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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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Video playback not working in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome [on hold]

I updated Ubuntu from 13.04 to 14.04. I installed Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome but no videos will run. I added all that I was offered. I searched and installed restricted-extras. All the ...
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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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Is there a fix or workaround for the Cinnamon 2.2 bug causing video to consistently play for two seconds, pause for half a second, then repeat? [closed]

At the moment, I am running Ubuntu 14.04; I have Maté and Cinnamon installed. My graphics card has an NVIDIA GeForce GT610, and (I believe) an on-board Intel graphics chipset. Maté works fine, I'm ...
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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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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 ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 High CPU usage and choppy video playing

I have an Asus Notebook (2007) with 1 gb ram and 900 Mhz Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Graphics. I use Lubuntu 14.10 with about 300 mb memory usage,but the problem is high CPU usage(100 %) ...
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Chinese Subtitles in VLC

A similar question was asked, here: Subtitle are not working in vlc But I have tried all the fixes, and none of them work for me. I am trying to use Chinese subtitles from OpenSubtitles. I get a ...
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Choppy Video on Intel 965GM running 14.10

I have the most annoying problem, I experience choppy video on Netflix and YouTube. I'm running Linux 14.10 utopic unicorn 32 bit with two gigabytes of RAM.The graphics card is an Intel 965 GM and ...
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Problem while playing video in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently. Now I am facing a problem while playing video. While Um watching a video, the sound is continuous but the video is not, its appearing taking about one minute ...
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Black dot artifacts appearing ever ~30 seconds

On my screen, every 20-100 seconds appears black dots for a split second. I don't know if they appear only in browser or not, but for example they appear in fullscreen Youtube videos as well. I ...
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Switching displays with f5 key

laptop install won't play on s-video display. Vga display comes on but f5 key will not change display?
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HDMI stops working with my new Acer aspire E3-112

I bourght a new Acer Aspire E3-112. I use external screens both at home and at work. After installing Ubuntu everyting worked. I used it at home and at work. The second day when I got home the ...
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Freezing while gaming

Basically, while gaming my video locks up but only video. Audio plays fine. People have suggested changing my video driver but that hasn't done anything. Video card is an Nvidia GeForce GT 525M.
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Fullscreen Video Tearing on Ubuntu 14.10 (Haswell Graphics)

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that I've had video tearing issues in Google Chrome on YouTube (and such other sites) with the video tearing when I put it on fullscreen. It might be an issue ...
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is there a list of keyboard shortcuts for the “Videos” app?

I'm using 14.04 ubuntu with the default video player called "Videos" version 3.10.1 (which seems to be "Totem" re-branded with an even less search engine-friendly name.) I know keyboard shortcuts ...
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Can Ubuntu offer smoother YouTube video playback than Windows 7? [closed]

I have an old Asus laptop (Z70Va / Z7000Va / M6Va / M6000Va) with the following specs: Pentium M 2 GHz 2GB RAM 7200 RPM 100 GB DMA 100 IDE drive Intel 915GM Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128MB ...
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High CPU utilization

I have noticed recently a high CPU utilization in Ubuntu. It seems to occur often when I use Eclipse which is a java-based IDE, but I have noticed it occurring even when Java is not running. I have ...
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Video playback with Kdenlive is very slow

For some reason video playback in Kdenlive is often very slow on my computer. If I open a new project and insert one video clip, it plays fine. However, almost anything more complicated than that ...
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avconv/ffmpeg - audio slowly drifts out of sync, original is in sync

Almost all of the instructions I've read about drifting audio sync is regarding live screen recording. I'm simply trying to truncate useless video from the end of a raw DV file in an effort to prepare ...
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Making video Using Still Images [duplicate]

I am using avconv to convert images into video, but i am facing some issue in it that is. I have thousands of images in a directory and named as video_clip_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_09_0_102.jpeg and images did ...
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12.04 The video makes the screen go black, and the keyboard lights are on as long as the Wifi adaptor

I have a semi new dell computer, and I put ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had to reinstall the OS on it, because I messed with the video card, and it pooped out on me. Whenever I play a video of any kind, ...
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AMD Caicos XTX/Radeon HD 8490 filling log

dmesg and syslog are overwhelmed with the following errors multiple times per second. For the most part, things operate well enough, but I sometimes have some performance issues so I'm trying to track ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10, I am having trouble playing videos with an .avi extension. The videos just flash continuously but the audio is OK. I have tried a couple of ...
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Backup ALL Photos & Videos properly from iPad? [closed]

I have an iPad, and I want to back up all of my photos & videos from my iPad to the computer, I've tried FTP copying from the iPad to my PC, it didn't work out so well as some of the videos ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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When I play a video full screen after about ten minutes the screen goes black, and the sound repeats a loop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I had to reinstall the OS on this computer. I didn't have this problem before. This happens in VLC, and youtube. If I'll play a video in full screen, the screen will go black ...
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How to play .mov files using Ubuntu “Videos”?

How can I play .mov files using the Ubuntu built-in "Videos?" Using Ubuntu 14.04 with built-in Videos 3.10.1 based on Totem. Ubuntu restricted extras is installed. When I try to play the .mov file ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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How to fix plymouth to it's default

So today the new Ubuntu release came out. I uninstalled my Nvidia drivers, made the upgrade and then installed the latest Nvidia blob from Xorg edgers. Before the upgrade, my boot and shutdown splash ...
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...