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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 ...
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How to read a movie folder and output information from it

I am looking for a tool or group of tools that combined can read recursively from a folder and output the Name of the folder, name of the movie file, resolution of movie and other info. For example, ...
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display resolution question

My machine has two hard drives, one has Fedora 64bit and one has Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. When running Fedora, I can set the resolution to 1600x1200. But I can only get 1280x1024 when Ubuntu is running. ...
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System hangs on video playing

Whenever I start playing a video on my ubunt10.10 on players like vlc or totem the whole system hangs abruptly and mouse and keyboard are become unresponsive but audio still plays. Can any one please ...
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Required plugin could not be found

I have the latest Ubuntu version. When I try to open a .wmv file I got the error : Required plugin could not be found. Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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Which browser (if any) will be able to play video and audio at VKontakte (vk.com) in Ubuntu without a flash plugin?

I'm primarily concerned about this question for Ubuntu on Toshiba AC100 (ARM), because a Flash plugin for browsers is not available as a working package for Ubuntu on AC100, but it is a general ...
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How To Capture Video

How to capture an online video stream and edit (convert into other formats, make a clip, etc.) it in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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Flash video streaming choppy for Chrome, alright for Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1, Chrome 21 and Firefox 15. Flash player 11.2 has been installed, and I've just started using Ubuntu... yesterday. And ...
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Videos not displayed in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo machine, having 1.5 GB of RAM and a wide screeen LCD Dell monitor (I think videos have a 16:9 aspect ratio). The problem is I am not able to see videos in ...
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High quality videos are jittery on Ubuntu 12.04

This is a pretty new install. I have activated ATI drivers (some reason the post release updates one won't download) and I have VLC. My computer can handle HD videos fine, and they run flawlessly on ...
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Anything better than Cheese for video capture?

I need to record some video from my webcam and while Cheese works, it lacks settings, and only outputs the webm format that is full of stutters, etc. Can't seem to find any alternative...
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Simultaneous commands

I'm trying to get bash to execute two commands simultaneously. I've read a little about job control, &, bg, fg, but the problem is that the command I want to run doesn't run properly in the bg. ...
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How can I capture video from my Camcorder via USB streaming in Ubuntu?

I have a laptop with 12.04 LTS. I want to import video stored in my camcoder. The camcoder has magnetic tape. How can I import the video using USB streaming, as my laptop does not contains any ...
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Streaming video does not play smoothly. CPU struggling with simple tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have a desktop made in 2004. It has a 3.0 GHz processor with 2 GB DDR2 533 Mhz dual channel and a Radeon 4670 PCI-E card w/ 1 GB DDR3 RAM. ...
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Starcraft 2 not displaying map in game

I installed Starcraft II wings of liberty via playonlinux, it installed fine, it starts up fine, but when I go into a game the map does not show, it is just black, but all my buildings/units/mineral ...
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Tweaking smplayer for quality over performance

Hi I don't know a lot about video players or codecs and that sort of thing, and I am trying to squeeze the best possible quality picture out of Mplayer (I am using the SMplayer front end). My ...
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How to add “NAV packets” to a video file?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04, and I want to add a video file to Bombono DVD 0.5.5 - but it complains the file does not contain "NAV packets". The file was obtained by dvdrip, from a DVD (no transcoding - ...
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Movie maker **simple** alternative [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video editing software options? Is there an alternative program in Ubuntu for Microsoft Movie Maker? What I (..well.. my girlfriend..) need is NOT something for ...
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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 two graphics cards

I have been struggling to get my two graphics cards to work. One is on the board and one is not. I can change the BIOS on my MSI motherboard to "Internal, PCI, or PCI-E". Internal of course the one ...
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Slow hd in Ubuntu 12.04 Intel Sandybridge mobile

I got a computer with a preinstalled version of Windows 7 but I decided to install Ubuntu, but there is a problem during the hard drive is too slow. I have an Intel Sandybridge mobile graphic ...
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Video freez problem while installing ubuntu 11.10 on Intel z77 chipset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Brand new PC with Intel z77 chipset, I am trying to install ubuntu 11.10(64bit) on it. After boot up from CD I am able to see first ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Minecraft's FPS is limited at 30 FPS

Recently, I decided to dual boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu. Ubuntu's great. It's very fast and easy to use. The only problem I'm having at the moment is running Minecraft. See, Minecraft runs at a smooth ...
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Cropping videos to perfectly fit YouTube 16:9 dimensions with PiTiVi or Kdenlive?

I'm using RecordMyDesktop to generate videos for some tutorials and I've tried using quite a lot of video editing programs but haven't been able to get these videos to fit perfectly into the YouTube ...
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Why can't I play HD flash videos in Firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have a Asus U32U-RX128V laptop, it is great. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and nearly everything works I had many difficulties to install the ...
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Unable to play .mp4 files (videos)

I am running Ubuntu 12.04, and have installed all restricted packages and 354 MB of available updates. However, I still am not able to play video's. Is it because of low Memory (RAM)? My Computer ...