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convert and rotate video from MOV (iphone) to WMV (windows)

I have been assigned a task that seems to be really hard for me. I want to convert a video taken with iPhone4 (.mov) to a format that can be understood by Powerpoint (.wmv?) I tried avidemux, but I ...
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dvd movie not working

I have ubuntu 12.10 and I can't play dvd movies. I tried every kmplayer vlc gnomeVLC could not read the file (Input/output error). File reading failed: VLC could not read the file (Input/output ...
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How to check what type my video card is and its memory size?

I need to install some programs that require minimal size of video card memory, how do I get the size and possibly what vendor and type of my video card? Output of lspci | grep VGA | cut -d " " -f ...
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What visual style is this and how do I install it?

You can find my question in the title. The video, where I saw that visual style is the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=padG62OCSXg And the only thing I am interested in, is the visual ...
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Time and date inside a video capture

Which video capture programs exists with this option: time and date displayed inside the video? I checked these programs, but I didn't find nothing in this sense.
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Video edition program that can make several hours long clips from a picture and mp3 files on resolution 480p with only 1 fps

I need a video edition program for Ubuntu 13.04 that can make several hours long clips from a picture and mp3 files on resolution 480p with only 1 fps. I tried some programs but they cant bet set on ...
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How can I get VLC to automatically play DVDs when inserted? Running 13.04

I'm trying to help and elderly disabled person play DVDs as easy as possible - by inserting them! I'm running 13.04. I set Totem as the default app. But a couple DVDs didnt play off the bat -- VLC ...
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ffserver troubleshooting. streaming video from ubuntu server

I have a raring ring-tail server, which I want to stream video from an attached USB webcam. I have followed this guide to install ffmpeg, ffserver, and numerous codecs. ...
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Need a way to start web cam recording at specific time

I have a laptop with an integrated camera and I want to write a script that will record a 10 minute video when the clock reaches a certain time. What apps/commands can I use to achieve this?
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Any way to “play to” tv from ubuntu (not a media server)

Like the title says... i'm looking for a way to play music/videos from my media player TO a Tv on the same network. Basically like you can do with windoze media player and have been able to do for a ...
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Can I specify video format and pixels orientation when using clive for downloading Youtube videos?

Can I specify video format and pixels orientation when using clive for downloading Youtube videos? If yes, what is command?
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Skype video feeds not showing

Skype video feeds show up as a green box. The webcam is a Microsoft lifecam but that should'nt matter because the camera works in cheese webcam both and the person i am skyping can see me. I thought ...
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How resize of video in terminal?

I have video with size 560x288. I would like video with size 500x250 (change ratio and cut off rest). How to in terminal, please?
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Black Screen After Post on Install 12 or 13.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (I also tried with 12.10) on an iOne gx31 with an E8400 processor. I run the DVD and it gets to the screen with the keyboard and little man then the screen ...
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Where's the default video monitor config file

When I boot my laptop, with an external video monitor attached, the LCD video screen on the laptop comes up in what looks like 1024x768... which I assume is because it's cloning displays, and that the ...
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YouTube Videos Stopped Streaming

I have been dealing with this problem for a couple of days but couldn't find a solution. I've posted on a forum before but nobody answered. Any help? A couple of days ago a problem started to occur. ...
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Skype 4.2.0.11 Crashes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit During Video Call After Receiving IM

Having an issue with Skype crashing while in a video call when anyone sends me an IM. I can have a Skype video call without any problems for any duration just as long as I don't receive any IM's ...
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Cannot compile ffmpeg with fdk-aac

I need to compile ffmpeg with libfdk-aac on Ubuntu 13.04. I followed the following instructions to compile libfdk-aac wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/opencore-amr/fdk-aac-0.1.0.tar.gz tar xzvf ...
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Video playback, choppy and black screen

I just noticed that it is impossible to playback videos anymore on my ubuntu 13.04. Everything was fine before, and I haven't done any installations lately, except updates and gstreamer-tools. When I ...
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Issues about insalling Cinelerra video editor?

In order to install Cinerella I typed in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinelerra But after last command typed, my computer gives ...
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Arte - How to download rtmp or find the mp4 links

So I've found this, the XML page for the video I want to download Liveweb and on that page there is this ...
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Wine video resolution deteriorates after installing Ubuntu 13.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 from the previous version, I noted that the graphics of the cards on the Windows card games look more grainy, but what is worse is that small icons in the toolbar of ...
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How to make a screencast in 13.04? [duplicate]

The question explains what is my need. Can we make screencast without using additional software other than ffmpeg? While searching the net, I found a solution. The solution was: ffmpeg -f alsa -i ...
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13.04 Application minimizing choppy & freezing

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on my 13" Macbook (2008 model) and I have been running it on 13.04 since its release and have not had one problem with it yet. About 2 weeks ago I began messing around with ...
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How to Stream video from iPad to Ubuntu 13.04

Could you advise how to stream video from iPad to Ubuntu 13.04 ? I've tried the teamviewer, but it doesn't support from ipad -> ubuntu. Appreciate any ideas, Vladimir Zateychuk skype: vzateychuk
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Xubuntu 13.04, Intel video chip, bad color and video

I'm using an Intel mother board (D865G SA), about a 2006 vintage, and using the built in video port. The video chip is Intel 865G Extreme Graphics 2. Previous versions of Xubuntu looked normal, but ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...
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I/O error while reading a certain VCDs that plays well in windows in the same system

This is an annoying problem in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04 that I can't play a certain VCDs. This is not a missing codec or encrypted content issue - It raises an I/O error. Well, I suspected the VCD ...
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How to rotate h264 video?

I've tried the following: $ avconv -i in.mov -codec:video copy -codec:audio copy -filter transpose=clock out.mov avconv version 0.8.6-6:0.8.6-1ubuntu2, Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the Libav developers ...
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Stream to Apple TV?

I would like to be able to do AV streaming and (or) mirroring with my apple TV from Ubuntu. I'm running 13.04. Is this possible, or will I have to do the outrageously inconvenient task of using an $20 ...
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Video card not working properly? (Greenish screen)

I installed latest Ubuntu (13.04). If I check from system settings I get that Im using Galllium 0.4 drivers for RS690. I have an ATI card, ATI Radeon X1270... Every time I open some window or ubuntu ...
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Application windows randomly blinking (see video)

Applications redraw frantically (blink white) for a couple minutes and then it stops. I made a video showing the issue. It is very weird behaviour. What is even strange (or a clue?) is that: if I ...
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Video tearing on flash fullscreen

I had some trouble with video tearing (using Nvidia GeForce 560Ti, with 310.44 nvidia driver), but could solve it by setting refresh rate from 50 to 120 in compiz settings manager -> composite. ...
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How to make a video for Youtube on Linux?

In many Youtube videos there is a guy talking something to his laptop and recording a movie with his laptop built-in camera and a microphone. My questions are: 1) What program do you recommend to ...
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Minitube for Ubuntu 12.04 is outdated

The version of Minitube offered via the Ubuntu Software Center is very old. In fact, it doesn't even work anymore. I know Ubuntu 12.10+ offers a new version of the application, but I want to stick ...
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How to set duration for avconv?

I'm trying to cut a portion from an mp4 video with avconv, but it doesn't seem to care about the -t param. My command line is avconv -t 10 -i GOPR0001.MP4 cut.MP4 This will process the whole ...
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Glitch in video taken by gtk-recordmydesktop

Using gtk-recordmydesktop, I took this video that doesn't have any issue at its beginning (here I'm only focusing on a few seconds from the point both links start at). gtk-recordmydesktop yields .ogv ...
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Can't install 12.04 with S3 Savage

I can't install 12.04.2 from CD because the video is corrupt. I have an S3 pro Savage4 video card and a LCD display. After booting, the top half of the screen sort of appears but is really unreadable. ...
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Video glitch NVIDIA (card: unknown)

I have an ASUS desktop PC which is giving me an annoying video glitch If I check card model with lspci I get: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 0de5 (rev a1) Apparently my ...
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V4L2 change default setting?

I can successfully change the value of the setting I want with v4l2-ctl --set-ctrl=exposure_auto_priority=1 but I want to know how to make that the default setting, the default is 0, which leaves my ...
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Problem setting monitors to native resolution with Dell laptop (Ubuntu 13.04)

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell D631 laptop. I was using Windows 7 previously which coped perfectly with my set up. I dock it all the time in a docking station so that I can use two Dell ...
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FLV Metadata Editor GUI

Are there any programs for Ubuntu 13.04 that allow the user to edit the metadata of FLV videos? I would prefer a graphical user interface. Command-lines are fine if that is all that exists.
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Why the installation fails for this package? it says linux-headers not found but it is there

This package is failing to get installed, but the linux-headers are installed. root@sun-Alienware-X51:/var/tmp# uname -a Linux sun-Alienware-X51 3.5.0-28-generic #48~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 24 ...
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VLC does not play video. [duplicate]

I know this might sound silly, but how the heck do you get VLC to play a movie? I hear the sound but I have a black screen. Is there any other media player like Kmplayer or Gump? I’m at my wit’s end ...
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Graphic Drivers

I just started using ubuntu yesterday ,and I like it but I have several problems First I think I have to install graphics drivers,I installed steam and downloaded team fortress 2,but it's laggy.I ...
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How can I quickly convert a GIF file to a video?

I have a small animation formatted as a GIF image file which I would like to convert to a video. Is that possible?
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How to extract still images from VOB file

How can I extract still images (jpeg?) from a VOB video file?
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Choppy Video Playback in 13.04

I've had a tremendous amount of trouble with my Nvidia drivers and have finally settled on a version that seems to be working acceptably. Kind of. When I view a video of any kind, irrelevant of ...
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Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 HDMI broken

I recently upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and ever since the upgrade the audio from my HDMI has not been working. It doesn't show up in the sound options as it did in 12.10 and it doesn't show up when ...