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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 ...
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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?
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Laptop video edit

Well, i have a laptop and i want to do some professional work on video editting. But I can use only my laptop which runs ubuntu 14.04. I am mainly using OpenShot. I need to create a lot of 3d titles - ...
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Why is the minimum video memory for a virtualbox machine so large?

I'm creating many virtualbox systems with clean installs and such and noticed that the default video memory size is quite large. I could understand at the beginning of the Ubuntu installation a VGA ...
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No Video Graphics (Cinnamon Fallback Mode)

After installing a .package file (LaCie Network Manager), I restarted my computer and the login screen does not appear anymore. I opened the terminal with CTRL + 2 and I could start MDM with sudo mdm. ...
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Can't play .TS format from a Samsung TV recording

I recored a movie by Samsung TV and It has a .TS format, and I can't play it. I tried VLC and Smplayer. None of them work. In VLC I get this Error: [0x7fbc40c018b8] ts demux error: libdvbpsi (misc ...
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Ubuntu Server with Raspberry Pi Motion Camera

I have an Ubuntu Server that I use as a web server. Everything works great, I have multiple sites set up. My router allows only one device to own the public IP which is my Ubuntu Server. I set up a ...
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Can't get monitor image back on after toggling monitor power button

When I toggle monitor power off and on again - it doesn't come back to desktop. I see blank screen instead. Interestingly - if I type Ctrl + Alt +F1 - I can get into terminal and then I can get back ...
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vimeo malfunction

Apropos of nothing at all suddenly vimeo videos aren't working. All I get is a black screen. It was working fine a few days ago. This is on Chrome on two different machines, both running 12.04. It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - 'GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin' problem

I can't install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04
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Camera keep changing it's colors from light red to light green every 0.25 sec (ubuntu 14.04)

when I lunch Cheese Webcam Booth this is what the picture looks like and it keeps changing between these 2 colors every 0.25 sec
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how to fix Build_one :function error?

I'm trying to separate audio and video from video file. After searching on the internet I came to know it can be done using FFMPEG. Now I need to build FFMPEG library file for my Android application ...
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avconv set really slow frame rate

I have just a couple of images ( 20-40 ) and I want make movie which plays with frame rate 1-2 fps ( i.e. each image should be visible for 0.5-1 second ) ... so the whole movie should take ~20-40 ...
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Remove audio from mp4 file [duplicate]

I have a video file i.e. video.mp4 it contain both video and audio. I want to remove the audio from this mp4 file. I tried using the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i /home/Desktop/video.mp4 ...
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LibAv: Set a custom Header in RTSP stream

I am trying to play a chunk of video retrieved from an Axis M3004V camera. The camera is continuously recording video in an internal MicroSD card. That video receives a recordingid I can use to query. ...
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Twitch streaming on ubuntu isn't working

So, i've been trying to stream to twitch on Ubuntu for awhile now, and i've tried quite a few streaming scripts for ffmpeg and avconv and also SimpleScreenRecorder's streaming function without ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen upon start-up

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an AsRock 775 VM 800 with a Pentium 4. It often boots to the Lubuntu splash screen for a few seconds and then displays what appears to be a black screen. After a while ...
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Mouse lag after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I was running Ubuntu 13.10 with no issues and decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 recently. Since I've upgraded I've noticed that my mouse starts to lag after I play a movie via xbmc or a video on ...
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Transcoding old mjpeg avi's to h264

I have a collection of private jpeg’s and avi’s (mjpeg format) recorded with Olympus u5000 camera. As mjpeg is not a suitable format for playing in xbmc, I would like to transcode it to h264 format. ...
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Install latest intel-video driver on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having troubles when capturing video with guvcview, in a random way the Xorg server crashes and the session is restarted. I made a post on Xorg list and they suggest me install the latest intel - ...
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Can't play QuickTime RLE in Ubuntu 14.04

I frequently create videos from png sequences using avconv by running: avconv -r 24 -i images%6d.png -vcodec qtrle video.mov Since I've upgraded to 14.04 I cannot play back them any more. Not with ...
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system not coming out of suspend

I have a clean 14.04 Ubuntu installation on a Dell precision T5400 with a NVIDIA card. The system is updated and upgraded. When the system goes to into suspend I can see the windows of the apps I ...
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How to convert DAT to MP3 in ubuntu 14.04

I have a question: How can I convert a .DAT or other formats to mp3? Do we have a good tool for doing that? If so, how? Thank you
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Problem with plate intel integrated video and html5, the videos look with yellow dots rain [closed]

I tell them that I have a laptop hp 550 with ubuntu 12.04 I have the following problem. I see youtube videos of popcorn and a shower of yellow dots. I guess the problem must be between my motherboard ...
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how to check if a video card is good or failure

My ubuntu 14.04 LTS fail to launch. In menuboot, if I chose boot in the console option, the ubuntu's launch in a low level graphic enviroment. I don't know It may my graphic card got trouble. So how ...
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Merge multiple JPEGs into one Video

I am capturing images from a web came in 1 second intervals. I would like to find a way to create a video of these images. Since the camera is still and there can be long periods of time when the ...
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Videos from the Guardian website not loading (Chrome)

I was trying to load this video from the Guardian website but it doesn't seem to work. Other videos on the site don't seem to work either. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit) and have flash ...
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Nvidia Video Screen Tearing (proprietary driver)

I am getting near-constant screen tearing when watching videos on my Ideapad Y400, with Nvidia GT 650M graphics (not the SLI model). I am using the proprietary 337 drivers from xorg-edgers, but the ...
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MPEG2 Transport Stream (MTS) Thumbnails

I have one of these Sony handycams that produce MTS video files. Openshot can now edit them and MPlayer2 can play them, which is fantastic. But I have trouble knowing which is which in the file ...
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Cannot get flash video websites (YouTube, etc.) to work

I know that other, multiple questions have been posted on this, but I'm fairly certain I've applied most, if not all, of the suggested solutions, and I'm no closer to resolving this issue. I am ...
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Error Install ubuntu on lenovo notebook g510 [duplicate]

I'm tried to install ubuntu desktop 14.04 on my notebook lenovo g510 (AMD radeon HD8570) but after installation finished when OS starting display following massagge: The system is running in ...
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video resolution RADEON EXPRESS 200

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and RADEON XPRESS 20. My resolution stuck on 1024 * 768. Is Ubuntu only support this resolution for this graphic card or I need install or configure the card make resolution is ...
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Videos only showing a green screen despite having drivers installed

I've been watching a lot of movies offline recently and they've been playing smoothly for the last couple days, but today when I tried to watch one, it only showed a green screen and the audio was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Videos refusing to go fullscreen and freeze on Firefox

In Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04, just upgraded from 13.10, I can't make any video full screen without issues. When I tried it usual do this: video freezes, and sometimes you can hear the audio, but not ...
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drm:No driver support for vblank timestamp query

My graphics seems to be lagging a bit. I entered the command: dmesg | egrep 'drm|radeon' and I received this message [2.205753] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810 [2.246056] [drm] VGACON ...
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Video card Radeon HD 7770 bad performance using power point running presentation

my problem started after i installed ubunutu 14.04, when i was with ubuntu 13.10 i configured my video card with FGLRX working perfectly. But know when i install any of the both alternative of FGLRX ...
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Every Video in Fast forward motion 14.04

No Sound just fast playing video it doesn't matter which ever player or browser i use. While checking in System Monitor pulseaudio in very high priority. I tried to uninstall and re-install pulse ...
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Question About Subtitles In Movies

i download a 720p Movie like every time i do but the difference that all of them downloaded with subtitles in them no need to download subtitle files except 1 movie needs a subtitles file ,So I ...
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videos are running too fast [closed]

I am very new to Linux, facing a very different problem of running videos on Ubuntu 14.04 While watching videos the frame rate is three times faster, than the original speed i.e. the shot of time ...
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problems with video playback speed and sound in 14.04?

my machine is having problems with video playback with both SmPlayer and the built in player. the videos are sped up and sound is chopped. i didn't change any settings or mess with them in any way ...
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Computer noob needs help with video format conversion [duplicate]

I need to convert 2 movies from the .MKS format to a .MP4 or .AVI file. How would I do that? I would prefer doing this in a GUI as I am not comfortable with the Command Line Interface.
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How can I get old video drivers back?

No matter what I watch on hulu, or when I watch it, I see annoying flickering. It doesn't happen on youtube, southparkstudios, or various other websites with videos that I have used since since ...
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Should I install Intel Graphics Installer for Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 [closed]

Colours are especially bad when viewing the same video file in Windows 7. Another user also mentioned it before, so if anyone can update me on the issue, I'll be grateful. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. ...