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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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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 ...
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No sound in Flash player but HTML5 player is fine

Sound on my Notebook is working fine, but when I visit Youtube and play a video using flash, the video runs fine but without sound. If I play same video with HTML5 player, sound is back. Any ideas? ...
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ffmpeg / avconv follow_mouse not working?

I'm trying the option -follow_mouse with both ffmpeg and avconv and I can't make it work. avconv version 0.8.6-6:0.8.6-1ubuntu2 tells me: Option follow_mouse not found. ffmpeg version ...
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How to force minimize or switch a video / game - Bug?

I'm comming from Windows 7, and something that I loved there was to Alt+Tab in any Game or video and switch to another app without problem. Here, I tried with Age of Mythology (Wine), that I play it ...
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Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 [closed]

Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 In Windows XP Professional, the graphics process much more effectively. I can watch HD videos ...
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Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?

Due to compatibility bugs between Plex server and Panasonic TVs, the only way to get it to work well is remux everything to MKV, straight copy all streams (video, audio, subtitle) Seems simple ...
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Why is my screen flickering while watching some flash videos?

I'm having an issue where on many flash videos (AMCTV's sites videos allow me to reproduce this consistantly) flicker. The bottom half of my laptop or vga monitor's screen will flash white or turn ...
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How do I get the brightness buttons on a Dell Inspiron N4010 working?

After 13.04 update the brightness control and even brightness in setting have stopped working. The brightness is on full and doesn't decrease. So far sound and wifi is working. Any settings or ...
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Integrate network shares in lens results

I have movies, music and photos on a NAS that I have permanently mounted through /etc/fstab. I noticed when I go into the launcher and click on any of the music, photo and video lens, the results do ...
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Replacing the video driver when the current driver does not work at all

I put Ubuntu 12.10 on an Inspiron 5150 with the NVidia GeForce FX5200. It was fully operational with Windows XP Home when I started. It now boots to a black screen with a mouse cursor. I formatted ...
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problems with slow pocessor laptop

There is something that bothers me a lot a it-s that: I have an Compaq Presario CQ43 172LA, this PC works with an 1.5GHZ AMD E/240 and AMD HD 6310 APU and 1.6 DDR3 ram memory. By default it came with ...
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Unable to play audio and video files [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 12.10. It is showing some codecs or plugins are missing in the player
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What are some good software for creating lecture-like videos?

I want to make videos like the ones in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZXCq2fn-Z0&list=PL8DC1113ADB63358E&index=1 Where I can write stuff and talk about stuff at the same ...
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Youtube video useless after the last update

After some updates recently, Youtube videos now run extremely jerkily. Almost like they are swimming in superglue. It also slows my computer down to a speed akin to a snail on diazepam. Running Ubuntu ...
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How can I burn a Video DVD? [duplicate]

I've been trying all day to make a simple video DVD to play on a regular DVD player, but I just can't seem to figure to out. I don't understand what an image is and all the apps that I've tried today ...
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Download Streaming Video

I want to download any streaming video from websites.I already know that there are add-ons in firefox for youtube streaming video download.Please tell me how to download any streaming video from news ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 , Download Flash videos from nowvideo website?

first of all i'm apology to ask this repeated Question. Actually i'm new to Ubuntu, previously i'm using Windows in that using Internet Download Manager i'm download all the videos file and one more ...
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How to make lyrical music video?

I'm trying to make a lyric video for my friends band. I wanted to make a video with the album art and have the lyrics appear and leave the screen with some effects. I've downloaded programs like ...
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Poor-quality video playback from YouTube

I have compiled from source codes player VLC 2.0.5 The build succeeds. But when playing video from YouTube playlists , I get problems. Some videos are played perfectly. Others - no. bad ...
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Can someone recommend a capture card that will work with Ubuntu 64bit, XBMC, that I can buy in the US

I am wanting to add a tv capture card that records over the air antenna channels in the US that will work with Ubuntu 64 bit and XBMC? I would like add it to my XBMC system that I have hooked up to ...
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Anything similar to Maya for making animation-movies under Ubuntu?

Are there any programs similar to Maya, for making animation-movies under Ubuntu? I.e. programs where you make keyframes, and the program fill in the inbetweens. I want to make a short video for ...