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Flash Video Problem Ubuntu 12.04

I have looked in multiple other questions and none of them seem to have the right answer for me. I have tried Chrome, Chromium, and Firefox to get Flash working and none of them work. I have manually ...
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How do I prevent screensaver to come up when watching full-window videos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screensaver suppression on video playback I can't prevent the screensaver from coming up when watching videos in full screen mode. Is there any way to fix this?
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How to identify what capture card is installed

Yo! how to find out what capture card Im currently using? I'm using Ubuntu as an operating system. thanks. :)
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How to install SiS 671/771 Video Drivers in ubuntu?

Does sis have any drivers available for their 671/771 "video card" ? how can i install it and set it to 1280x800 resolution?
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Does ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with nvidia geforce 520mx?

I have found that ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with AMD video card,but I'm not sure it support nvidia geforce 520mx or not? ps:I have tried my best to install the driver for 520mx on ...
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Are the nvidia drivers not performing as they should?

I have a dream... And in that dream I am running full HD videos in XBMC on my Sapphire EDGE HD2 media PC. It is based on the ION 2 chip. I installed Ubuntu on it and in Ubuntu I installed XBMC. I ...
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Videos playing too fast

I am not sure if this is a Ubuntu fault but I have Ubuntu setup with LXDE. Just today, I found that videos on YouTube plays too fast. I tried with daily motion, same thing. Then tried to download ...
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Second monitor doesn't work on an Intel GM965

I have Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) and when I plug a vga or HDMI cable I can't see the second monitor and the I only see a mess main ...
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Can I disable monitor dimming/screen saver when playing videos? VLC/Web(HTML5/Flash/Silverlight/QuickTime) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Is it possble to disable Monitor dimming/Screensaver only on video playback? For me, videos ...
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No BIOS, no video after Ubuntu updates

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell Precision T3500 Desktop machine. Last week, when I ran the regular updates, upon restart my video disappeared. I could not even see the Dell startup screen or ...
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VLC can't play large raw avi 1080p video

I recorded a huge raw avi video using SimpleScreenRecorder but it can't be played smoothly. Every about 10 seconds the video stops to render. How can I avoid this. I don't think my computer can't ...
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No sound in .mp4 file converted with x264

Hello i am trying to convert some avi files to mp4 files to be able to use it with my chromecast via castplayer in Chronium. I tried with x264 converter, the conversion works but i have no sound in ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each. Kindly advice/suggest please. Thanks, Dominic
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What is the best app for search and play youtube videos? [closed]

I google it for an app that will search&play youtube videos. The ones that I found are either not working nor there are simple to use. Among these apps are Minitube, VLC, mps-youtube, Atraci. Are ...
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VLC unable to play wmv

I recently installed ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 to do some video editing because avconv didn't have some options that I wanted or knew about. After installing ffmpeg, VLC seems to be unable to play wmv ...
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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 ...
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usb video capture device: video displayed OK but NO sound?

I'm trying to digitize my old Video8 videos with a Terratec GrabsterAV350MX usb device on a Kubuntu system. Video display, and capture on basis of v4l2 is no problem. However I cannot get any sound. ...
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Why doesnt the OS play music files or videos from the USB stick?

Okay I know this must seem like a dumb question but I downloaded and ran the OS from a 16 GB USB stick/flashdrive and I love it, but I could not watch videos or listen to music files! And I LOVE ...
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Black Screen After Post on Install 12 or 13.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (I also tried with 12.10) on an iOne gx31 with an E8400 processor. I run the DVD and it gets to the screen with the keyboard and little man then the screen ...
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Can't run ubuntu 12.04 problem seems to be video driver, card is via s3 pro savage 4

I start "Run ubuntu from this USB" and it loads and shows Ubuntu dots screen but when this finish the screen doesn't show welcome screen or anything else and I need to force shutdown with power button ...
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Converting from mp4 to Xvid avi using avconv?

I normally use avidemux to convert mp4s to Xvid AVI for my Philips Streamium SLM5500. Normally I select MPEG-4 ASP (Xvid) at Two Pass with an average bitrate f 1500kb/s for video and AC3 (lav) audio ...
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12.10 video card Driver: <empty> Experience : limited

System details/ video card/Driver is empty and Experience shows "restreint" which means limited in french. My video card is : intel GMA 4500mhd, lscpi shows driver=i915 latency=0. I can only use gnome ...
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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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Downsize video for use on Android phone

I've got some 1080p movies on my Ubuntu system, which I'd like to trasfer to my Android phone for when I'm in a situation where I have nothing to do (like an absent teacher at school). My phone screen ...
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Screen goes blank when VLC is playing a video

During playback of a video file (on the HDD) the screen attempts to go blank. If I move the mouse the blank screen disappears and I am able to see the video again. I have checked the settings; ...
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Fix for poor HD playback using ATI or NVidia graphics

Hi all I was wondering if any one had a fix for the poor HD playback of ubuntu I see many questions on here and google but no one seems to know.
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error “cannot display this video mode” [closed]

The installation seemed to go well, but after the restart, I only get a black screen with a white text message that says "cannot display this video mode". How do I fix this?
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Horizontal lines in video playback (all players)

I just installer 11.10 on my brend new machine, which does not have separate graphic card but I have intel i3 2100 and ASUS P8Z68-V lx and everything is fast and I want to watch some movies on my 23" ...
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Does anyone know how to get Linux to recognize my Pinnacle video digitizer box?

I have a Pinnacle Video Studio capture box and was wondering if anyone out there had gotten Linux to work with it or any of its brethren (Dazzle, Ultimate studio, etc.)? It connects through the USB ...
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Display turns off when watching videos (then video starts to lag), how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Okay, here's the thing - - On my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installation, I have the display set to ...
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Screen Sleeps During Video Playback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? On Ubuntu Natty, My screen goes to sleep during video playback, I tried googling for a ...
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ATI “Radeon HD 2400 PRO” VIdeo card on Ubuntu 15.04 (x64)

When using 2 screens it works very slowly. WHY? I thought I need to update video driver. I go to to official site http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu+x86+64 it says ...
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Cannot write bytes broken pipe

I can't seem to boot Ubuntu 12.04 on my t-61 Thinkpad. I get the splash screen, then a black screen that reads: Cannot write bytes: broken pipe. Let me first say that originally I had removed ...