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How to run ffmpeg, when libav-tools is installed but running ffmpeg says not installed?

I have already installed libav-tools. I purged it and reinstalled. When I run ffmpeg it says not found and suggests to install libav-tools. When I try that it says it is the newest version.
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Video Playback issues (could be hardware acceleration)

I have an issue with video playback in various applications such as Kodi or mpv player. Sound usually is the problem and I think it is down to hardware acceleration. Often when I playback mp4 or mkv ...
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method ANNOUNCE failed: 405 Method Not Allowed

I am trying to make an RTSP audio streaming and i am considering my computer's microphone as input so i wrote this ffserver : HTTPPort 8090 RTSPPort 7001 MaxBandwidth 10000 CustomLog - <Feed test....
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WinFF: How to produce 'free' ogv files under Xenial?

FFmpeg produces great ogv files under Xenial: Free codecs: How to use FFmpeg to convert my mp4s to ogv under Xenial? But I would like to use the gui WinFF to produce these files, and WinFF has no ...
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How to make Intel QSV FFmpeg to run on GPU in ubuntu 14.04?

In ubuntu 14.04, my ffmpeg configurations are, ffmpeg version ebe0fa0 Copyright (c) 2000-2015 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8.5 (GCC) 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) configuration: --enable-...
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What are the gpu accelerated video converters available other than FFMpeg?

I need some free gpu accelerated cross-platform video converters available for ubuntu 14.04 other than ffmpeg. ffmpeg supports all formats. But still i need to know whether ffmpeg is comparatively ...
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Free codecs: How to use FFmpeg to convert my mp4s to ogv under Xenial?

I am very attracted to the idea of using completely free codecs. How do I convert my .mp4 files to .ogv using FFmpeg under Xenial Xerus using these free codecs? I am interested in: Converting a ...
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How to stream a .ts without any re-encoding

I'm trying to just stream a ts file to test some software on my network. I've been running this command: avconv -re -i originalfile.ts -f mpegts udp://127.0.0.1:10000 But I noticed that its re-...
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Streaming with crtmpserver and ffmpeg

I'm trying to use crtmpserver and ffmpeg (from the mc3man ppa, i'm on ubuntu 14.04) to stream, for now just locally on my machine (to get everything working). I have the default crtmpserver setup, ...
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There is no video thumbnail for Dolphin file manager on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have installed "ffmpegthumbs", "mplayerthumbs", "kffmpegthumbnailer", "kio-extras", and set up everything for Dolphin which used to work on OpenSUSE 42.1, but there is still no thumbnail for videos, ...
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ffmpegthumbnailer Ubuntu 16LTS

Any way to install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg in Ubuntu 16. ppa:mc3man/gstffmpeg-keep don't have package for xenial. Hence how to use "ffmpegthumbnailer" in Ubuntu 16.(or any other fast alternative that can ...
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How to uninstall ffmpeg?

How to uninstall ffmpeg? After ffmpeg installed, FLV file format doesn't work. Below are ffmpeg related files. /var/cache/apt/archives/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1....
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ubuntu 16.04 …/ffmpeg error

I want to install ubuntu sdk but when i tried to install with this command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade && sudo ...
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How to remux MP4/MKV files using GUI?

So I have MKV/MP4 with multiple audio tracks and multiple subtitle tracks. I want to remux the video so only 1 audio and subtitle is present. On OS X, I currently use a tool called MP4Tools/MKVTools. ...
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Project using Sirannon, recipe for target 'libavcodec/libvpxenc.o' failed, could not link [duplicate]

These are the errors that I get with this command: python/bootstrap.py checking for boostlib >= 1.40... yes checking whether the Boost::System library is available... yes checking whether the ...
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How to uninstall ffmpeg installed via Firefox addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2?

Firefox Addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2 URL is https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-video-and-audio-dow/?src=api. After ffmpeg is installed, YouTube Downloaders (YouTube-dlg,...
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Can't convert *.flac to mp3; “no such file or directory” [duplicate]

I am trying to follow this previous question and this associated wiki page to convert flacs to mp3s with a bash script. I have tried it with avconv and ffmpeg, with *.flac and ./*.flac, and I keep ...
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Compiler can't find libswresample library

I'm currently trying to compile this teamspeak bot on Ubuntu. My issue is that when trying to compile it, I get the following error: CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-3.0/Modules/...
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How to install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 15.10 :/

I'm having a problem while installing OBS on Ubuntu 15.10 - I see that's no one ever faced this problem before on all the Ubuntu versions (14.04 , 13.10 , 15.04) and I have tried all those. And ...
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Building static ffmpeg libraries on amd64 where libc isn't compiled with -fPIC

First off, I'm not a C/C++ developer so be specific in your solutions and try to be understanding. Secondly, there is a similar question here that does not resolve the issue. Here is my configure line ...
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watch not work with “pkill ffmpeg; ffmpeg -i”

Im using ffmpeg to record online stream. I want to record in small pieces with killing ffmpeg process and starting again. Trying to do it with command watch -n 40 "pkill ffmpeg; ffmpeg -i http://...
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RMTP Streamig to Twitch [closed]

First of all, i posted this question on http://unix.stackexchange.com but so far no responds. I'm reposting it here since i tried it on ubuntu 15. and got same results. I would like opinion on that. ...
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How to convert a video file from mkv to a format supported by the TV set?

I have a mkv video file which contains the following content: > mkvmerge --identify original.mkv File 'original.mkv': container: Matroska Track ID 0: video (V_MPEGH/ISO/HEVC) Track ID 1: audio (...
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how to get vdpau hardware acceleration using ffmpeg on ubuntu?

I am developing a multimedia player using ffmpeg. I am trying hard to get hardware acceleration through ffmpeg using vdpau hardware accelerator. I didn't get any success so far. Below I have mentioned ...
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Why is chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra in my 14.04 system?

I just checked my records. Computer purchased: 2014 July Ubuntu 14.04 installed: 2014 July chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra 1st upgraded: 2014 August So it ...
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Script to convert .wma to .mp3 command not found [duplicate]

I am using a script called conv-script that I found on AskUbuntu here. It looks like this #!/bin/sh readarray -t files < wma-files.txt for file in "${files[@]}"; do out=${file%.wma}.mp3 ...
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Why do apps keep asking me to install ffmpeg or avcon?

I've been using Synfig for a while now. It's worked fine for me. Recently (last week) it asked me to install ffmpeg. A script I ran earlier this month asked me to do the same thing. They both ...
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FFMPEG installed but not found

I'm trying to install pHash , but when I execute ./configure this message is returned: ... *** Configuring video Hash *** checking whether FFmpeg is present... checking for avcodec_alloc_frame in -...
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How to set maximum video width in ffmpeg?

How can I set the maximum dimensions of a video in ffmpeg? I want my videos to be 600:-1 or smaller. If I use -vf scale=600:-1, then it'd work with videos bigger than 600:-1 but the smaller videos ...
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How would you label an audio track as a “Japanese Surround 5.1” in MP4Box or ffmpeg

I have tried several methods of trying to label the track such as using MP4Box -lang 3=jpn file.mp4 and then did MP4Box -name 3="5.1 Surround" file.mp4 and the file in VLC keeps it's label only ...
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How to get LATEST vlc running in my Ubuntu [duplicate]

Today I downloaded a x265 (HEVC ¿¿)mkv file to my Ubuntu 14.04 . The vlc player is unable to play the file.. The vlc was proided by Ubuntu Software Center and the the version is 1.2.6 . As I checked ...
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How to mix and play back multiple audio tracks from a video file?

I have a video file (in an mkv container) with multiple audio tracks (aid=1,2,...). Using either mplayer or mpv, how can I play two of the audio tracks simultaneously (ideally being able to set each ...
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Where are the headers of libavcodec and libavformat located?

I executed the following commands in the terminal: sudo apt-get install libavcodev-dev sudo apt-get install libavformat-dev I tried to find the headers (various #include<libavcodec/*.h>) in ...
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ubuntu 16.04 mplayer fullscreen issue

MPlayer refuses to go fullscreen when I start it with -noborder option. Without this option it works fine. I tried following command but it does not work. mplayer -vo vpdau -zoom -fs -noborder video....
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how to recover corrupt mp4 from samsung note 3

I have an app which records mp4. Some videos are fine and some corrupt. But even the corrupt ones are huge in size which I conclude have data.However, I have tried ffmpg, avconv and media info. I am ...
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Cannot convert .wav file to .txt file using pocketsphinx

I'm new to to this Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu mate: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: Xenial Previously I had normal Ubuntu and I had installed ...
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Why does Ubuntu choose to put the 2.8.6 version of ffmpeg in their repository? [closed]

The official version of ffmpeg is 3.0.1, shouldn't the newest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS choose 3.0.1 or 3.0?
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Hardware Accelerated video encoding with Motion

In the thread How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-camera with “Motion”? one advice given by MrDave was "to trigger an external recording application to record the main H264 stream in the ...
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Ubuntu ffmpeg command -i not found

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu and I need to setup a streaming server for my company, I've installed NGINX and FFMPEG, but when I call ffmpeg -i in the ~/ffmpeg/ffmpeg directory it returns an error ...
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Read bitmap data going to X server

I would like to be able to read the data that is being sent to the X server, and stream it into my application for real time processing. I tried using ffmpeg [2] to capture all the data, but it takes ...
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How can the speed of an AVI file be changed?

I want to change the speed of an AVI video file such that it takes twice as long to play as it did originally. I have attempted to do this with ffmpeg, but this results in a very low quality video: ...
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How to convert webm video to mp4 when encountering errors for unsupported LBRR frames and decoding SILK/Opus

I have a low quality, but playable .webm video. It was recorded from a webrtc live stream that seems to have been on a bad connection. There are not many video frames and the audio cuts out for a ...
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how to convert video from web link with format mpeg4 to high quality mpeg2?

I try to convert video using FFmpeg, and it shows me 'option not found'. Which command can I use to convert from mpeg 4 to mpeg 2 using FFmpeg? The video is not in my folders, it fetches from web.
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How to play video using ffmpeg on ubuntu?

I tried to install ff mpeg on my Ubuntu 15. When I try to play video like: ./ff play requirerdvideo it shows me that : bash :./ff play: no such file or directory How can I fix this problem ...
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Can't display the thumbnails of HEVC Main10P and VP9 codec video

I hate totem player, it is useless to me, so I installed the ffmpegthumbnailer, removed totem player, and changed the default thumbnailer to it by following steps. sudo apt-get install ffmpeg ...
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How to install ffmpeg 3.0 on Ubuntu 15.10

ffmpeg 3.0 was released in February, it solves an important bug so I want to use it. Is there any easy way to install ffmpeg on Ubuntu Wily, for instance a PPA? What I tried: Xenial only has 2.8.6,...
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ffmpeg unrecognized option “draw_mouse”

There is ffmpeg package installed from ppa:mc3man/trusty-media. ffmpeg version N-78590-g5590ab4 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8 (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) When ...
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Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure

I Have a bunch (~31GB) of mp3 files encoded at 320kbps/cbr and I want to convert them all to mp3 320kbps/vbr keeping it's tags and folder structure but in another master path. I Would like to use ...
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How to install FFMPEG on Ubuntu aarch64

I need to install ffmpeg on Ubuntu aarch64 Architecture. I searched the web but all the guides are about how to install ffmpeg on other Ubuntu distros.
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Converting .mov files to .mp4 using ffmpeg

The conversion answers that I have seen on the web suggest using a -c option in the command line using ffmpeg. However using Ubuntu 14.04 the -c option does not exist in ffmpeg version SVN-r0.5.1-4:0....