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Need an audio player that loops between two points (not VLC)

VLC has this function, but it's only working for one file (I have no idea why). Is there another player for Linux that will do this?
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VLC downmix surround to stereo?

When i'm playing a 5.1 movie, i only hear left and right channel. When there's sound from a rear channel, i hear absolutely nothing. How do i set VLC to convert 5.1 to stereo, so that no sounds are ...
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Install media codecs in 13.10 [duplicate]

I tried to watch a movie but the Movie Player won't let me, and a screen popped up saying: Videos requires to install plugins to play files of the following types: MPEG-1 Layer 3(MP3) decoder, ...
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installing media codecs without internet conncetion

i have a dual boot system with windows 7 and Ubuntu installed i want to install the multimedia codecs but i do not have an internet connection in Ubuntu but i do have a connection in windows , is ...
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How to install QtMultimedia source?

I need QtMultimedia to compile an open-source project. But it wasn't installed with qt. I've tried sudo apt-get build-dep qtmultimedia5-dev But it doesn't find such a package. I've downloaded it ...
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Manually set multimedia key press receiver in MATE 1.6

Suppose I fire up an application that globally interecepts my multimedia key pressess, for example a vlc instance that responds to the multimedia play button. If I then open up another application ...
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Can't get default webcam to change. “Skipping unavailable Plug in” in sudo command

For the past week I have been trying to get my Logitech c920 to act as my default webcam. I have a question posted here from last week, and had someone walk me through some steps. But despite ...
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How to make totem play rmvb in ubuntu Saucy 13.10?

How to make totem play rmvb in ubuntu Saucy 13.10? I was in ubuntu 12.04 a couple days ago. And it works well on rmvb files with totem and when I upgraded the system to 13.10, just found the totem ...
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Video playing on media centre device pauses upon boot of Ubuntu

I have a media centre in my house (sony nsz-gs7) which I use to stream video from my wirelass NAS network hardrive (Seagate central) and whenever I am watching a film or episode of something and I ...
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dvd's have stopped working on 13.10

I dont know why but vlc, media player, smplayer simply wont detect and play any dvd. please tell me what i need to show you to help me... im not completely usless with commands etc but a dvd problem ...
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Which software can I use for simple VJ'ing?

I would like to make an audio-visual background for reading a story aloud. I have a bunch of mp4 videos and still images which I need to arrange in a script (playlist) and manually step through ...
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Control Media via Arduino

I want to create an application that controls the volume, play next\last, stop\play and things like this (I don't know what they called) like in a keyboard. I have tried to find how to do this with ...
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How to add an audio file (aac or mp3) to a mp4 video file?

I have an mp4 video file created from images and would like to add mp3 sound to it. I am not familiar with video editing at all, but read somewhwere that aac sound is preferred, so I got sound in aac ...
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Codec Support to play mp3

I have installed ubuntu-restricted-extras but still mp3 format can't be played through rhythmbox The error coming is: REQUIRED PLUGIN IS NOT FOUND :: Rhythmbox requires to install plugins to play ...
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Where do I find repositories for the following packages, now that Medibuntu is down?

I don't agree with this nonsense at all: The project is not really needed nowadays, except for one package: libdvdcss There was MUCH more than libdvdcss in Medibuntu. What I want now is, where are ...
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Converting all .sub to .srt with framerate

I wan't to convert all .sub (microdvd and subrip) to .srt (subviewer) format that my player uses. I made this little bash script that searches for the filenames starting with given keyword and uses ...
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how to make multimedia keys work on dell studio 1555

all my function keys work fine except the play/pause,previous and next keys.I have been looking for a solution but its not working.
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Good media catalogue for Ubuntu

I have a lot of Audio CDs, DVDs, Data CDs/ DVDs containing audio/ video media like MP3 files or mp4 files, etc. Could you please recommend some software that will index this media and let me search ...
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Fade in or out a QML Audio file?

I have a QML Audio element in my app that plays a sound. When I click a button I execute: audio.play() and when I click it again I execute: audio.stop() Ideally I would like to fade the sound in ...
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Why will burned video DVDs not mount and why are those DVD's wrongly seen as empty in 13.04?

This happens with all self-made DVD's I have. Created those quite some time ago on Windows XP with Nero. My DVD player autostarts the DVDs. Windows 7 also plays/sees the files on the DVDs Commercial ...
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Multimedia running very slow & weird ( In Virtualbox )

i've got Ubuntu Precise ( 12.04.2 ) running via VirtualBox on Windows 7 host machine ( both 64 bit systems ) - intel i3 2350m with 4GB of RAM - 1.5 GB allocated to Virtualbox. All multimedia played ...
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Advice needed for running Linux distro for both server and desktop purposes

My environment: PC: CPU: Intel 2500K RAM: Corsair 16GB 1600Mhz (4x4GB) VGA: Sapphire ATI 5570 1GB DDR3 2 Monitors (Dell 24" & Samsung 26") Network: Static IP Net Down/Up speed: ...
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No sound when playing music or video

I have an NEC VersaPro VY16E/LV-X, with an Intel hda card, alc262 chip. Why don't I have sound when I play music or video?
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Multimedia Server

I am setting up a wireless multimedia server on a small platform computer (IE BeagleBoard http://beagleboard.org/Products/). This unit is ready to run Ubuntu. Am I better off using the "Ubuntu Server" ...
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Is there some plugin for gnome-screensaver to control Banshee or another media player from the lock screen?

Is there some way to control a media player and the system volume from the lock screen (e.g. after waking from sleep)?
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Using 'dd' to copy a dvd used to work and now doesn't - any idea why?

I had to replace my system after a disc crash. Previously (Ubuntu 12.04) I was able to run dd if=/dev/sr0 of=xxx.iso and I got a usable copy of the disc. Now, (Xubuntu 12.10) the same command, on ...
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Multimedia configuration

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. Back in the day there was an article on Ubuntu about how to configure it for Multimedia support. Is there anything like that now? If so I can't find it. Thanks, ...
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Can I Use Windows Remote with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a PC TV Remote Control that has a USB dongle Infrared Receiver. Is there anyway I could get this to work with Ubuntu 13.04?
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Dual Screen misery, unable to install nvidia without crashing unity and turning machine into brick

I am currently on Ubuntu 12.10 and have tried and FAILED to install a graphics card to run a dual screen. I am currently running the following graphics card, Intel Mobile Series 4. The machine is a ...
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How long can recordings be when using the Gnome Sound Recorder?

When I tried to use the gnome-sound-recorder to make a sound recording (.wav lossless) of several hours, my system ran out of memory after about one hour, which caused heavy swapping and made the ...
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VLC player fails with python errors

Unable to import files and play any audio video file also unable to install VLC player. Showing following error: Required plugin could not be found. Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins ...
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Are there any players (or other programs) intended for transcription? [duplicate]

I mean players that include features related to listening to recorded talking for the purpose of putting that into text. One elementary feature would be a somewhat refined way of play/stopping, ...
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Player to set short-keys for 1-second ahead/back jump?

I need to transcript to text some recordings and I need to jump back and forth, but sometimes 2-3 secs, sometimes 10, or more, or less. (On the long run these differences are not trivial in this type ...
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Is 'libavcodec-unstripped-52' still available?

When coming to converting media in ffmpeg and avconv, there are a lot of solutions on the net as well as on askubuntu indicating to install libavcodec-unstripped-52. But in Lubuntu and Xubuntu ...
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What (input) types of files can avconv convert and to what (output) files?

I like to use simple commands (in Thunar custom actions), like avconv -i %f %f.mp3. I can replace mp3 with flac for example - but what other output extensions can be used? Also, in Thunar custom ...
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media center that works on ubuntu 2D

I use ubuntu 2D instead of 3D (that way the fan doesn't work all the time and I get longer battery life). However it now seems thet the media center apps proposed in the software center need ubuntu ...
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Rhythmbox not working in Ubuntu 12

Rhythmbox has failed to play any audio file, keeps on bring error: Could not start playback.. NULL The Import Errors log shows the error as: Problem occured without error being set. This is a bug ...
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Music play which can convert audio

Is there any player using which i can play and (or) convert music? I mean something like foobar2000 for windows.
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Recording Software for multiple input devices

Does anyone know of any software that will allow me to record from multiple sound cards at once? I tried Audacity but they seem to only support one at a time.
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What plugin is needed

What plugin can help me to watch live video here http://www.aasthatv.co.in/gpage1.html I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. UPDATE based on down voting and comments below There are a lot of devices which ...
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what plugin is required to hear audio on this page

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Chrome Version 24.0.1312.52 on following page http://swargarohan.org/ramcharitmanas/bal-kand/ there are audios Ramcharitmanas - Bal Kand : Mukesh Ramcharitmanas - ...
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Realtek Card Reader not working

I have an internal card reader in my HP Pavilion DV6-6155ca and the card reader is a "multi-card media reader" (I know this means nothing but trying to be though) and the device is the RTS5209 PCI ...
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How can i play acoustic guiter in Ubuntu? Like placing cords making leads and playing it

Is there any package available for Ubuntu which allows me to create guiter music such as cords place and making lead melody, edit/delete/etc?
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Alternate for MediaScout

I have been using MediaScout for processing and organizing my media, but recently i have moved my server to Linux. is there any script or program available which allows me to do the same in Linux?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Play DVDs with Libdvdcss installed

I've installed VLC, libdvdread4, libdvdcss, Medibuntu and Ubuntu restricted extras AND ran this line of code... sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh ...on my Ubuntu 12.04 but whenever I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 spdif output doesn't support multichannel sound

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu-user, and I need a bit of help. I just recently discovered that my laptop (an Acer Aspire 5670), has an optical-spdif output and since it's connected to a 5.1 Yamaha ...
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Screen tearing on videos (not flash videos)

I mean video files on my hard drive. I get noticeable screen tearing on VLC, Totem, gnome mplayer and Mplayer. I have tried fglrx drivers and now the experimental AMD drivers. I have a Radeon HD6950 ...
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CPU Usage on Asus 1015BX using VAAPI (Lubuntu 12.10)

I installed and configured VAAPI support and mplayer-vaapi on my Asus 1015BX. Now when watching 1080p HD movies the average CPU usage is around 25%. Is it a correct usage? Or it is still too much? My ...
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Use volume and playback keys without waking the monitor?

Often my laptop is just standing around and just playing music and for the below mentioned actions I don't need to see wat's going on on my desktop. Is it possible to use the volume and playback keys ...
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Embedded video not playing in Firefox

I can play video on the youtube website, but I cannot play youtube videos embedded in facebook or other websites. Captchas are also not showing up, I suspect the two problems are really the same ...