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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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Is there some Dolby Pro Logic II encoder?

Is there some Linux audio application which, specifically, can encode multichannel audio under the Dolby Pro Logic II format?
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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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What's the most space-efficient multimedia container available in Ubuntu?

I have a collection of videos stored in various multimedia containers such as AVI, MP4, MKV, etc. and would like to determine what container I could store them in without re-encoding (to avoid quality ...
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Installing libav 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I need libav version 10 or higher. I'm running Ubuntu 14.0.3. I have versions 9.18-6 installed. Looking at https://libav.org/download/ - I see some source files I could try to compile - but I'd ...
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How do I install ffmpeg and codecs? [closed]

i am trying to install a video script and i need to install FFmpeg with all the codecs. I have tried many tutorials online and i didn't succeed. FFmpeg (from SVN) x264 Library for mencoder
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Multimedia keys (previous, play/pause, next) don't work

Only those three keys won't work. Volume, screen brightness keys are working like a charm. Anyone know what's the problem? I tried already manualy to adjust media shortcuts eventho I knew it's system ...
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Which video player should I use? [closed]

Which video player should I use?. I watch 1080p x264 MKV (public HD), 1080p(yify).... all tipes of video. So what do you prefer? Is totem enaugh(good) Do I need install any codecs... I have clean ...
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How to enable multimedia keys?

I've installed ubuntu mate 15.04 last night and I've just noticed that multimedia keys (play ,next ,pause ...) of my AOpen KB932 standard keyboard are not working. I'm confused because it was working ...
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Is there any tool available for AV Sync Verification for video files?

I have a bunch of video files, I want to check their audio and video are in synchronization. I thought of writing a script for same. But I'm not getting proper base how to do that.
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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DLNA / UPnP Server not showing up when connecting remotely

I have a miniDLNA server running on Lubuntu on my little Banana Pi, which is extended by an BubbleUPnP server. As media renderer I use the BubbleUPnP app on my android smartphone. I configured the ...
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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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How can I look for a smart radio player that automatically restart when the buffer gets empty?

I am tired to have the streaming broken. I tried rhythmbox, totem, audacious, even vlc where I configured 5 seconds of cache. The sound stops for a while then continue, most of times from the same ...
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Map firefox refresh to multimedia keyboard

Sorry for this question, I think I'm missing something really easy. In firefox I can refresh with F5. Groovy. I have a multimedia keyboard with forward/back/bookmark/refresh/search/close buttons, ...
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How To make my pc read composite video

I have a HP media center 8100n that i upgraded from Vista to Ubuntu 14.04 after a HDD replacement. The tower has a WinTv card on the back and composite video inputs as well as an S-video Input in the ...
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how to make a nautilus context menu script to play media files in local LCD TV

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit OS and Sony Bravia LCD TV. I want to play media files through LAN. I tried many UPNP servers but none of them provide an easy way to play media files in smart tv. Actually ...
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API for file selection on Ubuntu Touch

Some apps (like background selection in Settings) use a call to open media (image / audio). I would like to create an app that lets you select an audio file and does something with it (QML / C++) I ...
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DVD read CSS keys error

I used gstreamer plug-ins playing DVD and installed libdvdread-5.0.2 and libreadcss-1.3.0 some errors happened: libdvdread :Attempting to retrieve all CSS keys; libdvdread: Get key for ...
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How to play music when app is not the active app?

I'm working on a music app for Ubuntu Touch I don't know how to keep playing music when my app is in the background or the screen is turned off. Apparently, media-hub is a platform service introduced ...
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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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Hibernation/Suspend effects on encoding process

What if I suspend or hibernate my PC while encoding a video using HandBrake? Does it somehow affect the result? (ex: suspended at 33,06%, get a defective B frame in that place) And what if I "Pause" ...
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sound problem (the left speaker doesn't working)

I have a problem with the speakers hardware and the left speaker doesn't working... how can i make the whole sound be in the right speaker? some videos have sound just in the left speaker so changing ...
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Modern Ubuntu home media, security, and automation center [closed]

I'm looking to set up a large computer to act as a home media center, a security system, and possibly home automation. I'd like the following features 64 bit support Modern (based on a recent ...
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Package depencies error for 12.04

I'm getting these depency issues while downloading VLC media player and other depency issues for other downloads too. I'm on 12.04 lts. I'm a noob at this. tried a lot of things. help me out. the ...
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How to get rid of this error [duplicate]

The Required plugins could not be found Videos requires to install plugins to play files of the following types: • MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) decoder • MPEG-4 Video decoder I tried manually ...
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Will ubuntu media stream like windows?

I have many wireless devices and am in process of building an ubuntu media tower, i am wondering if i can stream from my pc to other devices like windows? Thanks in advance !
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Multimedia keys in Ubuntu stopped working

my multimedia keys stopped working in Ubuntu, it used to work just fine (Clementine, Rhytmbox) now nothing, even custom mapping in Clementine does not work. It is still working in KDE. Any ideas?
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Multimedia Keys not working?

I have tried out Keytouch and successfully created a new keyboard file and also successfully applied it. But still my multimedia keys are not working. I am using lubuntu 14.04 and audacious for audio ...
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PS2 Eyetoy Recording Quality

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and a PS2 eyetoy "Namtai". Don't worry - this is not the sterotypical " how do I get my eyetoy working" question. My eyetoy works fine on Cheese, gucview and various other ...
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audio track framerate 25(PAL)-->23,976(NTSC) [duplicate]

here's my problem: I need to change the framerate of the audio track of one of my films from 25 to 23,976 fps (to mux it with a full hd version); I used to make use of handbrake, re-encoding the film ...
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VLC doesn't run well in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I recently upgrade my OS to Ubuntu 14.04, after successfully upgrading, I have some problems with VLC. Sometimes the volume is muted and when I forward or go back to media file then the sound is ...
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Problem with download multimedia plugin

When I try to play audio file then needs to install multimedia plugin, I also try to install multimedia plugin then it shows "download fail- check your internet connection. my connection speed is ...
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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 [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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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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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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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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Get information about a video from command-line tool [duplicate]

How can I get information about a video with a command-line tool? (e.g. video duration, audio codec, bitrate etc)
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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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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 ...