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Compiz and Intel g33/g31 flickering screen

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a PC Celeron dual core 2.5 GHz, and 2 GB of RAM. The integrated video is 82G33/G31, and I have problems with flickering screen when playing videos with Compiz enabled. ...
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Intel Quick Sync Video codec

I'm looking for Intel Quick Sync Video codec and / or video encoding software that also can take benfit of Intel QSV. Any suggestion?
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How to Flash & Chrome hardware accelerated decoding?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video in Chrome? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd ...
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Video editing app for lowering background noise while evidentiating slow voice?

I got a video who needs some delicate tweaks. In that video I recite several poems. My voice sounds too low, while the background noise is too high. If someone turns its sound at maximum to be able to ...
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How can I watch videos online? [duplicate]

what app do i need to download in order to watch video's online? Something similar to flash program but for ubuntu? (first time ubuntu user) Thank you very much!
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How do you install avconv on Ubuntu Server 13.04?

I've searched and searched, but I can't find anything, besides compiling it, which gives me an error about ASM.
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Cannot play videos files despite ubuntu restricted extras

Despite I have installed the Ubuntu restricted extras package, the Videos application raised error whenever I try to play a video. For example : For avi: Videos requires to install plugins to play ...
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Youtube videos don't fullscreen in Ubuntu 13.10

When I watch a video in Youtube the full screen option doesn't work, I'm using Firefox in Ubuntu 13.10. Why?
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Flash Animations are horizontally crunched and colors are bogus

On a fresh install, I cannot read flash animations properly. I tried enabling hwaccel and gpuoverride using mms.cfg which didn't change anything. Video playback in VLC is OK. My graphics chip : ...
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Adding video card and Ubuntu stuck on boot

I am working on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have Radeon 7950 video card working good with the latest AMD driver. The problem occurs when I am adding another exactly the same video card now the boot ...
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AVI File not playing

Tried to play an AVI file. I have installed all Gstreamer Plugins as well as Ubuntu-Restricted-Extras. This did not work and kept showing an error application/x-rar not available. Then after searching ...
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gma500_gfx vs cedarview-graphics-drivers? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Kernel 3.8.33 on an Intel N2600/GMA3600 Netbook. Ubuntu currently runs in 1024*600 resolution which is perfect for my netbook. However the graphic performance is very poor. ...
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How to make v4l2ucp's “Exposure, Auto Priority” persistent on reboot?

My laptop's webcam has the common too dark issue, and what fixes it is using v4l2ucp and activating "Exposure, Auto Priority". The problem is, the setting reverts after every reboot. Any way to make ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Online video (ie YouTube) will not run in Firefox or Chromium.

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell Dimension 3000 w/ 2GB RAM. Installation appeared to go fine, but I cannot get online videos to play properly using Firefox or Chromium. Using both YouTube ...
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Video tearing with nVidia GT630

I have a problem with video tearing on my media computer. I have just bought a new Philips TV 40" 7007 and a video card to go in the media PC (nVidia GT630). When I connect them up with either an ...
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Banshee sorts .mp4 files as music

When I import my movies (which are all .mp4 files) into Banshee, most of them gets placed under "Music" instead of "Videos". I compared one of the movies that actually got placed under "Videos" ...
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Cannot find video plugin: video/x-gst-fourcc-AVin-Decoder

I try to cut a video in Pitivi and get the following error: Missing file: video/x-gst-fourcc-AVin-Decoder The problem: I do not find any plugin with that name. Which plugin solves the problem then? ...
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how to view 4K video

I'm trying to view some 4K resolution MP4 videos generated by a Galaxy Note 3 on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro 7, 1 running Ubuntu 13.10. Using any of the standard major video players (VLC, Totem etc.), I'm ...
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Video playing on media centre device pauses upon boot of Ubuntu

I have a media centre in my house (sony nsz-gs7) which I use to stream video from my wirelass NAS network hardrive (Seagate central) and whenever I am watching a film or episode of something and I ...
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Hybrid video adapter (Intel / ATI) does not work together and generates a disturbing heating

How do I with my ultrabook hybrid video adapter to work on Ubuntu? (Video Adapter Intel / ATI) I tried several solutions found in forums but nothing worked.
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Video Driver reinstall [duplicate]

I removed my video card driver and now Ubuntu goes to low graphics mode but nothing works. My video driver is a *82865G Integrated Graphics Controller * I have tried Sudo apt-get install ...
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DVD Audio Playback Silent - how to find codec

I'm utterly baffled by this but I'm sure the fix must be simple - I can play DVDs fine on my ubuntu machine but I have just bought a new DVD and there is no sound. The sound works on all other DVDs ...
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I am not able to download any plugin for audio or video on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. And for some reason I am unable to download any plugin automatically. I never had this problem before. Here is an image what Rhythmbox or the default video player ...
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Suddenly All Video Players Relying on Python Do Not Work in Precise 12.04 amd64

Until several days ago everything was working fine. Last time I used VLC was may be a week or 2 ago. I first noticed the behaviour when trying to play a mp4 video I had played before without trouble ...
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Tool to Fetch and Embed Movie Poster in File

I have a collection of movies in a directory on my computer. I am looking for a tool that can process this directory, look the movies up online (i.e. on IMDB), fetch the movie poster/DVD cover, and ...
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Video won't play correctly

I'm new to linux and I've installed ubuntu 12.04 on a dual boot PC. Whenever I play something on Youtube or Iplayer the image is compressed to the left half of the screen and the colours are wrong. ...
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How to install h.264 decoder?

I tried playing videos in movie player but only the audio could be heard. I tried playing the video with dragon player but here also only the audio could be heard. A message box appeared showing the ...
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Playing Movies and no 3G dongle connection after upgrading to 12.04

I have a Vodafone Webbook that used the Linux (ver10.04) that couldn't connect through my Vodafone K3565 dongle, so I upgraded to it to 12.04. Now it doesn't want to play any movies, AVI or Mp4, and ...
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Which software can I use for simple VJ'ing?

I would like to make an audio-visual background for reading a story aloud. I have a bunch of mp4 videos and still images which I need to arrange in a script (playlist) and manually step through ...
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Tie via UDEV an external video webcam to /dev/video5 for Apache Server webcam streaming

My aim is to nail my Logitech C270 to /dev/video5 and my old less capable internal cam to /dev/video0 via setting UDEV rules as follows in /etc/udev/init.d/26-video-persistent.rules/ ...
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Issues with playing videos on the net

I re-installed Ubuntu(12.04.3) a few days back. Now with my previous install, I had no issue playing media( this question is specific to videos for I haven't tried plain, audio files yet), but what ...
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Adobe Flash Player fullscreen bug

For a few days I've been experiencing a really strange behaviour when watching YouTube videos in fullscreen. It looks like this: As you can see, the video stays the same size as it had in embedded ...
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problem with playing mp4 file on apache hosted webpage

I hope someone could assist me. My problem is: I want to achieve playing a mp4 file in webpage hosted by my apache2 server. Now I tried everything but he keeps giving me nothing. First my php ...
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SMPlayer h.264 decoding problem on 4670K Haswell

When I playing h.264 mpeg-2 video, and take four threads of decoding equal number of cores in my cpu (4670K Haswell). I got the following error in mplayer log: MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in ...
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How to delete list of played movies in Movie Player [duplicate]

Movie Player lists names of last few movies played. How to delete that list ? Going forward, I'll use VLC. But I'd like to clear that viewed movie history list.
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Videos playing in Web brower, play at double speed, how do I stop this?

I have recently been having a problem with my web browsers (Firefox and Chromium) playing all videos (Youtube and ect...) I have uninstalled flash and then re-installed it and done the same to my web ...
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Firefox Full-Screen Flash not Working

In Ubuntu Gnome 13.10, attempting to view Flash video full-screen does nothing but freeze the video. The freezing can be fixed by unfocusing and refocusing the window, but I cannot get Flash to go ...
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Lubuntu. Can't play Vimeo

I now have Lubuntu 13.04 with Chromium browser installed on my Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook. I can't play Vimeo vids. I've downloaded the flash nonfree package thinking that'll sort it but no luck. I ...
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Converting images into video

I found a method on internet to use avconv to make a video from images, but the quality is very poor. I set the resolution but it didn't help. avconv -i "franc%04d.jpg" -r 30 -s:v 1280x720 a.mkv ...
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How to fix tearing in windows and videos in Xubuntu 13.10?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.10 with nouveau drivers and a GeForce GPU and I've noticed videos in VLC (and Parole) as well as other applications like Firefox and Chrome (when scrolling) show tearing. Any ...
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I find a advanced video editor for Ubuntu

I need a video editor which has the next functions: move the video (like move tool on gimp) resize the video (like scale tool on gimp) rotate the video (like rotate tool on gimp) and color ...
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video recording of webcam not working (guvcview & cheese)

When installing linux cheese was already there and while recording video from cheese it freezes. I then installed guvcview at first it worked fine later when I press record button the guvcview turns ...
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Cant watch videos on Browser : Flash Player not installed

I have a Toshiba Satellite c655 and have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on it. I cant watch videos or basically do anything that requires Flash Player. I was able to on the previous version I had of ...
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Netflix is sluggish when playing videos in HD.

I am using Netflix desktop (https://launchpad.net/netflix-desktop) which is basically just an application for Ubuntu which uses Firefox running in/under Wine. Everything works phenomenal, but the HD ...
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Black screen when fullscreening Twitch

When I am watching a stream on twitch and activate fullscreen, the stream works properly in fullscreen. The issue occurs when I close fullscreen and try to open it again. The stream doesn't fullscreen ...
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Screen tearing on external monitor when playing videos

I have mpv installed in Ubuntu 13.10, and it works great as a video player when I'm using it on my laptop's display, but when I connect an external monitor through HDMI and play the video there, there ...
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video tearing monitor

everybody,and 1-st sorry for my poor English... So my problem is when i watch videos (youtube etc.) the screen become to tear in horizontal lines with every movement of the video itself... I tried ...
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Performances Issues With Radeon HD 5470

I've got a Dell laptop with 4gb ram, intel core 2 duo and a Radeon HD 5470 graphics card, and I'm facing some performances issues. While watching 720/1080p HD movies there are a lot of bugs and the ...
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How do i backup my videos folder

Is there a way that I can compress my videos folder to a very small size that can fit in an 8 GB USB-drive? The folder is about 32 GB and has all our family videos in it. I tried backing up but the ...
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How to convert a Video to avi xvid with custom Frame Size?

i want to convert my movies to avi xvid with the frame size 700x292 so that i can watch it on my tv.But i don't know which software in ubuntu will help me.I tried arista transcoder but it does not ...