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Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox & Flash Plugin

I have a problem with Firefox and the Flash-player. My other problems I solved with success with uncle Google and a little bit of Ubuntu magazines. But now I am trying to solve this problem nearly 2 ...
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Chrome input lag

I am running 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. I have chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) I'm experiencing some weird behaviour in Chrome since upgrading to the latest Intel Graphics drivers. Here is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognise second monitor on HDMI

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and beginning to get the hang of things, so please consider this in your reply. I've scoured the internet, but was unable to fix this specific problem. Problem: My Dell XPS17 ...
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Is there a system setting to reduce nvidia-331 overheats when playing video (14.04)

I recently upgraded to 14.04 with the nvidia-331 driver (Dell Latitude E6430). The performance is lightning fast with the exception of playing video like YouTube or Skype. According to ...
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Cheap PC build, USBTV007 device, no sound

I have some old VHS tapes I would like to scan to disk files. In looking around on eBay I found this cheap "EasyCap" usb stick that I can run cables from my VCR to that device and supposedly capture ...
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Is there a good video for learning how to dual boot ubuntu and OS X

I am having trouble dual booting ubuntu and OS X with the written instructions. I was wondering if there was a good installation video that would guide me through the steps?
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Ubuntu freezes when playing a video

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. After a kernel update a couple months back, whenever I play an online video, e.g a news story, the video freezes after 15-60 seconds. The audio ...
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Miro Video Problem

I had a situation about subtitles on VLC. I wasn't able to solve it, then I decided to find another video player on Linux. I googled "Best Media players for Linux". I actually found several options, ...
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problem in videos [duplicate]

When ever I tried to use banshee software, the following message appear: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-libav: Depends: libavcodec-extra-54 (>= 6:9.13) but ...
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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Playing videos from terminal

I am trying to play videos from terminal using this command vlc my_video.avi The error that I am giving when i try to run this command-- VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision ...
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Error Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS of display

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Windows. My PC Specs: Proc : Intel Core i3 @3.3GHz Memory : 4GB VGA : AMD Radeon HD 5500 Series. But I got a problem, my Ubuntu is in error and the display is ...
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VLC, Totem etc very slow frame rate/choppy but Firefox VLC plugin works fine

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V7 (i7 Haswell CPU). Playing any kind of movie file mkv, mp4 etc on VLC or Totem is horribly choppy with very slow frame rate like the computer can't handle ...
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Snappy video player settings?

Snappy is a small but robust gstreamer video player. More: http://luisbg.blogalia.com/historias/74484 https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Snappy ...
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Youtube videos or any online vids will speed up automaticly and will not have any sound. Help pls

i have tried thousands of times to play youtube videos but they wont work i have aready checked all setting but they are set properly this just recently started happening. It started on firefox then ...
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LREC File Format In Linux

Is there an application to open the LREC file format(Inter-Tel Web Conference Recording.) on Linux
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How to know the length of a video?

I've this videos inside a folder, and I would like to know how to know each one's length without the need of open them. If I select a video, in the bottom right corner I get the file size. Where's ...
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rmvb video files sound procedes video on ubuntu built in video player [closed]

rmvb video files sound procedes video on ubuntu built in video player How to fix this without downloading another video player ?
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Error trying to convert .avi to .iso in DeVeDe - Conversion failed. It seems a bug of Mencoder

After a lot of Googling, I still cannot convert an avi to an iso. I tried to install ffmpeg from ppa https://launchpad.net/~jon-severinsson/+archive/ffmpeg and I changed in preferences "Encoder for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual monitor is recognized, but shows no image

I recently hooked up my Ubuntu (14.04) machine with a second monitor. My primary monitor is connected to the VGA-port and the second monitor is connected to the DVI port (with a VGA-to-DVI adapter). ...
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asus aspire 5600 with ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr and ibm 945 graphic chip set

I have installed 14.04 trusty tahr onto my asus laptop and am happy with the outcome, however I cannot use google earth or watch a dvd on the dvd player... any help would be appreciated thanks gerard
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How to have a video player resume from where I last left off?

I'd like to be able to launch a video player (VLC, SMPlayer) via Terminal, using some command like resume_media and then it will automatically find the most recently played media file (.mkv, mp4 etc.) ...
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Firefox 34 - Black screen playing Adobe flash videos

After upgrading to Firefox 34, Flash videos stopped working. A black screen was presented, with no hint to the problem. Following these instructions and these other instructions, would prove futile. ...
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How can i use Blackmagic intensity pro as TV tunercard

I have bought a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card for one of my customers. The card is working fine with HDMI but now his requirement is how can he watch some channels from a set-top BOX with Full HD ...
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GStreamer gets SIGSEGV regardless of video format

I have been struggling with gstreamer for a few days, and I just can't get it to work properly. I am trying to set up a camera loopback on /dev/video0 so that I can stream videos to any piece of ...
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How do I export a video from Openshot?

I made a video with Openshot on Ubuntu 14.10. I want to export this video, along with the audio, for use on my computer and for uploading to YouTube. What format and codecs should I use? Every time I ...
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Slow motion video software program

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 ubuntu 64bit and I'm looking for a slow motion software package like slowmoVideo http://www.webupd8.org/2014/02/create-classy-slow-motion-videos-in.html I tried installing ...
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Youtube freeze - Chromium/38.0.2125.111 - Ubuntu 14.04.1

This is very similar (but not exactly the same) as 529753 because not only does the Youtube fullscreen freeze Chromium, it also completely freezes after few minutes not in fullscreen mode. Symptoms: ...
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Can't capture video on Cheese

ilirian@luta-linux:~$ sudo cheese [sudo] password for ilirian: no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory (cheese:20899): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_mini_object_unref: ...
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Ubuntu problem after changing some video settings

I did some settings (I don't remember for sure what settings) following a tutorial and trying to make ubuntu to see my monitor and to let me change the resolution. After a restart I see just a black ...
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Disney DVDs and Gstreamer/Xine

i would like to make a question to a "solution" i found installing software like there's no tomorrow. First the problem: Some (or all i haven't tried more than a couple) Disney DVDs just don't play ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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Bluray video editing and recording

Is there any software that can enable me to edit and record Bluray video discs? I have a camcorder that records AVCHD video, and I wanted to create Bluray video disks of the recorded footage. How can ...
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videos that are captured by commands in terminal, run very fast when played

i use this command to record my screen avconv -f pulse -i default -f x11grab -r 15 -s $(xdpyinfo | grep dimensions | awk -F ' ' ' { print $2 } ' ) -i :0.0+0,0 -acodec libmp3lame -vcodec libx264 ...
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Audio and Video lag/not working after suspend

After resuming from suspend, my machine boots fine, but essentially all video and audio malfunctions. Audio does not work at all. Video stutters at a constant pattern. That is both in Chrome/Firefox ...
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acid rip on ubuntu 12.04 (ripping from dvd not on cd-rom)

I basically copy pasted the entire dvd into my external hard drive. Therefore, the folder is huge. Ex. Friends Season 8 is the folder. The Sub Folders are AUDIO and VIDEO TS. Can I rip to make the ...
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Ubuntu Live CD boots to black screen, R9 290x [duplicate]

I'm having problem to install the Ubuntu, I have a video card R9 290x MSI. When I boot from USB, it shows all the choices, "Try Ubuntu, Install Ubuntu, Check disk", but when I choose one of this, the ...
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Movie Player Error

I just uploaded a few videos from my camera to my computer and when I try to watch them in "Movie Player" it comes up with the error: Could not determine type of stream. What does that mean? Keep in ...
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Having problem watching videos with php extension

I tried to view a video on a link "http://www.indiahdtv.com/video.php?id=216654" But it never loads. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Have installed flash.
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Black screen after update to 14.10

I recently update to 14.10 from 14.04 and after boot I get a black screen. I'm using APU video card from a AMD-A10 processor. I tried to reinstall the catalyst drivers by following method 2.1 of this ...
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ffmpeg concatinate multiple videos in Ubuntu

I am trying to concatinate three videos using ffmpeg I tried this ffmpeg -f concat -i filelist.txt -c copy output.mp4 As described here and it gave me the following error: Non-monotonous DTS in ...
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I need help with Ati Radeon Graphic card driver(14.9) [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu,so i don't know so much about it or commands for terminal. I need help with installing the driver(14.9) for video card (Radeon HD 6790) ,i have search for some guide on internet ...
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Screen tearing in video playback - Ubuntu 14.10 - Unity - Intel Ivy Bridge

I am experiencing severe screen tearing while playing full screen video. Ivy Bridge graphics - Ubuntu 14.10 x64 (Unity). Existing answers such as Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics do not ...
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Youtube causing black screen in chrome?

The issue started when I updated google chrome to the latest version; I'm not positive, but I think I went from version 31 to 38. When I go to youtube and click to play a video, the screen goes black ...
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Flash Videos are not working in FireFox

FaceBook videos through FireFox do not play properly. If I am using Chromium the sound runs but the frame rate is only one per second! QupZilla fails with a JavaScript problem. Trying to run QuickTime ...
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use a generic or alternative video driver in ubuntu 14.04

I did an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, many things don't work, one of them is the video driver, my video card is an ATI X1200, I spent several hours trying to find a solution for it ... without any ...
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Create only blackscreen with subtitles from avi / flv file

I've got an interview in avi or flv format and I created subtitles (srt-file) for that. Which tool(s) can I use, to create a video file of minimal size, which only shows a picture/blackscreen and my ...
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Google play movies on ubuntu 14.10

Has anyone got google play movies working in firefox choromium or chrome. There are some old guides around which mention installing hal this does not seem to be an option any more so what are the ...
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Can Ubuntu fully utilize 64 processors and 64Gb RAM in an HPC (cluster): SGI Altix 3000?

I have a chance to buy an older (2003) SGI Altix 3000 with 64 processors and 64GB RAM. Can ubuntu utilize all of those processors using programs such as blender, openshot (or other HD video apps) -, ...
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Downloadhelper 'fails' video download

I've happily been using Downloadhelper in previous Ubuntu versions until 12.04 and 14.04. In both of these, try as I might, only 1 out of 5 video downloads fails, be it normal download or quick ...