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Videos has no picture, but VLC works

Videos app has sound but no picture. VLC however works on the same file just fine. I have already done: sudo apt install -y ubuntu-restricted-extras libavcodec-extra libdvd-pkg Yes, I know, the ...
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Video app is not working on 6.1

After doing clean install Eos 6.1 to two laptops I saw that the video app is not opening. Even if I click the icon nothing is happening. I checked to run this from terminal and I got the below error ...
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Flatpak applications not working as intended

I liked elementary os during the juno release but had moved away to try other distros. I decided to give Loki(elementary os 6) a try yesterday only to find that the default web browser was unable to ...
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Send YouTube video from browser to Chromecast

I like to watch videos in browser. I have Chrome, Firefox and Web installed. I'd like to stream via wireless my videos to TV or Chromecast. Is it possible? Thanks.
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My video app dont run in Elementary OS - Odyn

When I try to open a video in the native app I doesn't work all I see is a black screen, when I open the video using VLC it runs Ok. What can I do?
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Videos Stopped Playing Audio From Movie Files

I have no idea what changed to cause this, but just the day Videos started playing any file I gave it on mute. Other apps are totally unaffected (e.g. Epiphany works as an ugly work around, I can ...
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Audio and Video lags on Elementary OS (Music App, YouTube etc.)

i have a audio problem on elementary os. when im listening music (music app, youtube etc.) it "lags" everytime in random situations for a half second. maybe every 2 minutes. Itś a fresh ...
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video won't play in correct colours

im not sure how to get logs or code and stuff as im new to linux but i really need help. this isn't the file because i have tried it will multiple files and i've tried those files on other devices. ...
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Headset microphone and laptop inbuilt microphone input is not recognized and wierd noise with video recording in native camera app

1 am using Acer Swift 3 - SF314-55G. It has Intel i5 8th Gen 2GB of NVIDIA Geforce MX250 dedicated graphics. 8 Gb RAM 512 GB SSD These are the problems I am facing with the fresh installation. ...
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Video keeps playing in the background after closing it

After i close a video the sound keeps playing in the background. If i play 2, 3 or more videos and then close them they all stack up in the background.
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What program to use to download videos with Elementary OS

Fairly straight forward question, what open source, non cloud based programs are recommended to use with Elementary OS? Youtube in the next several months is going to remove a vast amount of ...
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Is there a way to set the default contrast settings in Aduience?

See below same video comparing image, how to fix Adiuence? Elementry video player VLC video player
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Native Video app does not play mpg files from a VCD

I have a VCD with mpg files that the native Videos app does not play the video, it just shows blank screen, and no audio either. VLC player plays the same files successfully. I do see gstreamer1.0-...
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Native videos app can't play some type of videos

I have a problem with the native videos app: I'm not able to play specific videos in it (Screen is black) while I can play some other videos. Using VLC (Which somehow can play the target files with ...
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Protected Blu-Ray playback in elementary OS

Can any of elementary OS 5's video applications play protected Blu-Ray discs? Everything I've read about getting Blu-Ray to play on Linux looks complex and convoluted. Thank you for your answers. ...
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Video execution lag

When using io.elementary.videos, cinema (from the store), or totem (from gnome) (gui)applications, after a while, the video stops while the audio continue his execution. I used .mp4 and .mkv videos ...
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Instability in full screen videos ElementaryOs 5

has anyone personally faced instability in elementaryOS 5 with two screens in extended mode when opening videos in any browser in full screen mode? I open a video in full screen on one of the screens, ...
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Video on Chrome freezing

I'm using Chrome browser. During video play eg. Youtube, picture is freezing but sound still goes on until I move mouse. After this it's ok for few seconds then again video is freezing. I have Intel ...
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Unable to fullscreen video on second monitor

I can't run any fullscreen video on my second monitor. I tried with youtube on google chrome, netflix on firefox and vlc. Any ideas on why?
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Funky playback with Videos

I'm using the latest 0.5 beta, on really new hardware (ryzen 5 2500U) and when I play videos with Videos (doesn't matter what file format/codec), the playback is all messed up. See: https://youtu.be/...
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YouTube Video Playback Issues requesting for restart but still not working in Elementary OS

Please help me on last question and this issue also, when i am playing video on youtube so getting below message on video and and its getting stuck on same point If playback doesn't begin shortly, try ...
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Youtube live video not working in Opera (and Chromium)

This proble affects Opera and Chromium browsers but not Google Chrome and Fitefox; it has something to do with html5 video streaming, not flash, as it affects live streaming in Youtube. - Only, ...
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Only mpv player plays video

Default elementary video player (as well as for example Cinema Player) stopped playing videos. Ths sound works, but there is no video (its black). Doesn't matter which type of video I play. Only mpv ...
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kdenlive video editor won't start

I installed kdenlive from appcenter but it wouldn't start. so I tried starting it from the terminal, I get the below error. I am not sure how to fix this issue. Please help..... $ kdenlive Gtk-...
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Glitches on streamed videos

I have been experiencing constant glitch from any stream source available, even from netflix and youtube. Basically it looks like there are parts of two frames at same time on the screen. I see 90% ...
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eOS Loki - Video Tearing with Intel Graphic Card

I am a happy loki user but the screen tearing in videos is horrible. It doesn't matter if it is a video played in VLC or a YouTube or Netflix video in firefox. I always experience the tearing so it ...
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Audience is unable to play any videos

So, I was playing around yesterday, and decided to uninstall lightdm and make an xinitrc file to start from the terminal at boot, as I like to do. Well, after doing so, I am unable to play any videos ...
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Overheating of the system in video viewing

Installed elementary os When watching videos and some apps starts overheating CPU. The HP Probook 4530s . Please tell me what to do ?
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My OS is displaying this image, I do not know what it is ... someone could explain [duplicate]

Image next to the system language ... seems to be a blocked video When I click on it it does not display anything, but it actually popped up after I installed Dropbpox ...
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Video tearing and stutter - Help with drivers?

So I installed Elementary and updated everything. My problem is videos on YouTube have tearing and also videos at 60fps are not fluid all the time, they would have kind of "mini-stutters" quite often. ...
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Is there a way to increase Videos (Audience) sound volume more than 100%?

Is there a way to increase Videos (Audience) sound volume more than 100%, like in VLC? I don't mean the output volume from sound settings because that creates distortions.
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Context menu to download subtitles in Pantheon Files

Is there a tool that can be added to Pantheon Files context menu for the purpose of downloading video subtitles?
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Divide a video output

I will soon be in charge of multiple screens for scene at a concert. Those screens are centralised and a video output will be give to me. I'am looking for a way to divide this video output into two ...
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Subtitle not shown in Videos

Is it a bug or is it a video card driver problem? If the latter what is my best option having an Asus notebook with Geforece 540m and an intel HD 3000. (Yes I have optimus). Nvidia prime doesn't ...
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I cannot play a DVD in any video player

Have tried everything. VLC no longer opens via GUI. Once I did get the dvd to play in VLC by opening it from terminal. I can only open from terminal now. This is what it says: gabriel@gabriel-...
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How to play a DVD on Loki?

Existing guides specify to install the libdvdread4 package and then run sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh to install DVD decryption support. However on Loki, this results in sudo: command ...
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Need a simple solution for video podcasting

Any suggestions for video capture programs for creating podcasts? I just need something simple and haven't had luck with VLC or Shotcut. Thanks.
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Is there a way to import/choose an external audio track to play over a movie in Audience/Videos?

I have a video file that by default uses an audio track which is not in my preferred language. I also have an audio file that is intended to go with the video file, and this audio file is in my ...
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Why is videos color scheme different

Why is it that Videos' color scheme is dark grey when the other apps seem to be light grey? It kinda stands out and looks odd as a whole. The rest of the apps appear to go together.
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No sound playback in Videos (elementary OS Freya 0.3.2)

After some time off from elementary OS, I went back in, logged and now I'm not getting any audio playback from the Videos (0.1.0.2) app. I have sound in my browser, Music (0.3.1) app, and general ...
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How to uninstall the default Videos application - Freya

I tried to use following command to remove the default Videos application. but it doesn't work, could you help me out? thanks in advice sudo apt-get purge totem Thanks Yuhua
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Is there a way to change aspect ratio when playing videos in Videos (Audience) player?

Some videos start with an improper aspect ratio. Is there a way (shortcut?) to cycle aspect ratio?
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Any idea how to change encoding for subtitles? [closed]

thanks for great OS system! Any idea how to change encoding of subtitles in default video app?
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How to find out what codec is used in a video

How to find what codec was used in a video (Audio/Video) and extra information like in nautilus. The below screenshot is from nautilus. Is there any GUI way to find codec information, without ...
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How can i play .MTS videos in elementary OS?

Is it a Codec issue? i just try with Video,VLC, with mplayer, with,i try to convert it with openshot, with avidemux, but it does not work, someone have any suggestions? i can play it in mac and ...
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Netflix videos run very hot

I have a ASUS ux305f. I downloaded the Netflix app from Ubuntu. It works fine except that my laptop gets very hot. Netflix using Windows 10 runs cool. Are there adjustments I can make to Linux to ...
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What extra codecs do I need to play movies from Google Play?

Mint is the only Linux distribution (distro) I've found that lets me play movies I've purchased on Google Play without installing anything extra. What does Mint have in its multimedia pack that other ...
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How do I clear the playlist in Videos?

Basically the title. How can I clear or edit the playlist in Videos/Audience. I can't see any button or anything that clears it. This seems like basic functionality but I can't find it.
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How do I turn off subtitles in Audience/Videos?

Subtitles are in an external file. I can change the file, but can't find a 'no subtitles' option.