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By Lin Hanzhen / General purposeDesktop / 0 Comments

Rock 5


Enable 3D Acceleration (Ubuntu variant only):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:liujianfeng1994/panfork-mesa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:liujianfeng1994/rockchip-multimedia
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade
sudo apt install mali-g610-firmware rockchip-multimedia-config
# In order to install additional packages with hardware acceleration support like chromium sudo apt install chromium-browser

Check this link to see what software supports hardware acceleration:

In order to enable 3D acceleration on Kodi:

  • Follow the above “Enable 3D Acceleration” steps
  • and install kodi as an additional package (sudo apt install kodi)

To enable kodi hardware decode you have to run kodi under gbm or wayland.


In case you need to run Docker:

update-alternatives --set iptables /usr/sbin/iptables-legacy
update-alternatives --set ip6tables /usr/sbin/ip6tables-legacy