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monitor switches out of clone mode to dual monitors when logging in.

on my laptop, the login screen clones the video onto the second display (this is what I want it to do), then after logging in it switches to two desktops. I have Nvidia settings to clone. on second ...
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Intel and Nvidia. How run both on desktop. Not bumblebe!

I have my desktop with two video adapters (Intel and Nvidia 210) I want use them both the same time. Is this possible? They are actually works on the same time but Nvidia works with artefacts ...
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Home Intranet Webpage Video Link - New page opens but video won't play

I created the page in Kompozer. Just index.html. Copied that file and the video file to the same folder in my home directory on the server (headless Ubuntu 12.04) over ssh. The page loads fine, the ...
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Is it possible to have real-time dyamic-range compression for my audio out?

Sometimes I'll be watching a video, and the audio's volume will vary greatly. I have to turn the volume up to hear the quiet parts, and then the loud sections blast through the speakers. Is it ...
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Is there a non-Safari alternative to ClickToFlash/ClickToPlugin?

There is a great plugin for Safari I use on my Mac that not only prevents flash from automatically loading, but it also allows you to instantly convert any Flash video stream into HTML5. Even better, ...
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audio &video playback broken

from one day to the next my playback system seems to be broken. I'm not talking about delay; or choppy playback: It sounds like a broken CD! no matter if I stream youtube, or music from my hard ...
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Could not open stream (livestreamer)

I use ubuntu 12.04 32-bit.I recently installed livestramer to see youtube video via command line.Now while playing I am giving the following and getting an error-- $livestreamer ...
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Nvidia Drivers with Ubuntu 12.04

It's hard to believe how many postings you can find when searching the internet on Nvidia with Ubuntu problems, yet here goes one more: I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 video card and a 32bit AMD ...
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Video not found skype

I just install skype 4.2 and I have ubuntu 13.10 The button for video call is just not there. My webcam is working fine when outside of skype What can I do to make video call with skype?
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How can I play Flash videos from YouTube louder?

Some videos played in Firefox just have a too little volume. I have already used alsamixer to turn up the volume to the maximum, and of course I've also turned up the volume of the Flash player to the ...
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How can I improve the CPU performance when I watch something on Twitch in Firefox?

This is my htop output when I watch something on Twitch: I use Firefox. When I watch something on Youtube, the CPU%-value is at about 10... or 20% (I installed Intel support via a PPA, which I took ...
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Alternatives on Ubuntu

This is not question about how Linux works or something similar. I just want ask if is there some similar application like Xilisoft Video Converter and Sony Vegas Pro 10. Because I need an ...
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Cannot stream video via library freegal movies

My local library offers free movie streaming via freegalmovies.com It's a flash-based stream, but for the life of me, I cannot get my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to play any movies. Other flash sites work ...
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Display issue on remote machine using GDM X11

I am remotely logging into an Ubuntu machine through SSH(MobaXterm) using Gnome desktop remote environment from my Windows PC. I am having trouble with one of our video applications in displaying ...
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Is there any software that allows live multiple webcam picture-in-picture via Skype or Google Hangout?

I've looked in all the AskUbuntu forums, Stack Exchange forums, generic Google searches worded 23 different ways, YouTube searches worded 13 different ways, and still cannot find any answer to my ...
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Can't we play videos with ease like how we play in WINx Based OS?

Linux is still not user friendly OS/Applications properly running on it! I agree Linux as back end its power full Operating system as long as we are using command/Terminal mode. When I am trying to ...
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Video problems switching from 10.04 to 12.04

I use ubuntu 10.04 and I'm trying to switch to 12.04 via clean install When I boot from the pendrive to install 12.04, the screen loses signal and turns to black. I use a NVidia GT520 video card. ...
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Totem-plugin-viewer requires text/html decoder

I have a Synology NAS Server on my LAN and when I try to reproduce *.mkv files trough it (Video Station) on Google Chrome (Ubuntu 13.10) it appears a message. It tells that the totem-plugin-viewer ...
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VLC do not plays video files

VLC do not play any kind of video file. I will however start and stop correctly as open without any order to play anything. It used to work great before Ubuntu 12.04 reinstall, but now I face such ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Lenovo video card

i have a old Lenovo Y510. i was running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 it ran very well in either windows or Ubuntu 12.04 but i never could find the drivers for the video card more specifically the ...
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how to know the libass version already installed and how to update it

how can i know the current version of libass installed and how can i update it to the latest or how can i install it from scratch? i have Ubuntu 13.10 and Sm player installed, and I'm facing some ...
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I have bad video playback on Ubuntu 13.10 with the AMD E2 vision processor

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an HP 2000 laptop with an AMD E2 vision processor and 4gb ram. Now the makers of AMD claim it's supposed to grant great video playback at HD but at 720p I get choppy video ...
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how do I config a Foscam FI9821W IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox. I've got a Foscam FI9821W IP camera and I'm trying to get live video on Firefox. Then I want to add to zoneminder. I opened the IPCam Client page and downloaded ...
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Linux adobe flash player youtube videos sound distorted

When I just start my computer, youtube videos work fine. However, after working for some time (might be related to suspend session), youtube videos don't work good anymore. They are very non-fluent: ...
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use Keyboard, Video and Mouse on a headless Ubuntu

Need help in using a monitor, keyboard and mouse on a headless ubuntu as and when needed, to detail, at home , I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on headless mode, now as and when i get my monitor and mouse ...
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Can I run After Effects in Ubuntu?

Well guys, I'm wanting to change the operating system, leave the windows and jump right in linux, and I went back and found nearly all programs, or programs similar to the same function in Ubuntu. ...
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Nvidia drivers cause blank screen

I installed Ubuntu a few days ago, and decided to install Steam. After installing Steam, I downloaded Metro: Last Light. Using the open-source driver, I got a black flash, and the game would close, so ...
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A: How to disable generation of thubmnail just for video / movie? [duplicate]

How to disable generation of thumbnails for video files in file browser? Solved accordingly to this answer. Install dconf-tools package and run dconf-editor. "In the tree on the left, navigate ...
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Saucy is intermittently losing video sync! - How to isolate & repair?

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04 I have been having a really annoying issue where my laptop screen will sometime go white or just all colored static. There is no rhyme or reason, it may not ...
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Can't Watch Video — Screen Goes Dark

I am new to Linux as of yesterday. I know nothing about it, but I am very excited to learn! Glad to be here! I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander since yesterday and haven't had any ...
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VLC crash on startup - certain dvd's only

Certain rented DVD's don't play. Previously ALL dvd's have worked, and cannot figure out why particular DVD's don't read and VLC doesn't even stay open. This is what happens: Insert DVD, vlc ...
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PEXHDCAP 1080p Video Capture Card

Does anyone know if the PEXHDCAP card will work in Ubuntu? I can't find any information supporting that it will. I'm trying to record HDMI out from a Camcorder using Ubuntu.
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Command/App to convert video files [duplicate]

Anyone know how to batch convert multiple video files into smaller sizes?
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Kazam video recoder software low sound problem?

I am trying to record my screen as I speak while recording to make some tutorial video on my Ubuntu laptop. The problem I am facing is that the voice quality is very low in recording and then I tried ...
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Rendering video that was edited in a Windows virtualbox

I created a video project using Adobe Premiere on my Xubuntu computer that was running windows 7 within VirtualBox. The problem is that the renderings come out looking terrible. For example, plain ...
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VLC Languages showing squares

I was playing audio tracks through VLC and I noticed that CJK Languages show up as Squares when it displays the name of the track on the VLC Player Screen, is there anyway I can fix this so it ...
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can't set resolution matrox video card

I built my first server and displayed 1920X1080 properly through the built in video VGA, on MOBO. After confirming that worked I installed Matrox M9120 PCI x16 and was lowered to 1024X768 resolution. ...
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Slight Choppiness in video playback Ubuntu 13.10

I've read a lot of these and I've tried updating to the latest nVidia drivers (nvidia 331, I have a GTX 460), got VLC, made sure hardware decoding is enabled, but nothing seems to fix it. The most ...
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Deshaking videos using script

how can I desake my video? I try to use transcode? transcode -J stabilize --mplayer_probe -i "input.MTS" But it causes an segfault. Trying to use ffmpeg filters: ffmpeg -i "input.MTS" -vf ...
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How to install the latest version of VLC (2.1.2) on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need play video in ultra-hd 4K definition (3840×2160 pixels) and my favorite player is VLC. In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS the latest available version of VLC is 2.0.8 which does not have support for this ...
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Video Lens Problem Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy), 64 bit version. I have about 120 videos on my drive of various formats (mpeg, avi, wmv, flv, swf, mp4, etc.). They are imported into Shotwell (along with a ...
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13.10 on Lenovo Z61p, flash videos laggy and overheating

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p, which should have decent graphics, still flash videos on youtube etc. especially in fullscreen are dark and laggy. Also I always get an ...
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xine stopped working suddenly: “No vdpau implementation”

I don't watch that much video, but I could swear that sometime within the last couple of weeks I've watched an old video or two. Just now I tried to start xine (which I've been using for years) and I ...
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Damaged mp4 file - can't extract audio

I've been trying fruitlessly for a while now and gotten so frustrated I finally succumbed and decided to ask for help. I ask though because this file is VERY important, it is also important I know ...
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Video card does not switch

root@max-A15W8:~# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core ProcessorFamily Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Kickstarter Crowd Source Funding and PiTiVI

I have a video, generated in PiTiVi and cannot understand what to do with the rendering to make this video work on Kickstarter (KS). They say: "For video encoding, use WMV format in Windows. On Mac, ...
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How can I convert .mp4 files and .srt file to images based on subtitle's timeline?

I have .mp4 file and .srt file. I need to convert them to images including subtitle. The problem here is that I only want to capture images that have subtitle. I will use these images to read video ...
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How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal

How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal? is there any chance to download youtube videos one after the another automatically from terminal??
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Pinnacle DC 10+ does not work properly

I have an old card - Pinnacle DC-10 plus. Some time ago I didn't have any problem with this device. Ubuntu recognized it O'k and I used TVtime for watching clips I got from an external video device. ...
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graphics card with hdmi sound and video output for movies

I've got a desktop with a 2x Pentium Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz and 2GB Ram. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, and a plasma tv with HDMI input. I would like to get a graphics card with hdmi video ...