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How can I get current song information

I want to know how can I get the current song information (title, artist, album etc) no matter what player is running. I saw some KDE widget can do that. How can I do that? is there any standard ...
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Video Conversion Tool for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: best video converter Is there is there any video conversion tool in ubuntu? which supports all format of video file.
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Unable to play proprietary media formats even after installing restricted extras

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am unable to play proprietary media formats on Ubuntu Precise even after installing Ubuntu-Restricted-Extras. I am using Totem and Rhytmbox as my players.
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Is there a way to programatically detach the built in media player from dbus?

The use case is: I want to programatically control vlc or some other media player via DBus from python as a screenlet. So in order for the other media player to register with DBus, I need to "unhook" ...
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Can no longer launch Bibble Ubuntu 11.10

When trying to launch Bibble5 I get the following error message: ./bibble5: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 Is this a case of another fresh install? I ...
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Phonon - Audio Hardware Setup

Does anyone know what configuration file is modified when I change settings within this area of the system settings? I keep choosing my Logitech USB Headset as the soundard, and, when I hit apply, it ...
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How can I get Kubuntu to use my Multimedia keys?

I have tried to get Kubuntu to use my multimedia keys, and I cannot figure out how to do this. This feature is default in Ubuntu and in Linux Mint. They just work. I have followed the KUbuntu wiki ...
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How much cpu heat when playing music is normal? [closed]

I just wanted to ask, if it is normal, that I get around 72° C when playing music in Rhythmbox, if the temperature in complete idle is around 52°. The CPU Usage of the player is around 5%. I have an ...
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Clementine/Gnome multimedia keys don't stick

My keyboard has the multimedia keys on the function keys, with FN+F6 to play/pause etc. The problem is these don't work in my music player (clementine) after rebooting. If I go into the Preferences ...
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Can I connect totem/mplayer with my multimedia library as the default player?

I am a huge fan of totem and mplayer and prefer their sound to other applications. I want to setup my multimedia library in such a way that when I play any multimedia file it should be played in ...
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DVD Playback prohibited by area limitations

Need to shrink 8.5GB DVD to 4.7GB and burn a DVD with NTSC format. Sounds simple right? I have tried several ways and combined different apps without success. I have used different media DVD/RW+ ...
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Mic “disables” after restart [closed]

I have configurated the front mic as imput in sound settings, and it works fine, but after I restart the PC (no always the first time, but sooner or later it happens) the PC doesn't capture anything ...
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How do I make my media keys work again?

I am using a ThinkPad Edge 11. After the installation I replaced Banshee with Rhythmbox. Everything worked fine for 4 weeks but all of a sudden the media keys stopped working. I need to press and ...
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converting images to pdf without quality loss

I am converting images to PDFs. I use following command convert page.jpg page.pdf and then combine multiple PDFs generated accordingly by command pdftk 1.pdf 2.pdf output result.pdf but I ...
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Default media behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change changing the default program when plugging in removeable media? I am using 11.10 with GNOME Shell. When I insert an audio CD - it opens up Banshee. I ...
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How do I play audio CDs in Kubuntu?

Audio CDs play fine in Ubuntu 11.10 but in Kubuntu 11.10, even with AmaroK 2.5, audio CDs appear as playback devices and can also be ripped but I cannot play the CDs directly. AmaroK shows the CD ...
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How can I use VST instruments?

I have some VST instruments I would like to use on Ubuntu. How do I get them to work? What host applications are available?
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How to make Phillips SAA713x TV tuner card work?

I'm new to Ubuntu and have installed Ubuntu 10.10. I have a Phillips SAA713x PCI TV tuner card. Please help me to get it to work in Ubuntu. I dont know any Linux commands. The output of lspci is ...
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How do I use the media keys on a DiNovo Edge keyboard [closed]

I've got as far as connecting this keyboard using the manual bluetooth configuration - I assume that since 11.10 is detecting it (from lsusb) then the keyboard configuration is correct. Fowever, only ...
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laptop running relatively hot playing media

I have an Acer 5740dg (core i5) and Ubuntu 11.10. After tweaking a little with the grub workaround and jupiter I don't have any heating problems anymore. Its even cooler than Windows. Except I'm ...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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How can i use Ncmpcpp? [closed]

I was wondering how to use this software.Its called Ncmpcpp.Can anyone tell me how to use this software.I can use mocp & cmus both, but i can't figured out how to use this.If someone can upload a ...
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Playing WMV files and Asx files

I have a question about this page: http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/tutorials/all/diy-media-player-with-pygtk/ My question is about setting supported video and audio types? Do I have to have ...
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Can I play movies without X launched?

I know that I dont need a GUI for browsing Internet (using Links) but what about doing other things like playing movies, music and pictures slide shows. Is it possible to do that in a text mode ...
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Rosegarden don't work

I recently installed Rosegarden. When it had ran for the first time, it worked excellent. After, I had to restart my computer and when I ran it for the second time, something strange was occurred: ...
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Command line podcatcher with per-podcast automatic/nonautomatic download

Is there a command line podcatcher that lets me configure some podcasts to be downloaded automatically and asks before downloading if other podcasts where updated depending on the configuration for ...
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Why doesn't .mkv files play properly with ubuntu-restricted-extra?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ubuntu-resticted-extra installed. When I play .mkv with the default player, totem it causes the player to stop suddenly without any warning after a random amount of ...
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Podcatcher for home server and desktop PC (frontend/backend)

I've got a home server that is always on and online but hasn't got a display. What I'd like to do is the following: The server checks my podcast subscriptions and downloads them in the background. ...
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How to fix Empathy startup bug and sudden crash?

In a fresh Ubuntu install from a bootable pendrive or a CD drive the empathy IM application crashes on startup. I faced problems in each installation and after a lot of trial & error methods I ...
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Media Streaming Server

I'm looking for a media stream server (specially audio streams) for installing on my Ubuntu server box. Is there any lightweight, easy configurable solution? It's awesome if this solution is able ...
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Linking multiple sounds cards in order to play sound over all of them simultaneously.

I have been searching for a way to utilize multiple sound cards to play the same audio at the same time. My laptop has Ubuntu 11.10 x64 (3.0.0-12) w. ALSA 1.0.24. I have a pair of USB speakers that ...
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What codecs are supported by the different GStreamer plugin sets?

What codecs are supported by the "good" plugin set? What codecs are supported by the "bad" plugin set? What codecs are supported by the "ugly" plugin set? I would like a list of codecs in each ...
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“No Parking” sign in the middle of the screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Black area with stroked circle on the screen I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10, and an annoying No Parking sign doesn't stop to appear and disappear in the middle of the ...
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problem with QuickTime dmuxer in Totem player (.mp4 and .mov files)

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and install ubuntu-restricted-extras but Totem player still unable to play .mp4 and .mov files it also search for suitable plugins and no packages found. VLC media player can ...
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Troubles when trying to play a DVD

I'm trying to play a DVD I recently bought, but when I try to, sometimes a message appears: Could not read DVD. This may be because the DVD is encrypted and a DVD decryption library is not ...
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How to set up my Gigabyte GT-E8000 TV card to work? [closed]

I have a Gigabyte GT-E8000 hybrid HD TV-tuner in my system. I wonder if I could make it work, tried several softwares, but no luck at all. I usually watch analogue broadcast (through cable-TV) and ...
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Is there a program to manage movies and TV shows that supports mp4 tags?

I'm looking for a media manager that will display and play movies and TV shows and will read data included in mp4 and m4v files. So far I've looked at XBMC, Moovida and Boxee and all of these seem to ...
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Difference between Medibuntu end Multiverse repository?

What are the differences of the Packages: libavcodec-extra-52, libavformat-extra-52, libavdevice-extra-52, libswscale-extra-0 in the Medibuntu and Multiverse repository?
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How do I play a real media '.rm' file

No player seems to support the Real Media codecs I need. I have even tried VLC and movie player, both of which failed.
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Whereare the shortcut settings for audio/video actions stored?

I'm trying to find the file where gnome stores the configuration for keybindings, such as Volume Up, Volume Down, in order to get their actions. I know I can find SOME shortcuts in ...
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How to open all video files with VLC

I'm using VLC, which can open all kinds of files without problem, but how can I associate all video files (avi, mpg, wmv, flv, etc.) to be opened with VLC by default?
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Minitube not playing nor downloading: is it an Ubuntu-specific issue?

The title says it all. I downloaded and installed Minitube from repositories. The program's unable to play or download any video. Secretly though it did play one video the first time for the length ...
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When can't I play an MP3 file in Banshee?

I wanted to play media files on Banshee but it seems there is a huge problem in it. All the music gets loaded but when I select a song and press play button nothing happens. More than that when I try ...
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How to split a large mp3 into the different tracks (also in mp3) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split a mp3 file? I've got this huge mp3 file of the recording of a concert and I want to split each music into it's track so that when I burn into a cd audio ...
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Program for downloading MMS/RTMP files

For RTMP, I already tried RTMPDump. It's very difficult and complicated to use in the terminal. Is there a GUI-based alternative? For MMS, I already tried Firefox's plugin, and some download manager. ...
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Can't Mount a not copy protected DVD Video?

I'm trying to mount a DVD video that has no kind of copy protection on it. It plays just fine in Windows and in DVD players. If I insert a regular data DVD it automounts just fine and I can browse it. ...
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How to get Diamond Extreme 7.1 in Natty working

I am trying to set up the Diamond Extreme 7.1 DDL in Natty. The only thing that works are the analog outputs. But in order to enjoy movies with DD 5.1 or DTS I need the optical out to function. ...
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How to make the keyboard media keys to work with VLC globally?

My keyboard has media keys and they work globally on Unity with Banshee but don't with VLC when another app is focused. How to fix that?
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How can I enable autoplay to work even when the screen is locked? [closed]

I have been setting up my machine to automatically rip a CD upon insertion and create a bunch of different formats. So far this works great but I have noticed that the autoplay only works if I am ...
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Has anyone managed to configure Nautilus to show EXIF data?

I followed instructions on the Ubuntu Forums to configure Nautilus to display additional information about image files - specifically, the EXIF data: [SOLVED] Adding mp3 info columns (e.g. bitrate, ...