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$ sudo apt install $nvidia_driver vdpauinfo mesa-vdpau-drivers vdpau-va-driver --install-recommends
 
$ sudo apt install $nvidia_driver vdpauinfo mesa-vdpau-drivers vdpau-va-driver --install-recommends
 
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Then run vdpauinfo command, you should see list of supported profiles, for example on Airtop2:
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Then run nvidia-smi command, you should see current NVIDIA card status:
 
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$ vdpauinfo
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$ nvidia-smi
display: :0  screen: 0
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Thu Jul 12 02:31:03 2018      
API version: 1
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+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Information string: NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library  390.48  Wed Mar 21 23:47:29 PDT 2018
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| NVIDIA-SMI 390.48                Driver Version: 390.48                    |
 
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|-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
Video surface:
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| GPU Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
 
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| Fan Temp Perf Pwr:Usage/Cap|        Memory-Usage | GPU-Util Compute M. |
name  width height types
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|===============================+======================+======================|
-------------------------------------------
+
GeForce GTX 106... On  | 00000000:01:00.On |                 N/A |
420    8192  8192  NV12 YV12
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| 0%  46C    P8    6W / 95W |    382MiB / 6075MiB |      0%      Default |
422    8192  8192  UYVY YUYV
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+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
 
+
                                                                             
Decoder capabilities:
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+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 
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| Processes:                                                      GPU Memory |
name                        level macbs width height
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| GPU      PID  Type  Process name                            Usage      |
----------------------------------------------------
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|=============================================================================|
MPEG1                          0 65536 4096  4096
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|    0       959      G  /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg                          309MiB |
MPEG2_SIMPLE                    3 65536 4096 4096
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|    0      1503      G  cinnamon                                      69MiB |
MPEG2_MAIN                      3 65536 4096 4096
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+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
H264_BASELINE                  41 65536  4096  4096
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H264_MAIN                      41 65536  4096  4096
+
H264_HIGH                      41 65536  4096  4096
+
VC1_SIMPLE                      1  8190  2048  2048
+
VC1_MAIN                        2  8190  2048  2048
+
VC1_ADVANCED                    4  8190  2048  2048
+
MPEG4_PART2_SP                  3  8192  2048  2048
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MPEG4_PART2_ASP                5  8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX4_QMOBILE                  8192 2048  2048
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DIVX4_MOBILE                    8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX4_HOME_THEATER              0  8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX4_HD_1080P                 0  8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX5_QMOBILE                  0 8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX5_MOBILE                    8192  2048 2048
+
DIVX5_HOME_THEATER              0 8192  2048  2048
+
DIVX5_HD_1080P                  0  8192  2048  2048
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H264_CONSTRAINED_BASELINE      41 65536  4096  4096
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H264_EXTENDED                  41 65536  4096  4096
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H264_PROGRESSIVE_HIGH          41 65536  4096  4096
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H264_CONSTRAINED_HIGH          41 65536  4096 4096
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H264_HIGH_444_PREDICTIVE       41 65536  4096  4096
+
HEVC_MAIN                      153 262144  8192  8192
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HEVC_MAIN_10                  --- not supported ---
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HEVC_MAIN_STILL                --- not supported ---
+
HEVC_MAIN_12                  --- not supported ---
+
HEVC_MAIN_444                  --- not supported ---
+
...
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Revision as of 06:34, 12 July 2018

Supported devices

  • This guide is valid for Airtop, Airtop2

Prepare installation media

Base installation of Linux Mint

  • Follow the standard Linux Mint installation procedure - choose timezone, partitions, username, password etc.
  • Disconnect the installation media and reboot.
  • Login using previously selected username and password.

I3M Panel

  • Integrated interactive information monitor I3M is a GUI system integrated in the front panel of Airtop
  • Download and install the package for Airtop or Airtop2:
# for Airtop2
$ wget http://www.fit-pc2.com/download/airtop/airtop2/airtop-fpsvc_systemd.deb

# for Airtop1
$ wget http://www.fit-pc2.com/download/airtop/airtop1/airtop-fpsvc_systemd.deb

$ sudo dpkg -i airtop-fpsvc_systemd.deb
...
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-23-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.15.0-23-generic
Adding boot menu entry for EFI firmware configuration
done
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/airtop-fpsvc.service → /lib/systemd/system/airtop-fpsvc.service.
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/gpu-thermald.service → /lib/systemd/system/gpu-thermald.service.
  • Note, the package adds "acpi_enforce_resources=lax" string to the kernel boot line
  • Reboot the Airtop after installation
  • Now you can navigate through menus between multiple screens of the I3M that display system information, temperatures, power consumption and notifications

Intel video acceleration graphic drivers

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install mint-meta-codecs i965-va-driver gstreamer1.0-vaapi vainfo 

Then run vainfo command, you should see list of supported profiles, for example on Airtop2:

$ vainfo
libva info: VA-API version 1.1.0
libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0
libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so
libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_1_1
libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0
vainfo: VA-API version: 1.1 (libva 2.1.0)
vainfo: Driver version: Intel i965 driver for Intel(R) Kaby Lake - 2.1.0
vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline:	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264MultiviewHigh      :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264MultiviewHigh      :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264StereoHigh         :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264StereoHigh         :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVC1Simple              :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Main                :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Advanced            :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileNone                   :	VAEntrypointVideoProc
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           :	VAEntrypointEncPicture
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileHEVCMain               :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileHEVCMain10             :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVP9Profile0            :	VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVP9Profile0            :	VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVP9Profile2            :	VAEntrypointVLD

Nvidia graphics card drivers

$ sudo apt update
$ nvidia_driver=$(apt-cache search "nvidia-driver-[0-9][0-9][0-9]" | grep -o "nvidia-driver-[0-9][0-9][0-9]" | sort | tail -1)
$ sudo apt install $nvidia_driver vdpauinfo mesa-vdpau-drivers vdpau-va-driver --install-recommends

Then run nvidia-smi command, you should see current NVIDIA card status:

$ nvidia-smi
Thu Jul 12 02:31:03 2018       
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| NVIDIA-SMI 390.48                 Driver Version: 390.48                    |
|-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
|===============================+======================+======================|
|   0  GeForce GTX 106...  On   | 00000000:01:00.0  On |                  N/A |
|  0%   46C    P8     6W /  95W |    382MiB /  6075MiB |      0%      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
                                                                               
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Processes:                                                       GPU Memory |
|  GPU       PID   Type   Process name                             Usage      |
|=============================================================================|
|    0       959      G   /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg                           309MiB |
|    0      1503      G   cinnamon                                      69MiB |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+

MPV media player

  • Well known free and open-source multimedia player
  • Supports GPU accelerated video decoding and gives excellent playback quality
  • Compatible with the most popular video formats
$ sudo apt install mpv youtube-dl

For example, Airtop2 is capable to play 4K UHD video from the local file:

$ mpv -fs ~/Videos/jellyfish/jellyfish-140-mbps-4k-uhd-hevc-10bit.mkv 
Playing: ~/Videos/jellyfish/jellyfish-140-mbps-4k-uhd-hevc-10bit.mkv
 (+) Video --vid=1 (*) (hevc 3840x2160 29.970fps)
 (+) Audio --aid=1 (*) (truehd 6ch 48000Hz)
AO: [pulse] 48000Hz 5.1(side) 6ch s32
Using hardware decoding (vaapi).
VO: [opengl] 3840x2160 vaapi[p010]
AV: 00:00:30 / 00:00:30 (99%) A-V:  0.000 Dropped: 3 Cache:  0s+0KB

Or the same content directly from the youtube:

$ mpv -fs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4oBg8capW8
Playing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4oBg8capW8
 (+) Video --vid=1 (*) (vp9 3840x2160 29.970fps)
 (+) Audio --aid=1 --alang=und (*) 'DASH audio' (aac 2ch 44100Hz) (external)
AO: [pulse] 44100Hz stereo 2ch float
Using hardware decoding (vaapi).
VO: [opengl] 3840x2160 vaapi[nv12]
AV: 00:00:29 / 00:00:29 (99%) A-V:  0.000 Dropped: 1 Cache:  0s+0KB