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Video recording/playback problems

I have a couple problems: 1. Whenever I put a YouTube video into fullscreen, Unity shows up on top. 2. Whenever I try to do a screen recording my screen turns black, irreversibly with the exception of ...
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How to flip video in oneshot video editor (ubuntu 15.04)

How do flip video in the one shot video editor I'm new to one shot video editor so I was wandering if anyone can help me here.
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Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
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avconv Creating Corrupt (0 KB) Video Files

EDIT: I have seen this question: avconv creates zero byte file while trying to downsample mp4 video Unfortunately, it's not the same problem. I'm trying to use avconv in conjunction with a website on ...
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High CPU with web streaming videos

Every time I start watching some video within a browser (both Firefox 40.0 and Chrome 44.0.2403.157 64-bit with no extensions) the CPU usage gets 100% (according to htop and system monitor) freezing ...
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Why does my computer run so loud when I use services like Netflix?

Okay, so I have been having this annoying issue since I installed Ubuntu on my computer. When I had Windows installed, it would not run the fans of my laptop unless it was sitting on a surface that ...
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720p/ 1080p types video not working properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i am a new user. I can not see 720p/1080p video properly. It should be broken when runnin these kind of video. Others kind of video are ok, only 720p/1080p video ...
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Cron Convert FFMPEG Problem [on hold]

FILE NAME - cron_convert.php chdir('/var/sentora/hostdata/zadmin/public_html/ctkdonline_com/cron/'); set_time_limit(0); include_once 'System.php'; include_once 'vendor/autoload.php'; $sys = ...
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recording audio or video from google hangouts

How can I record audio or video coming from a google hangouts session? Any recommended programs for linux and how to do it? PS: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit
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lossless jpg to video conversion

I am trying to create a time lapse video from a bunch of jpg files. When I use the files as they came out of my camera everything works fine. Now I averaged however over multiple images to improve ...
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Play dual movies, using two sound devices one for original version and the other one for dubbed

I have some movies, in avi and mp4 format, with two sound channels. It would be great, if I could play both channels on different sound cards to be listened with earphones (one for me and the other ...
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Gameplay screen recorder for Ubuntu?

Are there any gameplay screen recorders out there for Ubuntu? I can't seem to find any... Btw I intend to use it for Urban Terror recording.
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Ubuntu 14.04 lags after watching video on Internet

When I turn on my computer, everything works just fine, Ubuntu is perfect. But after watching some videos (both HTML5 videos on Youtube and Flash video) on Internet, it starts to lag. Could anyone ...
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Audio in videos is playing in slow motion on Google Chome browser.

I'm having a technical problem. The audio is playing in slow motion (SoundCloud, Youtube, DailyMotion, etc.) on my Google Chrome browser. But the sound is working fine when I use Internet Explorer. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 low video quality

I've got Ubuntu 15.04 running on VMware player. For whatever reason when I go into the full screen with vmware the video quality gets really low. I'm on a laptop acer aspire E1-572G Any way to fix ...
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EasyCAP and somagic-capture

I have looked at the existing postings on this and can't find a solution. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have and EasyCAP device and get the following from lsusb when I plug it in: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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Edit mp4 container contents with ffmpeg? NOT convert container

Hey most people ask how to get from one container to another one but I want it the other way around: I have a mp4-like container with a few audio streams that I want to get replaced by my own audio ...
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how do i get dvd menus in mplayer

I love mplayer but I can't figure out how to get the DVD menus working I herd you need to type something like this mplayer dvdnav:// but I don't know what comes after that.
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HDMI cable causes extreme video lag in Ubuntu?

I have a 42" Vizio TV hooked up to a Thinkpad E550 (running Ubuntu 14.04). When I hook up these two devices with a VGA chord, everything is perfectly fine; however, when I hook these two devices up ...
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Ubuntu losing video after boot?

Ubuntu newb here but I'm quite stuck. I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 and burned a DVD, then appeared to get a successful install on a freshly formatted 1tb WD HD. Gui interface and stock ...
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Upgrade xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2: xine-drivers not found

-1 down vote favorite 1 I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade from xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2. I have used the Ubuntu libs of x1ne1.2 and I recompiled my code. But I get the error message, ...
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Tearing problem with nvidia gtx 950m

I've recently bought a Msi ge70 2qd. It's a hybrid machine with an intel and a nvidia (gtx 950m) graphic card. I tried using Bumblebee many times but it gives error while launching in optirun mode so ...
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video Blurred Pillarbox

can you suggest me a simple tool to make a video Blurred Pillarbox just like this! http://i.ytimg.com/vi/yCOrqUA0ws4/maxresdefault.jpg
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In youtube, There are just 360p and 720p options .(no 240p,480p and 1080p)

A couple of days before, everything is working perfectly good. But After last Ubuntu update -also flash player has updated- (I just think that was occurred after update but maybe not) I can not watch ...
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Looking for video editor that can export specific segments of video

I am looking to export the opening themes of some anime I like to watch. Can you tell me a software that is easy to use and can do this? I currently have the episodes downloaded on my computer. I am ...
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How does YouTube prevent OS from sleeping? Can it work for other HTML5 players?

There were many questions here about preventing the OS to go into the sleep/suspend/screensaver mode when running an app (say, watching a video in the browser, but it doesn't have to be a ...
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None of subtitle editors show video

I'm on lubuntu 15.04. I've installed Subtitle compose, Gnome subtitles and Subtitle editor, however, none of them show my .avi file. I've tried executing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image - Take 2

I believe i have the same problem described in this question: Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image I have a Acer Aspire 5612WLMi with Lununtu 15.04 (Kernel 3.19.0-25-lowlatency), the relevant ...
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Remove Audio Streams of videos - recursively without converting audio or video with FFMPEG

Lets say for example you have a season of a TV show, the best encode you can find, but it has multiple audio streams, that you don't need. You don't want to re-encode and loose video/audio quality and ...
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Change framerate of mp4 video without reencoding using mp4box and piping

I'd basically like to do what this guy asked for. Using the lines of Mitch I get a perfect result. I'd now love to use the output of mp4box directly as input of mp4box again (to make one command out ...
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second monitor (4k seiki TV) shows “no signal” after going to sleep (Linux only)

I have a Dell Optiplex 9020 with an NVIDIA 750GTX video card. There is a Dell 24" monitor attached to a display port, and a Seiki 39" 4k TV attached as the second monitor. The system works with ...
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Poor video playback performance on Aspire One 752

I recently "upgraded" from windows 7 on the Acer Aspire One 752 my wife bought a few years back. Given the state of that particular windows installation the machine is performing a lot better now that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...
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“mplayer -vo caca fma.avi” lags, how can i skip frames so it doesn't lag

"mplayer -vo caca" looks funny and enjoyably fun to watch in breaks, especially as a screen saver! Unfortunately it lags, and (since video/asci is synced to sound,) sound is fragmented ( "s", pause, ...
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Bash script to convert multiple image sequences to video files

I'm trying to make a script to take multiple series of image sequences within subdirectories of the present working directory and send them through ffmpeg to create video files in the present working ...
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Allowing multiple programmes to access /dev/video0 simultaneously?

I've just recently noticed that video from my webcam does not always work in a programme, so long as something else is accessing it. Let's explain this with some usage examples: I'm running uTox (a ...
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Videos never load on facebook, Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, Firefox

I'm having a small problem with my computer. (Luckily I'm not a huge FB user or else I'd probably be loosing my crap lol.) My machine is an HP Pavilion dv4. I can't seem to get videos to play on ...
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mpg files not running in ubuntu12.04

When I try to run a mpg file, I get a dialog box saying install extra multimedia plugins. But when I install it, i get error message saying dependencies not resolved. I am unable to play any videos ...
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Trying to install an USB video capture card, but idk why the driver is not loading

So here is the thing. I'm trying to use this USB video capture card on my linux but I dont know why my linux doesn’t load a driver for it. The card I'm talking about is this one: ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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High quality software video telephony

I am trying to find a way to establish a high quality video phone connection between two kubuntu computers. One of the computers will be behind a firewall at a fixed IP but an ssh-port can be opened ...
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Ubuntu Videos doesn't play my .mp4 videos

I want to play my .mp4 videos using Ubuntu Videos (https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Videos). This application suggests additional plug-ins in order to work. The plug-in that required to install are: ...
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How to create a virtual video device in ubuntu

I have a local server which just publish video to a address http://localhost:8080 I can get the video on any browser in the local network. Is there a way to create a virtual video device which will ...
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Nautilus: Multiple Selected Audio/Video files length

I would like to know how I can know the total length of the selected audio/video files in Nautilus, if it's possible. I use ubuntu 14.04. Thanks.
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combine audio and photo using command line in Ubuntu

What is the best way that I can make a video from one photo and one audio file like Mp3 I’m using an Ubuntu headless server, so I need a command line version for this... I tried with avconv but I ...
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How to record screen in video to report bugs in Ubuntu interface?

I would like to find some standard way of recording my screen, since I would like to report some bugs in the user interface and its typing system with Dvorak keyboard layout. The cursor location is ...
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Frontend to view Android's videos in Ubuntu

I have videos taken by my Android phone Samsung galaxy S4. I see the device and the memory card in my system. I could search those files by find [/media/] -iregex *.mp4 but I would like to sync those ...
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Is there a frame by frame video editor?

I have a video with text that I am trying to translate into other language, I will not place the translation as subtitles, the idea is to use the same font and place the translated text in the same ...
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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...