Originally Posted by shane25119
Have you installed the driver for your video card? The default driver in Ubuntu tends to be a little bit choppy if I recall.
I did install a "proprietary" driver. Videos played with VLC work fine since I changed the video output to X11 and I can watch youtube videos and they work fine so I don't think it's a problem with the driver.
That X11 setting seemed to do the trick in VLC which makes me think that other applications might benefit from some adjusting but I don't know how to do that.