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Why the audio jack(s) sink is not available?

I use ROG STRIX H370-I GAMING mini-itx motherboard with this spec: Back I/O Ports ... 1 x Optical S/PDIF out 5 x Audio jack(s) I now use only the optical (i.e. 1 x Optical S/PDIF out) as one can see ...
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What PipeWire Combine Stream module combine.mode's values mean?

According to official PipeWire Combine Stream docs combine.mode = capture | playback | sink | source, default sink; what capture | playback | sink | source mean? please post links to their docs (if ...
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How to install VLC 3.0.20 on 22.04 without snap?

Is there a way to install the latest VLC 3.0.20 as a native package?
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Sub/center shifted on 5.1 sound

Hi I bought "Device 002: ID 0d8c:0102 C-Media Electronics, Inc. CM106 Like Sound Device" and it works, except that center go to sub and wise versa. I have Logitech z906 as speakersystem. I ...
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Sound is not working in Ubuntu Linux 22.04.3 LTS system

Suddenly my sound system has stopped working since this morning. I tried all the available options available in the Internet from checking the sound option in the settings section followed by ...
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ERROR mp4parse : Found 2 nul bytes in "\0\0" error while running Firefox on Ubuntu 22.10 freezes any youtube videos

I've just upgraded ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10. Everything seems to work great except for Firefox. Infact this is what happens when I run it : ziomario@Z390-AORUS-PRO-DEST:~/Scrivania$ firefox [GFX1-]: ...
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How to unmap Explorer key opening Nautilus window?

Help! I am trying to map a custom command to the Explorer key on my keyboard, but my system seems to have the key mapped to open a Nautilus window somewhere other than Settings > Keyboard > ...
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"Codecs" are marked as orphaned packages by APT after fresh OS install

After installing Ubuntu 22.04 with enabled "Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware and additional media formats" option in Ubiquity APT telling me (apt autopurge) these ...
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android smartfon as a loudspeaker for my dektop pc

I want to use my android smartfon as a loudspeaker for my dektop pc I found this instruction ( Install SoundWire in Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) in the net. unfortunately, the soundwireserver isn ...
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EasyTag and freedb

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10 and I'm using the EasyTag program for processing the ID tags on CDs. It has a facility for looking up CD information online, but it can't get started because the URL for ...
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Multimedia keyboard remapping

I have a G7BTS remote controller, which has both keyboard and multimedia buttons. Most of its buttons work well except "OK" button. The OK button has a keycode 353, which means KEY_SELECT. ...
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I can't show movies on my NEC projector

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Sony VAIO. Since then, I can't show movies on my NEC projector. Although it displays the default picture of the lap top screen through the projector, it does not show ...
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How to convert a terminal recording to a GIF?

I made a terminal record with the script tool. mediainfo video General Complete name : video File size : 1.29 KiB I can play it with ...
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Update 20.04.01 to 20.04.02 and this version its slow

Upgrade 20.04.01 to 20.04.02, I start a call (google-meet, zoom, microsoft teams), I can not do anything behind because it is very slow, another case, I start youtube or twitch in google chrome, I ...
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Why won't the mute key LED light go out at all?

After i upgraded from 20.10 to 21.04 on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th the mute key LED light is on at all times. The key work just fine and mutes the sound with the normal OSD icon, but the LED light is ...
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Multimedia next/previous keys don't work with Chrome

Multimedia play/pause key does work with Chrome (actually - Chromium), Gnome & Ubuntu. System volume up/down also do. But next/previous don't. How do I make them work? I've tried setting System ...
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VLC Crashes when attempting to open any video

I open VLC, and then open the file as I would normally, but ever since I updated to 18.04 last week, VLC and Ubuntu's totem video player just crash on any attempt to open and play a video of any ...
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How do I get H.264 support in Opera in 20.10 installed via .deb from official site?

How do I make Opera in Ubuntu 20.10 to support H.264? How to install the MPEG-4 AAC decoder and the H.264 decoder? I tried following but H.264 videos on Opera still not playing: $ sudo apt install ...
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20.04 ubuntu video player says, "H.264" not supported

20.04 ubuntu video player says, "H.264" not supported. How can I fix ? I got the error when I try mpeg2 format. wemb format was ok.
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How to decode play Blu Ray .mkv video format file? [duplicate]

System OS version & player media:Ubuntu 20.04 TLS amd64 of VLC&Kodi ;Windows 10x64 of PotPlayer e.g:Rick and Morty S01 1080p BluRay DD5.1 x264-NTb How to play blu ray .mkv files on ubuntu 20....
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Map media keys (Volume up/down) to custom actions

I have just upgraded to 20.04. When I try to assign a media key to a Custom Shortcut or any shortcut except in the group Sound and Media, the settings window does not register the key press, and ...
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Ubuntu Plex and Amazon Firestick

I'm new to this plex software media center stuff. I have a desktop w Ubuntu which gets internet via an ethernet port in a wifi router (from the cable tv company). Plex is installed on the desktop. I ...
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Logitech Quickcam Express not working with most programs

I'm trying to get this old webcam working with Ubuntu. Cheese says "No Device Found". The Zoom application only shows "camera" as a video device, but no picture. The Camorama program is able to get a ...
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Multimedia keys sometimes stop working

I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome. My multimedia keys (play/pause, stop, etc) were working fine and then all of a sudden they stopped working. In particular I'd like for them to work with Spotify.
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Rhythmbox displays tracks out of order

screenshot of rhythmbox displaying tracks out of order Really messes up my album-listening experience. I just wanna play some ICP. WHOOP WHOOP! Thanks in advance!
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Opening mp4 file with videos shows a green screen with audio

I have an .mp4 file that I'm trying to play with videos (the preinstalled video player on Ubuntu 18). I get the audio and a green screen. No video. The closest thing I could find relating to this ...
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Multimedia keys not working in Ubuntu 19.10

I recently updated from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 and noticed the multimedia keys such as Play and Stop stopped working in Kodi. Whenever I press a multimedia key, it only shows a big crossed circle icon (...
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Trouble with gstreamer, video playing with qt 5.10 application on Ubuntu

New laptop, installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything was fine. Now I'm trying to play video with my qt app. Sadly, I get an error when doing it - for avi files this is what I get: (myApp:2322): GStreamer-...
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Airmedia on Ubuntu

Hi i am using Ubuntu 18 and need Airmedia to connect to a monitor at our office, I can't seem to find a Linux client, is there anything that will suit this need? Thanks
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How to open .movie file in Ubuntu?

I am trying to open a .movie file in Ubuntu 18.04. When I double click I get a message saying Could not display [filename].movie. Can you please point me to some applications to install that will ...
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Mic device not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I already installed pavucontrol and checked alsamixer for further verification, but I don't see an end to my problem. This is my Alsa Info I already reinstalled alsa-pulseaudio, and force-realod. ...
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How to set xbindkey separately for Trackpoint, Trackpad and Mouse?

I have configured my Logitech MX-Revolution Mouse via xbindkeys on kUbuntu 18.04. I set up the extrabuttons on the scrollwheel (left/right swipe) to play the next/previous song. My problem is, that ...
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VLC player is not opening in my ubuntu 18.04?

~ $ vlc VLC media player 3.0.6 Vetinari (revision 3.0.6-0-g5803e85) Qt: Session management error: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported [0000000001174be0] skins2 interface error:...
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Is there a media player that maintains watched / unwatched / progress status for video files?

For example, if I have a TV show series with files for episodes S01E01 through S01E10, I'd like to be able to see what I have watched, what I have not watched, and for anything partially watched be ...
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How to run Elisa music player

I have followed the instructions under the article How to Install KDE’s Elisa Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04, namely: sudo apt-get install flatpak flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://...
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RTSP stream to RTMP through Nginx-RTMP ffmpeg stream not working

I'm trying to convert a RTSP stream to RTMP through exec_pull inside RTMP application block. there are no errors but the stream doesn't work when I try to access it from VLC network stream. Gihtub ...
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Is there such a thing as an 'audio browser' for managing audio files?

I use gThumb for managing photos and video, because it's the only manager I've found that quickly loads thumbnails for both photos and videos. But I also have a lot of raw field recordings I want to ...
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Ubuntu media playing become slow

Recently I did a presentation. So I used Mirror option to display my desktop on the projector screen using HDMI port. After the presentation(after removing HDMI) when I tried to watch a YouTube video ...
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Video (Totem) wont play DVD's while others (VLC) can

So a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 that's been updated and had the appropriate packages and repositories installed as outlined HERE I've also installed VLC and Handbrake handbrake via an up to date ...
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Stuttering at playback

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS in an HP 250 G5 notebook (laptop), with Intel Pentium N3710 (4 cores, at 1,6 GHz, 64 bit), 8 GB RAM and a 1 TB har disk drive. Since I installed the system, I have ...
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How to use keyboard keys without ending IDLE_MODE_BLANK?

I want to change the volume without waking my laptop display up. This question wants to accomplish the same but has no usable answer (turning it off again is not an option as the environment is light-...
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Install Media Player Classic on Ubuntu?

How can I install Media Player Classic on Ubuntu? I want to do this because VLC doesn't read high resolution videos.
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Media players & KDE Connect multimedia control

What Linux players can be controlled through KDE Connect from an Android phone? I have tested some - VLC, SMPlayer, Cantata - that work, I know that Amarok works too. Other media players that I use, ...
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Prevent mpv from opening maximised

Is there a setting I can add to ~/.config/mpv/scripts to prevent mpv from opening in a maximised window?
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Cast to Kodi-solution

I have a 16.04 box running Kodi (15.2+dfsg1-3ubuntu1), and would like to have a cast to Kodi-option. I'm aware that Kodi supports AirPlay, but support for this on Android phones, Windows and ...
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Video player with convenient API

I am trying to move from Windows to Ubuntu. I've find Linux alternatives to most of the programs except for Media Player Classic (MPC-HC) + AutoHotKey. I am looking for a video player running on ...
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How do I resolve "No such Gstreamer factory: ffdec_mpeg4" warning?

I am using a multimedia VoIP client for making an VoIP call. The client is getting registered on the SIP server and the SIP call signaling is going through to another client but not the voice(although ...
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How to alternate between multimedia keys and actual keys in Ubuntu 16.04?

My Inspiron 5547 has its multimedia keys mapped on top of F1 to F12. SO, I can't use these keys normally. Is there a way to alternate between multimedia function and normal function in the same ...
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Multimedia Player (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) [duplicate]

I need a multimedia (specially video) player for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (somewhat like pot-player/km player )
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Audio starts playing 3-5 seconds after video does

I've installed Ubuntu Studio 16.04.1 LTS on my pc (ASRock X99 Taichi, i7 6800k, GTX 970, DisplayPort to iMac as monitor), my first experience with Ubuntu/Linux. I haven't installed any third party ...
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