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HDMI cable causes extreme video lag in Ubuntu?

I have a 42" Vizio TV hooked up to a Thinkpad E550 (running Ubuntu 14.04). When I hook up these two devices with a VGA chord, everything is perfectly fine; however, when I hook these two devices up ...
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Ubuntu losing video after boot?

Ubuntu newb here but I'm quite stuck. I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 and burned a DVD, then appeared to get a successful install on a freshly formatted 1tb WD HD. Gui interface and stock ...
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Upgrade xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2: xine-drivers not found

-1 down vote favorite 1 I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade from xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2. I have used the Ubuntu libs of x1ne1.2 and I recompiled my code. But I get the error message, ...
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video Blurred Pillarbox

can you suggest me a simple tool to make a video Blurred Pillarbox just like this! http://i.ytimg.com/vi/yCOrqUA0ws4/maxresdefault.jpg
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In youtube, There are just 360p and 720p options .(no 240p,480p and 1080p)

A couple of days before, everything is working perfectly good. But After last Ubuntu update -also flash player has updated- (I just think that was occurred after update but maybe not) I can not watch ...
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Looking for video editor that can export specific segments of video

I am looking to export the opening themes of some anime I like to watch. Can you tell me a software that is easy to use and can do this? I currently have the episodes downloaded on my computer. I am ...
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How does YouTube prevent OS from sleeping? Can it work for other HTML5 players?

There were many questions here about preventing the OS to go into the sleep/suspend/screensaver mode when running an app (say, watching a video in the browser, but it doesn't have to be a ...
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None of subtitle editors show video

I'm on lubuntu 15.04. I've installed Subtitle compose, Gnome subtitles and Subtitle editor, however, none of them show my .avi file. I've tried executing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image - Take 2

I believe i have the same problem described in this question: Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image I have a Acer Aspire 5612WLMi with Lununtu 15.04 (Kernel 3.19.0-25-lowlatency), the relevant ...
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Remove Audio Streams of videos - recursively without converting audio or video with FFMPEG

Lets say for example you have a season of a TV show, the best encode you can find, but it has multiple audio streams, that you don't need. You don't want to re-encode and loose video/audio quality and ...
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Change framerate of mp4 video without reencoding using mp4box and piping

I'd basically like to do what this guy asked for. Using the lines of Mitch I get a perfect result. I'd now love to use the output of mp4box directly as input of mp4box again (to make one command out ...
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second monitor (4k seiki TV) shows “no signal” after going to sleep (Linux only)

I have a Dell Optiplex 9020 with an NVIDIA 750GTX video card. There is a Dell 24" monitor attached to a display port, and a Seiki 39" 4k TV attached as the second monitor. The system works with ...
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Poor video playback performance on Aspire One 752

I recently "upgraded" from windows 7 on the Acer Aspire One 752 my wife bought a few years back. Given the state of that particular windows installation the machine is performing a lot better now that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...
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“mplayer -vo caca fma.avi” lags, how can i skip frames so it doesn't lag

"mplayer -vo caca" looks funny and enjoyably fun to watch in breaks, especially as a screen saver! Unfortunately it lags, and (since video/asci is synced to sound,) sound is fragmented ( "s", pause, ...
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Bash script to convert multiple image sequences to video files

I'm trying to make a script to take multiple series of image sequences within subdirectories of the present working directory and send them through ffmpeg to create video files in the present working ...
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Allowing multiple programmes to access /dev/video0 simultaneously?

I've just recently noticed that video from my webcam does not always work in a programme, so long as something else is accessing it. Let's explain this with some usage examples: I'm running uTox (a ...
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Videos never load on facebook, Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, Firefox

I'm having a small problem with my computer. (Luckily I'm not a huge FB user or else I'd probably be loosing my crap lol.) My machine is an HP Pavilion dv4. I can't seem to get videos to play on ...
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Trying to install an USB video capture card, but idk why the driver is not loading

So here is the thing. I'm trying to use this USB video capture card on my linux but I dont know why my linux doesn’t load a driver for it. The card I'm talking about is this one: ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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High quality software video telephony

I am trying to find a way to establish a high quality video phone connection between two kubuntu computers. One of the computers will be behind a firewall at a fixed IP but an ssh-port can be opened ...
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Ubuntu Videos doesn't play my .mp4 videos

I want to play my .mp4 videos using Ubuntu Videos (https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Videos). This application suggests additional plug-ins in order to work. The plug-in that required to install are: ...
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How to create a virtual video device in ubuntu

I have a local server which just publish video to a address http://localhost:8080 I can get the video on any browser in the local network. Is there a way to create a virtual video device which will ...
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Nautilus: Multiple Selected Audio/Video files length

I would like to know how I can know the total length of the selected audio/video files in Nautilus, if it's possible. I use ubuntu 14.04. Thanks.
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combine audio and photo using command line in Ubuntu

What is the best way that I can make a video from one photo and one audio file like Mp3 I’m using an Ubuntu headless server, so I need a command line version for this... I tried with avconv but I ...
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How to record screen in video to report bugs in Ubuntu interface?

I would like to find some standard way of recording my screen, since I would like to report some bugs in the user interface and its typing system with Dvorak keyboard layout. The cursor location is ...
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Frontend to view Android's videos in Ubuntu

I have videos taken by my Android phone Samsung galaxy S4. I see the device and the memory card in my system. I could search those files by find [/media/] -iregex *.mp4 but I would like to sync those ...
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Is there a frame by frame video editor?

I have a video with text that I am trying to translate into other language, I will not place the translation as subtitles, the idea is to use the same font and place the translated text in the same ...
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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...
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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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nVidia GeForce 2 Aopen MX-400 64 Mb video card is slow [closed]

My motherboard burned out and I replaced it with another lga755 with a better processor, E8400 4 core vs E5200 2 core, with more memory, 6 Gb. The motherboard did not come with integrated ...
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Flash Player is Freezing when Viewing Live Video Broadcasts using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I have been everywhere searching for a solution to my flash player freezing when viewing live video broadcasts after 30 seconds or so...keep having to refresh. Works fine on YouTube and video upload ...
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High load when playing music files audio or video

Why do I keep getting high loads when I play music videos and audio files? Sometimes the computer hangs and everything stops working because of filesystem corruption and I have to repair it before am ...
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Bad Video rendered with recordMyDesktop

I have used recordmydesktop for a while an it worked very good, but now it began to draw lines through the desktop on the rendered video. I don't know how that happened, but still it would be good to ...
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avconv converting videos in really bad quality

I have this linux command line app called avcon. It is used to converting files. For instance if I have a file called video.mp4 I can run avconv -i video.mp4 video.ogg and it will convert this ...
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Malware opens up some youtube video in ubuntu

I am having a very strange problem. While working on ubuntu, suddenly out of nowhere a new chrome tab with a random youtube video opens up and starts playing. Only relevant issue found on internet is ...
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Youtube videos on firefox not playing properly

I've reinstalled Ubuntu multiple times because Youtube videos haven't been playing properly. I thought maybe reinstalling Ubuntu might help but apparently it hasn't. During video playback, the video ...
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Hue (tint, color) correction using avconv

I'm trying to make a demonstration of orange and blue color timing. I've been told I can do this in the YIQ domain by increasing the level of I and decreasing Q. So I want to take a video, rotate the ...
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How can I play videos on Ubuntu? using any player [duplicate]

I'm newbie with Ubuntu -- I use ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I was trying to play some video using ubuntu video player and it required installing some plugins but this error occurred: Package dependencies ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Wifi Becomes Hidden - Kodi Issues

I have Ubuntu 15.04 on a ThinkServer TS140 with a wireless NIC (TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N150 PCI Express Adapter, 2.4GHz 150Mbps) with Kodi Helix (14.2) as my home media center and Deluge 1.3.11 ...
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Video playback very slow Ubuntu 15.04

I've had numerous problems with the installation of Ubuntu 15.04, and one of them involved the Nvidia Geforce graphics card I have on my old Sony Vaio. I reset it to the default drivers which come ...
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What libraries should I use for capturing encoded audio and video and then decoding it?

I am working on a project which involves picking up data (both audio and video) over a network. Basically, the data will be encoded (most likely transmitted using Real-time Transmission Protocol), ...
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How to delete duplicated files based on pattern (see examples below) using a script or a Bash command

My question is simple : I have video files named as follows : xxxx_yyy_720_3800.mp4 xxxx_yyy_720_8000.mp4 where yyy can vary in length (e.g yyyyyy or more y) As I'm not used in shell scripts ...
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Ubuntu low memory after playing videos from .zip file

I have a .zip file that is 4Gb of size and has videos, after trying to play some of them directly from the .zip file just by double clicking I noticed that I was running low on HD memory so I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disables video output when disconneting / reconnecting a HDMI monitor

On Xubuntu 13.10 when I disconnect a screen connected on the HDMI output of my computer and then reconnect it, the signal directly comes back to the screen and I can continue to work. On Xubuntu ...
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stream video playlist on specific time over rtmp

Is there a command line tool, that can run on a linux vserver and stream video playlists? I will build a fallback solution, and for this I need a way to stream a playlist, starting at a specific time. ...
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Kernel panic after using html5 video in chrome

I'm using chrome to watch Netflix on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. It lets me watch video for a while (30 sec up to 20 min.) and than it hungs up the system permanently. The same problem occurs while watching ...
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how to install plugin for python v2.7

I tried to run a video DVD and it says you need to install plugin for python v2.7. I am using Ubuntu 13.04.I am very new with ubuntu. what codes shall i have to write to download the plugin and to ...
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avconv version and youtube-dl

I have youtube-dl version 2015.07.04. While downloading a video, I see this message: Your copy of avconv is outdated and unable to properly mux separate video and audio files, youtube-dl will ...