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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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

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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Problem with touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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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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how to download “rtsp” flow

I could download a conference from this link (rtsp://real2.infn.it/webcast/2012-esploratori-invisibile/esploratori-dell-invisibile.rm). How can I do it? Thank you previuosly..
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How to get/edit EXIF meta-data of multiple images?

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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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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How can I convert audio from MP4 or FLV video files to mp3?

Is there an application that allows me to extract the audio from a MP4 or FLV video file and store it as an MP3 file for use in a portable media player?
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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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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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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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Audio players that access music library as file browser (and see folder structure)

I have a big music library. Nothing special there. But I very much dislike the way usually music library is displayed in most recommended players, according to Artist/Album/Year/Genre tags, ignoring ...
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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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What's the best way to burn a video file to a DVD?

I have a few high quality video files in a number of formats. I'd like to burn them so I can watch them on my DVD player. I'd like a program similar to Nero, which can transcode the files and burn ...
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Can an Android phone control Ubuntu like a remote?

I am looking at making a budget media centre. I am new to Linux and have not yet installed it but think I can manage. I want to use Ubuntu and would like to use my Android phones to control or work as ...
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Will moving music to another folder mess up Banshee's metadata?

I'm about to move all of my music into another folder called Music, and I've spent a lot of time organizing the metadata of it. When I move the music into another folder, will my custom metadata be ...
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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 to add “Add to VLC playlist” to the right click menu of Nautilus?

The Problem While you are playing any song or other media file on VLC and open another such file, then another instance of VLC opens. (You aren't going to hear and understand anything until you are a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to install all existing media codecs?

How to install all possible media codecs from console? Is there a way to load and save them for some cases without Internet connection? Thanks in Advance!
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[atermative]Application converter .iso{movie} in .mp4{ audio + subtitle } Trusty Tahr

I need the application for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS AMD64, to take one file.iso ( of public domain films that have, I write screenplays in my spare time ) The problem is: Most of the films has a resolution ...
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Totem always plays file twice

On Ubuntu 15.04, Totem Package version 3.14.2, whenever I open any media from Nautilus in Totem (aka Videos) it always, without change, plays the same file twice. Example: Click on a .mp4/.mp3 in ...
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How to access windows files in Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on LEGACY and Windows 8.1 on UEFI . I have my media ( movie songs and video songs) in "MY MUSIC" and "MY VIDEOS" folders in windows. I am able to access different hard ...
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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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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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Need help with Media Player

I'm on a HP Chromebook so yea i downloaded a video and it wont let me play it on Chrome OS. Which media player should i download and how do i download it (preferably through terminal). I've tried ...
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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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Ubuntu Panasonic TV media streaming

I have a problem. I have installed ubuntu 14.04. I set up media streaming (shared my downloads folder on my hard drive that has the ubuntu installation) from my PC to a Panasonic TV. The thing is if ...
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Universal Media Server not playing Videos in Ubuntu 14.10

I just got universal media server to run in Ubuntu 14.10, they took mencoder and ffmpeg out of the repos so I had to go find them and now it runs but when I try to play a movie on my ps3, it takes a ...
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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 ...