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When the automatic search of subtitle of your player don't work for wished language, go to http://opensubtitle.org. You always got the syncronized subtitle for the right CODEC of stream. This is the repository used by Popcorn-Time service. Just load on VLC as explained above.


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The two ways I have found until now are: to downmix the audio stream with an external utility (like eac3to at least on Windows), but the quality is not always good enough. use VLC version 2.1.3 or higher. http://www.vlc-forum.de/index.php/Thread/1423-Audio-5-1-Spur-zu-Stereo-Spur/ [in German] someone says that VLC downmixing became better. ...


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Open a terminal Ctrl+Alt+T. Then type the following command (or copy-paste it): sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras This command will ask for your password. Note that when entering the password, you won't see anything printed in the terminal, neither letters, nor stars. Just enter it and hit Enter. Afterwards the restricted codecs should be ...


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Try checking the Brightness & Lock in the System Settings, it sounds like it is set to 15 minutes, if there is no key or mouse/touch pad movement detected after 15 minutes the screen will go into "sleep mode" usually blanking the display. You can set it a suitable time-out so it doesn't occur too early or turn it off. It applies what ever program is ...


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In Windows, different applications keep all their files, including the executable files in their own folders. In Linux, the norm is that all applications use the standard folders instead (/bin, or /usr/bin for executables, /lib, or /usr/lib for libraries, etc.). Since the standard binary folders are all in the default PATH, you usually don't need to add ...


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Go to the display settings and select "mirror display"


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You may find it helpful to check out this thread. Here's a quick summary as suggested in the comments: 1) install python-nautilus and python-mutagen with sudo apt-get install python-nautilus python-mutagen 2) Set your PYTHONPATH variable by following the instructions here. 3) Create a directory called python-extensions in ~/.nautilus 4) Download this ...


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I quickly made a python script which calls mediainfo process for each file in a search criteria and sorts then by sorting criteria and prints out the results. Modify for your own needs. This uses pure string sorting for the values. You could also add reverse=True for sorted method if wanted or do whatever you want with the code otherwise. This script ...


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Like I mentioned in my comment, the mediainfo command is really, really slow. There are better alternatives I think. Having said that, here is my version of a python script, that should do the job (python3): #!/usr/bin/env python3 import os import subprocess directory = "/path/to/files" # list the files in the directory files_tosort = ...


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While using the proprietary driver (as indicated in Hatoru's response) will definitely increase the performance, it will also increase the energy consumption (and therefore decrease the battery life). So, if you want to get maximum performance for applications that require it, and maximise the battery life for the rest, the only option as of now is to use ...


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Have you tryed to reinstall the Plymouth from the drop shell, or enter in the terminal: sudo apt-get --reconfigure Plymouth and you can also type in the terminal: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop it might work fine this way.



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