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avconv version and youtube-dl

I have youtube-dl version 2015.07.04. While downloading a video, I see this message: Your copy of avconv is outdated and unable to properly mux separate video and audio files, youtube-dl will ...
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Re-encoding through FFMPEG

How do I run this command on splitting files, but with re-encoding to MP4 as shown in earlier post?: Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each And when splitting the file, how do I avoid ...
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drivers for ubuntu 14.04

ubuntu is not working fine on ACER AOD270 . tried installing all the updates .and all the video and audio codecs but there is certain amount of lag between the input and output.the videos cannot be ...
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unable to download using youtube-dl

I am unable to download videos from Youtube using youtube-dl. Below is the code. Please help! root@itzamlan10:~# sudo apt-get install youtube-dl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to make video grid on ubuntu?

I've tried Openshot, and am trying to make the video divide into 2 or 4 segments and each segment have a video that different from other segments. Any ideas how I can do this?
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How do I deal with mplayer2 forwarding latency?

I use smplayer as default player on ubuntu 15.04, which is provided by mplayer2 now. It takes mplayer2 more than 3 secs to forward a video, which is unacceptable. On ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS, ...
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Light Video Player to download subtitles automatically

Which one is the most lightware video player ? I watch usually normal videos, with not so high resolution... Referring to the hardware resources used tell me please do you recommend me a video ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 graphical errors

I've been using Kubuntu for months with no problem. Today, I installed Java Runtime 6 (or something along those lines) for Minecraft, and upon running it, I realized it was running slow. I checked a ...
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Web Based Video Recording GUI

I've created a gstreamer pipeline code for capturing the screen and video of a webcam and putting both in sync into a single file. I'm looking for a web based "open source" UI to use (and ...
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Are there any “pretty” video players for Ubuntu? [on hold]

14.04, specifically. Sorry if this is kind of a silly question. I have a lot of movies on mp4, and I was just curious if there is a video player that looks nice with which I can play them; VLC and the ...
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Can I download videos from a YouTube search query using youtube-dl?

I want to download videos from a YouTube search query using youtube-dl. Suppose I want videos from the search query https://www.youtube.com/results?q=how+to+create+android+app+in+android+studio. How ...
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Video card doesn't work [on hold]

Video card is not working properly neither windows nor on Ubuntu . Can I sit by setting as I want , to reinstall Linux or windows , I have no problem ,but when I enter the windows saying " Display ...
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vlc failed play rtsp video from command line

I am using Ubuntu and VLC for an application which needs a tiled-of 5X4 videos in the screen. The video source are ip Cameras and it transmit videos as RTSP streams. the sample URL to access the feed ...
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15.04 Totem stream errors on previously working videos

I have videos downloaded that worked prior to 15.04 and now give either: internal data stream error GStreamer encountered a general stream error They appear to be common formats like MPEG-4 ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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Setting Skype on VirtualBox guest Ubuntu: no video device found [closed]

I have Ubuntu (14.10, 64bits) installed as guest OS on VirtualBox (host OS: Windows 7) on a Dell laptop (Inspiron 14) which has a built-in Camera. This camera works fine in Windows 7, but Skype in ...
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How do I transfer VHS videos to my hard drive? [closed]

How do I transfer VHS videos to my hard drive? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Video Playback on Snappy Ubuntu

Does anybody have any experience with getting video files to play? Im wanting to use Snappy Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi 2 to show promotional videos at my work. Trying to figure out the best way to go ...
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No HD option on YouTube [closed]

There is no HD option on the videos, the maximum resolution I can select is 360p. I cannot find any working solution for this, so I am posting here. How can I fix it?
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Video editing software [duplicate]

So I have finally figured out how to record videos without any frame drops and such. Now my problem is the video editing software. So far, every one that I have tried has just not worked. Everyone ...
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Problem with DeVeDe

I've been using DeVeDe to convert AVI to ISO and burn to DVD for quite sometimes. But now I have problem with DeVeDe: It doesn't want to adjust the size of the ISO files to fit a 4.7G DVD. So I have ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each. Kindly advice/suggest please. Thanks, Dominic
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Playing GoPro video in Linux

I have 1080p 60fps video that I took with my GoPro Hero4 and want to play on my linux desktop. When I try to use Totem to watch the videos, it always plays them in slow motion and the sound cuts ...
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Is my opinion right or wrong ? ( hardware acceleration )

I always thought/think that hardware acceleration is bad because if you for normal/smooth playback of video must in player turn on the hardware acceleration it means that your CPU is weak. So if I in ...
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Problems developing uTouch webapp: Fix video and block pop-ups

I made a webapp as per the tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/web/tutorials/web-app-tutorial/ but there are a few problems with my web app. Firstly, how can I block pop ups? Secondly, how can ...
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Is it possible to use elgato capture cards?

I want to get an elgato but I don't know if it's possible to use Linux to download the software needed. I'm trying to record XBox 360.
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MTS video files - how to merge and convert multiple files

I have just recorded a video using my Sony video camera. It is splited in 4 files (2.1 GB for each file). I'd like to merge them and convert the resulting file to another format (smaller size). What ...
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Problem with gstreamer - jpeg format in recording HD

I'm using this pipeline script to capture simultaneously from a webcam (in 1080P - 30 fps) and a framegrabber (24 fps) and the audio into one container: gst-launch-1.0 \ v4l2src device=/dev/video0 ...
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How do you put a face cam in a video editor?

Hi I am trying to put a face cam in my videos but can't find out how. I use Openshot but if there's another editor that works please tell me. Thanks!
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Why do the video players make no sound?

I get sound just fine using Chrome (e.g. YouTube) or with Rhythmbox playing an MP3. However, VLC, Xine, and the default Ubuntu "Videos" make no sound, whether with MP4, FLV, or MP3. How do I fix ...
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`melt` concatenation giving segmentation fault (coredump) on some permutation of input videos

I am using melt {input-sequence} -consumer avformat:{output-name} acodec=libmp3lame vcodec=libx264 to concatenate a set of input videos. While this works really well for a set of input videos, it ...
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Showing pictures or playing a video at Display Board by uploading data from a system connected to Internet

I am new to UBUNTU. I have a Hardware Display module operating at some location or at site, which is connected to internet. I need to upload the video or set of images files to the Hardware from my ...
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RTSP stream on ubuntu touch?

I am trying to run a RTSP video stream on nexus tablet having Ubuntu-touch running on it. using 3 players to make it happen: 1. VLC control 2. MPlayer 3. Gstreamer 1.0 a. VLC is not working on my ...
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Overlap a full-screen application on another fullscreen application

I am trying to overlap VLC (Since I don't want to have any title bar, top bar; I just want a windowsless player) on another fullscreen application. Is there any solution to solve this ?? Where VLC ...
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How to make GIF's at certain time from video and add text to it using ffmpeg

I have a one minute 3gp file from which i want to create a gif file. Condition for creating GIF file Create GIP between 21-40 seconds of one minute video Add text to the GIF Different fonts and ...
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How to install xv and opengl video output drivers in Ubuntu 14.04?

Could you please help me to install xv and opengl video output drivers? I have just a intel graphic hd 3000. And this is mplayer output. $ mplayer -vo help MPlayer 1.1-4.8 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team ...
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Ubuntu Video Streaming

my sisters theatre group needs a live stream for their new play. Someone will film the scene and we send it to a beamer via my laptop computer (running on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04). At some point the video ...
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Merging multiple (more than two) videos on Ubuntu

I want to merge videos in batch size of twenty (20) each. I'm running a Linux machine. The videos are in mp4 format and moderate quality. Some even have the audio stream missing. So far I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia 840M Crashes After Opening Video in VLC

Each time I opened any video using VLC Media Player, the system went into a total deadlock or crash. I had to hard-shut down the computer. Afterwards I unchecked the setting "Preferences > Video > ...
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Chromium: Bad HTML5/Flash Video Performance

Ok, so here I have 2 issues: 1 - Apparent vertical sync problem Here's a screenshot of the problem See that line? it looks like the next frame of the video, as if it's out of sync. You can notice ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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How to download youtube videos as a best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

I want to download YouTube videos as mp3 files in its best quality. The below code helps to download youtube videos as m4a but not us mp3 youtube-dl -f bestaudio --audio-quality 0 --audio-format mp3 ...
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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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why won't blender let me drop my video clips onto the timeline?

I'm way overdue getting a video presentation completed and I still can't figure out why Blender is not working for me. When I drag and drop a video thumbnail down to the timeline, it gives me an error ...
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Ubuntu fails to select correct display output on startup + xserver crash

Here's a fun foray into some issues I've been having installing + running Ubuntu 15.04... On my (desktop) machine, I have video out from both my motherboard (DVI + VGA) and also video card (Geforce ...
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Video scope shows only a limited number of videos

My videos scope seems to have maxed out somehow - new videos don't appear unless I delete others. I can get them through the gallery app, but is there another nicer way? And is there a way to remove ...
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How to install Autodesk Smoke / Flame on Ubuntu?

I'd like to install Autodesk Smoke & Flame on Ubuntu, I got a Linux version, but it's only for redhat (rpm), I used alien to convert the rpms do debs, but installation does'nt realy work. And ...
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Video Editing Performance?

I'm relatively new to Linux but love using Ubuntu and it has become my preferred OS for daily use. I am really disappointed I don't seem to ba able to edit video on Ubuntu 14.04 with my Lenovo ...
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Video and sound keep cutting out in Chromium - Ubuntu 15.04

Without fail, after one or two plays, YouTube videos will stop working. Videos will continue to load, but will not play. This also effects Google Play Music, which leads me to believe this is an issue ...
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avconv uses only the first image in directory

I am trying to generate a video from a sequence of png images. With the following command, a video is created, with the expected duration: avconv -framerate 20 -i '%05d.png' -b 65536k out.mov ...