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Questions tagged [video]

Questions related to video playback and recording in Ubuntu. For questions about video cards, use "graphics".

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ffmpeg command , Video crashes after conversion?

So far i have Made an app which convert .mp3 to .mp4 file with image selected from device gallery. now after the conversion video is not playing using app or from my media library. i am very new in ...
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Writing a find command with ffmpeg to process videos

I want to write a command or script to find all my .mkv videos larger than 3Gb, then run ffmpeg to make them smaller (720p) and change the extension to mp4. I have it working except the file ends up ...
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Videos, can't play after updating video card (AMD radeon)

After updating video cards in my ubuntu, No videos can't play, when I am trying to launch, it returns that output vlc Movie\ HD.mp4 VLC media player 3.0.4 Vetinari (revision 3.0.4-0-gf615db6332) [...
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BT878 PCI TVCARD to capture analog video signal on Kubuntu 18.04

I have a PCI Pinnacle PCTV Pro installed on Kubuntu 18.04. Using the following command lspci -k seems that the PCI card was detected: (...) 02:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree ...
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Unable to detect USB camera

I am trying to use 5 USB cameras on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS in python3.6 using opencv3.4.1 through a simple program. I am just using 'cv2.videoCapture()' and then after reading the result use 'cv2.imshow()'...
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Chromium only plays the commersials, not the content

I'm trying to play content from the Dutch public broadcaster NPO (https://www.npostart.nl) in Chromium (Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) snap (64-bit)). As the title says, the commercials - ...
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Ubuntu support for Intel Iris 655 video chipset

I have an intel NUC8i7BEH which comes with the Intel Iris 655 IGD Viddo chipset. In the past 01.org used to have an application that would automatically download the latest compiled drivers for intel ...
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Video tearing 18.04 nvidia

I've installed proprietary drivers, and I have powerful card. Running totem or smplayer I see lines in video (tearing). jk@jk:~$ inxi -G Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GM204 [GeForce GTX 980] ...
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In Ubuntu 18.04 Totem video player cannot add a web video

This feature worked fine in Ubuntu 16.04. In Ubuntu 16.04, when you add a web video, it plays the video. In Ubuntu 18.04, when you try to add a video it does 1 of 3 things: Crashes - maybe due to ...
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track played video | mplayer

I am using mplayer to display video ads. I want to track the video played by the device. It should give the response for all quarters of the video. I know VAST is used for such purposes but I don't ...
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Any Video Crashes Ubuntu 18.04

This is a confusing situation, I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a desktop, single installation, no Windows. About a dozen times now he system has crashed and loads to a initramfs busy box prompt and will ...
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video - detect/use rear-facing camera

I have a device which has two built-in camera: font and rear (Acer Switch). However, I'm not able to use this second input device in any application, e.g cheese. Not sure, but looks like a second ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize my second video card

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and in my computer I have two video cards. When I install drivers and cuda, my computer recognize one video card and not two. What can I do? HELP! I need my two video cards
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Choppy video playback framerate in chrome and offline video players

I just bought a new laptop Asus laptop with Nvidia 940mx gpu and installed the latest ubuntu 18.10 and the latest drivers. But the video playback on Youtube and any video player is very stuttering, ...
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Switching to Ubuntu, watching streams problem

I dont game on my computer at all and really got tired of windows 10 extra features and complete lack of user control. So it was a no brainer to switch to linux. I have one issue though, I watch ...
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What application to manage a large collection of short home videos?

I am new to Linux and I am trying to find my way into the new environment, which I like more and more. But one point that is getting difficult is to manage my large collection of short home videos (...
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Issue with video playback

new Linux user here So I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and so far so good. However, playing any video at any video quality will result in massive stuttering, and I also can’t change the display ...
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Video not playing correctly, video driver issue

Whenever I open a video, mkv, mp4, etc, with either Media Player or VLC, everything appears like so: This used to work fine, but I'm afraid I messed something up trying to get the Linux version of ...
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What video editing software should I use to make screencast videos with external audio?

I want to make screencast videos and record audio externally. What video editing software should I use? This is for an online class in introductory logic that I'm terribly late putting together. To ...
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ffmpeg: how to include a later starting dvb-subtitle stream?

$ ffmpeg -i fa1.m2t -ss 0:02:22 -to 01:34:17 -map 0:1 -map 0:2 -map 0:6? -c:v libx265 -crf 28 -preset ultrafast -c:a aac -b:a 128k -c:s copy fa1.mkv The streams are: Input #0, mpegts, from 'fa1.m2t':...
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Cannot play *.mp4 - files in Ubuntu 18.10

I had serveral Tutorial movies stored on my computer, could run them all, while Ubuntu 16.04.was installed. Since I have installed Ubuntu 18.10, it is not possible to play any movie. I alway get the ...
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I want remove extension from download video

How can I remove the default extension of my download video with a script. Thanks for your help. Here's the code I have so far: read -p "enter URL:" url read -p "enter title:" title read -p "enter ...
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IS it possible to stream Netflix 18.04 / Nvidia card?

I've just installed ubuntu on an old laptop to be an HTPC. I can watch downloaded movies in VLC no worries at all (although I've only tried SD). When I try to watch Netflix on firefox, the CPU usage ...
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kdenlive/Android audio problem

I added narration to a kdenlive video, and it plays fine on any computer I've tried. However, the narration doesn't play when I transfer the video file to my Android phone. The original sound in ...
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FFMPEG screen record with audio

I am trying to record screen with ffmpeg, with audio of the applications. I'm using Alsa for the audio input. As the documentation here, I'm able to record the screen, however, the audio does not get ...
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Strange “ghost images” / transparency effect in full-screen videos

A strange problem manifested on my machine recently, and I'm really at a loss when trying to resolve it, as I don't even know how to google this. I was watching Netflix full-screen one fine day, on ...
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how to view video from flash drive?

I am running a live image of Ubuntu version 16.-4.3 off of a flash drive and have connected another flash drive with videos on it but are not opening in Ubuntu. I am getting error message: Required ...
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Diagnosing networking and boot drive issues, likely due to faulty hardware

I have a server running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, primarily a Plex and Urbackup server, usually running fine but with weird quirks that have been tough to figure out the cause of, let alone solution to. I'...
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KDEnlive: shaking/shivering video after rendering to file

When I look at my project in the project monitor, it looks fine, but as soon as I render to file and watch it there, the image seems to be jumping up and down by a pixel or two very rapidly. It can be ...
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Browsers not able to stream video in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, I am not able to stream any video in the browser from youtube, udemy or any other site, I have tried chrome and firefox. Although the video is loading the only issue is with ...
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drivers para apu amd a10 8700p

Hola quisiera saber si alguien me puede ayudar con los driver para esta apu de amd porque cuando uso youtube se corta la imagen, y cuando miro netflix, hay algun software abierto o privativo que me ...
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Which video player support cast to TV option on Ubuntu 18.04?

I am using linux first time. I am looking for a video player which has cast to TV option when TV and laptop is connected with Wifi direct. Please suggest some video players Thanks in advance
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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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Convert .h264 to .mp4, with timings

I am recording from a Raspberry Pi Camera to an .h264 stream. I have each frame as well as its presentation timestamp. How can I convert this to an .mp4 file? Specifically I need to be able to provide ...
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Totem / Videos often asks whether to install the right codec, but always fails to find it!

As title says. I love this feature, but totem doesn't ever find the required packages / codecs to play the correct file in software. I have found this a number of times since installing Ubuntu 18.10 ...
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Facebook videos not autoplaying on Firefox

I can't seems to find anyone facing this problem, but it's just weird that my Facebook feed's video is not autoplaying like it should. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, on my laptop (Yoga 510). Is there some ...
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VLC Player - Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so

I have been struggling to resolve this issue with VLC not using my 1030's hardware decoding with VLC using VDPAU. Hope someone here can help me solve this issue. Same problem for H264 and H265. VLC ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't play any video or audio in any browser?

Suddenly, my Ubuntu 18.04 is not capable of streaming any media online through a browser (any browser). But I still can play any kind of video through VLC if I download them. I can also stream videos ...
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youtube video is choppy, but audio plays fine

I am running ubuntu 18.10 on a Acer Aspire One. When I try to play a youtube video on either chrome of firefox it's really choppy. The audio plays fine, but the video doesn't work. I've tried ...
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kernel 4.18.0.11.12 trouble: Video black screen

I've had a comedy of video errors that all trace back to a kernel upgrade in Ubuntu 18.10 cosmic. The kernel 4.18.0.11.12 causes trouble, well, in every conceivable way and I can't quite understand ...
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Is there a video program like facetime that I can download on my laptop, other than skype?

Receiving end is having issues with their skype, which works fine on my laptop running ubuntu. is there an app similar to facetime that I can download, to call their cell?
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In 18.04 opencv waitKey loop exit immediately

I have compiled and linked example from Example source Successfully. In Ubuntu 16.03 begin to work after entering user to group video. I did the same in 18.04 but program exits immediately. I try to ...
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Videos (Totem) and video file properties not opening

When I try to open the "Videos" ("Totem") app on Ubuntu or try to play a video with the "Videos" app on Ubuntu,the app starts and instantly close before I could see anything. When I open the Videos/...
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moving text in video with ffmpeg always 3 minute

I have a problem. I have found a tutorial on how to add text in videos using ffmpeg. but I want every 3 minute. I get the script only 10 second 1 time. I want 3 minute 1 time. my script: ffmpeg -i ...
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File Manager closes when clicked on an video file properties

So I tried to open a .mp4 video file's properties on the file manager, but after I clicked "Properties", the properties box didn't open and the file manager closed. I checked this with other video ...
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ffmpeg relocation error

I've tried to install FFmpeg from the default repository on 18.04. ffmpeg: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libswresample.so.2: symbol av_calloc version LIBAVUTIL_55 not defined in ...
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How to encode / convert a complete folder using ffmpeg?

I have 20 music videos in one folder and I want to change the quality from 1080p to 720p with ffmpeg, because I'm tired of having to convert every single file. So I want to ask for a solution how to ...
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convert 720p to 1080p 60fps ffmpeg

I'm confused where to ask. I want to ask, please give the encode script to convert the video I made from 720p to 1080 60fps. when I check the video I can't reach 60fps if I use the script below ...
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Choppy video under Ubuntu but not Windows

This video is not playing smoothly with totem or VLC under Ubuntu: http://thomas-guettler.de/tmp/20181011_113036-0.MP4 It works with Windows. What I mean with "is not playing smoothly" is: I see ...
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Wrong resolution at start? HDMI output has to be unpluged and pluged to work correctly

every time I start my Ubuntu Studio, after login I can see my desktop, my mouse works but I only see my desktop without nothing, no icons, no bars and etc. I have to unplug and plug my HDMI cable ...