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Lubuntu 14.10 High CPU usage and choppy video playing

I have an Asus Notebook (2007) with 1 gb ram and 900 Mhz Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Graphics. I use Lubuntu 14.10 with about 300 mb memory usage,but the problem is high CPU usage(100 %) ...
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Chinese Subtitles in VLC

A similar question was asked, here: Subtitle are not working in vlc But I have tried all the fixes, and none of them work for me. I am trying to use Chinese subtitles from OpenSubtitles. I get a ...
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Choppy Video on Intel 965GM running 14.10

I have the most annoying problem, I experience choppy video on Netflix and YouTube. I'm running Linux 14.10 utopic unicorn 32 bit with two gigabytes of RAM.The graphics card is an Intel 965 GM and ...
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Problem while playing video in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently. Now I am facing a problem while playing video. While Um watching a video, the sound is continuous but the video is not, its appearing taking about one minute ...
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Black dot artifacts appearing ever ~30 seconds

On my screen, every 20-100 seconds appears black dots for a split second. I don't know if they appear only in browser or not, but for example they appear in fullscreen Youtube videos as well. I ...
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Switching displays with f5 key

laptop install won't play on s-video display. Vga display comes on but f5 key will not change display?
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HDMI stops working with my new Acer aspire E3-112

I bourght a new Acer Aspire E3-112. I use external screens both at home and at work. After installing Ubuntu everyting worked. I used it at home and at work. The second day when I got home the ...
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Freezing while gaming

Basically, while gaming my video locks up but only video. Audio plays fine. People have suggested changing my video driver but that hasn't done anything. Video card is an Nvidia GeForce GT 525M.
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Fullscreen Video Tearing on Ubuntu 14.10 (Haswell Graphics)

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that I've had video tearing issues in Google Chrome on YouTube (and such other sites) with the video tearing when I put it on fullscreen. It might be an issue ...
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is there a list of keyboard shortcuts for the “Videos” app?

I'm using 14.04 ubuntu with the default video player called "Videos" version 3.10.1 (which seems to be "Totem" re-branded with an even less search engine-friendly name.) I know keyboard shortcuts ...
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Can Ubuntu offer smoother YouTube video playback than Windows 7? [closed]

I have an old Asus laptop (Z70Va / Z7000Va / M6Va / M6000Va) with the following specs: Pentium M 2 GHz 2GB RAM 7200 RPM 100 GB DMA 100 IDE drive Intel 915GM Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128MB ...
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High CPU utilization

I have noticed recently a high CPU utilization in Ubuntu. It seems to occur often when I use Eclipse which is a java-based IDE, but I have noticed it occurring even when Java is not running. I have ...
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Video playback with Kdenlive is very slow

For some reason video playback in Kdenlive is often very slow on my computer. If I open a new project and insert one video clip, it plays fine. However, almost anything more complicated than that ...
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avconv/ffmpeg - audio slowly drifts out of sync, original is in sync

Almost all of the instructions I've read about drifting audio sync is regarding live screen recording. I'm simply trying to truncate useless video from the end of a raw DV file in an effort to prepare ...
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Making video Using Still Images [duplicate]

I am using avconv to convert images into video, but i am facing some issue in it that is. I have thousands of images in a directory and named as video_clip_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_09_0_102.jpeg and images did ...
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12.04 The video makes the screen go black, and the keyboard lights are on as long as the Wifi adaptor

I have a semi new dell computer, and I put ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had to reinstall the OS on it, because I messed with the video card, and it pooped out on me. Whenever I play a video of any kind, ...
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AMD Caicos XTX/Radeon HD 8490 filling log

dmesg and syslog are overwhelmed with the following errors multiple times per second. For the most part, things operate well enough, but I sometimes have some performance issues so I'm trying to track ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10, I am having trouble playing videos with an .avi extension. The videos just flash continuously but the audio is OK. I have tried a couple of ...
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Backup ALL Photos & Videos properly from iPad? [closed]

I have an iPad, and I want to back up all of my photos & videos from my iPad to the computer, I've tried FTP copying from the iPad to my PC, it didn't work out so well as some of the videos ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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When I play a video full screen after about ten minutes the screen goes black, and the sound repeats a loop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I had to reinstall the OS on this computer. I didn't have this problem before. This happens in VLC, and youtube. If I'll play a video in full screen, the screen will go black ...
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How to play .mov files using Ubuntu “Videos”?

How can I play .mov files using the Ubuntu built-in "Videos?" Using Ubuntu 14.04 with built-in Videos 3.10.1 based on Totem. Ubuntu restricted extras is installed. When I try to play the .mov file ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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How to fix plymouth to it's default

So today the new Ubuntu release came out. I uninstalled my Nvidia drivers, made the upgrade and then installed the latest Nvidia blob from Xorg edgers. Before the upgrade, my boot and shutdown splash ...
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Firefox flickering issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 The image below shows the problem with the new animated homepage. I got the same kind of problems with some some videos that don't come from youtube. It seems like there ...
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Xfinity tv not using pipelight flash

I have ubuntu 14.04 with pipelight installed. When I try to watch videos on xfinitytv.comcast.net, it says i'm using flash 11.2. When I go to the adobe site, it tells me I'm using 15. Why do some ...
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Video glitch, dashed horizontal lines, on Intel graphics

Can someone account for the dashed horizontal lines in my window screenshot below? Are these details sufficient? I run Ubuntu 14.04.1. The video on this ThinkPad T530 is Intel i915 (OpenGL renderer ...
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YouTube Issues (Video not loading)

Certain YouTube Videos fail to load for the first time and then they never load again. I have installed flash, so it's not about flash player. I even changed browser(Firefox to Chromium) to check the ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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unable to detect the video device in skype 4.3.0.37

Currently, I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and tried to install Skype 4.3.0.37. Also, I am able to install and able to hear the voice. But the problem persists for video call as the video device is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE Video Problems, Toshiba Laptop

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTE on a Toshiba Satellite notebook. When I close the lid to suspend, there is no video when I open the lid back up. There is sound, if there was one playing. This is not just ...
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video cam doesn't work under ubuntu 14.10

Since the move to Ubuntu 14.10 video camera does not work on any program I tested it lsmod As a result, the camera found video 18903 1 i915 When testing it:   sudo chmod 777 / dev / video * Out ...
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Using webcam and getting v4l2 Error

I'm running Ubuntu 14 on my ideapad dual-booted with Win8, and have a problem with running a USB camera device. I am trying to use an eyetracker called "Pupil Lab," which consists of two USB cameras. ...
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Facebook videos choppy

Ever since I installed ubuntu 14.04 my facebook videos are choppy as crap! But youtube videos are fine??? Graphics Card? : VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ Integrated Graphics ...
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How to crop and merge .ogv videos?

I am presently creating a video tutorial for a software tool. I have recorded a few short videos (between 30 seconds and 4 minutes) with RecordMyDesktop that I now need to merge into a single video. ...
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how to use DeveDe to create a disk with many different videos, playable on external dvd drivers

I have many videos of religious recitations, of which i am planning to prepare a DVD which can be played on external drivers, I basically have 9 videos, which are totally different from each other, ...
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How do I PERMANENTLY add gain to front center audio track only?

After YEARS of not being able to find an answer as to why certain videos had background music drowning out voices, I finally got an answer, kinda. For reasons that I have long since given up on ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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Format Junkie won't convert (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I am trying to use format junkie to convert .ogv videos I recorded using RecordMyDesktop. I am trying to convert them to .avi. When i put the videos in format junkie and press convert, the progress ...
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How to create an mkv file from an mkv and an mka file from termial

I have a bunch of mkv files, and an mka file for each one with the same name. I would like to merge them. I can do it with mkvmerge-gui one-by-one, but I want to do it from the terminal, because a ...
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NVidia GeForce GT630 laggy in Ubuntu 14.04, specially flash player based videos. Why?

I was happy with my onboard graphics but I wanted to be able to run some games in this machine from time to time, so I bought a GT630 1GB DDR3 VRAM. When I boot into Windows everything is fine, gaming ...
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Where can I find XviD preset files for avconv?

I cannot seem to find any XviD preset files for avconv. I looked into /usr/share/avconv but there is none. I also googled alot but cannot seem to find any. I managed to compile one by looking at the ...
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Sort videos by bitrate

I have a folder with some 300 videos. I want to sort these by their video bitrate. I use a command 'mediainfo' to obtain the bitrate info of a file . Is it possible to write a script (possibly in ...
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how to install video driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I need to install video driver for my Ubuntu since I can't make video calls and when I do it state that I got no video driver or somewhat an error I don't know what to do get this driver ,, I need ...
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How to get Netflix video and sound out to TV using Ubuntu [closed]

I was trying to watch a movie on Netflix using Ubuntu OS. I connected my computer to my TV using a VGA cable for the video and a 3.5 mm cable connected to the headphones jack for the audio. The TV ...
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Screen Flicker on Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo W540

I have one external monitor connected to VGA output. In Ubuntu's System Settings -> Displays, the built-in display is disabled and the external monitor enabled as the main screen. With this setup, ...
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Video and mouse failure on initial boot

Installing clean on an Hp Pavillion A1540n. 4 gig ram Tried the 64 bit. All looked well until repboot and the video got stepped on ( little hashes across the screen). Yes, this is onboard video. ...
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What is “Mars-Tech” and why does Ubuntu think it's my video driver?

One for the weird file: I've upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and (1) it now thinks my video driver is from "Mars-Tech Corporation", and (2) it is sizing my screen such that everything exceeds the boundaries ...
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How to make refreshrate stay saved in 14.04?

Using Ubuntu with XBMC I need to run Ubuntu with a refreshrate of 50Hz. to avoid judder watching european TV. Can anybody help ? Using xrandr I can change it to 1920x1080, 50 Hz. but after reboot it ...