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Is it possible to stream from my laptop to a Samsung Smart tv only using wifi?

I want to stream a movie into my Samsung Smart tv, but I have failed. There is not such option in sharing...may be im missing some app or something like that?
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Why does geforce now run duplicate processes?

I switched to Kubuntu on an old 300GB HDD after my previous Windows HDD died and I was able to run Geforce Now very well. The 300GB died as well and I bought a new 1TB HDD then reinstalled Kubuntu 21....
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I can't stream nor play normally

Okay, I'm aware there are hundreds of other questions like this one out there and I've read a bunch of them, but the solutions were so specific to each individual case that I just must ask for help. I'...
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Why is ffmpeg and vlc able run RTSP stream but gstreamer is unable to?

When executing this command (gst-launch-1.0 rtspsrc location=rtsp://--- --gst-debug=3) I get this output: Image Not sure how to make sense of this because my RTSP stream is sending via TCP. Also, this ...
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What command line options for ffmpeg for separate audio and video output to dynamically set devices for streaming

Is there an useful way within Ubuntu OS from command line for separation of video and audio for streaming. For video being streamed to a network port (client media player connecting through udp://, ...
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Video gets choppy and stuck in full screen mode when streaming videos

Have an interesting problem on my hands. When streaming videos in full-screen on netflix in either chromium or firefox, after a while (about 20-30 minutes in) the video will get choppy every 2 minutes ...
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UPNP / DLNA (client) with media preview support?

10 years ago this question was posted UPNP / DLNA (client) player recommendations? My LG TV can browse UPNP / DLNA shares and show a media preview (the server delivers a preview, I don't know how ...
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Why can't receive rtp stream on Ubuntu?

I am streaming the desktop over rtp using ffmpeg from computer A. Here is my ffmpeg code: ffmpeg -f x11grab -framerate 25 -video_size 1920x1080 -i :1.0 -c:v libx264 -preset fast -pix_fmt bgr0 -b:v 3M -...
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pulseaudio virtual output recognizable by streaming software (roon)

I am working on a little project where I want an to use an old laptop running ubuntu as an active crossover and roon server with my Motu M4 audio interface as output. For the crossover I use the ...
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Always have audio out from usb soundcard and stream over IP on a multi-user desktop system

First off, sorry if 'parts' of this have been answered before, I'm just struggling to work out a suitably non-complex way of linking everything. I want to build a new system using Ubuntu 20.04LTS ...
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NFS problems: freezes

I've been stumped by recent problems I've been experiencing while streaming content from NFS shares on a CoreELEC box (Kodi 18.9). Until about 3 to 4 weeks ago, I was able to play content (HD or UHD) ...
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20.10 => 21.04 update broke Gstreamer's plugins? (RTSP streams over VLC won't work, while i.e. mplayer plays them OK)

After updating to 21.04 (hirsute), my VLC broke as for the RTSP stream playback functionality. I suspect this to be related to my gstreamer plug-ins breaking down during the install. Running the RTSP ...
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How to stream a video file or do mirroring from Ubuntu to your TV?

On Windows, I can use airparrot to stream everywhere, on apple tv devices, and on smart tv devices. I can do mirroring and file streaming, I believe Windows 10 supports a built-in screen mirroring and ...
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Is it possible to use aptx when using my Pc as a Bluetooth sink/receiver?

Connecting my phone via Bluetooth to my pc and enabling a2dp streaming from my phone to my pc is easy to do. (Bluetooth 5.0) But there always is a average codec used making the loss of quality quite ...
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How to live stream(raw format/bytes) audio from pulseaudio sink to a local UDP server?

Im using tricks from following link and able to record audio into file Record a program's output with PulseAudio I have been tweaking commands and trying to stream bytes to a UDP server. This is ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop AUDIO - Windows server to Ubuntu and Android clients

What audio encoding does Chrome Remote Desktop use? It seems to be streaming audio quite smoothly but I want to know if it is audiophile quality. VLC Media Player, for instance, streams FLAC over HTTP ...
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Receiving and sending udp stream with one gst-launch-1.0 (gstreamer) command

On an Ubuntu 18.04 laptop, I can receive a stream with the following gst-launch-1.0 commands: The stream source (from a test brd that generates a test pattern): $ gst-launch-1.0 -e videotestsrc ! ...
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Firefox on newly installed Ubuntu 20.10 does not stream videos

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.10, I was unable to stream video content through Firefox. Firefox showed blank screens or unhelpful messages.
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Cache music streaming (Spotify) Location

I am characterizing traffic from streaming services, specifically Spotify. I notice that a song is streamed once, and then, if the song is replayed, only few traffic is generated. Hence, that song is ...
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Stream computer audio to iPhone?

Is there a way to stream content containing audio on my computer and have the sound play on my iPhone, without the use of bluetooth.
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When setting up VLC streaming server over SSL, I get an empty response after the handshake is done

I have a setup where I use cvlc on a ubuntu server to multiplex an rtsp stream into a mjpeg stream. This works perfectly fine, but as soon as I try to switch vlc to use my Let'sEncrypt certificates (...
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How to do a "silent movie", share audio from browser with multiple headphones?

I would like to show an outdoor movie for a group of 10 people in my apartment's courtyard, but I can't allow open-air sound. Therefore, I wanted to set-up a "silent movie" (similar to a &...
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Watching twitch HD stream uses 100% CPU on Firefox/Chrome

My laptop lags whenever I watch twitch stream on 720p or higher, video stutters and the laptop become impossible to use until I exit the twitch page. Watching in 480p or less is fine. The laptop is ...
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Streaming Games in discord Ubuntu version

I want to stream dota 2 game via discord app in my ubuntu 20.02 . the problem is , Im using headphones to hear game sound . Discord will not stream game sound when headphone is connected . How can i ...
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Trying to stream the output of audio playing on Kodi/Ubuntu 18.04 to Icecast

I have kodi (installed from the repos) as a mediaplayer on top of Ubuntu AMD64 18.04, and would like to stream whatever audio is being played on it to an icecast stream on my LAN, so that individual ...
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Miracast on Ubuntu mate 20.04 [duplicate]

Does anybody know how i can use miracast on ubuntu mate 20.04 to stream from my laptop to my smart tv.
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Nginx socket() failed (97: Address family not supported by protocol) and push stream failed

I use nginx with the rtmp module and I use push to send the rtmp stream to my stream server. I don't send the stream directly to the stream server because I first check if the stream key is the right ...
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Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, Audacious 3.6.2 Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?
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How to stream several different pygame windows at the same time?

I am trying to do a comment driven live stream on several platforms at the same time. I am using pygame for the visualization by constantly saving an image of the game window using GTK and GDK, then ...
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Binge.com.au video streams not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and have subscribed to the new Binge.com.au video streaming service offered by Foxtel. When trying to stream via Ubuntu, it freezes at 20% buffer. I have tried multiple ...
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Radio streaming lost after delete Pulse Audio

I was badly advised and I uninstalled Pulse Audio. I lost all sound on my 18.04 PC After some effort I reinstalled following the Ubuntu Sound Troubleshooting site. However now I can no longer stream ...
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Capture a video stream

I have set up a Raspberry Pi with a camera module to stream a video like a surveillance camera. I would like to capture that stream to a video file with another device on the network running 19.04. ...
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Use webcam from laptop on desktop pc

I want to use the webcam on my laptop as video device on my pc to use it for video conferencing etc. So I not just want to stream the video. I actually want to "stream" the entire device over network....
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Ubuntu 18.04 Webcam streaming problem

I am required to run some video processing algorithms on IP camera stream. I don't have an IP Camera so my idea is to use a webcam as an IP cam for RTSP streaming, which the client machines can ...
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Can’t stream BBCIplayer content

Just downloaded Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Complete novice. Play DRM-controlled content is ticked. Autoplay settings are set to “allow audio and video” Privacy Badger set to Disable Privacy Badger for this ...
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Webcam Renaming

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and I've got a dual webcam setup for Zoom. They're both Logitech c615 cameras and the fact that the system is giving them the same default name is confusing. I'd like to ...
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Play streaming radio through Rhythmbox

http://prasarbharati.gov.in/playersource.php?channel=168 The link above is the official All India Radio (AIR) station / Akaashvani streaming radio channel. They have around 1000 channels based on ...
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CBS All Access Streaming Issues [duplicate]

[EDIT]: I've ported this over the the Linux & Unix SE - since, I really don't know if the issue is Ubuntu specific or a general Linux/*nix issue. Here's the URL: https://unix.stackexchange.com/...
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How to run Popcorn Time as simple user

I just installed Popcorn Time following this tutorial. When I run it as main user (the one who can use sudo privileges) without sudo, it works perfectly. But when another user tries to run it from ...
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Stream to Discord using OBS?

I would like to know if it's possible to stream video on discord using OBS instead of the built in screen share module in discord. Any tips?
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ITV.com no longer works from Ubuntu

Since the beginning of the year (2020) I can't get onto the ITV.com site without it saying my browser settings need updating. The screen that takes me to says I need to change my DRM settings to ...
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How to use Ubuntu and YouTube on a handheld device to protect from death threats? [closed]

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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Gstreamer stuck at setting pipeline to paused

I am currently trying to run gstreamer on ubuntu but there are some errors I face. When I try to run a simple pipeline, like the video test pipeline gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! autovideosink it ...
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Trouble displaying RTMP stream on webpage. (Linux Ubuntu, Nginx)

I have setup an RTMP server on Linux Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using Nginx. I am able to stream successfully from OBS to the RTMP server and I am able to view the stream via VLC Media Player on a completely ...
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Streaming a video using FFMPEG

I am using a 1080p video and 720p video using FFMPEG but the clarity of the video which is streamed is not matched with resolution of the video.so how should i give the parameters like frame per sec, ...
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How to improve/fix choppy audio when streaming with pulseaudio?

The issue: When streaming across the network using via pulseaudio, the audio is extremely choppy. Editing /etc/pulse/daemon.conf and changing the default-fragments and default-fragment-size-msec ...
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Keep X-sessions active when I switch to another TTY

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 server and I use startx [application] to run any graphical applications. When I use Opera browser or any other browser and play music, when I switch to another tty, the music ...
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Running netflix on chrome gives "browser not supported" Ubuntu 18.04

I've been using Netflix on Chrome, Ubuntu 18.04, fine for months now. Today i got the error message: M7121-3078 Browser not supported Any thoughts?
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Stream music to Yamaha MusicCast devices

is there a way to stream music from an Ubuntu device to a Yamaha MusicCast device (multi room audio system; speakers and AV receivers)? MusicCast seams to be a protocol but the devices also support ...
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Create desktop shortcuts for media streams

Challenge: Creating 7 different shortcuts for audio streams like this one: http://live-icy.gss.dr.dk/A/A03H.mp3.m3u A few years back when I searched for a way to do this in windows it took me a bout ...
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