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Any apps for comparing two video files? Content wise on 12.04

i have an issue with lots of home videos. some with same name but with different content. and some with same content. IS there an application that can compare the content or something and then either ...
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How to enable Unity 3D support in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit virtual box with host Windows 7 64 bit?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox with host Windows 7 64 bit both but video is a kind of choppy in both vlc & movie player and Ubuntu is running slow,few seconds lagging in every click I do ...
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What are the alternatives to Camtasia Studio to edit videos on Ubuntu?

For Windows 7 there is a program called Camastia Studio, which I use to edit videos. I need to edit videos on Ubuntu, so I tried to download Camastia and install it via wine, but it doesn't work. What ...
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2 AMD 7950's do not work in crossfire mode

I have 2 7950 graphics cards. I have tried to get them working in crossfire mode in several different ways all ending the same. The computer boots to the login screen and then just freezes. In ...
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Ati x300 drivers on ubuntu 13.04 - poor video performance

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo T43 laptop. The resolution is OK, but the 2d video performance is terrible. I need a decent 2d performance and no 3d. I see the driver for the ati x300 video card ...
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What software could I use to do video surveillance?

I'm trying to set up a video surveillance system at home. Is there a software system out there that is easy enough for a beginner/basic user of 12.04 to set up and use? I've been attempting to ...
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Laptop boots to black screen on 13.04, but works when an external monitor is plugged in

I just picked up a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200; on-board Intel graphics presumably HD graphics 4000 as this is a mobile i5 Ivy Bridge system) and have been getting all sorts of odd display ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Screen problems

Okay, I haven't seen anyone else ask this question yet, but I may have just overlooked it. I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP laptop and I'm having some pretty annoying graphical problems. ...
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How to connect WebCamStudio output to VLC media player (as an input)

I am a videographer and occupational therapist. I am willing to do webcasts of patients' leissure activities (drama, music, etc.) to improve their health. In order to do this I want to have a good ...
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Videos are not playing properly

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop having ati amd radeon graphics card.But in Ubuntu I experience lots of trouble like the videos are not playing flawlessly. sometimes it stucks. I used every ...
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Command line dvd creation with chapters and menu

I have several personal video and I would like to put them on a dvd. I would like to classify them by year; so the menu would list the year, and each video should be a chapter. I could do that with a ...
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Youtube laggs in fullscreen

I just installed Ubuntu-gnome 32 bit 13.04 on my intel iMac, but when I try to watch youtube videos in fullscreen, its very choppy and laggy, is it possible to fix it somehow? I'm using adobe flash ...
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unity hangs after installing AMD Catalyst™ 13.6 LINUX Beta Driver

I'm trying to install the video driver for my Toshiba Satellite L725D-A7280. lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(vga)" gives: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation on Sony Vaio VGN-UX390N - monitor blank on right, vertical lines on left

I recently installed 12.04 onto this little Sony, taking everything but the small recovery partition for its original Vista OS, and everything went well. Yesterday, I noticed when I turned it on, ...
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MP4 and M4V files with DLNA

While attempting serve a collection of purchased MP4 and M4V content through DLNA with 13.04, a systemic problem seems to be present. The server is Ubuntu 13.04. The client is a Blue-Ray player ...
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How to create DVD from a video file?

I'm trying to create a DVD image from a .ts file but all dvd-maker programs I tried (devede, bombono) output .mpg files instead of the desired image with VIDEO_TS, AUDIO_TS folders and .vob files ...
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All of my video is going fast, and has no sound

Movie Player, Blender, Youtube and Vimeo on chorme. Everything I try to play on my system has this issue. The videos play very fast, and have no sound at all. I just did an update, can I undo it? ...
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Problem Viewing Youtube Videos

So I've checked all the threads on the problems regarding viewing YouTube videos. For me, one videos work perfectly, the other one doesn't load from the beginning. It must be a Flash plugin problem as ...
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Video downloaders need [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. The browsers I am using are Firefox and Google Chrome. Now I want to download videos from Youtube. Accordingly I've tried some extensions in Firefox and Chrome. But no luck, ...
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What should I take Intel PAA / x86_64 GNU / Linux

I have an Intel graphics card on 3.5.0-36-generic #57~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 20 18:21:09 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci-nnk | grep-i VGA-A2 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller ...
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How can automatically restart a (vlc) video stream?

At work we have an "camera pc" which monitors an ipcam. I'm using rtsp and VLC to display te stream on a monitor. However, the stream is eating up approximately 50GB a day so I edited the crontab to ...
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how to adjust size of bits for frame?

Am using currently program "Recordmydesktop" - which again uses ffmpeg too - for to record some video of desktop-program. How do I adjust the size in Bytes for the frame ?! - I want to achieve better ...
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How to add an additional Sound track to an existing Video

I have a MP4 and MKV video file which also has its own Audio track. I want to add an additional track to it to cover another language for it, what Terminal or GUI way is there available to insert and ...
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Youtube/online videos lag with FF/Chromium HTML5/Flash after upgrading to 13.04

Running Lubuntu 13.04-64 and I can't seem to be able to watch HD videos in a browser anymore after upgrading to 13.04 from 12.10. Tried FF and Chromium. HTML5 and Flash. I have a dualcore atom ...
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How to prevent video lag while watching video (On VLC and Totem)?

Thanks if you're reading this. First of all, I got to say that I have Ubuntu 12.10 (I had 12.04 before, and it was playing videos great, but then I upgraded it). Ok, so, I'm watching some video and ...
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How can I permanently sync my videos in ubuntu 13.04?

So some of my videos are out of sync and although I can temporarily fix it (I use VLC) it does not fix this issue permanently. Is there a way to fix this? Maybe software (from the software center) ...
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How do I troubleshoot system slowness seen when viewing PDFs or videos? [closed]

Whenever I watch videos, either online of local via Totem and/or open PDF files using evince. The system gets really, really bogged down. All apps get really slow, menus take forever to display, ...
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How do I use fbr files?

I have a video file in fbr format. These files are supported in BB Flash Back Express. I want to install that in my ubuntu, but couldn't find any way. Is there any way to install flash back player in ...
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Sound, Video, and Ethernet drivers [duplicate]

I'm a first time user of Ubuntu. Where can I get the Sound, Video, and Ethernet drivers for Ubuntu 12.04.2?
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screensaver activates, screen fades, and computer goes to standby when watching video

When watching a video in a web browser Ubuntu starts to fade out the screen and eventually goes to black after 2 minutes. I expect this because this is how I have my power settings set up. When I ...
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Install latest ffmpeg for all users in Debina/Ubuntu

I installed ffmpeg on my Ubuntu using this guide This is working just fine and I know that guide is for installing ffmpeg for the current user. Can anybody help me to install ffmpeg for all users? ...
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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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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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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 ...