-updates ppa: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/x-updates

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:nvidia-vdpau/ppa to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvidia-vdpau/ppa
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

Display sources.list entries for:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/nvidia-vdpau/ppa/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/nvidia-vdpau/ppa/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
Signing key:
1024R/71609D4D2F1518FA9C5DC0FB1DABDBB4CEC06767 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Nvidia Vdpau Team.

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Overview of published packages

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Package Version Uploaded by
hd-widescreen-wallpapers 0.02-1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2009-12-17)
kaffeine-kde3 0.8.8-0ubuntu1~nvidiavdpauppa3 Brandon Snider (2009-12-11)
libvdpau 0.4-2~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa4 Brandon Snider (2010-02-13)
mplayer 2:1.0~rc3+svn20091207-0ubuntu1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa11 Brandon Snider (2009-12-19)
nvidia-common Brandon Snider (2009-12-19)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-185 185.18.36-0ubuntu10~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa8 Brandon Snider (2010-03-11)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-190 190.53-0ubuntu1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa14 Brandon Snider (2010-03-15)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-195 195.36.15-0ubuntu1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa2 Brandon Snider (2010-03-16)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-256 256.52-0ubuntu1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa2 Brandon Snider (2010-09-01)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-260 260.19.29-0ubuntu1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2010-12-15)
nvidia-settings 260.19.04-0ubuntu1~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2010-09-08)
smplayer 0.6.9-1~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2010-03-30)
smplayer-themes 0.1.20+nondfsg+kids-1~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2010-03-30)
vdpauinfo 0.0.6-1~karmic~nvidiavdpauppa1 Brandon Snider (2009-12-20)
xine-lib Brandon Snider (2009-12-17)
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