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video track length of Canon Legria HF M306 produced videos

I am having problems working with video clips produced by Canon Legria HF M306. Some tools seem to detect them as 25 fps progressive and other as 50 fps interlaced, it seems. The result is that, e.g., ...
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What can you currently do with Ubuntu on Nexus 7?

I am about to buy a Nexus 7 16GB and am wondering if I'll be able to watch videos on it. I know it's a experimental release, but if it can play my movies I'll already be satisfied :) First thing I'll ...
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Webcam and Cheese: Unbelievably slow

I have a machine with 4 GIG of RAM on a 64 bit computer. Yet, Cheese is found to be unbelievably slow in recording videos. What would be an apt alternate for video recording on Ubuntu systems? To my ...
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How do I add and/or keep subtitles when converting video?

I have a mkv video I want to convert to mp4, but every which way I try and convert it (Handbrake, WinFF, ffmpeg, mencoder,...I lose the video's subtitles. How can I convert the video,keeping the ...
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Why would video stutter on HDMI but not on DVI? [closed]

I've got a system running Ubuntu 12.04 with an i3 2120T CPU/GPU. When I play video through mplayer, I notice when I'm hooked up to a screen via HDMI there is a small stutter (1-2 frames) every few ...
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How to join an avi video file split in Files as : filename.avi.001, filename.avi.002, filename.avi.003, etc? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How I can extract files, name.iso.001 name.iso002 and so on Files spitted like that should be joined but they are not just fragments of video, but behave like archives. ...
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Is there a recommendation for graphics card for Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

I want to build my own computer to run Ubuntu 12.10. What are your recommendations for graphics card brands that work best with 12.10?
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Flash Video Intermittent Browser Freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have had this issue for a while, and have searched for solutions. It may be associated with my graphics card (since I also have other ...
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Is there a video player working in Nexus 7

Is there a video player that will playback mp4s on the ARM processor? VLC gives me a black screen when it tries to play the video back
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How do I install these libraries/codecs for Matlab?

I just installed matlab on my computer, seemingly successfully, but I've been trying to run a program, and I'm getting the following error: >> reproduceResults Warning: Directory already ...
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How to watch a video on every workspace?

I was wondering if there was an application or something that would allow me to view a workspace in the corner of another workspace? For example if I had a video playing on one workspace, I'd be able ...
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No video signal after install

Today I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 to my machine, but all the time I encountered the same problem, I successfully boot from Ubuntu 12.04 DVD, and a purple background comes up with accessibility and ...
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How to fix inverted video on skype?

I just installed 12.10 on my Lenovo y510 laptop. The webcam worked fine while setting up Ubuntu, it also works fine with Google Chat and Cheese. But with Skype 4, the video is inverted 180 degrees. I ...
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“No such file or directory” error when downloading with 'youtube-dl'

Every time I try to download YouTube videos using youtube-dl it gives me this: ERROR: unable to open for writing: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:<br> 'Filename.mp4.part' How can I fix ...
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How to watch Apple keynote videos from the website

I just noticed that I am unable to watch Apple's keynote videos on Ubuntu 12.10. Neither Firefox nor Google Chrome works. I am however, able to view all the advertisement videos for all products on ...
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Can't get movie player to play on my TV via HDMI connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop. laptop resolution is 1366x768. I connected to my Phillips 42" TV using HDMI. By changing channels I can get to HDMI4 and there my desktop wallpaper ...
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Use Noveau NVIDIA driver instead of proprietary driver

I would like to try the Noveau driver instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. No problem with the proprietary one, but I would like to see a proper Linux Kubuntu splash screen, which requires kernel ...
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Problem while installing amd driver on ubuntu 12.10 on my dell inspiron 5520

I have a dell inspiron 5520 which has switchable graphics mode with amd radeon hd 7600m. I have recently installed ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows. But i can't install the driver for grahics card. ...
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How do I install the latest ATI Catalyst Video Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal?

There are other threads related to this question for Ubuntu 12.04, however THEY DO NOT APPLY TO 12.10. This is not a duplicate of another thread if the referenced thread doesn't answer the question ...
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12.10 no audio via hdmi and video speeds up

I have a laptop with an ati radeon 4200, on 12.04 everything worked fine, since upgrading to 12.10 I cannot get sound over the hdmi. When I switch to hdmi audio the video speeds up to about 2x. I ...
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CPU spikes to 100% when trying to watch video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: High CPU usage while playing Flash I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now CPU spikes to 100% when trying to watch a video. I don't want to hear that this is a problem ...
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Is watching a video on HDD using VLC, or a youtube video in a browser considered as 'computer idle'?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (natty). I have read 'Screen goes blank when VLC is playing video'. My question is similar, but also I have this problem when viewing a video on youtube. I am not quite clear ...
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Using a DisplayLink USB video adapter on Ubuntu 12.10

The line of USB video adapters made by DisplayLink has a somewhat sordid history under Linux. In past Ubuntu releases, the process of getting them to work has been somewhat difficult, inspiring a ...
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Why isn't there just a plain Youtube scope in video lens [closed]

Why isn't there a regular Youtube scope in dash? There is only Youtube education and Youtube Movies I think
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Video driver Radeon x1200

I got the issue when I play flash games or videos it's too slow. I reinstalled Ubuntu and it worked smooth for like 5 hours then I rebooted and it was slow again. When I type sudo lshw -C display ...
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VLC Ati Radeon 6870 Ubuntu 12.04 image skewed flicker

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 6870 connected to my 40' Sharp TV. The video image is slightly jigged, like breaking a bit and slightly delayed. It just isn't smooth. The computer is very ...
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Bad HD video deinterlacing processing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Unity. My system configuration is: CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz) RAM: 8192 Mb DDR2 Kingston Video: Palit GeForce GTX 260 216 SP, and my screen resolution is ...
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Best video recording & mixing software for Ubuntu

I'm searching for a quality software for recording video streams and mixing 3 cameras' streams and photos. I need it also for online streaming on a website. It could be a commercial software, ...
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Why does youtube video look weird for me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flash video appears blue Colors look sort of blueish and and I wonder how to solve this:
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video not displayed in Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu installed in my PC. When I play a video after starting the system it plays fine. After some time the video is not displayed and I can only hear sound. If I reboot my PC then the video ...
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Does the lense for videos search youtube correctly

When I search in youtube.com for "Erika Tipo 11" I get videos about the actual show. When I do the same using the Dash video Lense I get anything else except the actual show. I mean I even get ...
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Installing mesa-utils messes up video driver info

After I installed mesa-utils in order to get rid of the "Unknown Driver" message (see here) I got contradicting info about which driver is actually being used. "System Settings" says: Gallium 0.4 on ...
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How to convert 5.1 AAC streams to AC3 for S/PDIF output?

I connect my PC to my home theater via SPDIF, so when watching video files that uses AAC 5.1 channels, it is downmixed to stereo and the surround channels are lost. I would like to be able to convert ...
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how to get adobe flash fullscreen video fluid with an atom processor?

My system has an atom N270 + intel i915 graphic card. Under Windows I can enjoy 720p bigbuckbunny youtube video fullscreen without any trouble. Under Ubuntu 12.04 I have laggy and choppy fullscreen ...
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I have lost a 30GB Folder [closed]

i was using a video player running a movie. the player (movie player that is coming by default on ubuntu) was freezing and the file and others files in the same folder (30 GB ) was missing. still ...
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How to convert Video to Mp3 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert a Video to MP3? I am using 12.04 . I have found a question that have the solution How to convert a Video to MP3? But when i tried the answer i got this ...
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How to enable Gallium driver and remove radeon xorg driver, vesa,etc

How to remove radeon xorg driver, vesa etc. and enable de default Gallium driver?
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Youtube has lag (freezes) on gnome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Flash applications so sluggish? Youtube is not working well at firefox and chrome, midori works fine, this damage is lesser when I tested KDE. The video stops ...
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MIni tube, Youtube app wont show any videos

Does anyone use MiniTube for there Youtube videos ? I downloaded this but it does not show any videos just descriptions where the video would be Any ideas whats wrong ?
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My minitube stopped playing, any suggestions why? [closed]

My minitube program suddenly stopped playing, frozen sound and video. Any suggestions why this happened. I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I uninstalled and reinstalled minitube, but still the same.
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Failure to Boot 12.04 on HP AMD Dual Core. Rescue Mode doesn't even come up

I have 12.04 installed on HP 64 bit dual core AMD laptop.. worked great until about 1-2 months ago.. now takes 1/2 hour to 25 hours to boot if it ever does. A minor number of times I get the HP logo ...
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Black screen while booting, after installing AMD Catalyst™ 12.8 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver on HP pavilion dm4

HP Pavilion dm4 with configuration as shown below cpu intel Core i5 2.26 GHz RAM 4.0 GB Graphics processor 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 5450 switchable graphics [HDMI, VGA]. I installed ubuntu ...
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Video codec dependencies not met? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After trying to run a .M4A and a .MP4 (aren't they same thing?) I get a message saying I need to install extra codecs. When ...
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a recommended subtitle editor for ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What program to use to create subtitles for a video? When I was using windows, I used to edit subtitles with Subtitle Workshop which is a quite good. Does anyone can ...
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No access to internet

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday but cannot play song or videos. I don't have access to internet. So what can be the possible solution?
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Choppy and/or extremely fast video playback

Tried Ubuntu, and now Mint, had the same issue on both and asked questions on both and didn't get an answer. I thought it might be a flash problem, but I'm not convinced of that. When I play a video, ...
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How to get videos on Yahoo finance to play

Until a few months ago, these videos played ok in Firefox and Opera. Then they stopped playing in Firefox Now they don't play at all. Any ideas for a fix?
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Can't play any Flash videos

Recently installed Lubuntu 12.04 with alternate installer on Compaq Evo N400c (850Mhz PIII, 20GB ATA HDD, 512MB RAM). After installation of restricted extras and medibuntu codecs I realized that it ...
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Is there possibly going to be an Ubuntu Setup Intro in the future? [closed]

I just wanted to know because if there is going to be, I have already made one. If you want to check it out.
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Can't capture video from usb-webcam with ffmpeg

i have a hama usb webcam which works fine with the fswebcam command to capture single frames but when i try to capture a video with ffmpeg i get an error: sudo ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 ...