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How can I get ffserver to work?

I have a mp4 file which I wish to compress, resize and stream via RTSP. My ffserver.conf file looks like this: Port 9091 RTSPPort 5454 BindAddress 0.0.0.0 MaxHTTPConnections 2000 MaxClients 1000 ...
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Video editing software options? [closed]

What video editing software would you recommend on Ubuntu (or Linux in general) and why? It can be for either beginners or experienced users. Please only place one piece of software per response and ...
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Playing drm encrypted wmv files in Linux

How do I play drm encrypted wmv files in Ubuntu? If it is possible, how do I do it. I've tried playing it with vlc and MPlayer media player but does not work. I am getting a scrambled picture when I ...
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MagiX export project to AVI

The whole day I struggled hard for a presentation of a video that I need it for tomorrow. When I am trying to export that project to AVI format, its throwing me an error message stating: During ...
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How to set up video and audio players to use realtime (or close) priority?

I use raw mplayer to play video, DeaDBeeF to play audio and Skype for VoIP. Heavy CPU-consuming processes (like rendering a website in Firefox, redrawing a Java IDE window or compilation) cause ...
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How do I use ffmpeg's “-vf” / “-vfilters” option without recompiling ffmpeg myself?

I have ffmpeg install from apt (version 4:0.5.1-1ubuntu1). I have a video that is up-side-down, so I want to flip it vertically. The ffmpeg documentation says to use the -vf option (which I see was ...
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Server Converting Files for iPhone

I would like to convert videos I download to the iPhone format on my server and be able to access and play them on my iPhone. I looked into Handbrake, but I wasn't sure if it would work on the ...
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Copying data from server to PC on the same network

I am recently setup a server to host my "data" movies and music and such. I was trying to copy the data back to my home computer using this command scp files/on/server user@homecomputer:/home the ...
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How can I set computer usage time limits? [duplicate]

I've got an old computer that I put Ubuntu on for my kids (11, 9, and 7). They're always fighting for who can get on the computer and I'm sick of trying to figure out who has had enough time. Anyway, ...
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How do I install XBMC?

Where can I get XBMC for Ubuntu? I have the team-xbmc ppa added however they have no packages, is there an older deb or is there somewhere where i can get the source and build myself?
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Screen/Power management during media use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Is there a way to configure Ubuntu so it does not activate the screen-saver, sleep-mode, ...
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Why aren't multimedia codecs included by default?

Are there any legal reasons for that?
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Ubuntu and Interactive Media Installations

I'd like to create an interactive media experience powered by Ubuntu, incorporating projected video, music, and assorted strange input devices. Has anyone used Ubuntu to orchestrate something like ...