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How to enable gstreamer for Firefox 25.0 Ubuntu 13.10

i try to make a Javascript where I need to test the ability of playing "video/mp4". I do that with: var video = document.createElement('video'); video.canPlayType('video/mp4'); But my Firefox ...
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Gstreamer 0.10.21 - how to update faad decoder version from 0.10.22.3 to 0.10.23

How to only update one decoder? I have one hardware which is using echo cancel + noise reduction, when i use decoder faad version 0.10.22.3 it does not work even using WebRTC or PJ echo. I need to ...
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How do I fix the Ubuntu Software Center with gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad?

I can't update files or get new files. I think the problem is gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad. Here's the message I get in Ubuntu Software Center: "New software can't be installed, because there is a ...
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Unresolved Gstreamer dependencies

I am new to Ubuntu, and I am trying to install gstreamer on Ubuntu 12.04.3LTS upgraded from Super OS 11.10 (a repackaging of Ubuntu 11.10 with more apps and plugins ex: vlc and wine) but am getting ...
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How can I reinstall packages accidentally removed when trying to remove another package?

I accidently executed sudo apt-get remove --purge gstreamer0.10, and the packages such as gimp, gnome-, Rhythmbox and etc are removed, so I forced to stop the processing, but I don't remember what ...
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Which media players available in the Ubuntu repositories uses GStreamer, GTK+ and were written in Python?

I'm planning to write a media player for Ubuntu to present in fair in the place I study. And I'd like to use GStreamer and GTK+ with Python, but I could not find a good documentation about the ...
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Upgrade to 13.04 was not successful. Gstreamer not working. What do?

I finally decided to upgrade to 13.04. In the middle of the installation my computer froze completely, and so I decided to force quit. I log back on, and notice that the login says 13.04, but not ...
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How to play h264 encoded videos with Totem?

I can play some mkv videos but some others can't play. Why? I don't want to install ubuntu-restricted-extras cause it brings Adobe Flash that has not been supported again and it is the old version. ...
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13.04 stopped playing streams in Rhythbox and totem

The stream does not play in Rhythmbox nor totem. It played fine before the upgrade; it looks like a regression from an earlier report about the same. The streams play in mplayer and play fine when ...
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How can I install gstreamer 1.0 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to install GStreamer 1.0 on Ubuntu 12.04, the default GStreamer that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 is gst 0.10. I could see that I could download the GStreamer 1.0 source from ...
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Xnoise error - Gst error parsed: Configured audiosink audiobin is not working [closed]

As you can see from the subject, I am getting an error from the latest version of xnoise after install. I have tried installing gstreamer 1.0 good, bad and ugly plugins. I am using Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Building Rhythmbox from source

I'm trying to build rhythmbox from source to have a go at adding an extra feature. I'm running into issues with gstreamer configure: error: Package requirements ( gstreamer-1.0 >= 0.11.92 ...
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On what (main) “engines” are based Ubuntu video players? [closed]

Thinking about using Xine, beside other players like VLC and the mplayer-based ones, I became interested in this and tried to understand this kind of terminology (player, frontend, gui, engine, etc), ...
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Gstreamer videosink configuration error when playing videos with Parole

I can't play videos with Parole. Theres is a gstreamer error (videosink configuration). I've also installed restricted extras and VLC and i still can't play movies. I've no problem playing audio ...
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Music lags/ hiccups when I seek using any Banshee or Rhthmbox

I have been using Linux for years now and this has never been a problem. but on my latest system [Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome Classic Session] It has been.. hiccuping is the best I can describe it. It ...
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How can I adjust the setting for OggVorbis encoding in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu Precise (12.04)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox? I want to read a CD to my music library. I want to use OggVorbis for compression. I want to set the quality ...
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Install 32-bit gstreamer plugins on 64-bit

I am trying to install the 32-bit gstreamer plugins on my 64-bit system (Ubuntu 12.10 based). I can install the packages gstreamer0.10-plugins-base:i386 and gstreamer0.10-plugins-good:i386. However, ...
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error while trying to play .mp4 file

after agree to download and install extra multimedia plugins, it says package dependency can not be resolved, with below error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Can't play midi file, Gstreamer keeps asking for i386 plugin that can't be installed (64bit)

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. When trying to play midi (.mid) file, it asks for a gstreamer plugin, but the Install button itself is unclickable. Actually, I have gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad ...
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Which are the radio stations are compatible to radiotray?

I had some trouble in searching and adding radio stations to RadioTray. It will be extremely helpful if some one lists radio stations which work on RadioTray. Rock, hard rock, metal, traditional ...
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Why can't I access hw:1,0 until gstreamer-properties is run once?

Not necessarily an Ubuntu-specific question but I wasn't sure where else to ask. I have an AverMedia DVD EZMaker 7 which plugs into USB and works well on Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded and installed the ...
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'module' object has no attribute 'element_make_factory'

i have this code : import pygst import st, pygtk player_name = gst.element_make_factory("playbin", "Multimedia Player") player_name.set_property("uri", "../media/alert.mp3") ...
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Sound Converter doesn't convert at all. Any clues?

Screen shots - I ran debug in the terminal as suggested from another forum.
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capturing video from webcam and saving to a file

I am trying to capture video(alongwith audio) from a webcam. I need to record the video and save it to a file,for further processing. Would like to do it through CLI. Any ideas how to do it using ...
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What are the default arguments for ClutterGst?

Hello everyone I am trying to make a simple video player using Gtk3 python & Gstreamer. I am also using Clutter,ClutterGtk & ClutterGst The problem arises when initialise the ClutterGst like: ...
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Way to make video-thumbnails generate from VLC instead of Totem?

I'm suffering from problem that video-thumbnails do not appear in nautilus for some video files. I just found this bug typefinding: some mpeg files are not identified as mpeg files which seems to ...
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How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox?

In Rhythmbox's Preferences, you can change the "Preferred Format" for Music to MPEG Layer 3 Audio, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, or MPEG 4 Audio. However, despite there being a Settings button, it does not become ...
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gdk-pixbuf-csource tool

When i tried to install gsteditor-0.10.3.2 in my ubuntu 10.10,en error like this appeared in the termina window configure: error: * You need the gdk-pixbuf-csource tool which is installed * from GTK+ ...
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Pitivi won't render in 12.04

I've recently upgraded 11.10 to 12.04 and then reinstalled Pitivi and Gstreamer codecs ecxept the extra codecs and regardless of which container,vid codec or aud codec the rendering bar wouldn't move ...
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Which gstreamer package for which file types?

I know that ubuntu-restricted-extras package provides many more multimedia codecs, flash and java support. But it is a big download and I don't need support for file types, Which I am not using now. ...
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Flash not using PulseAudio

I'm using gstreamer with pavucontrol. When I go to www.google.com and press the 'voice search' button in either Firefox or Chrome gstreamer reports a recording device named "Chrome/Firefox ALSA." ...
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Midi files not working on Rhythmbox nor VLC

Rhythmbox 2.96 doesn't run any midi file on Ubuntu 12.04, even after installing GStreamer and Ubuntu Restricted Extras. Rhythmbox-Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|0.10|rhythmbox-metadata|audio/midi ...
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Ubuntu Chrome `www.apple.com` video quality problem

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Google Chrome 18. I want to know why the video is so blurry. Thanks.
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Python, Gtk3 and Gstreamer

This isn't a really happy combination, but it does work for the most of the time. However, I just bumped into a problem with Gio.File. This will always result in TypeError and Python segfaulting: ...
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Unable to play proprietary media formats even after installing restricted extras

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am unable to play proprietary media formats on Ubuntu Precise even after installing Ubuntu-Restricted-Extras. I am using Totem and Rhytmbox as my players.
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Clementine stopped playing music [closed]

I'm using Kubuntu 11.10. Clementine worked great until I had my laptop lag for, most likely, some Flash Player error. I had to manually kill Firefox and Clementine, but upon restart, Clementine does ...
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How to copy from one buffer to another in gstreamer?

I am trying to copy from the original buffer buf (in the chain function) to another buffer created using: GstBuffer *buffer; glong size; size = GST_BUFFER_SIZE(buf); buffer = gst_buffer_new (); ...
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Sound broken in general, possibly a gstreamer issue [closed]

Within the last few days, when I play any song or internet stream in Clementine, it plays the first few seconds, and then goes silent. In Banshee, when playing MP3 files, I can't use the slider to ...
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Unable to seek in MP3 encoded files

When I try to play any MP3 encoded song in Rhythmbox, the seek bar is disabled. Upon trying to play the same files in Totem, the same problem appears again. I think that the problem started after ...
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Totem crashes after continuous usage [closed]

This is hard to explain and I'm unsure if it is a bug. If I watch many different video files in a continuous (non-stop) manner, totem eventually causes a system freeze. At first, it says there is a ...
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Radiotray --resume not working [closed]

When executing radiotray --resume It will give the output below, which basically says that --resume is loaded as being an url and not as argument. Trying to load URL: --resume Loading ...
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Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use?

I have sound juicer installed and I want to rip to vorbis.ogg. Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use. The default gstreamer profile is ...
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GStreamer-based video player without many non-LXDE dependencies?

I want to use a GStreamer-based video player, preferably using a GTK frontend, on LXDE. I'm afraid Totem could possibly bring in a lot of GNOME dependencies, hence seeking alternatives.
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Why doesn't .mkv files play properly with ubuntu-restricted-extra?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ubuntu-resticted-extra installed. When I play .mkv with the default player, totem it causes the player to stop suddenly without any warning after a random amount of ...
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How to enable VDPAU on GStreamer?

I'm currently experiencing a bit of lag on 720 HD videos. I am hoping VDPAU will help. How do I enable it on either GStreamer-based video players?
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Video playback not working in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

(Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome Classic with Compiz, Nvidia graphics card) This problem occurs with every and all video, whether it's a Youtube video in Firefox, an AVI file in movie player, or any other video. ...
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GStreamer screenshot video stream

When I use this command: gst-launch ximagesrc ! video/x-raw-rgb,framerate=5/1 ! ffmpegcolorspace ! theoraenc ! oggmux ! filesink location=desktop.ogg ximagesrc usage It shows me only ...
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Z-star Vimicro webcam black white output instead of color

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I've found that my webcam output is in black & white. In ubuntu 11.04 everything worked fine, now I've tested my webcam with skype and cheese: neither is ...
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No package 'gstreamer-0.10' found when installing openFrameworks

I have been trying for a while now to install openFrameworks on my 11.10. For those familiar with openFrameworks, a script called install_dependencies.sh is provided and it should install all ...
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What's the difference between gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad and the -multiverse plugin?

What is the difference between gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad and gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse?