Questions related to video playback and recording in Ubuntu. For questions about video cards, use "graphics".

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
34 views

Is there any color managed video player for linux?

I have a wide gamut display, but any video out there is intended for playback on Rec. 709 or sRGB device, so is there any color managed player to handle this? I don't care if it supports system-wide ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Running Hauppage WinTV HVR 1110 Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04

I could install the Hauppage WinTV HVR 1110 on Ubuntu 12.04 / 64B. I used the Composite Signal Input, mounted as /Dev/Video1. It worked well for some time, but recently (after some updates from ...
0
votes
0answers
162 views

firefox 30 crashes with html5 video

firefox 30 (beta) crashes for every html5 video for me. using ubuntu gnome 14.04. some reports: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bc5ff4ad-486d-42a5-a146-1c8a62140622 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Audio is lost while converting a video file using avconv

I was converting a file from avi to mp4 using avconv: avconv -i 'Supernatural S01E10 HDTV.avi' -c:v libx264 -c:a copy -y 'Supernatural S01E10 HDTV.mp4' The file has the following properties: ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

avconv pipe to v4l2loopback device

I use v4l2loopback module to create two video device. My intention is to pipe output from primary video device to these two virtual devices. I can do that using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -s ...
1
vote
1answer
110 views

terminal command to record video

I have cheese software in order to record a video and also take a picture from my laptop camera. But when you open that. you should do two thing: 1.Select video recording among its default taking ...
0
votes
0answers
327 views

Ubuntu Studio 14.04 - VLC Audio, Video Issues

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu Studio 12.04 to 14.04 (32-bit). Since then, VLC Media Player has not been working properly when playing live TV from Comcast. The TV signal goes from a Comcast STB, ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Best video configuration to use mencoder to compress MPEG2 TS files

I have a lot of files in Mpeg2 Ts format, from VDR. I want to use mencoder to compress them, and the avi container (I will see Mkv a next time). I want to use also a generic Mpeg4 coder: there is ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

Smooth screen capturing tool for Ubuntu 14.04

I want to record a clip of a football match playing on my screen. I used vlc for this task but frames are not smooth. I tried changing fps value but didn't work. Is there any screen caprturing tool ...
1
vote
1answer
964 views

How to select video quality from youtube-dl?

I have installed youtube-dl in my 14.04. I can download video by following command, $ youtube-dl [youtube-link] But I want to know how to select available pixel quality of youtube video(i.e ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

merge two video and make one of them smaller

I want to prepare a presentation. I captured the screen by kazam software and also my face via webcam by cheeze software, so what I have are two mp4 videos.Now I want to merge them. I want to make ...
2
votes
0answers
155 views

Smplayer problem on Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to 14.04 I've had problems with my smplayer playback. I thought it might be an upgrade issue and so I fresh-installed the OS and installed smplayer first thing, still the same ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

avconv incorrect length when splitting video

avconv used to work fine for me in 13.10, but now it doesn't. I'm using it in the same way as before, for example: avconv -ss 1971 -t 2216 -i x.mp4 -vcodec copy -acodec copy -metadata track="7" ...
0
votes
2answers
536 views

How may I burn srt subtitles to video with avconv?

System : Xubuntu 13.04 x64 I've found usage of this functionality in ffmpeg here ffmpeg -i video.avi -vf subtitles=subtitle.srt out.avi but it doesn't work. I get an error No such filter: ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

i can not watch youtube full screen videos on the monitor

I have just got a new monitor to connect it to the laptop. I have opened Firefox in both screens. When i make full screen mode on the monitor and want to surf the web on the laptop at the same time, ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Artifacts in desktop with AC Power

My problem is this: after an update with apt-get dist-upgrade, I have artifacts (lots of horizontal lines appear and disappear quickly) on my desktop only with notebook charging or AC source. With ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

ibm r30 Trident CyberBlade Aladdin i1 video adapter in ubuntu 14.04

as a demonstration of just how good Ubuntu is, I am attempting to install the latest release 14.04 on the oldest laptop I have, an IBM R30 Thinkpad. With 1Ghz PIII CPU and 1 GB memory it should work ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Files deleted using Linux still show up in Windows [closed]

I use Ubuntu and Windows 7 as dual boot. I deleted a video from the Downloads folder in C drive while using my Ubuntu OS. I simply selected the video and did a shift+delete. When I switch to ...
-1
votes
1answer
811 views

Display Problems running Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows VMware Player

I am posting this again because I have changed to VMWare Player and I discovered something new. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare Player 6.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

Display Problems

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare WS 7.1.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare Tools installed properly and have been using them for years. I have unchecked 3D Acceleration -- never ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Fix slow motion sound

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware (Windows 8 as host). The problem is that when I try to watch a video on Youtube, both video and sound are slow motion. It also happens when I try to listen ...
2
votes
2answers
284 views

QML Qt 5.2 problem with mp4 video

I have qt 5.2(ubuntu sdk) installed on Ubuntu 14.04 When I try to run QML code: MediaPlayer { id: mediaPlayer source: "../path/test.mp4" autoPlay: true } VideoOutput { id: video ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Video language converters

Are there any video converters which are capable of converting language of the video to any language we want in Ubuntu. If any specify. Thank you
0
votes
1answer
52 views

VLC Bug - does not play more then once

After I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the VLC stopped working: It Open the file and when I close it, the taskbar icon does not disappear, even when I uninstalled it - just disappeared when I ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Ubuntu 14.04 boots fine, but video output stops at login screen

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a DELL R320. I have no 3rd party drivers enabled. Machine boots normally, but when the login screen loads, it flashes momentarily and disappears and the monitor says ...
1
vote
2answers
110 views

Recommended setup for live audio / video broadcast

We would like to capture audio from a mixer and video from a camera and transmit it via Wi-Fi to adjacent rooms of an auditorium. What kind of broadcast/streaming programs/setup do you suggest? We ...
1
vote
1answer
756 views

Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How do I record unlimited time with RecordMyDesktop?

Whenever I record something with RecordMyDesktop, I encode it, it stops encoding after 42 seconds of video time. It doesn't stop at 100% encoding. I play it and there is 42 seconds of video and the ...
1
vote
0answers
573 views

VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Slow Desktop Frame Rate with 1920 x 1080p Monitor

I'm kind of new to this Ubuntu thing, but I've used it before a little bit! So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and everything installed normally. On my 15" Acer Monitor everything ran normal! The moment ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

how can i avoid audio stutter in mpeg video's?

I have a couple of mpeg video files which were digitized from old betamax and VHS tapes, using Cyberlink Power Director on Windows XP. These videos play fine in Windows, on my old PC, and on my new ...
0
votes
2answers
391 views

protected videos are not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on TVNZ on Demand

I installed Ubuntu on my wife's computer without her permission and she is very impressed, except that she can not watch: http://tvnz.co.nz/video - TVNZ on Demand... ohhhh I know what you are ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Ubuntu 14 go black screen after my video card fail

My video card suddenly fail while i was playing game in Windows. After that the system cannot recognize the video card. When I boot the system with Ubuntu, after passing the Ubuntu logo, it only ...
3
votes
1answer
181 views

PS2 Eyetoy Recording Quality

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and a PS2 eyetoy "Namtai". Don't worry - this is not the sterotypical " how do I get my eyetoy working" question. My eyetoy works fine on Cheese, gucview and various other ...
0
votes
0answers
175 views

Chromium glitches when resizing browser window

I have some strange glitches when my browser window is resized. Firefox, and other programs are working fine, only chromium is having issues. I tried to turn on/off gpu acceleration but same problems ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Edit Video Files without Reconversion [duplicate]

I need to Cut, delete unwanted parts, change scene sequence and Save videos without reconversion. Are there any application for ubuntu 14.04 ?. Ex: There is a software for windows called AVS Video ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

Video is not running in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Video is not running in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I run it, it says "The application videos has closed unexpectedly." and shows like the following image. What should I do now?
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Youtube is playing at the wrong speed - maybe soundcard related

In the last couple of days I noticed that videos on Youtube and the Artistworks music school were playing slower than they should. I've checked this in Firefox and Chrome. Chrome is using html5 on ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Skype video blinking - why [duplicate]

I have an old IBM ThinkCentre runing Lubuntu 14.04 and it works fine and quick. I'm using Skype BUT when both video screens are on - the local and the remote camera - they are "blinking" at about ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

CRAS audio & video stopped working [Chromebook]

It all seemed to start after updating ChromeOS. (I'm running Ubuntu inside of ChromeOS (crouton)) I have no audio, (and video is hit-and-miss, either broken or working). I tried to manually turn the ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Videos stopped playing on every website

I have an HP chrome-book 14. I've installed the Ubuntu 12.4 OS on it so I could begin learning to code. Because I prefer the Chrome browser, I've also installed Google Chrome stable (Version ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Control the screen resolution of an external projector with a long cable

I'm using a Lenovo W530 with (soon to be upgraded) 12.10. Whenever I plug-in an external moitor screen resolution discovery is accurate and I can use dual screen mode happily. However the situation ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

how to play video downloaded from terminal

I have downloaded a youtube video using the terminal but now I don't know how to play it. I have checked the download folder but I didn't find anything. So, how can I play this file?
8
votes
4answers
2k views

Weird partial screen flickering after upgrade to 14.04

I have been bothered by this issue for few weeks already. The problem started when I upgraded to 14.04. Parts of my screen are sometimes flickering like shown on 2 videos that links I attach below: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

how to install flash plugin on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit version

When I play online videos, they are often interrupted with many blinks and other disturbances. Many times I was shown an error message that the flash player crashed. When I tried to install the flash ...
1
vote
1answer
432 views

Choppy Video Playback with Intel GMA-500 Chipset

I've recently installed Xubuntu-14.04 on my VAIO-P netbook with Intel GMA-500 graphics chipset. I had several problems (as expected because of GMA-500/Poulsbo) and fortunately I was able to resolve ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Video generator for any audio

I have some audio files. I want to make them available as YouTube videos. But I do not want a static image, like an album cover, appearing all the time. I want some "moving fractal images" video style ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Kubuntu 14.04 as guest in VirtualBox on Win 7 host

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host. I have video issues. Videos frequently appear on top of everything else, even things they shouldn't - like menus. If I drag a player on ...
1
vote
1answer
10 views

why is fluendo playback kit not detected

I needed to play several media formats. mp3,mpg (video and audio), flv, avi, any and all media files so I installed the fluendo complete kit and yet ubuntu 14 still on some of my files wants to ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Video works with 'Try me' but not after install. What is the difference? U12.04LTS,

My hard drive got corrupted so I did a reinstall. Tested Youtube in FF during 'try me' and it worked - jerky, but it worked. Instal without all the updates (576 outstanding now) in order to get ff ...