Media is sound, video, pictures, and anything else you see or hear in an electronic format. This tag is for questions pertaining to media.

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Ubuntu 16.04 media codes missing

I recently did a fresh install when going from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. The old distro had been upgraded ~5 times from various older releases and I decided to start fresh. I kept the user profile but ...
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Why do apps keep asking me to install ffmpeg or avcon?

I've been using Synfig for a while now. It's worked fine for me. Recently (last week) it asked me to install ffmpeg. A script I ran earlier this month asked me to do the same thing. They both ...
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How to install Windows Media Player 10 in a 64-bit architecture?

I am trying to install WMP10 through winetricks. I enter the command winetricks wmp10 and get this output: ~$ winetricks wmp10 You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please ...
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Media keyboard buttons not working

When I press the up-volume, down-volume and mute buttons on my keyboard, nothing happens. The shortcuts option under keyboard in preferences recognizes the buttons, and org.gnome.plugins.media-keys ...
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CD Drive won't mount, can't use, burn, play any CDs or DVDs

I have recently re-installed ubuntu, and the CD player is unusable. I tried mounting the CD Rom to the media folder (which was recommended on a help forum) and now there is a start up message when I ...
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Play Music stored on ubuntu via Android device

I have a music collection of mp3 files stored on my ubuntu machine which I use primarily as a media laptop. I have a 1tb hard drive so for all practical purposes I have tons of disk space for this ...
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How to create Beat Generated Effects Syncronised from Music (wav format etc)

I create and produce my own electronic music (ala EDM/ambient House, prog-folk genres) and would like to be able to generate 'kaleidoscope, psychedelic' type effects from the original wav and then ...
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How to activate Tv Tuner in Ubuntu 14.04 with CX23885

i have a few Tv and Radio tuner. root@xxxx:/home/xxxx# lspci | grep Multimedia 11:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Texas Instruments TMS320C6414 TMS320C6415 TMS320C6416 20:00.0 Multimedia ...
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How to play media files with Ubuntu when booted from an USB pen drive? [closed]

I created a bootable pen drive from Ubuntu. When I boot my computer from it I can't open any of my media files such as music & videos. Please tell me how to open these files.
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Webcam / Video Playback Problems in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have tried both Cheese and guvcview. The vids play back fine in the recording apps themselves, but when I load them up in VLC, OpenShot, or Cinelerra, all I get is the initial frame (frozen) and the ...
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what audio converter app that's a good alternative for dbpoweramp batch music converter?

So I want to move to Windows and one of the things I use frequently is dbpoweramp. I've looked around but I cannot find an app with similar UI to it. I like the way where I can view my folders in a ...
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Media keys do not work on Amarok

in previous versions of Ubuntu, media keys used to work on my computer to control Amarok. But they don't anymore. The play/pause button works for Totem. A have already checked the shortcuts ...
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Playing any kind of media on Ubuntu stucks [closed]

When ever I play any kind of media (audio or video) on Ubuntu, It struck in middle. I don't know how to explain this. This happens every where i.e, On You tube, On VLC, on Rhythmbox or any where else. ...
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libimobiledevice is not recognizing iDevice

I have libimobiledevice-utils installed, and Ubuntu will not recognize my iDevice. I have manually run usbmuxd as root to make sure it operates and it does, but running lsusb shows no Apple device. ...
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MiniDLNA permission issues during installation

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 on ESXi6. I am trying to use this device as a media home server so I found minidlna, I am trying to install it, but it keeps error on this: Starting DLNA/UPnP-AV ...
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Unable to play media on website

I seem to be able to play the media on every website except datpiff.com flash player. It's really strange and not sure if the issue is mine or the websites. I run Ubuntu 12.04.5. If it is my issue, ...
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File manager with media information?

So I've been using Ubuntu for like 5 years now but I was really unhelpful when one of my juniors asked me if there was a file manager which for media containing directories can show the media ...
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Looking for Ubuntu Media? [duplicate]

I do an enormous amount of VHS to DVD Conversions and Audio Cassette conversions to CD. I am NOT happy with Windows, so I want to switch to Ubuntu media. Where do I find the download link?
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Single window media player with playlist

Totem used to have single window mode with playlist. This mode of operation has been removed in new versions so I'm looking for a simple media player with similar features. Are there any media ...
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Opening a terminal by default when USB is inserted

By default, when removable media is inserted Ubuntu will open Nautilus in the mount directory. I disabled this feature, but was wondering if I could configure Gnome to open a terminal in the mount ...
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Playlist manager

What good application is there in Ubuntu for managing playlists? What I Aswannt is to be able at least: add tracks from current playlist that have impressed me to another playlist export all tracks ...
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How to tell filesystem type of digital camera

I have a Fuji X-M1 digital camera and I need to find out what filesystem type is, I have attached it via USB to my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 machine, but upon right-clicking on it in Nautilus I do not get ...
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Phone: 15.4 update to Build 107 => no media player

I've got the Meizu MX4 :) and 15.04 OS-Build 107 (armhf 20150908-020305). The media player is no longer available in the Ubuntu Store, before with 15.04 rc3 it worked.... Any ideas why? Thanks
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UMS on Ubuntu server 5.0.4 not reading the UMS.conf file

I have install UMS on my Ubuntu server and it seems to be working fine. But when I want to view the server it starts browsing from the root directory. So I took a look at the conf file, as I was going ...
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Why video played by VLC media player are blurred compared to MPV media player?

Image 1 is VLC media player image and Image 2 is MPV media player image respectively. Details as follows: Video Details: Format: x264 1080p .mkv File size: 10.5 GB VLC media player ...
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Error during MediaProxy installation

I am installing mediaproxy on my server debian. Please review the error pasted below. I have also tried installing the dependencies but still this error occurs. Need help on this. ...
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Transfering media files from Android kitkat to ubuntu 14.04

I want to transfer songs from my android kitkat phone to my laptop which has ubuntu 14.04 using the usb cable.Kindly suggest an easy way.
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Busybox initrmf disk by UUID not found ubuntu 14.04

I am aware there are few more questions about this problem, but this is slightly different. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 on a dual boot Samsung laptop. This setup has been working ...
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How to extract details from an mp3 file?

How to extract details like the location of the song,artist,album,bitrate,year,genre.. etc using linux command? I have tried mp3info, but it didn't give much information. Please Help. Thank you!
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Create a media server for ps3 and pc

I have a second extra computer that I want to turn into a media server to house all my music and videos. I want to somehow have it on my network (wireless or wired) and have my ps3, pc, 360, and any ...
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Keyboard media buttons Firefox

My keyboard has those nice media buttons - play/pause, next, back - that work for local players like Banshee. Is there any way to make them work in Firefox, like for Youtube videos?
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Why does Fluendo which I bought not work any more?

I have bought the Fluendo DVD player software a while ago because it always was the only software capable of playing all the DVDs I had on my computer. But this program seems to have been quietly ...
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How do change the program automatically started when I insert a CD? [duplicate]

When I insert a CD Rhythmbox automatically starts. How can I disable this and make a different program start when a CD is inserted? I have looked at System Settings and cannot find any options for ...
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how to install plugin for python v2.7

I tried to run a video DVD and it says you need to install plugin for python v2.7. I am using Ubuntu 13.04.I am very new with ubuntu. what codes shall i have to write to download the plugin and to ...
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Extra folders in /media?

I have a few folders in /media/ and I am not sure why they are there. Two of them are drives I have explicitly mounted in fstab (ssd-linux-data, linux-data), but I am not sure where the other two are ...
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I cannot access removable media in Ubuntu 14.04

When I inserted a pen drive and attempted to open it, it said that I don't have enough permissions to view its contents. When I used the command: "sudo nautilus" I was able to view its contents. I ...
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How to access mounted drive using terminal if drive contain space in name?

Here I am having some problem that how to access any NTFS drive that I have mounted. I want to access that drive using terminal and for that I have used cd /media/{username}/{drive-name} but in my ...
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unable to play HEVC files on ubuntu 14.04 LTE

I have tried VLC and totem players but they are not working. I then searched and re-installed the VLC with latest version available, this time I am getting a green layer on the video. Any help?
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Removable Media Trigger Event

I created a shell script that copies files off of an SD card. I then created a Unity Launcher (.desktop file) for that script. Finally under System Settings -> Details -> Removable Media -> Photos ...
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Plex Media Manager sees external NTFS drive but doesn't see directories

I'm running Plex Media Server. All my media files are on an external NTFS drive. The external drive mounts, I can browse the files in it, Plex Media Manager can see the external USB drive, but Plex ...
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Webinar woes, won't play in Firefox or Chrome [closed]

I'm trying to view this webinar, but it won't play in Firefox or Chromium under 14.04LTS. How can I begin to diagnose what is going wrong?
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Transferring music files, via router, from PC to network audio receiver?

I have a Yamaha R-N500 network receiver hardwired to an ethernet router (Linksys). It currently communicates with the web for such things as net radio and Pandora. Is there a straightforward means to ...
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Can I stream media from a Windows partition?

I have Windows 7 installed on my desktop. I have 2 hard drives. My operating system is on one and the other is media storage (NTFS). My family regularly streams media (using PLEX) to multiple devices ...
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Black Screen With Message

Whenever I start the laptop there comes a black screen with message as shown in the image below. But After shutting down and restarting again and again 10-20 times(sometimes more than 20) it gets ...
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Add support for media keys (play, stop, previous and next buttons) in Lubuntu

How one may add support for media keys (play, stop, previous and next buttons) in Lubuntu? Solution provided at ...
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Can not install any media package/software

I've had vlc, audacious working very well on my ubuntu 14.04. All of a sudden today I noticed that they're both gone. Also my default Ubuntu video player has stopped playing because of missing ...
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short summary about video files (resolution, size, duration, codec)

I use mediainfo at the moment. It's too detailed $ mediainfo vine.mp4 | wc -l 66 I wish a command with only short summary. 6 lines of output.
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PS3 Media Server Installation on 14.10

I've been trying to install PS3 media server on 14.10 using the following link: http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13046 Upon entering the second: sudo apt-get update it ...
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Installation of Serviio on 14.4

I have little Linux experience and I am completely new to Ubuntu. I would like to install Serviio media server so that I can stream media from my PC to my TV. Serviio, however, is not available in ...
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Cannot play media on Acer Aspire One AO751h

I am having problems with playing media on my Acer Aspire One AO751h on Linux. All media is laggy and jumpy, even MP3s and XVid-encoded video. I know that the laptop IS capable of at least playing ...