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Global media keys stop working

When I go to System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcut > Sound and Media and assign a multimedia key to Play (or Play/Pause), for example, it works but then after a while it stops working and I have to ...
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How to share Ubuntu desktop screen to a smart TV?

Is there any software I can install in Ubuntu desktop 16.04 to enable sharing screen to a smart TV just like in Windows? How to install and configure it?
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I cannot install gstreamer plugins on 16.04

I've been trying to install the gstreamer plugins for Ubuntu 16.04 so that I can hear my music in Rhythmbox, but everytime I try, It will not install. The Terminal states that there is no installation ...
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Sound problem with playing media in Ubuntu 16.04

My system is Ubuntu 16.04. Before, everything worked well, but now when I want to play a media - sound, video, etc. - using VLC, there isn't any sound. The system notifications have sound. I ...
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Play x265 in ubuntu [closed]

I am able to play small size x265 video files in Ubuntu 14 with VLC. But when i am trying to run some heavy file (1 Gb or more), it is lacking and freezing when any fight scene or high graphic scene ...
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Videos Play with twice the normal speed, no sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad 500 laptop, and I have the problem that all my multimedia files( YouTube, VLC , RhythmBox) are playing at twice the normal speed, with no sound. What ...
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Banshee doesn't respond to the multimedia keys after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

Rhythmbox does respond to the keys, but it is the only one. VLC does not respond too (while it did on 15.10). The multimedia keys are supported in the plugins. Any idea how to fix it?
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No video shown in Ubuntu Touch QML app video player

I'm trying to play a video in an Ubuntu Touch QML app. The audio plays, but no video is shown. A minimalistic version: import QtQuick 2.4 import Ubuntu.Components 1.2 import QtMultimedia 5.5 ...
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QML MediaPlayer on Ubuntu Touch

Has anyone tried to play movie link (MP4) using QML MediaPlayer on Ubuntu Touch? Currently I can only get audio but without any video. Any help would be appreciated.
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Is there a VR virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?

I'm planning to get a HTC VIVE for watching movies in virtual reality, but the virtual desktop for steam is only for Windows. Is there any virtual desktop app for GNU/Linux?
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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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Windows vs Linux/Ubuntu when it comes to Videos

I had made a sort of interview with Non-programmer using Linux. Recently, the article was posted somewhere in FB and several people contacted me; most of the approach: "Open Software FTW!", which is ...
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Photo Album Software

I call to the power of the community for some tips and information on the existence of Photo album software available. I used iPhoto for many years but now my albums are getting to large and ...
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Thinkpad 11e Hard Lockup Using Multimedia Apps

Xubuntu 15.10 install on a Thinkpad 11e is locking up (entire system freezes) while using multimedia applications, or multimedia websites with Chrome. This has happened while playing games (OpenTTD, ...
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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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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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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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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 good,...
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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, MPEG-...
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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.