IntensePC: Installing Linux Mint 15

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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.


  • XBMC and VLC are well known free and open-source multimedia players
  • Both of them use GPU accelerated video decoding and give exellent playback quality
  • Both of them compatible with the most popular video formats
sudo apt-get install xbmc vlc vainfo i965-va-driver
  • XBMC will support GPU accelerated video decoding out of the box
  • In VLC you need to check Tools->Preferences->Input and Codecs->Use GPU accelerated decoding checkbox to take advantage of GPU accelerated video decoding