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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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Clementine won't play .wma, with “Your GStreamer installation is missing a plugin” error

Here's a screenshot: It displays messages like: "Clementine stopped." or displays songs that are not playing, and indicator icon is disappearing and reappearing. Does this happens only to me, or is ...
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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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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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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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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 do I get HTML5 h.264 Video working on Firefox?

According the the release notes for Firefox 26, h.264 video should now be working in Linux. It does also say the appropriate gstreamer plug-ins need to be installed. Does anyone know what these are? ...
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How to play .m4a in Clementine?

Clementine says missing gstreamer plugin when I try to play a .m4a file. Totem and Rhythm Box play it fine. $ wajig listinstalled gstreamer0.10 gstreamer0.10-alsa:amd64 gstreamer0.10-nice:amd64 ...
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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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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 14.04 problem with gstreamer1.0-libav

suddenly my Ubuntu stopped to play video. When I open video, player suggests to install gstreamer1.0-libav. And it fails to install. i did try it manually, here is an error message: sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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“gstreamer1.0-libav” Package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I am in Ubuntu 14.04 amd64, I have met all updates available, but also I am getting these errors in media codecs. First I got this error: gstreamer1.0-libav:i386: Depends: libavcodec-extra-54 ...
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G-streamer, what is it?

G-streamer, what is it? How can I determine if it is already installed? I've already looked in the obvious places - where and how do I get it?
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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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Cheese do not start due “GStreamer elements are missing: cluttervideosink”

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, and when I tried to use cheese, it showed the message One or more needed GStreamer elements are missing: cluttervideosink Cheese worked just fine in 13.10 ...
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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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How to fix a gstreamer error

I upgraded to 14.04 and now gstreamer is not working. What I am trying to accomplish is to hear the audio input on my computer coming from a ham radio. This is the command that I am using: gst-launch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - 'GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin' problem

I can't install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Plugins: “ugly” and “bad”

Why are gstreamer plugins labeled as "bad" and "ugly"?
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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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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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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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Installing can I install gstreamer 1.4 on ubuntu 14.04?

Hello everyone I need to know is it possible to install gstreamer 1.4 framework on Ubuntu 14.04 I searched google but really didn't found anything about it.
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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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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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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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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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Audio applications not playing on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 from scratch, overwriting 13.10. Ever since then, I haven't been able to play audio in most desktop media applications: Spotify, Rhythmbox, Pithos, Banshee...all of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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QML Qt 5.2 problem with mp4 video

I have qt 5.2(ubuntu sdk) installed on Ubuntu 14.04 When I try to run QML code: MediaPlayer { id: mediaPlayer source: "../path/test.mp4" autoPlay: true } VideoOutput { id: video ...
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gstreamer pulseaudio echo cancellation

I'm implementing a voip application using gstreamer, i use the example of the rtp in the plugin-good! i want to implement echo cancellation, i couldn't use the speex echo canceller with gstreamer ...
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Clarifications about Gstreamer

I'm a bit confused about what Gstreamer does. Does it come installed by default with Ubuntu ? If so which version is the default for 14.04? Does it provide hardware accelerated video playback ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Generate waveform image for audio file?

What is the proper gst-launch sink chain to use any one of the audiovisualizers? Any other tool that is working? I've seen the http://rg42.org/wiki/sndfile-waveform But before trying to dive into ...