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1answer
355 views

Flash videos choppy after computer has been ON for a day or so

I find that flash videos are extremely choppy (in firefox) or are really sped up as if on fast forward (on chrome) when my Ubuntu 11.10 has been ON for more than a day or so. Usually restarting the ...
3
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1answer
947 views

Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB card

My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the ...
0
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2answers
277 views

Video/Graphic render issue with high quality (HD)

I have Dell N5010 with 512 MB Graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470), 4GB RAM, i3 2.53GHz, 15'4'' LED Display, Ubuntu 11.10. When I open a HD video/movie with VLC, Rhytmbox, or Media Player (default) ...
2
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2answers
582 views

Tips for getting videos to run smoother on my poor old laptop?

I reinstalled xubuntu on my good ol' laptop from 2005, and everything works great! The only problem is that video is slow/choppy - on the order of 4-10 frames a second, depending on the video. I used ...
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2answers
5k views

How to install SiS 671/771 Video Drivers in ubuntu?

Does sis have any drivers available for their 671/771 "video card" ? how can i install it and set it to 1280x800 resolution?
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0answers
2k views

how do I get dual monitors to work properly in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

I have spent a lot of time trying to get dual monitors to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D630 (nVidia NVS 135m video card). For starters, the System Displays settings app always only ...
3
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1answer
509 views

Black screen after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new pc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? After installing Ubuntu on my fresh desktop, the Ubuntu loading screen shortly appears and then I ...
0
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1answer
41 views

How can I make sure/test that my notebook build-in video/camera on top of the display isn't recording?

I just want to remove the duck-tape from it to fix this insecurity. Shell commands are welcome, too. ;)
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0answers
2k views

Video not recognized? Ubuntu 11.10 Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a HP touchsmart 520. At startup or during installation I have a black screen (solved temp with nomodeset), I now search for a proper driver to enable the full native ...
1
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1answer
801 views

display works fine in liveCD but not in full installation [closed]

Installing 11.10 on an old server with bare-bones graphics adapter. I'm working with a Frankenstein monster of hacked-together donated parts to build a system in Nicaragua. LiveCD works great. ...
1
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2answers
427 views

Video output to monitor is cut after installing Ubuntu 11.10

I'm a total newbie with Ubuntu, installed Windows numerous times over the years, but this O/S is utterly new to me. I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit, I have checked the ISO with winMD5sum to ...
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2answers
328 views

Horizontal disturbance while playing videos in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm a total noob guys, so please bear with me. I will try to make it as succinct as possible. Whenever I try to play some of my videos(not happening with all), regardless of the video format, there is ...
0
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1answer
258 views

Horrible Audio Playback After Initial Updates

I reinstalled Ubuntu 11.10 from scratch. Tested videos in Banshee, VLC, everything was fine. Ubuntu then picked up about 356 updates. After doing so, videos are now choppy - Youtube, playing mp4 files ...
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1answer
532 views

What driver do I need for a Radeon Mobility HD 2600 series card?

First of all I have 0 previous experience with any of linux, so I suspect it might be mistake from my part. But it seems that ubuntu 11.10 are not compatible with my graphic card. I have acer laptop ...
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0answers
110 views

Ubuntu restart while starting video files [closed]

Ubuntu (X) restarts to login screen while starting video files in VLC or Banshee. Totem works well (I mean videos run, but still they are choppy)
1
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1answer
3k views

How to fix webcam on Macbook Pro 5,5

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Macbook Pro 5.5. When I initially installed, the webcam worked perfectly, and I could use Cheese to take photos or video without any problems. However, now when I open ...
1
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1answer
389 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 ...
3
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1answer
11k views

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 ...
2
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0answers
67 views

Video reproduction problem [closed]

I can't understand why when I reproduce a SD or HD video in Unity the image starts to split horizontally and stutters on panoramas, but I have a perfect image in gnome 3!!! Can anybody resolve this ...
4
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2answers
596 views

How to create videos for websites (personal blog, youtube..)

I am going to start making Ubuntu tutorial videos again but this time around I will like to know what is the best format for uploading videos to my personal blog or to youtube. In the past I was using ...
1
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2answers
1k views

What would be the best video driver to use on my Dell Vostro 1000 running Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I recently re installed Oneric on my Dell Vostro 1000. I got the wireless working (which wasn't a big deal) and now I am ...
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1answer
1k views

Streaming in justin.tv using Ubuntu 11.10

I used to streaming videos in justin.tv..using Windows 7 and I had no problems. But a month ago, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 (32 bits) in my notebook and now I can't streaming videos. The problem is ...
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2answers
768 views

Choppy video playback 11.10

I just installed 11.10 and I also installed the ATI prop. driver. Whenever I try to play a mkv file in mplayer, smplayer, or vlc, it is choppy. And in the case of VLC the audio is messed up also. Any ...
2
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2answers
5k views

Netflix on 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to stream Netflix? Has anybody found a workaround to watch Netflix on Ubuntu other than running Windows XP through VirtualBox? At this point my ...
2
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3answers
2k views

AVI playback terrible - Ubuntu 11.10 on a old Thinkpad T42

When playing standard definition AVI files in VLC (and other media players) on my old Thinkpad T42 in Ubuntu 11.10, the playback is terrible: it's kinda slow and choppy - borderline unwatchable. ...
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1answer
3k views

Flash player performance issues [duplicate]

I have serious performance issues with flash on ubuntu 11.10. the problem manifests itself when I try to play large flash files on hosting sites like gorillavids.com and the like. the playback starts ...
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2answers
1k views

How to apply webcam effects to other applications?

I have a webcam in my laptop. I am user root, so I can do anything. The webcam works fine, everything worked out of the box. I can access it from Cheese and apply effects. I can also access the ...
2
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1answer
876 views

Why does video playback stutter after a few minutes?

I built a new htpc about 2 months ago and installed Ubuntu 11.10 x86_64. The system records TV with MythTV. I use MythTv and Boxee for playback. After 15 minutes up to 6 hours of video playback, ...
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0answers
558 views

What software can I use to record video from an EasyCAP capture card? [closed]

I have a capture card (an Easycap) hooked up to my Xbox 360 with the component cords and plugged into my computer through USB. I can record this with "Cheese Webcam", but I don't really like the ...
1
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0answers
475 views

How to stop my system freezing when streaming videos? [closed]

When I stream a video from youtobe and others I can only see a couple of minutes until it crashes, and the system freezes. The audio keeps on playing for a few seconds then just keeps looping the same ...
0
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2answers
689 views

Nvidia GTX 460M laggy display

The best way to describe what is happening with words is to think of a video where if I grabbed my nautilus window and moved it from one side of the screen to the other. Now think of that video and I ...
6
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1answer
6k views

How to convert VIDEO_TS folder to video format

I have a movie directory with a sub directory VIDEO_TS in it. I want to convert this to a video file like avi, mp4, etc... How can I convert this? Right now I can see it with VLC of course but I want ...
1
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1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
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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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2answers
330 views

Playing video on www.foxsoccer.tv does not work

How can I play video through www.foxsoccer.tv? I don't have problems with playing video, i.e. watching live events on espn, but on the foxsoccer website it just shows the loading video icon and ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I import video from my JVC Everio HDD video camera to 11.10?

What is the best method for importing video from my JVC Everio HDD video camera into Ubuntu 11.10?
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0answers
115 views

How do I fix skype garbling audio both ways in connection with a Windows user? [closed]

Strange phenomena ⋯ I have a friend I connect with and talk to regularly occasionally using video. He runs Windows XP with a Logitech webcam and mike. I run Windows XP with a Logitech webcam and ...
3
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1answer
497 views

AMD 6870 Twin Frozr II video adapter issues

Hardware: AMD 6870 Twin Frozr II (1GB), ASUS 990 chipset Software: Ubuntu 11.10 Built a new PC from scratch, loaded it with Ubuntu 11.10. It's displaying, but with poor resolution, unable to change, ...
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2answers
7k views

see my desktop on two monitors Lubuntu

Ok I have an ascer aspire with a AMD Radeon HD 6320, when I try to connect a CRT monitor in to it I can see the same desktop in the 2 monitors. I want to see in the 2 monitors se same desktop as a ...
0
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1answer
580 views

Play youtube and play grooveshark [closed]

I need some help please. Since I have used Ubuntu I cannot run any video. I downloaded the latest Ubuntu Oneiric and even downloaded the recommended Adobe flash player and I am still stuck.
2
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2answers
3k views

Radeon HD 6870 compatibility with Ubuntu 11.10

Does anyone have experience with the XFX Radeon HD 6870 on Ubuntu 11.10? I've Googled and the best I could find was someone getting the card to 'work' on Linux. Nothing specific about Ubuntu and this ...
5
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2answers
7k views

Video playback not working in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

(Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome Classic with Compiz, Nvidia graphics card) This problem occurs with every and all video, whether it's a Youtube video in Firefox, an AVI file in movie player, or any other video. ...
6
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1answer
2k views

Cheese won't run in framebuffer

When I try to run Cheese from terminal I receive this error message: Clutter-CRITICAL **: Unable to initialize Clutter: Unable to find suitable fbconfig for the GLX context: Unable to find ...
0
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1answer
200 views

Videos in Totem kills X server

Using oneiric, up-to-date. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 10) With the SiS driver available in the repositories my videos ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Sound and Video Skips on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit

I preformed a dist-upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 and now I can not listen to any music or sounds (log on sound included), nor watch video without it stopping and then catching up and stopping again ...
3
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1answer
5k views

How to remove tearing in videos with Nvidia driver?

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 as my HTPC OS on ION board. Tearing was always a big problem but this guide (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/01/how-to-fix-video-tearing-in-videos-nvidia-ubuntu/) used to solve ...
1
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1answer
453 views

Online video playback in all browsers halting and unwatchable

At first I thought this might be a Firefox issue, but I get the same problem in Chrome, so it seems to be more system wide. When I try to play any online video, particularly YouTube, the audio plays ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

What video driver should I install for Nvidia Corporation G96 [GeForce 9400 GT]?

I have a Nvidia video card to enable all the compiz effects. My Ubuntu 11.10 gets slow at times or will froze. Suggestions. Which one: nvidia-173 nvidia-96 nvidia-common nvidia-current ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Bad video driver installed- how to get rid of it?

I had good running system of v10.04 Ubuntu on my old Acer TravelMate 630 laptop (about 8 years old) for months. Then I upgraded to v11.10 via Update manager and it went like charm. After that, I ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I get my Geforce 6200 working properly?

Clean install on and older machine, the NVIDIA 173 drivers are supposedly installed but X launches with 640x480 resolution, with no option to adjust it. It is next to impossible to use the system ...