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ubuntu-restricted-extras package allows users to install ability to play popular non-free media formats, including DVD, MP3, Quicktime, and Windows Media formats. To install ubuntu-restricted-extras package: Open a terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T. Run this command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras Alternatively, you can install the package ...


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PiTiVi: PiTiVi is an easy-to-use video editor targeted at beginners and intermediate users.


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I had a similar problem and the issue was that Gnome would capture the media keys before they reached VLC, to fix this you can go to "System->Preferences->Keyboard Shortcuts" There you will see a header called sound (Expand it if needed), and remove the key combinations you want in VLC from there (You can disable them by clicking on the item and then ...


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Install this packageby clicking on this icon: Or via command line: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras Installing this package will allow you to play MP3 files, and to decode various audio formats such as LAME. It will also allow you to use Microsoft fonts, install the Java Runtime Environment, Adobe Flash, and play DVDs. Additional reading: ...


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Please see the following official documentation for Bluray disc playback on Ubuntu:


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Install the xdotool package, and try issuing xdotool key XF86AudioLowerVolume and xdotool key XF86AudioRaiseVolume.


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Finally I figured out how to do it. These are the steps: Create a subdirectory called VIDEO_TS and move all files there. Create an DVD ISO file by executing: genisoimage -iso-level 1 -dvd-video -volset-size 1 -o output.iso root_folder Mount the DVD ISO by executing: sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop output.iso /media/cd/ The result will be a compatible ...


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The easiest way is to install the package ubuntu-restricted-extras by clicking the button below: This will install a bunch of useful stuff, because it is a meta-package, like Flash, MP3 capability, mscorefonts etc. Connect to the internet. Open the software center and search for ubuntu-restricted-extras and install it. You will have to accept some ...


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Open Ubuntu Software Center, search for vlc and install it. Then go Applications --> Sound and Video --> VLC. On VLC press Media --> Open folder and select the folder that contains the VOB files.


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Install ubuntu-restricted-extras Also have a look at this page.


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For Ubuntu 12.04 and newer Click on the button: or by simply opening a terminal and typing sudo apt-get install xbmc. After the release of Ubuntu 12.04 updates should be available in the stable XBMC PPA above and XBMC can be updated by adding the PPA and updating your system. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update && ...


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Some are for legal reasons - some video/audio formats require further license agreements or don't quite fit under the Ubuntu license schema. You can read more about this on the Ubuntu Wiki: Restricted Formats page. I know that Ubuntu Studio comes with a lot of these codecs and "drivers" already installed. However for an average desktop user it's a lot of ...


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The main XBMC PPA has been updated with the latest stable releases. What are PPAs and how do I use them?


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The only way is through Windows Media Player. This leaves you with three options: Install Windows Media Player 11 on Wine. Install XP in virtualbox and Windows Media Player 11 on XP. Dual boot.


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If you are using KDE, I have found kdenlive to be very easy to use and serves most editing needs very well: I understand it is now available for other desktop environments as well. Hence made it a separate answer so others can vote up their choice.


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VLC comes with configurable hotkey definitions. To access the hotkey menu open Tools -> Preferences -> Hotkeys: The key for a given action can be determined by clicking on the line in between Clear and Apply. Then a window pops up to ask you for the new key combination. Press Apply to save these. This procedure works fine with standard keyboard keys. ...


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As noted in Ubuntu Community Documentation, by default, Ubuntu tries to only include completely free software means that proprietary media formats are not configured 'out of the box'. However, extra packages can be installed to play those proprietary media format. To play the proprietary media format, install the ubuntu-restricted-extras package. You can ...


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Personally I use the command line: List your sound card(s) aplay -L Test your speakers: speaker-test -Dplug:surround51 -c6 -l1 -twav You may also specify a speaker speaker-test -s left-front -twav See also Ubuntu Community Wiki Surround Sound Manpage speaker-test You can also test your speakers from the mixer (mixer varies with window ...


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I don't have my laptop with me to try this right now, but I think this should work, or at least get you close: echo $(date +%s -d"+ $(echo 8*60*60 | bc -l) seconds") > sudo tee /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm ; sudo pm-suspend --auto-quirks ; ogg123 ~/Music/*.ogg That's "8 hours from now" -- 8 hours * 60 minutes per hour * 60 seconds per minute. Adjust ...


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Excellent question, because at this time it has not been addressed. I know exactly what you are going through. I've been down that road of frustration. I tried everything in the repos and everything I could manage to successfully compile. One app stood out above them all: OpenShot. Try it out. It's in the repos, No confusing compiling necessary. It has ...


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You have several options but you may have problems. The best way to do this is to create an ISO file from the DVD. You can then play the ISO file using VLC or mount it and use it as if you had inserted the DVD into the drive. There is a really easy method that can be used for non evil DVDs. Simply insert the DVD, right click on the desktop icon that ...


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Drag-and-drop works brilliantly in Unity (in 11.04). You can drag and drop both directly onto open windows, or onto the applications launcher. In the screenshot below I'm drag-n-dropping a video file. The launcher fades the icons of all the programs that can't handle a video file, leaving only Banshee and Totem. Note that in this example then Totem is ...


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Just install VLC player it will play all VOB files. Install VLC from the Software Center.


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It is actually possible if you use the media center application called xbmc which can be found here. https://launchpad.net/~team-xbmc/+archive/ppa After you have installed the package their is a plugin for xbmc to read bluray disks. The instructions are here. http://bloggingabout.com/bluray-playback-xbmc-plugin.html OMGUBUNTU.CO.UK also has a very ...


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You are right, the ffmpeg packages in Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 do not support video filters. If you use Ubuntu 10.10, you can add unofficial packages from the Debian Multimedia Project and install their ffmpeg version (you should not do this if you use Ubuntu 10.04, there are too many conflicts with older packages. Also do not combine those packages with ...


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Check if your speakers are working. You can test this from System Settings / Sound / Hardware tab. I had the same problem this morning. The reason this happened for me - I changed the device for sound output from analog to HDMI while fiddling with the sound settings last night. You can check the device you are using from System Settings / Sound / Output ...


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You can right click at the desired video file then choose "Proprieties" > "Open with" the "VLC". Also you can edit mimeapps.list at ~/.local/share/applications and add: video/dv=vlc.desktop; video/mpeg=vlc.desktop; video/x-mpeg=vlc.desktop; video/msvideo=vlc.desktop; video/quicktime=vlc.desktop; video/x-anim=vlc.desktop; video/x-avi=vlc.desktop; ...


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First click here to open the sound menu: Then click sound preferences to open the sound preferences: Now you can slide your volume above 100%


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The instructions on the Ubuntu Documentation site were quite right. As david6 pointed out, I simply needed to read further down the page and set the region code. The process: 1. Install libdvdcss sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh (libdvdread4 came installed with the laptop.) 2. Set my region code After making sure the universe ...



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