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How do I turn off subtitles in Audience/Videos?

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 ...
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How do I clear the playlist in Videos?

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....
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How to uninstall the default Videos application - Freya

To uninstall the default videos application (audience) run the following in a terminal. sudo apt remove audience Remember to mark as answer if it works
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How to play a DVD on Loki?

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 ...
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Is there a way to change aspect ratio when playing videos in Videos (Audience) player?

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 ...
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What extra codecs do I need to play movies from Google Play?

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, ...
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What extra codecs do I need to play movies from Google Play?

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/...
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How to find out what codec is used in a video

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 ...
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Is there a way to increase Videos (Audience) sound volume more than 100%?

It's not possible to do it. Anyway, when you set your VLC volume over 100% that will also create distortion, so you will get the same effect if you set the general volume a little over 100%.
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My OS is displaying this image, I do not know what it is ... someone could explain

You can install the icon for Dropbox manually. Check here Make sure you have git installed via sudo apt install git then execute git clone https://github.com/zant95/elementary-dropbox /tmp/...
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Instability in full screen videos ElementaryOs 5

Check my answer here https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/16901/14940 Is only a bypass but still a way to see fullscreen videos while isn't fixed
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Video on Chrome freezing

It's a known issue that no one has figured out a good solution for yet: https://github.com/elementary/os/issues/121 Please use the thumbs up instead of adding comments that you also have the issue, ...
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Unable to fullscreen video on second monitor

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 ...
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Why is videos color scheme different

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 ()....
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Native videos app can't play some type of videos

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. ...
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Protected Blu-Ray playback in elementary OS

you need to install VLC Library know as libdvdcss to breaks the encryption, you can see the full answer here.
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Video execution lag

First Let's check if you have Nvidia drivers installed Install: $ sudo apt install software-properties-gtk software-properties-common Open: $ software-properties-gtk Choose the tab Additional ...
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Funky playback with Videos

I had the same issue; after a lot of digging around, it turned out to be related to the the gstreamer1.0-vaapi package. Removing that package fixed the issue for me.
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kdenlive video editor won't start

The only way I have managed to run kdenlive is by an appimage. Works like a charm. This is what I recommend. https://kdenlive.org/download/ Latest stable AppImage (17.12.0) is available here: https:/...
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Glitches on streamed videos

After some extened research and trials I managed to find a almost perfect fix. Edit: /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add: Option "TearFree" "true" It will looks like something like this: Section "...
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Overheating of the system in video viewing

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 ...
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Overheating of the system in video viewing

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 ...
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Video tearing and stutter - Help with drivers?

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 ...
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Need a simple solution for video podcasting

You can install OBS Studio using: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install obs-studio Version: 0.15.2 ...
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Subtitle not shown in Videos

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 ...
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I cannot play a DVD in any video player

I have had troubles with the videos app as well. You could open it by starting it from the terminal with: audience Then copy and paste the output of the command here to give us more info. You could ...
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Is there a way to change aspect ratio when playing videos in Videos (Audience) player?

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 ...
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