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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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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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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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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 ...