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XUbuntu 21.04 - Video won't render

I just upgraded my XUbuntu 20.10 to 21.04, and I have some issues, mainly, I can't play any video (I just can hear the audio track, but in a totally black window). I tried reinstalling libdvdread and ...
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slow video playing

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. However, video are not playing in smooth but videos in youtue and other website play without any problem. Can anyone give an advice? And also I tried the sudo apt ...
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How to change font style and size of subtitles in Celluloid

How to change font family, font size, or even font color for subtitles in Celluloid? There are no relevant options in the settings (preferences) like in vlc or totem.
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Is there anyway to change Totem Video Player keybindings?

I want to change Go Backward and Go Forward keys. is there anyway to do this? totem video player shortcuts panel
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) when opening vlc or celluloid over Ubuntu with i3wm

I'm having this problem where I can't open any video inside ubuntu. To be honest I have no clue about where to look for a solution. But I'm pasting down here the info given by vlc when trying to open ...
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Unable to play most video files on ubuntu Groovy Gorilla

I updated my ubuntu recently, and ever since I've done that I'm no longer able to play most of my video files with the default purple video app of ubuntu. It's so annoying that I constantly have to ...
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Reading Hard Disk Attached via USB to a PVR

My PVR from Bell Canada, although I hear they use the same model at AT&T, allows the option of an external hard disk formatted in ext3. Taking the disk off the PVR and plugging it into my Ubuntu ...
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Why doesn't VLC play the videos?

I have a problem with ubuntu focal fossa. It often happens that when I click on a video (just to play it) VLC doesn't do anything, nothing happens, nothing appears. To let it work I have to restart my ...
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ubuntu machine freezes randomly

My ubuntu is 20.04. I have new SSD and 16GB mem on my PC. When I watch videos on the internet browser or on the VLC or smplayer, my machine freezes randomly and becomes normal after that very quickly. ...
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Can't play .swf file on Ubuntu 20.04.1

I created a .swf file and want to play it on my computer. At first, I realized I did not have Adobe Flash for Firefox, so I installed it this way. Then, I tried playing the .swf file again, and now ...
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Is there a blu ray player package yet? [duplicate]

Someone gave me some movies, thinking they were a great gift, perhaps not knowing that they were Blu Ray rather than DVD, which creates a problem for me. The ONLY option I have for watching movies is ...
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SMPlayer can not play video with full video screen

While I am trying to play certain video files the whole screen is not showing properly. I changed the driver to gl . It fixed the problem but the video is very slow then. How to solve this problem?
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AV1 decoder required to play the video in smplayer

I often download youtube videos to watch them later. But some of them does not show any thumbnail and if I try to play them in smplayer it only renders audio and doesn't support video. When I try to ...
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Video playback freezes after hardware upgrade

I had AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core and everything was great, but yesterday upgrade my hardware to CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X MB: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ULTRA Video: GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Kernel driver in ...
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My Opera can't play videos

I am using Opera 68.0.3618.125 on latest Ubuntu version. But I can't watch videos. For example on Twitter. Everyone says get libffmpeg.so and copy to /snap/opera/current/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera ...
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Play remote videos with local media player

I have some videos on a remote machine and have to copy them to the local when want to enjoy them with a local media player such as VLC or mpv. Is it possible to play them over ssh or alternatives ...
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About video playback in Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu and I am running it on dual boot with windows. And It seems like my videos aren't playing smoothly on both offline players and online players. And when on windows 10, they are ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 screen always freezes with Google Meets

Every single time I am on a meeting on Google Meets, my Ubuntu crashes. The sound and mouse keep working, but the screen freezes. I use Opera Web Browser, and in addition to the browser with Google ...
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Open .vc extension ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to open a .vc extension on ubuntu 18.04. What I have tried? As far as this link says https://www.filemagic.com/en/developer-files/vc-file-extension/the-four-best-ways-to-open-vc-files/ ...
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Is there a video player that can do auto refresh rate switching?

If the refresh rate of video mode matches frame rate of video stream/file, playback is as smooth as possible. In case of interlaced video, double refresh rate is preferred.
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Weird screen glitch in Ubuntu (when black dominates)

When I create, say, a fully black image and then zoom into it -- as far black starts dominating the screen -- it starts weirdly flickering. For instance, doing this I see something like (and it ...
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Looking for a cool video manager on ubuntu?

I am looking for a video manager software that allows me to view video and then destroy them directly (pressing DEL) on the file system without leaving the soft? Does any one know a software that can ...
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How to restore sound in Video Player, Rhythmbox, and VLC?

Two days ago in my Ubuntu 18.04, at once sound disappeared in Video Player as well as in VLC player and the Rhythmbox. How to improve that issue?
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Why no sound on one computer?

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on 2 separate computers. On one of them I play a video and it seems to play all formats, and on the internet, youtube, there is sound. On the other computer, there is no ...
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mplayer running video slow

I have tried several video players and they all seem to not play back the video at the correct frame rate. It is very slow and almost at a stand still. The following feedback could be gained from ...
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Can I replace Video with VLC Media Player?

I want to have VLC Media Player as my default video player. I don't like having an unused app that has more 1-stars than 5-stars on my computer. I wanted to know if anything would happen if I ...
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Totem stopped playing videos correctly after upgrade from 18.10>19.04 (Dell Optiplex 9010)

Just curious if there's anything I could do about this (Is there a setting I can mess with??). I used Totem for the longest time (from 18.04>18.10 at least) and it is my preferred video player for ...
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Error loading player. No player source found. Ubuntu 18.04 with Firefox

I get the error message mentioned on the title when trying to watch live news video from RT Flash is installed on Firefox browser.
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How do I watch a Youtube in Picture-in-Picture (PIP) mode? [duplicate]

I'd like to watch youtube videos with a small video down in the corner without a lot of wasted space on the screen such as title bars, address bar, bookmarks bar, scroll bar, etc.
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Ubuntu 18.04 won't open Video Players

Ubuntu just won't open Video Files. I have tried different formats and different players as well. It doesn't even open the player. When I open vlc and smplayer from gui nothing happens, No Loading. ...
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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 software to automatically add subtitles to the videos?

I am looking for a software or media player that has subtitles automatically. For example with VLC, if I do not have the subtitle file, I can not have the subtitles. Is there any software that allows ...
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Video Play Rotate Automatically

When I play a video(both in video player and browsers) on my ubuntu 18.04 TLS it runs smoothly but after a while the display reverse to it automatically.It happens each and every time I play videos.It ...
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I have a dvd movie that won't play in Ubuntu16.04

I'm a novice, but am able to copy and paste commands into the terminal. There are some movies I can play, but not this one (a .VOB file) I've tried installing libdvdcss-dev through the terminal but ...
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Movie Play Does Not Work In Ubuntu 18.04

I could play all of my DVDs in 16.04 LTS, but since upgrading to 18.04.1 LTS it will play none of the DVDs. I checked the various libdvd packages and they are all current as well as the ubuntu ...
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unable to play video on videos [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 but is unable to play videos which are playing perfectly on Ubuntu 14.04.But still manages to play on mpv media player.It get distorted while opening in videos.
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Ubuntu (GNOME) default video player name

I want to report a bug with the default video player in Ubuntu. Based on this instructions I need to also know the program name. On the icon it's named "Videos" but using ubuntu-bug videos returns an ...
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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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Video player with TTML support

Is there any video player for Ubuntu that supports the TTML (Timed-Text Markup Language) subtitle format? I have tried VLC (version 2.2.2). Neither MPlayer supports it according to its documentation.
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How to play AV1 videos on Ubuntu 16.04.5

In both totem and vlc, I cannot play AV1 videos. Sample videos can be downloaded here. How can I watch AV1 videos on Ubuntu 16.04.5?
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Video playback artifacts [duplicate]

When I watch movies I see annoying "artifacts". It looks like parts of video are slid a bit horizontally. Artifacts depend on how different is frame from next one, in other words on how much action is ...
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Make video player to keep playing when lid is closed

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I want my pc to stay on and allow music or movie in my players (either Ubuntu's default player or VLC media player) to keep playing when the lid is closed. I want this to occur ...
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DVD does not work - no solution found yet

So I've been thru a lot of trouble already trying to get the DVD running. I installed all the latest versions of all libdvd files (including libdvdcss2), I checked my country code and tried with ...
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Can MPlayer flip a video horizontally?

I know VLC can do it but that stopped working :( Can Gnome MPV do it? Can MPlayer do it? It makes learning Tai Chi from videos soo much easier.
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My video player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS lags

The frame rate appears to lag a lot but the sound works fine. Also, I feel that the animation on my desktop is lagging a bit too. Videos on firefox and chrome work fine. I have upgraded from 16.10 LTS....
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Problems playing videos

When I open video files (mp4, mkv, avi) in default Ubuntu 17.10 app ("Videos") I get messy picture with little color squares and after few seconds it totally freezes my screen, so I must restart ...
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No Video Playback in Web (Epiphany), Videos (Totem)and Gthumb

Running 17.10 (gnome session and xorg). I seem to have lost the ability to playback videos in Web(Epiphany), Videos(Totem) and Gthumb. Other applications such as VLC and Gnome MPV still work fine, as ...
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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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Problem with OS Ubuntu 17.10 hangs when working with video

Has anyone encountered such a problem? On my PC is installed OS Ubuntu 17.10 Very often, after watching the video, when I click on the close button of the video player, no matter what default Gnome or ...
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How to pin video player top of another app? [closed]

I am searching for a video player like "PotPlayer" in windows where i can pin the video player on top of another app, that means i can watch tutorial and code them on IDE at the same time. Is there a ...

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