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Video recording/playback problems

I have a couple problems: 1. Whenever I put a YouTube video into fullscreen, Unity shows up on top. 2. Whenever I try to do a screen recording my screen turns black, irreversibly with the exception of ...
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High CPU with web streaming videos

Every time I start watching some video within a browser (both Firefox 40.0 and Chrome 44.0.2403.157 64-bit with no extensions) the CPU usage gets 100% (according to htop and system monitor) freezing ...
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dvd movie not working

I have ubuntu 12.10 and I can't play dvd movies. I tried every kmplayer vlc gnomeVLC could not read the file (Input/output error). File reading failed: VLC could not read the file (Input/output ...
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How to flip video in oneshot video editor (ubuntu 15.04)

How do flip video in the one shot video editor I'm new to one shot video editor so I was wandering if anyone can help me here.
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Bad sound and video quality on World of Tanks (Through WINE)

I have installed World of Tanks using Play on Linux and the installation was successful. When I enter the game (apart from the longer than expected loading times), the sound quality is poor (i.e. ...
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avconv Creating Corrupt (0 KB) Video Files

EDIT: I have seen this question: avconv creates zero byte file while trying to downsample mp4 video Unfortunately, it's not the same problem. I'm trying to use avconv in conjunction with a website on ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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Why does my computer run so loud when I use services like Netflix?

Okay, so I have been having this annoying issue since I installed Ubuntu on my computer. When I had Windows installed, it would not run the fans of my laptop unless it was sitting on a surface that ...
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720p/ 1080p types video not working properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i am a new user. I can not see 720p/1080p video properly. It should be broken when runnin these kind of video. Others kind of video are ok, only 720p/1080p video ...
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Is there a CLI webcam image grabber that works with a video4linux2 device?

I've tried everything in apt-cache search webcam |sort -u and everything has some problem. Correcting any syntax mistakes, showing how to use a "GUI only" from the CLI or a good ...
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How to play mp4, restricted codecs already installed?

So I am a first time Ubuntu user as of a week ago, and am having a difficult time getting an mp4 video file to play after I downloaded it. I have downloaded the restricted codecs and also VLC, what ...
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Cron Convert FFMPEG Problem [on hold]

FILE NAME - cron_convert.php chdir('/var/sentora/hostdata/zadmin/public_html/ctkdonline_com/cron/'); set_time_limit(0); include_once 'System.php'; include_once 'vendor/autoload.php'; $sys = ...
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recording audio or video from google hangouts

How can I record audio or video coming from a google hangouts session? Any recommended programs for linux and how to do it? PS: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit
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Facebook video is too choppy to watch

Using firefox and chrome on an Acer Aspire 5100 with an AMD Turion 64 MK36 processor with 2GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon Xpress 110 Graphics card. I had a problem viewing Vimeo and youtube that has now ...
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lossless jpg to video conversion

I am trying to create a time lapse video from a bunch of jpg files. When I use the files as they came out of my camera everything works fine. Now I averaged however over multiple images to improve ...
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Play dual movies, using two sound devices one for original version and the other one for dubbed

I have some movies, in avi and mp4 format, with two sound channels. It would be great, if I could play both channels on different sound cards to be listened with earphones (one for me and the other ...
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Gameplay screen recorder for Ubuntu?

Are there any gameplay screen recorders out there for Ubuntu? I can't seem to find any... Btw I intend to use it for Urban Terror recording.
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Why won't videos on some websites play?

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop and was able to install the flash plugin. I am able to play youtube videos on firefox with no problem. However videos on some websites don't appear, only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lags after watching video on Internet

When I turn on my computer, everything works just fine, Ubuntu is perfect. But after watching some videos (both HTML5 videos on Youtube and Flash video) on Internet, it starts to lag. Could anyone ...
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Audio in videos is playing in slow motion on Google Chome browser.

I'm having a technical problem. The audio is playing in slow motion (SoundCloud, Youtube, DailyMotion, etc.) on my Google Chrome browser. But the sound is working fine when I use Internet Explorer. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 low video quality

I've got Ubuntu 15.04 running on VMware player. For whatever reason when I go into the full screen with vmware the video quality gets really low. I'm on a laptop acer aspire E1-572G Any way to fix ...
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HBO GO doesn't work

Does anybody know how to get hbo go to work on ubuntu? I have installed hal. Tried it with and without pepperflash. Deleted the flash player folder. None of that works.
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EasyCAP and somagic-capture

I have looked at the existing postings on this and can't find a solution. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have and EasyCAP device and get the following from lsusb when I plug it in: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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Edit mp4 container contents with ffmpeg? NOT convert container

Hey most people ask how to get from one container to another one but I want it the other way around: I have a mp4-like container with a few audio streams that I want to get replaced by my own audio ...
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how do i get dvd menus in mplayer

I love mplayer but I can't figure out how to get the DVD menus working I herd you need to type something like this mplayer dvdnav:// but I don't know what comes after that.
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How to download a video from YouTube in Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) [duplicate]

How can I download a video from the YouTube URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA1MSeWA6Wk?
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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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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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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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Tearing problem with nvidia gtx 950m

I've recently bought a Msi ge70 2qd. It's a hybrid machine with an intel and a nvidia (gtx 950m) graphic card. I tried using Bumblebee many times but it gives error while launching in optirun mode so ...
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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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Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?

Due to compatibility bugs between Plex server and Panasonic TVs, the only way to get it to work well is remux everything to MKV, straight copy all streams (video, audio, subtitle) Seems simple ...
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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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mp4 to mpeg TS 2

I want to convert mp4 video to mpeg Ts2. What's the best way to do it and preserve HD quality? Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'How to Get the Newest Smartphones from AT&T - YouTube.mp4': ...
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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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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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Is there a native SVP alternative for linux?

SVP is a windows software application that calculates video frames in real time while a video is running in a player, making it run smoothly in 60 fps. It doesn't work in wine. Is there a linux ...
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Bars do not disappear watching videos full screen

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I switched to the classic view because I didn't feel comfortable with the unity. When I watch videos or movies, I double-click (as always) to make them full screen. But ...
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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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Firefox YouTube videos often refuse to load after a certain duration into the video

I have recently switched from using Google Chrome to using Mozilla Firefox, but have noticed some problems with YouTube videos, very often, I play a video, but it refuses to load more than half of the ...
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How can I rotate a video?

Is there a way to change the rotation angle of a video file? I have a couple of videos in the wrong direction so all I wanted is to correct it.
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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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How do you put a face cam in a video editor?

Hi I am trying to put a face cam in my videos but can't find out how. I use Openshot but if there's another editor that works please tell me. Thanks!
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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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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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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 ...