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Videos/Musics plays so fast on Ubuntu 14.04

Why is it that the videos i played on my browser plays so fast. Even when I play some of my videos using vlc and spotify. They all play so fast, and now I cannot even here what they are saying. How ...
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config Foscam FI9821P IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to config a Foscam fi9821P camera on Firefox, then add it to Zoneminder. I've got it on to my router but when I enter the IP address on my laptop, it won't ...
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Firefox doesn't play youtube anymore

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and today firefox 32 got weird. If I try to play a youtube video, it will start out on 720p, then move down and say that 720p isn't an option for the video. It will keep doing ...
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VLC will not display top left menu, video or window

I am new to ubuntu and I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I have also just installed VLC about half an hour ago. It plays music and video files, and I get the traffic cone icon in the ...
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How to manually generate video thumbnails?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to ask how to generate video thumbnaiils manually? In some videos, the generated thumbnail is the logo of the company (in the very beggining of the video), and not ...
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Update VLC source code, on which ACE Player HD is based?

I use ACE Player HD for watching online videos from torrents, but the version for Ubuntu is based on some obsolete version of VLC which is very buggy (e.g. green screen while watching mkv files). ...
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Odd flickering after video driver update

I'm not sure how to describe this other than to show you guys. I captured a video and uploaded it to YouTube here: http://youtu.be/Bp25Fyy_GsI Notice how the tab selection keeps changing by itself ...
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Enable WebGL w/ intel drivers in chrome

My glxinfo: http://pastebin.com/drbaMaxN My lspci: http://pastebin.com/RwsVfEdu I've enabled "Override software rendering" in chrome://flags, but chrome://gpu still tells me 'WebGL: unavailable'. Is ...
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Screen turn black and white (snow) after using video function

I have been using Ubuntu for more than a year or so. It works well until recently it starts to freeze frequently after I watched videos online for a few minutes or video chat with someone for a while. ...
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QuickTime in Ubuntu 14.04

Can anybody play properly this video in Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), in any browser? http://www.apple.com/live/2014-sept-event/ I have QuickTime Plugin in Firefox and the video does play, however only ...
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Dual monitor suddenly not working

I had dual monitors working fine on this machine for years. A few days ago, I had to borrow one of the monitors for another project. When I brought it back and plugged it in, it didn't work. Ubuntu ...
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How to watch Apple Videos (2014)

I am rather new to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 14.04) so sorry if this is a bit amatuerish. So apple's new live event for unsupported OS's is just a live stream of banners and video updates, but I can't ...
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Videos not resume from last position

My default Ubuntu player "Videos" (Totem) doesn't resume from last position. The settings in preferences called "Start playing files from last position" is already checked yet it always starts all the ...
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Pause playback when headphones are disconnected

How is it possible to pause the playback of VLC when my Headphones are plugged out? I can mute the speakers via ALSA, but I want to use the plug trigger to stop the playback, as it is usual in ...
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HDMI mirroring/HDMI-1 and no audio problem:

The audio comes from my laptop not from the TV. I am with idt high-definition audio. aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], device 0: 92HD75B3X5 Analog ...
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I'm trying to install VGA driver for s3 virge

and thank you in advance. I have downloaded xserver-xorg-video-s3virge_ 1.10.4 orig.tar.gz, and extracted contents, which gives me xf86-video-s3virge-1.10.4. (Both files are sitting in my downloads ...
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How to convert Softsub Video file to Hardsub Video file?

How to convert Soft-sub Video file to Hard-sub Video file ? I have many mkv video files but I can't watch this videos because the subtitles don’t appear so I want to convert this files to Hard-sub ...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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How to get a direct download of alternative flash player for Ubuntu (Adobe page launches Ubuntu Software Centre which reports 'file not found')

To be frank, this page is useless: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Clicking download causes Ubuntu Software Centre to be launched which reports file not found. Frustrating. So how ...
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Screen sometimes keeps cycling between the updated view and the last view

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new computer and the screen sometimes keeps cycling between the updated view and the last view as shown in this video. It also happens outside the terminal and in ...
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Error playing video from TeckNet webcam

I bought this TeckNet C016 webcam and I'm having trouble getting it to work. Before buying it, I checked to see if anyone else was using it with Linux and there were positive results. When I plug the ...
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can't use 1080p. only 1024 on 768

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my old htpc and for some reason i cannot output 1080p video. i already tried going to the display settings, though my highest available resolution was 1024 on 768. In ...
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How stop graphics from being slow despite latest NVIDIA drivers?

Time for yet another graphics card Q. Sorry in advance, but I have tried what I take to be the 'normal' way already (see below), so here it goes: I have an Intel Atom D525 1.8GHz with a discrete ...
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Error opening file using avconv conversion from mp4 to mov

I'm trying to convert an .mp4 file to .mov file. The command is as below. avconv -i test1.mp4 kkk.mov .mov file is created but there is an error opening the file. Below is the error. "Stream ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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how do I reinstall a video driver

I've read similar questions on this topic but they have no useful answers. I need to reinstall the video driver becouse my external monitor is showing disturbing horizontal lines. Maybe reinstalling ...
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Playing .vob files on Linux [duplicate]

Having trouble playing DVDs on my laptop. They are .vob files. Neither VLC, Mplayer nor SMPlayer seem to help. Anything else I could do?
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FFmpeg, error hardcoding subtitles

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to hardcode subtitles, but it gives this error: No such filter: 'subtitles' Error opening filters! My ffmpeg command and complete console output: $ ffmpeg -i ...
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avconv recording with built in camera stopped working when i upgraded from ubuntu 12 lts to ubuntu 14

I used following command to capture video from my built in camera avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 1280x720 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -pre:0 ultrafast dud.mkv -loglevel quiet ...
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Sound/video asynchrony while playing rmvb files in Totem/Videos - Ubuntu 14.04

First of all, I apologize if this has already been asked and solved, but honestly I couldn't find anything, so if that's the case please link to the proper answer. Anyway, I just installed 14.04 ...
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Installing Logitech Quick Cam Driver qc-usb 0.6.6 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having issues trying to install this driver. I have extracted the tar.gz to it's own folder but am unable to install the driver.
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Checking whether a dvd film will play without skipping

I have a number of films/tv series on DVD that I want to sell on ebay. Some of them have small marks or scratches, and I want to check that they will play without skipping. Is there a way to check ...
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how to create smooth, simple animations in Ubuntu

I want to create some smooth, simple animations like those in the various computer interfaces in the film "Oblivion" (as shown here). What would be some good tricks or programs for doing this?
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How to: record adobe flash video (be-at.tv)

Problem: I don't know how to download this video that is being broadcasted by be-at.tv here: http://www.be-at.tv/brands/cavo-paradiso/r3hab/r3hab. What I Need Find the url of the video. Download ...
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No Sound on 1080p Video

whenever I run a 1080p saved file, there's no sound. 720p and lower resolution videos plays OK. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit I tried running it via MPlyaer, SMPlayer, and VLC. Same results. when I ...
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14.04 PlayonLinux and Steam equals jittery choppy freezing video

I trying to get some windows gaming software (warframe) up ad running and it is running but the video is very choppy/freezes even though the reported frame rate is 60fps. I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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how to download video from youtube in 14.04

I have given the following link from which i supposed to download a video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA1MSeWA6Wk
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HDMI Output Not Working Properly

Excuse my bad photographs but hopefully they help to illustrate the problems I'm having. The colour is messed up and does not look as it should. In addition to this I also do not have any audio ...
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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How can I install the driver for Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the community so please forgive me if I don't provide the necessary details... So, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 in a dual boot, and I'm having issues with my video card in ...
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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Hardcoding subtitles using mkvmerge recursivly

I have 24 season 9, the folder has episodes and arabic subtitles. I want to automate the hardcoding of the subtitles subtitles using a script. it looks like so 24.903.hdtv-lol.mp4 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 very slow even with video card

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my computer that already had windows installed system. The graphical windows is very peforming due to the video card that I have installed. But the ubuntu was not so well. ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (youtube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...
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Skype video freeze

Ubuntu 12.04 been skype(ing) with skype version 4.2something and its been fine, Had an an email from skype saying that I needed to update to new version skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb if I ...
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YouTube Videos playing too quickly, and without sound?

new Ubuntu / Linux user here. My first week of using and learning this operating system everything seemed to be working great. Until Today. YouTube videos in Firefox are speeding through very ...
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ffmpeg unkown libfaac ubuntu 14.04

I Have Installed ffmpeg 2.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 ffmpeg -i demo.mpg -acodec libfaac demo.mp4 ffmpeg version 2.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers built on Aug 13 2014 22:15:33 with gcc 4.8 ...
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Yellow line on the screen

I installed ubuntu-gnome on my laptop, which is having amd apu 3420m. After some time of normal usage, when a day I am watching movies using default video player of gnome, a yellow horizontal line ...
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Fullscreen and Repeat Video with Totem Player

I want to open a video from command line and I want the video to be opened as fullscreen and be repeated forever. I searched for fullscreen, and found the --fullscreen switch in Totem. However, ...
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Youtube videos don't play on Facebook. (Chromium)

I just started using chromium on ubuntu 14.04 and I went on my Facebook profile page and wanted to start a video that I posted there from youtube and saw that it didn't work. It says that a plugin for ...