For questions related with the GStreamer multimedia framework. GStreamer allows a programmer to create a variety of media-handling components, including simple audio playback, audio and video playback, recording, streaming and editing.

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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?
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What codecs are supported by the different GStreamer plugin sets?

What codecs are supported by the "good" plugin set? What codecs are supported by the "bad" plugin set? What codecs are supported by the "ugly" plugin set? I would like a list of codecs in each ...
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Gst-launch script suddenly not working

I have a script for recording output sound [Youtube/Skype] based on gst-launch using a 'pulsesrc device=$monitor' line where the $monitor is parsed via 'pactl stat' and this script worked fine in ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest version of Shotwell?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10, and am trying to upgrade Shotwell to the latest version (0.11.1). I've been trying to follow the instructions on the Shotwell installation page for building from source but ...
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installing gstreamer ugly multiverse removes gstreamer ugly [closed]

I installed gstreamer ugly plugins, and then later when I installed gstreamer ugly multiverse plugin it removed the gstreamer ugly plugins. Later when I tried to open a .rm file on banshee it asked ...
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What's different between gstreamer0.10-fluendo-mp3 and gstreamer0.10-fluendo-plugins-mp3-partner?

I was installing some MP3 codecs when i noticed these two, why do we have two of these? what's different?
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How can I tell if I am using the gstreamer codecs?

I installed the gstremer fluendo codecs. How do I know if I am using them or how do I specify them as an argument for vlc or mplayer?
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Banshee suddenly stopped playing music - how do I get it working again?

Suddenly I can't play music in Banshee 2.0. Just suddenly stopped working today. I reinstalled Banshee and Gstreamer, but that hasn't helped. Searching on Google, the [Error 14:13:13.192] GStreamer ...
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How can I setup gstreamer to work with specific sf2 sound bank?

How can I setup gstreamer (rhythmbox) to work with specific .sf2 sound bank (using fluidsynth, for example?) Thank you.
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Ogg music files glitch in Banshee [closed]

I have a music library of mainly ogg files. I recently moved to a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04. I've tried playing these ogg files in Banshee (and Rhythmbox) but every 20s or so there is a glitch ...
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How can I “downgrade” gstreamer?

I use Ubuntu 10.04. Ever since I updated gstreamer, Movie Player doesn't work properly anymore and neither does Rhythmbox. How can I keep using the previous version of gstreamer that worked?
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Totem issue with youtube: gstreamer

When trying to play youtube videos in Totem, I get this error: GStreamer encountered a general supporting library error. When starting from the commandline, the actual error is is this: ...
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Does Totem apply Replaygain?

I'm trying to use replaygain to change the volume of some MP3 files, but although I seem to have changed the file successfully (I used easymp3gain-gtk and mp3gain, and I checked the file with mp3gain ...
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FFmpeg or GStreamer for command line conversion of audio files?

I think I'm mixing up and I need some one to clarify things for me! What is the differences between GStreamer and FFmpeg. What I need is a command line to convert file(s) from one format to another. ...
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Is it possible to play videos on a AMD HD 6850? [closed]

I'm running Catalyst version 11.1 with my AMD HD 6850 GPU. I've set up very basic and minimal X.Org config through gedit, because my card isn't fully supported by fglrx to auto-configure. As I ...
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Broken RMVB file not allows to use progress bar in “Movie Player”

I am able to open broken RMVB file in "Movie Player", but I'm not able to use progress bar (eg. to skip intro of movie or jump to specific scene etc). I would like to avoid installing mplayer. Is ...
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How to setup Gnome & KDE to use the same soundsystem?

Using maverick ubuntu with added kubuntu-desktop: I look at KDE systemsettings in the multimedia section. Under phonon backend it says I use xine. No option to add or change anything here. Now ...
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Rhythmbox Plays Static

Rhythmbox works fine, but sometimes certain tracks won't be played; sometimes when certain tracks are played all I hear is static/cracking sound with basically no sound at all. If I restart rhythmbox ...
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gstreamer vaapi problem

I installed gstreamer-vaapi from this PPA : ppa:guido-iodice/video sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-vaapi libgstvaapi-x11-0 libgstvaapi0 but, if I run totem movie player (via terminal) it's show ...