It's a bug in Audience and it's already reported on Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/audience/+bug/1362910
P.S. If you've wandered to this post and saw this bug, and it affects you - please click "this bug affects me" on a launchpad to let developers know about the IPU
I think you are right. There is no button or command on the gui to delete the played videos.
But you can delete the last played videos over the terminal with following command.
gsettings set org.pantheon.audience last-played-videos 
Since Ubuntu 15.10, libdvdcss (the package required for CSS decryption) is installed as part of the libdvd-pkg package, with no additional steps required.
sudo apt install libdvd-pkg
The default Videos app in elementary OS is quite buggy, and while the Play Disc option appears after installing CSS support, playback fails. A workaround is simply to install ...
vlc allows you to cycle between different aspect ratios using the a key or the menu Video->Aspect Ratio
mpv allows to cycle between different aspect ratios with a key set in ~/.mpv/input.conf. To use the A key, you need to have the line A cycle-values video-aspect "16:9" "4:3" "2.35:1" "-1". The file (and folder) can (and may need to) be created manually ...
Either you can find out what codec(s) those file actually use (there should be a feature in your video player that will tell you), or you can try and add this ppa, which has the latest VLC player and, among other things, the decoder necessary to watch H.265-encoded videos.
If you are attempting to play the video DRM protected video content in your browser, then according to the Google Play help, you will require Adobe Flash player. See: https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2844198?hl=en. The system requirements note that Ubuntu and Linux OS users (so including elementary OS) must install the HAL module. A third party ...
This is not a complete GUI information, but the next solution to it, I think. On Github there are contracts among other for video and audio information: Create a file in /usr/share/contractor
Open Scratch as root gksudo scratch-text-editor (in order to create the file in /usr/share/contractor).
Create a new file and copy and paste following lines.
Save as ...
You can install the icon for Dropbox manually. Check here
Make sure you have git installed via
sudo apt install git
git clone https://github.com/zant95/elementary-dropbox /tmp/elementary-dropbox
It's a known issue that no one has figured out a good solution for yet:
Please use the thumbs up instead of adding comments that you also have the issue, because a lot of people get notified for every comment added.
The same happen to me since Juno, with Loki I could without issue. Now is not possible to upscale any video content
The only way to bypass it is to maximize it/go fullscreen on the main display and then send it to the desired one (WINKEY+SHIFT+RIGHT_ARROW)
I couldn't figure out where to watch in the logs to check what happen
I use chrome to watch ...
To expand on Peter's answer, many GTK+ themes (elementary included) have a dark variant which can be enabled for any GTK+ application by setting Gtk.Settings.get_default ().gtk_application_prefer_dark_theme = true;. You can find the corresponding line which the Videos app uses to toggle the dark theme here if you're interested.
As to why, it emphasises the ...
VLC uses libav (also backend to ffmpeg), which can decode just about any type of digital audio or video format.
I think Videos is using gstreamer, which needs individual codecs to handle each format. Most of these come in the packages gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-bad, and gstreamer-plugins-ugly.
Installing those three should cover most ...
Let's check if you have Nvidia drivers installed
$ sudo apt install software-properties-gtk software-properties-common
Choose the tab Additional Drivers
Wait for the loading list, and then you should see the installed drivers.
If you don't see any NVIDIA proprietary driver in the list, you need to ...
The only way I have managed to run kdenlive is by an appimage. Works like a charm. This is what I recommend.
Latest stable AppImage (17.12.0) is available here:
To install, just download the file and make it executable, ( chmod +x ) in a ...
After some extened research and trials I managed to find a almost perfect fix.
Option "TearFree" "true"
It will looks like something like this:
Identifier "Intel Graphics"
Option "AccelMethod" "sna"
Option "TearFree" "true"
Open a terminal and execute sudo apt install tlp. That's going to install TLP, a tool that helps with the overheating and powersavings on laptops. You should also update your video drivers with sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall to make sure it overheats the least possible.
the first thing i would do is clean the fan from any dust. get compressed air in a can or via a compressor. unplug power cable and battery. then spray in the fan holes from the buttom to the exit of the fan heat output.
let me note that windows has a cap of 85°c linux has a cap of 95°c so linux runs hotter. therefore a laptop was not build to be placed ...
There are many suggestions online and I'm sure you've already seen many of them, but most are either impractical (modifying Chrome paramaters, only to have them reset by an update) or even, in my opinion, too risky (patching and installing the unsupported amdgpu driver).
Fortunately the open-source radeon driver got A LOT better since kernel 4.4 (currently ...
That has nothing to do with your graphics card. Are you sure the file you are trying to play has subtitles? Or are you trying to open a subtitle file?
Also, if you have your graphics drivers correctly installed you should have a NVIDIA X Server Settings icon in your Applications menu. The correct console command is nvidia-settings.
I have had troubles with the videos app as well. You could open it by starting it from the terminal with:
Then copy and paste the output of the command here to give us more info.
You could try installing libdvd-pkg which should install everything you need to play a dvd.
sudo apt-get install libdvd-pkg
You will then need to run the following ...
Okay, at the risk of being considered rude, I need to ask why coderMess decided to not answer the user's question, but instead offer up advice on using another piece of software.
Sure, you can use VLC, but what if you don't want to?
And why bother answering a question with the advice of using different software?
If we want this whole thing to work, we ...