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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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Video gets distorted after TV is turned off then back on via HDMI

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 with a AMD 5350 with Radeon R3 in my living room connected to my TV via HDMI. As long as my TV was on when the system is booted everything is fine (audio and video). ...
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Recording a youtube live stream using vlc

I'm trying to set vlc to record a live stream on youtube using cron. Vlc records videos that aren't live streaming just fine, but when the stream is live vlc records at most only 24 seconds. Why ...
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Horizontal video tearing

I am using Xubuntu 14.10 on Dell Vostro 5470 (GPU is Intel HD 4400). I have serious problems with watching videos (no matter if on Youtube or on local storage), video keeps tearing when there are fast ...
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Crashing while watching videos in Chrome and Firefox

I am a new Ubuntu user. After 15-30 minutes watching videos online (it happened at YouTube and Crunchyroll) my image stops, and the sound keeps repeating (sometimes it sounds better than Skrillex, but ...
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AVCONV with cgop flag

I'm trying to convert some videos to match up with Youtube's encoding guidelines and having a big problem with getting "closed GOP" to work. I tried this on the command line: avconv -i ...
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Video problems after 14.04 install

Let me get this out there... I am a noob to Linux & playing around with Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 13... an successfully ran it on the same system I am having problems with on the updated 14.04 ...
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Pipelight Video is Dark on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video

I installed pipelight, and it is working, I can see the picture, but it is very dim. It's like the brightness is turned down. I am also getting good sound. This is when streaming Netflix and Amazon ...
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pitivi how to render a project

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with pitivi 0.94 and I just created a new project and made some video editing in it. Now I want to render a video file in any format, but that seems to be not so easy. I tried ...
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How to download streaming flash videos?

I am acquainted with Firefox extensions like VideoDownloadHeper, DownThemAll etc. and also other command line tools like youtube-dl for downloading flash videos from popular sites like ...
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What are the relevant factors for full screen html5 video performance (Google Chrome beta)

I'm looking for the best performance of html5 video, running in Google Chrome Beta (open for other browser suggestions, but this seems to give the best performance now). I'm running this on Ubuntu ...
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parole player gives Gstreamer error when CD/DVD played in XUBUNTU

No matter which DVD or CD I try to play using parole player in Xubuntu. I get the following error for CD's :Could not handle CDDA URI:GStreamer backend error : And the following for DVD's: Could not ...
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How to generate 'alternative' videos for a given video

I'm looking for a fast (script, code, program) way of generating an alternative video for an input video. Alternatives are: added 10% gaussian noise flipped horizontally flipped vertically resized ...
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How can I have my display settings automatically restored after I play a full-screen game?

When I play a full screen game on Ubuntu (Gnome, Kde, XFCE doesn't matter) the game decides what the monitor settings should be and then when the game is over I'm stuck with those settings. Is there ...
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Plug and play video cards

Ok, I am building a high end workstation for bioinformatics analysis. The motherboard I am using is a Supermicro X10 which does NOT have an integrated video card/setup. I plan to install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Different problems in (graphic?) display Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

I'v tried both OS on the same computer: First the newer 14.04 (which was pretty slow, got a little better when I added more RAM) problem like VERY legging youtube video playing and what seem (to me) ...
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Disable auto sleep and monitor turning off from C++ code

I develop [cross-platform C++ Qt-based] application which plays video using libVLC. When i watch video for a long time, my monitor is going to turn off according with power management settings. I want ...
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MP4Box Warns about different PPS even though they are the same

I have an online class that provides MP4 versions of class lectures, but the lectures are broken into chunks that are each a few minutes long. I'm trying to concatenate the chunks into whole lectures, ...
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Graphics driver for macbook pro [duplicate]

Need higher res graphics driver for my macbook pro running ubuntu in a Virtual Box environment. Image is chopped off on the sides.
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I have a problem with intel graphics

I use Ubuntu 14.04 to watch movies or animation and see it all as full High Definition(HD). Since a few days ago I noticed the changing of FPS and I do not know why. I have chosen installing Intel ...
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Taking video and snapshots simultaneously using a webcam

I'm trying to do something fairly specific and I was wondering if anyone had some suggestions for ways to do it. I'm working on a program and for it I need an application to do the following ...
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What does display UNCLAIMED mean?

Having added a second video card to my computer I am having difficulties getting it to work. I have connected a television to this second video card, but I don't get any signal on the television. ...
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Green screen on totem when playing mp4 files

When I try to launch mp4 video files in Ubuntu 14.04, there is only shown a green screen but no video. The audio is running normally. I use the standard video application in Ubuntu, I think this is ...
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transcode: Which Video output format?

I know how to use google, but if I search for "transcode: Which Video output format?" I get a lot of results which are more then seven years old. I am not a video codec guru, but AFAIK there was a ...
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desynchronized audio with video after recording a webcam (With avconv 11-6:11-1 )

Giving the following function, I recorded a Logitech C525 webcam stream with sound and that gives me an unsynchronized video with sound. It progressively delay till 15 seconds on 1h30... I have now ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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Show photo/video slideshow with photo captions

I'm trying to find a straightforward way to create a date-ordered slideshow from a directory that contains a mix of photos and videos (e.g. the output of a smartphone camera from a holiday). Ideally ...
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YouTube video plays fine on Youtube website but plays back choppy in WP blog regardless of browser

Anyway... I have placed a video welcome message in my WP blog homepage. It is nothing huge or special but there it is. Now it plays back OK in youtube ( recorded on my phone so not spectacular ...
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SUN X4100 kubuntu video problems with installer

Currently having problems installing kubuntu 14.4 on a SUN X4100 server. It has an ATI rage XL graphics chip built in. The issue I am having is that when the system is booted from the install CD I get ...
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How to improve Chromium 4K video playback?

I am trying to watch a YouTube 4K Video: I don't know exactly how it works, but I want to be able to watch the video properly, right now it displays like skipping some frames (1080p plays properly, ...
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How to extract images from a video? [closed]

I mean how to generate images from a video like screenshots, what are all the available options from a terminal command line to a GUI software?
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How to rename a movie file by using its internal name attribute?

I had to recover a bunch of movie files from my external HDD due to filesystem corruption and used photorec to do so. Now all my files have random names like f00000.avi. We are talking about 1000+ ...
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How can I satisfy Audacity asking for libavformat.so.53, while Ubuntu 14.04 has libavformat.so.54?

I am using Audacity 2.0.5. I have been trying to edit video files. I know that Audacity is an audio DAW, but I recently learned that it was possible to import a file through ffmpeg and seperate the ...
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How to play this file?

I have this video file with the extension .mkv but it is not playing in totem video player and this works in the new versions of VLC(Windows) and I havent tried it on VLC for Ubuntu yet. Is there ...
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Where can I find a Ubuntu 14.04 video driver for the Dell ATI 128MB Radeon x300 se card?

I tried Dell's official support site and the option box listed for the Ubuntu OS was greyed out. I know this is a legacy card. Thanks for any help you can provide.
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Different (html5) video performance with different desktop environments

I'm trying to create a digital signage player with Ubuntu 14.04 on a Gigabyte Brix (2955U). For this purpose I'm just showing images and html5 video in a fullscreen browser. My current choice for this ...
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What Software to Use for Tagging/Annotating/Commenting/Highlighting Video Footage?

My Question in a Nutshell I’m looking for a tool with which I can easily organize/manage the video footage I have recorded. I don’t want to only tag the video clip files themselves, though; I would ...
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Can I switch the focus of programs running on Ubuntu from an Android device?

I have a computer monitor from which I can watch videos, using my Android tablet as a remote. I can watch local videos with VLC and use a VLC remote app, and I can also watch YouTube videos in Chrome ...
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Monitor Does Not Wake Up

I have Xubuntu 14.04 installed on two PCs, each has its own monitor, different brands. With both PCs, if I turn off the monitor by power switch, turning it on does not work. In other words, when I ...
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At least one output file must be specified ffmpeg

ffmpeg -i oceans.mov -an -c:v libx264 -r 24 -preset fast \ -profile:v baseline -g 64 -keyint_min 64 -b:v:0 230k -maxrate 250k -s:v:0 304x128 \ -x264opts pic-struct:no-scenecut -movflags ...
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Probem installing ATi proprientary driver on Lenovo laptop

I'm currently trying to install ATi's proprientary drivers in order to try and play some games on Ubuntu.I downloaded the official driver from ATi's webside and than followed THIS guide in order to ...
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Best video performance in Acer Aspire 522 netbook

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.1 32-bit in Acer Aspire One 522 netbook with ATI Radeon GPU. I already installed proprietary fglrx-driver from official repository. (EDIT: proprietary driver downloaded from ...
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H264 firefox standalone on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.10. FF 35 has support form H264 and VP8, but not MSE and VP9. That is ok, and confirmed by youtube html5 page, https://www.youtube.com/html5, as you see the screen #1 here: ...
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Video card error

I'm using a GeForce GT630 and for some reason ubuntu 14.04 does not recognise it, when I try to start a game from my steam library this is what I get..! I'm using a virtual machine to run ubuntu ...
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14.04 LTS video playback too fast with no sound

Latest automatic sw update this week switched video playback to fastforward and silent when using HDMI/Displayport on the built-in player. Using headphones both works fine.
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WMV files not playing anymore with VLC nor with Video application in 14.04

For an unknown reason, my WMV files are not played with VLC nor with Video application. VLC or Video application start but disappear instantly. All those WMV files were readable PERFECTLY via VLC ...
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An Issue Related To VLC

Each time I close VLC Player after watching a video file, I get these messages one after another: After pressing Continue, I get an another message: I don't get these messages after playing an ...
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Gstream video stream error

I'm trying to stream webcam video from one computer to another with low or zero latency. I used the following command. Sender: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src ! video/x-raw,width=640,height=480 ! x264enc ! ...
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Flash Player Causes Crash

When using youtube, or any other video view site, my screen freezes then goes black. The audio still goes in the back ground, but the computer becomes unresponsive. I suspect it has something to do ...
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How to remove audio from a specific time duration of a video

Say I have a video of 5 minutes and I want to remove all audio from 1:00 to 2:00. Is this possible? If yes, how would I do this? A question, Remove audio from mp4 file comes close to this but is ...