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VLC downmix surround to stereo?

When i'm playing a 5.1 movie, i only hear left and right channel. When there's sound from a rear channel, i hear absolutely nothing. How do i set VLC to convert 5.1 to stereo, so that no sounds are ...
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Video playing on media centre device pauses upon boot of Ubuntu

I have a media centre in my house (sony nsz-gs7) which I use to stream video from my wirelass NAS network hardrive (Seagate central) and whenever I am watching a film or episode of something and I ...
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Which software can I use for simple VJ'ing?

I would like to make an audio-visual background for reading a story aloud. I have a bunch of mp4 videos and still images which I need to arrange in a script (playlist) and manually step through ...
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No sound when playing music or video

I have an NEC VersaPro VY16E/LV-X, with an Intel hda card, alc262 chip. Why don't I have sound when I play music or video?
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322 views

Screen tearing on videos (not flash videos)

I mean video files on my hard drive. I get noticeable screen tearing on VLC, Totem, gnome mplayer and Mplayer. I have tried fglrx drivers and now the experimental AMD drivers. I have a Radeon HD6950 ...
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278 views

Dumping a list of corrupt video files & quality

Having trouble finding a solution to this. I have a folder with a few thousand movies in it, and maybe 20-30 are corrupt. I'm trying to find a way to list these corrupt files (NOT delete them). They ...
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1k views

fast forward/reverse or jump to specific time in video minidlna streamed content to TV

I am successfully using minidlna to stream content between my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and a Samsung SMART TV with AllShare system. The only problem I see is that there is no way to jump to a specific ...
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How to read ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way?

Is there anyway of any media player that I can view Arabic ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way without converting them to UTF-8 encoding ? I tried VLC, Gnome mplayer and the default Movie player ...
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How can I record an OpenGL game in Ubuntu?

I would like to create a short clip of me playing Minecraft, an OpenGL game. The usual screencast recorders do not properly record OpenGL. What kind of software is available for this purpose? My ...
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1answer
662 views

Movies lag in full screen, although flash works fine

I have an Alienware m11x R2 computer running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) with Nvidia drivers and Bumblebee for Optimus technology. The problem that I have is that if I play a video in full screen it lags, ...
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434 views

Is there a way to make almost all video files work on Ubuntu using a media player, or a codec installation pack?

I used to use Media Player Classic in Windows and it played everything! I've installed VLC on my Ubuntu 12.04 system and while it plays 99% of the files I try to play on it, there are these video ...
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How to identify what capture card is installed

Yo! how to find out what capture card Im currently using? I'm using Ubuntu as an operating system. thanks. :)
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101 views

Audio and video performance issues in 12.04

I've just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. 11.10 works fine, but in 12.04 it seems that everything is failing. When I play a video or music, sound (and video) is (faltering?), and YouTube does not work ...
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Video Conversion Tool for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: best video converter Is there is there any video conversion tool in ubuntu? which supports all format of video file.
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506 views

Can I play movies without X launched?

I know that I dont need a GUI for browsing Internet (using Links) but what about doing other things like playing movies, music and pictures slide shows. Is it possible to do that in a text mode ...
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3answers
1k views

Play 2 videos in sync on a loop in Ubuntu

I have 2 videos I want to run synchronously besides each other. I'm currently going to create 1 video file and span that over 2 monitors, but that requires some "video hacking" of getting everything ...
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Video freezes every few seconds

I have problems playing videos on my Ubuntu 10.10 machine. The video FREEZES every 20-25 seconds, while I could still hear the audio. I use Totem Movie Player (GStreamer) & have nVidia on-board ...
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3k views

How to play wmv3 videos

Is there any way to play wmv3 videos on Ubuntu? Tried using VLC player but it says it cannot play the video and there is no way to fix this.
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3k views

How to edit together split-screen videos?

with what software i can split the screen of a video? putting like 3 videos at the same time in one video....here is an example of what i want to do http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JynWHMAQrHQ
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968 views

Application for slicing video [duplicate]

I'm using PiTiVi to edit a long lecture, and I'd like to split it into manageable chunks, then rearrange the pieces. However, I don't see a good way to do that in PiTiVi; apparently, I would have to ...
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1answer
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How can I get ffserver to work?

I have a mp4 file which I wish to compress, resize and stream via RTSP. My ffserver.conf file looks like this: Port 9091 RTSPPort 5454 BindAddress 0.0.0.0 MaxHTTPConnections 2000 MaxClients 1000 ...
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Video editing software options? [closed]

What video editing software would you recommend on Ubuntu (or Linux in general) and why? It can be for either beginners or experienced users. Please only place one piece of software per response and ...
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1answer
221 views

MagiX export project to AVI

The whole day I struggled hard for a presentation of a video that I need it for tomorrow. When I am trying to export that project to AVI format, its throwing me an error message stating: During ...
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How do I use ffmpeg's “-vf” / “-vfilters” option without recompiling ffmpeg myself?

I have ffmpeg install from apt (version 4:0.5.1-1ubuntu1). I have a video that is up-side-down, so I want to flip it vertically. The ffmpeg documentation says to use the -vf option (which I see was ...
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365 views

Screen/Power management during media use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Is there a way to configure Ubuntu so it does not activate the screen-saver, sleep-mode, ...
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Ubuntu and Interactive Media Installations

I'd like to create an interactive media experience powered by Ubuntu, incorporating projected video, music, and assorted strange input devices. Has anyone used Ubuntu to orchestrate something like ...