Questions tagged [video-streaming]

Delivering live video over the Internet, that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.

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Why is Hulu video streaming quality poor on Ubuntu 22.04?

Poor quality streaming seems to be exclusive to Hulu as the Netflix stream is clearly HD quality. Hulu streaming quality is blocky and pixelated. The stream was tested in the Firefox browser with DRM ...
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Webrtc H.264 High profile doesn't want to play in browser

I'm having issue with viewing webrtc video in browser when profile is High(profile 640028), baseline (profile 42802a) playback is OK. SDP is totally fine - if I connect camera with baseline I can see ...
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Randomly freeze when play video with sound

When I play video with sound on, computer often turn to freeze immediately, but if i play video without sound, everything when normal. I'm using NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, ram 8gb, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-...
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DVB Stream analysis program for Ubuntu?

I have DekTec DTU-238 Stream analysis probe for analysis of DVB streams (NAT, PAT, EIT, CAT tables analysis). (https://www.dektec.com/products/USB/DTU-238/) Since recently I've used provided by ...
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Adjusting brightness and contrast levels on streaming media

I wonder if it is possible to adjust brightness and contrast levels within a streaming video on Ubuntu.
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How can I view my Wyze Camera live video stream on Linux Ubuntu?

How can I view my Wyze Camera live video stream on Linux Ubuntu? I have the Wyze Cam V3. Constraints: I really don't want to lose the ability to view the video feed from the app on my phone when I ...
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Desktop sharing Ubuntu 21.04 - same network

How can I share my desktop's monitor to another laptop on the same network? (For watching video stream.) There used to be a thing called "desktop sharing" but it isn't coming up in my ...
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Can't find the WebCam on VirtualBox Ubuntu

I've tried to acces the webcam through virtual machine to stream the content of it to a Kinesis video stream in AWS as explained in this git repo : https://github.com/awslabs/amazon-kinesis-video-...
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Is there a Linux VLC version which supports the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol?

I use OBS Studio to stream live video using the SRT protocol. To receive the stream, the current Windows and MacOS versions of VLC can be used. But the Linux versions were compiled without libsrt, and ...
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limit data usage of discord

As far as my research took me, there is no way to set discord to manually reduce video quality. It can reduce it, but only if your bandwidth is poor. If your bandwidth is good, but the data plan is ...
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How can I test web conferencing issues?

I'm experiencing problems with web conferencing softwares in my Ubuntu 21.04 installation (Plasma DE). Everything is working, such as video streaming services (Youtube, Vimeo, and so on) except the ...
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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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Microsoft teams videos are always redirected to microsoft stream

I have just installed microsoft Teams on my ubuntu laptop. I have also another computer (which has windows) with Teams installed, in this way I can make a comparison. Unfortunately when I click on ...
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Is there a way to send usb camera stream through a color filter before it gets to Zoom or similar?

Pretty much I wanted to see if there was a way to adjust color settings before it gets to a streaming app. Thanks!!
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Cannot play YouTube "Live" vidoes with Firefox 79.0 (64-bit)

I cannot play YouTube "Live" vidoes with Firefox 79.0 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. I tried to fix the issue by enabling "Play DRM controlled content" in Firefox settings and ...
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How can I choose a background for Microsoft Teams

For meetings, I need to change the background to a particular image. I could not see the "Show background effects" feature in my ubuntu 18.04. How can we add a virtual background?
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How to download AES 128 encrypted HLS Stream?

I want to download AES 128 encrypted HLS stream into a mp4 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have the m3u8 file but it has URI for key as k/timestamp. I have the timestamp file but it shows bizarre text when opened ...
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Lenovo P14s slow despite most recent driver

as the title says, I'm having trouble getting Ubuntu running with acceptable performance (really any Linux distribution I tried, but Ubunutu is especially slow). The main problem I is everything I do ...
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I have red pixels on the screen with my webcam on zoom app. in Ubuntu 20.04

Screen with Red Pixels in Zoom client I have a few (70 or 100) red pixels that spread all over the screen when I operate my webcam on Zoom client app. in Ubuntu 20.04 but not on Cheese/Skype/mjpg-...
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Eurosport Player on Linux?

I tried a few years ago with no success. Eurosport player did NOT support Linux machines. Lately I've heard different stories (they're using HTML5 for example, which should be OK with Linux). I don't ...
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Unable to get video via uvc_gadget to the host pc

I am trying to setup a raspberry pi board as a piping device which could receive video from a camera or any other source and pipe it to the host pc. I am following the tutorial mentioned here https://...
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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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Netflix Error Code F7355

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fosa) minimal installation on my machine. I can't stream Netflix videos. It returns Error Code F7355. Same problem happens with Firefox and Chromium. DRM is activated by ...
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Live videoediting for Google Hangout

I need to edit the video recorded by my webcam "on the fly" and to stream it to a Google Hangouts call. What I want to do is to remove the background of the video (and possibly substitute it ...
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How to play hd, 1080p prime content in brave or firefox in ubuntu 20.04?

I have enabled the all the three plugins in firefox as drm, open264 and shockwave flash, but I cannot play hd, fullhd in amazon prime. For the brave browser, I couldn't find any plugin options. I have ...
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Video LAG on Ubuntu 20.04 / Lubuntu 20.04 AMD Athlon 64 3200+ @ 2GHz

I'm a noob to Ubuntu. and would appreciate some help I have this old machine that had XP, it was useless, and figured I'd install a light weight OS Lubuntu was the Idea. however I continued to install ...
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Is it possible to get HD quality in Zoom videoconference client on ubuntu?

I tried installing and running the latest Zoom client on 3 different computers running Ubuntu 20.04 with different speeds and specs: all of them display my own image in low, zoomed-in, grainy ...
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Problem in downloading videos using youtube-dl

How can I download videos from "https://zeroinfy.in/" using youtube-dl? I had tried, but not succeed and searched, but I did not find a solution. In the Android app for this academy, videos ...
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Install and run Zoom Client inside a sandbox

With COVID-19 pandemic there was a boom of video conferencing. Although there are good free and open source alternatives like Jitsi (with e2ee coming soon), Zoom became popular. Is not a secret that ...
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Video calling (grandparents)

I need an extremely simple solution for video calling. I'm planning to use an old laptop with webcam. My goal is that my grandparents only need to turn on the machine and it would automatically start ...
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Watching Amazon Prime video HD on ubuntu 20.04

I think it has been known for a good while that Amazon Prime Video is SD only on system running anything other than Windows and MAC: https://www.primevideo.com/help?nodeId=GUX9FYHU5D8LC9EJ Is there a ...
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None of my installed apps can capture my whole screen

When I try to stream on discord or OBS, I select the option to capture my entire screen. The only thing it shows is the cursor on a black screen. I have ffmpeg installed and I'm running Ubuntu 19.10. ...
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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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Can I stream video with nginx module?

I want to stream video from nginx to my browser. The videos are generlly in .mp4 format, but I can transcode either on the fly or in advance with avconv or ffmpeg/whatever. Is there a module I can ...
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Nvidia Gpu stuttering playing Stadia on Kubuntu

I recently installed a new card in my old pc (Nvidia 710GT) and I have problems while playing Stadia at 720p resolution or 1080p on Chromium (hw acceleration on). I have no problems at all streaming ...
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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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Installing zoom-client Snap

I need to use Zoom video conferencing (https://zoom.us). While they offer a DEB package which works, this is exactly the type of application I'd prefer to run as a Snap. There is a Snap available (...
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YouTube videos are not working in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and it is working fine until I opened YouTube. I used both Chrome and Firefox but my YouTube is not working at all. Could anyone help me with their suggestions?
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Videos will not play in any browser from any source, Ubuntu 18.04

I have a fairly fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop, And a few days ago videos stopped playing in any browser. I tried Chrome and Chromium and Firefox, I tried YouTube and Vimeo and Udemy videos. ...
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Downloading Video from Website

Ubuntu 16.04: I have used youtube-dl to successfully download videos, so that they can be watched sans network connectivity I would like to download the set of videos from the USPTO: https://www....
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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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Can't stream any online videos on Ubuntu 18.04

So I've been using Ubuntu 18.04 for a couple of months now, it was running perfectly until one random day when I log in, and I'm unable to play ANY videos online, Firefox or Chrome. I've tried repair ...
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How can install vlc 2.1.6 on ubuntu 16.04lts

I want to install vlc 2.1.6 on Ubuntu16.04.Can you help me ? The reason is explained in unsupported codec: mp3 . I dont have this problem When I used vlc2.1.6 on ubuntu 14.04.
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IPTV streaming stopped working (e. g. in VLC, smplayer)

recently I encountered that on my system our german IPTV RTP streams don't work anymore. It still works on other systems in the same network. VLC error: Ihre Eingabe konnte nicht geöffnet werden: ...
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Unviewable videos on Ubuntu 18.04 and Chromium

After a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04 I have serious problems with Chromium web browser an video streaming. Every few seconds of video playback whole system freezes for a couple of seconds, eating CPU ...
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How to boost pulse audio maximum volume

My laptop speakers have a very low volume and when I play local files, mostly using kodi, I managed to set the maximum volume higher achieving a volume that allows me to understand what people say on ...
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Up-to-date method to stream to Ubuntu from Terminal

I would like to stream from Ubuntu to Twitch in a lightweight manner from Terminal. I have tried https://gist.github.com/brodul/3178114 however I get a green screen when I go to my Twitch stream. ...
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Playing Amazon Prime Videos in Chromium

I installed widevine plugin by copying its .so files ( libwidevinecdmadapter.so, libwidevinecdm.so ) to /usr/lib/chromium-browser in my Ubuntu 16.04. I see widevine in chrome://components/ as well. I ...
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SMplayer video filter for changing non-YouTube resolution?

I asked for help at SMplayer-forum, but the response probably won't be quick, so I paste the question below: Hi! New forum member. My operating system on a Dell Inspiron 910 is Xubuntu 16.04, my ...
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Connect To IP Camera > Make 2nd Network Connection To Home Network > Stream To YouTube With Ubuntu 16.04

I'm properly stuck. I own a Ordro HDV-Z20 video camera. It has a WiFi option. When I connect adhoc and issue the command ifconfig I get the following response: rpiggott@rpiggott-Aspire-5742Z:~$ ...
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