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How can I install on a Dell M1730 laptop?

I currently have a Dell M1730 laptop that with the aquisition of my new system is now surplus, so thought it'd be good to throw Ubuntu on it (anything is better then the Vista currently on it). ...
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392 views

When using dual monitors, left monitor uses 1024x768 and right monitor uses 1920x720. Why its slow?

I have one PC where I have my main screen using 1024x768 resolution and my another screen using 1980x720 resolution. But why its so slow, is there any way to make it faster like normal? I had the ...
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How to install dot provided by graphviz?

How can install the package? I have to do a test dot -Tpng -o <path> <path> But while installing it fails. $ uname -a Linux GoogleKnockOuter 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 ...
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Why does video tear on a Radeon Mobility 7500?

I have an IBM Thinkpad T42, with a Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chipset. On all versions of Ubuntu that I have tried (Natty, Xubuntu 11.10), playing any video(e.g a DVD in vlc) causes tearing, ...
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How to fix VOBU Read Errors in k9copy?

I am trying to backup a few DVDs of mine. For this purpose, I looked at k9copy. When I start the process my terminal drowns in VOBU Read errors. -- And those are serious, as they are followed by four ...
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How to remove module from kernel using -r or rmmod?

I have a card installed, which causing not to get ip address automatically using DHCP. So i need to remove that card completely for the moment. I tried as below but its not working how can i remove ...
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1answer
182 views

How to verify in my Ubuntu am i using opensource video codec's or not?

I am using H.264 video codec in my Ubuntu for video editing. But how do i verify it is the openSource H.264? apt-get install x264 i applied, does it installs the Free H.264 or commercial one?. hints: ...
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Philips saa7134 tv tuner card not working [closed]

When i run tvtime,it gives me the following output in terminal: Running tvtime 1.0.2. Reading configuration from /etc/tvtime/tvtime.xml Reading configuration from /home/md/.tvtime/tvtime.xml ...
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1answer
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Nvidia NVS 4200M Problems on Lenovo T420S

I have a problem in getting the NVIDIA card to load. I get the classic "no screens" found. I've even forced it to used "ConnectedMonitor" DFP-0 for my laptop screen. I suspect that something is ...
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2answers
273 views

Graphical glitches with Ubuntu 11.04 x64 and Catalyst [closed]

I've had this setup since early July. The card is an AMD Radeon HD 6450 and I'm using the version of Catalyst which was provided in Jockey. When Compiz is enabled, I get problems with laggy window ...
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1answer
6k views

Unsupported Video Chipset - How do I force Low-Graphics mode?

I'm a Ubuntu noobie - but I got my laptop dual-booted with XP and Ubuntu 11.04, with all updates installed. I have a Dell Inspiron 5160 with an XGI Volari XP5 video card. It supports 640x480 - ...
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1answer
963 views

How to stop crashing my system while using PCI-X1 capture cards?

11.04 64-bit Ubuntu. I reinstall third times and just after installation i have this screen: Now trying with BIOS to disable the PCI-X1 card somehow if i can login at-least else i have to use a ...
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147 views

How to convert Windows/Mac operating systems created, MPG file to Linux compatible file?

I have one file Film.MPG. Which is 720P and 50 frames per second. When i play the file using gst-launch playbin uri=file:///tmp/final.mpg it does not work. But it works with Mplayer/VLC. I noticed ...
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2answers
282 views

How to acheive media streaming from my local machine to the internet?

How to make Ubuntu 11.04 "desktop version" a Streaming audio/video box; Catering atleast 1k users at the same time. Are there any software to achieve it. I did using VLC player for streaming with ...
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1answer
1k views

VLC HD bad playback

I'm getting unsmooth and unsynced vertical playback placback with VLC. My hardware is certainly capable of running 1080p. It's watchable but not as good as on windows with media player classic and the ...
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2answers
304 views

Slow video after sleep on an Lenovo Edge 13

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my Lenovo Edge 13 with i3-380UM processor (with integrated graphics). After sleep/hibenate video is really choppy. After reboot all playack is fine. Any ideas? Thank in advance. ...
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563 views

Flash video gets stuck often

I use Ubuntu 11.04, the flash videos gets stuck frequently. However the audio still plays, if we scroll the window a bit then the video plays properly. Otherwise it gets stuck, this behavior is same ...
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OpenSource Driver with ATI HD 6770

Im currently using fglrx from AMD and wanna try other driver to see if I can get better performance with compiz (I'm getting flickering). Everything I've tried dont works(Radeon, RadeonHD), I think ...
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1answer
388 views

AMD Catalyst 11.7 with external monitor

Just installed Catalyst 11.7 At times overheating when in games and external monitor works only in mirror mode. When I try to change monitor settings, it completely hangs the system. After reboot ...
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1answer
587 views

What to do with extra video drivers?

I have 11.04 installed, and was poking around and saw that I had more than my Intel Video Drivers installed. Do I need them? What is the best way to "trim the fat"?
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593 views

Preview video in Elementary nautilus?

Im using Ubuntu 11.04. In Elementary nautilus, I can preview a music thumbnail by hover the mouse cursor on it. But I cant do it with the video files. I've set "Only for the files smaller than : ...
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2answers
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Compiling AVLD on 11.04

I'm trying to install AVLD 1.4 on Natty. I've unpacked the files, but when I compile them with make, it fails: make -C /lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic-pae/build M=/home/jmendeth/Downloads/avld_0.1.4 ...
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11.04 shuts down after around 15 minutes of online video or less, every single time

i installed 11.04 (my first experience with ubuntu, please go easy on me..) only a few days ago after Vista crashed on my computer. i installed flash and all the correct plug-ins as far as i can tell ...
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1answer
124 views

I removed my video card, and my login screen vanished, too

I removed my Nvidia graphics card, plugged my monitor into my motherboard's DVI port. I then turned the computer on, saw the BIOS settings, saw the distinctive plain-purple screen, then... a black ...
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3answers
1k views

How can I play .bin file with VLC?

For two days I have tried to get vlc play this .bin file. I played it fine in windows xp using vlc. So I decided to install same vlc thats on my xp partition and it plays through Wine the file no ...
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4answers
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Getting a Conexant CX23885 TV Capture Card working

I'm new to Linux, and am trying to get my Capture Card working on 11.04. The only command that I know to run to find out any information is lspci, which tells me that I have 02:00.0 Multimedia ...
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4answers
2k views

How can I make the background dark while watching video?

While watching videos on my desktop(not in browser) I want to make the background dark. For eg: In the above pic I want everything to be black except the video. I don't want to make it full screen ...
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1answer
1k views

gource export video error “could not find codec parameters”

I want to output a video of gource, I follow this guide Creating videos with gource but I get error on video codec. I also use this guide enable libx264 support on This is my error : gource -o ...
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3answers
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Dual Screen Monitor not working after 11.04 upgrade

Launchpad bug #794975 I have a nVidia GeForce 8600 GT video card. I'm not using closed source drivers (so I'm using what ever the default ubuntu/linux drivers are). I have 2 monitors plugged in the ...
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1answer
225 views

Can Totem play from last position only for videos?

I have Totem player configured in its options to resume playback from the last position. But it does this for both video and audio files. But, I want it only for the video files so I can resume from ...
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3answers
24k views

How to find out what codec is being used in a video

How can i see what codec was used in a video (Audio/Video) and extra information about what to use to reproduce the same compression/quality to the video.
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1answer
939 views

List of compatible or non-compatible video cards for Unity 3d

I need to upgrade my video card to make my system compatible with Unity 3d, is there a list of compatible or non-compatible video cards for "natty" and/or "unity3d?" Is there a brand or make I should ...
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1answer
2k views

System logs out on video playing in Full Screen

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, a strange behaviour i am getting on video playing full screen in Totem, vlc, smplayer, xine player. The system logs out every time i play a video, almost all video ...
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1answer
457 views

How do I transfer videos from a Kodak Playsport video camera to my computer?

I tried downloading a clip from my Playsport video camera to my computer and could not get it to work. It was about a 15 second clip or so and it would click through about four frames. more like a ...
2
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1answer
831 views

PS3 Eyetoy video camera not working in Skype [closed]

As it says, tested the Eyetoy with windows (on laptop) works fine tested with Cheese, works fine tested with Empathy, talkiong to MSN Messenger, also fine!! Skype? GRRR Black screen... Has ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't Banshee recognize my video mp4 files?

Avi files placed in the Video folder show up almost immediately, but for some reason, mp4's do not. Movie Player will play the mp4's, so I don't think it is a gstreamer situation.
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1answer
480 views

Which options on Adobe Flash Player do I choose so that I could watch videos on YouTube?

Somehow YouTube wrote that I must have a Flash Player to watch videos, and apparently I don't? The website that was suggested on YouTube was: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ And I didn't know ...
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2answers
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ATI: Multiple Video Card / Monitor Setup — Need help getting it working

So I currently have a dual-ati video card setup on my laptop. A low-power one and a high power one. In windows 7 the drivers switch video cards when on external vs internal power. Also one of the ...
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1answer
611 views

Second monitor doesn't work on an Intel GM965

I have Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) and when I plug a vga or HDMI cable I can't see the second monitor and the I only see a mess main ...
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1answer
1k views

Where & how to edit very large video files?

Question: Does anyone know of a good workflow for editing large video files via Avidemux, Blender, Openshot, Kdenlive and/or similar programs? Backstory: I shot a 2hr debate on my Canon 550d which ...
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3answers
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How to properly play .mkv files?

I am having a problem while playing .mkv files. Every time I play a .mkv file, the audio can be heard but video cannot be seen. The only way to see the video if I actually right click on it or put a ...
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1answer
943 views

Why is S-Video Out Not Working on an Acer 5720Z

I have an Acer 5720Z which has an S-Video out port. I have been using this port primarily to view videos on my television. This worked perfectly under 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 but under 11.04 it does not ...
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1answer
1k views

How do i add and Force the Screen Resolution on an HDMI output? [closed]

I been trying to add a new resolution for my TV using xrandr, but this new resolution doesn't show in Monitors, also when i try to force it my screen just goes black. Windows correctly detects all ...
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0answers
588 views

How to install 3d support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm trying Natty and after an upgrade I received this message: "Sorry, you don't have 3d ...