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Resolution/Compression issues while using HDMI, fine with VGA

This is a rather hard issue to explain, I've not found a solution for it anywhere; I'm using a fresh-built PC, AMD A-series GPU, 4gb 1333mhz Kingston RAM, with an ASUS F2A85-M PRO mobo, and as a ...
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How HiDi Scaling works on ubuntu?

I have this 1080p screen on my laptop and I have to zoom chrome to 125%. Im wondering if this will impact when watching 1080p videos on youtube.
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My laptop can't play HD movies without stutter, via stream or VLC. Graphic Card problem?

I am on a Dell Latitude D430, Intel® Core™2 CPU U7600 @ 1.20GHz × 2, 2GB Ram, Graphics Intel® 945GM x86/MMX/SSE2 and running Ubuntu 14.02 32bit. Whenever I play movies that are 1080p, VLC starts ...
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How can I remove netflix-desktop to get the HD option back on Netflix?

I installed pipelight using this tutorial to watch Netflix using firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything went well. After a couple of weeks and because of lagging problems watching HD stuff on Netflix, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS full HD problems

I will share here a question I have regarding the ubuntu instalation on full HD screens and I hope you guys can help me solving it so people with the same problem can find it here! I have a full HP ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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Radeon hd 8870m

Good day to all I am busy trying to set-up a Dell inspiron 17 laptop for a friend, with Ubuntu 30.10 64 bit. This issue that I am having is the AMD radeon hd 8870m card. I have tried all the drivers ...
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How to install the latest version of VLC (2.1.2) on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need play video in ultra-hd 4K definition (3840×2160 pixels) and my favorite player is VLC. In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS the latest available version of VLC is 2.0.8 which does not have support for this ...
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Convert “H264 MP4 AVC (part 10) (avc1)”/“MPEG AAC 48kHz” 1080p 23.976000fps videos to 720p, as complete quality as possible

file says all the files are ISO Media, MPEG v4 system, version 2 and the title's info is from VLC 2.0.9. IMO 1080p isn't necessary, especially since the other vids from earlier are 720p and are just ...
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Netflix is sluggish when playing videos in HD.

I am using Netflix desktop (https://launchpad.net/netflix-desktop) which is basically just an application for Ubuntu which uses Firefox running in/under Wine. Everything works phenomenal, but the HD ...
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Only 1080p youtube videos work properly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit installed/full updated and have noticed that I can only play 1080p youtube videos properly on full screen. All other resolutions, 480, 720, 1440 etc do not go into full ...
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Why do my videos look like this?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a and this only happens when I play some 1080p videos most 1080p videos and blu-ray disk work really well, but other do not. I have all the restricted extras installed so ...
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Unable to play 1080p videos

i am dual booting windows and ubuntu (12.04), and i am unable to play any videos(1080p) on it , while on windows everything works fine. I have - -tried different media players (vlc, movie player ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 low video quality

I've been using Ubuntu since two months and one thing that worry me is that the video quality while playing HD videos is not that good as it is in windows. So I want to ask you if you know some way to ...
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How do I enable hardware accelerated video in VLC with Intel HD 4000 GPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude E5530, and I am unable to get hardware accelerated video decoding running in VLC player. I've ticked the hardware acceleration option in the settings of ...
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VLC is lagging when playing HD videos over my home network

I am well aware that this question has been asked about a billion times all over the Internet but so far nothing has worked for me... I have a home server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) and a laptop (Ubuntu ...
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Why doesn't mplayer work with VDPAU?

I'm trying to play a HD video file, the command to play the video is: mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau And the error I get is: [mkv] Track ID 1: video (V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC), -vid 0 [mkv] Track ID 2: ...
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Zotac ZBOX NANO

Does anybody use Ubuntu on Zotac ZBOX NANO? Is it possible, what is working and what is not? How about playing H.264 1080p video packaged in MKV? Is remote control working?
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HD Video Peformance Unacceptable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback Was wondering if anyone could help me boost HD 1080p video performance on my machine? I've got an AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core processor, 2 ...
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video track length of Canon Legria HF M306 produced videos

I am having problems working with video clips produced by Canon Legria HF M306. Some tools seem to detect them as 25 fps progressive and other as 50 fps interlaced, it seems. The result is that, e.g., ...
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Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera (Detected but no video)

I'm having an issue with my Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera. It is detected but does not show video (using "Cheese Webcam Booth"). Any ideas? (I'm a newbie with ubuntu) Specs: Ubuntu 12.10 32bit ...
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Get HD Netflix videos on Virtualbox

Netflix works great on virtualbox, however it doesn't show up with any options for HD viewing. I have installed Guest Additions, any way to get the HD option to show up? E.G. ...
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Bad HD video deinterlacing processing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Unity. My system configuration is: CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz) RAM: 8192 Mb DDR2 Kingston Video: Palit GeForce GTX 260 216 SP, and my screen resolution is ...
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how to get adobe flash fullscreen video fluid with an atom processor?

My system has an atom N270 + intel i915 graphic card. Under Windows I can enjoy 720p bigbuckbunny youtube video fullscreen without any trouble. Under Ubuntu 12.04 I have laggy and choppy fullscreen ...
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What open-source video editors are available with 4k capabilities?

Are there any open-source video editors available for Ubuntu that have 4k exportation capabilities? If not, are there any proprietary (free or paid) license video editors with these skills?
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High quality videos are jittery on Ubuntu 12.04

This is a pretty new install. I have activated ATI drivers (some reason the post release updates one won't download) and I have VLC. My computer can handle HD videos fine, and they run flawlessly on ...
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How can I create a movie from an .hdr file?

I have generated few .hdr files using Sketchup and V-Ray. Now I want to combine all those files to create a movie. Well it seems the best option is to use Photoshop,but I don't have Photoshop,and I ...
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Mplayer music library like banshee or wmp

Hi I have been looking around for a plug in to make mplayer act as a music library but to no avail. Dose any one know of one ? My aim is to find one media player that can do music and films (must ...
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Dual boot with windows xp

Now I'm using windows xp,but i just planned for ubuntu.Configeration of my pc is pentium 4 with 1gb of RAM.Is it good for dual boot? Another thing is now I'm not able to play any hd Videos.After ...
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Playback on Mythbuntu with nvidia graphic adapter is showing moderate tearing, and doesn't cover Unity

Since upgrading to Mythbunu 12.04 and Mythtv 0.25, my playback has been showing tearing and also the Unity top panel plus the Unity Launcher overlay the screen. Is there a way to fix this?
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How to achieve better quality in creating video from .jpg files with avconv? [closed]

I'm trying to make video from many jpg files exported by paraView. I have already found out that 'avconv' can do that but the output quality is just not so good even with -s hd1080 option written in. ...
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Edubuntu boots in low graphics mode. with an Intel HD Graphics system

I have a HD Intel graphics card in my laptop. It was working fine the first few days with the new version Edubuntu. Now when you start, just before it goes to the part asking for the login ...
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Sluggish HD movies on Lenova Y550 with Geforce 240M

I have a Lenova Y550 Laptop with dual boot 12.04 LTS and Windows 7. My graphics card is Nvidia Geforce 240M. In windows HD movies (2 GB to 4 GB) are playing so smooth and I didn't find any ...
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Choppy video in vlc even with hardware acceleration on ATI Radeon HD 6900

After installing Catalyst 11.12 and studying instructions (1, 2) to enable hardware acceleration I ended up with the following command: sudo apt-get install xvba-va-driver libva-glx1 vainfo ...
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How to play a 3d video properly?

I have a video in mkv format that shows two identical separate videos together, and not one over the other in vlc. On windows, I am able to play it adjusting deep, 3d mode (red cyan, with 3d TV and ...
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Radeon HD5570 HDMI Video Card 5.1 Audio doesn't work

I am using Ubuntu and XMBC on my HTPC and have chosen the Radeon HD5570 Video card which has an HDMI output. In the sound preferences there is no surround sound option for the video card just stereo ...
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High CPU usage when watching youtube videos (HTML5)?

When I watch a youtube video, especially in HD, the browser I'm using (chrome) will use in excess of 200% of the CPU. This causes the video to stutter and also makes my laptop very hot. Is it normal ...
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How do I record high-resolution (HD 1080p) video?

I have a Logitech C910 USB 2.0 USB camera which supports up to 1080p video recording. I am using the camera on a laptop with a Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz CPU. Ubuntu 11.10 recognises the ...
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How can I convert a 1080p wmv video to a 720p video?

I have a 1080p wmv video that I'd like to convert to a lower quality (preferably 720p) video. I would like to keep the audio intact. How can I accomplish this in Ubuntu?
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1080p choppy on two different GPUs, what else could it be?

I'm building a HTPC with this ASRock E350M1/USB3 motherboard. The onboard ATI Radeon HD 6310 graphics had a hard time swallowing a 1080p x264 mkv (~10 GB) so I popped in a discrete Nvidia GT 240 ...
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Sharing Video on Ubuntu

I am brand new to Ubuntu. I want to have my daughter-in-law share videos of our first grandson. Can you send me instructions on how to have her upload videos so we can watch them? Thank you.
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I want to buy a computer to connect to LCD Toshiba Regza 40" [closed]

I plan to buy a pc for use ubuntu 10.10 (x32 bit) on TV screen of toshiba (model regza 40 inch) My current pc isn't support HD connection properly What is the company's that I can trust them hardware ...
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Converting .mov to file compatible with my Sony PlayStation 3 without losing quality

I read the latest post on Canonical Design on a film titled "Press Pause Play" here: http://design.canonical.com/2011/11/when-humans-make-stuff-we-tend-to-make-interesting-things/ I have been on the ...
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Buying a videocard: do AMD cards support hardware acceleration on Ubuntu?

I am buying a new video card and am now doubting between AMD and NVidia. As I won't be upgrading my processor and mainboard atm, but I want to play some bluray movies I think it is necessary that the ...
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How to activate HDMI as my default output starting from BIOS, GRUB, GDM, and Desktop?

Ubuntu 11.04, when i boot, i do not see anything in my HD TV screen. No Bios/Grub/Gdm/Desktop. How can i use my default HDMI output please? Note: I have VGA port, but i do not use any VGA ...
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Driver for proper HD-playback using ATI FirePro M5800 [closed]

I have a HP 8540w notebook with a ATI FirePro M5800 graphic card and have tried several drivers: the default one, the proprietary one (available through the additional driver dialog) and ...
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Uploading video to youtube in right format

I have a Sony CX115 and I have a little footage I'd like to put on youtube. I've downloaded Arista from the Ubuntu Software Center and then I've downloaded its Youtube HD plugin. I've converted my ...
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the best way to edit a video MP4 file

I have a Sony Bloggie camera that produces MP4 files. I want to edit them and upload them as fast as possible to youtube, in the best quality available. Currently i'm using Kdenlive, that gives me a ...
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H264 video looks interlaced

I have a new video cam which records in h.264. In windows the videos play fine, but in linux they look interlaced. What can it be? I get the best result with VLC but they still are interlaced edit: ...
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How can fix HDMI HDTV overscan when I my TV has no aspect ratio setting?

I have a 32" Vizio HDTV. It's a few years old, but running well. I just connected a new nettop to it using HDMI out. It's the Intel 3x00 graphics chipset. I'm seeing overscan, where the resolution in ...