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Resources usage in x-forwarding

AFAIK, it's possible to forward X-Window sessions, i.e. a computer ("client") may work as a (dumb?) terminal for another ("server"), displaying the desktop, GUI, etc. (and playing sounds, etc.) This ...
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How to add ffmpeg/avconv command to Nemo actions?

I would like to have a command like this one ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -vn -acodec copy audio.m4a into a Nemo action (context menu). But that would mean using variables instead of real names of files. ...
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shell script to download info. about movies from imdb/thmb and putting it into an .nfo file for per-use

Does anybody know of a tool which will extract info. from imdb.com/themoviedb.corg and dumping it into a text file ? I have been searching but with no luck . I usually get the movie name but want to ...
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Playback of valid file aborts in Exaile

I have a FLAC music file that, according to > flac -t file.flac flac 1.2.1 ... file.flac: ok is valid. Nevertheless, Exaile (and Rhythmbox) abort playback a few seconds in. MPD happily plays ...
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MediaTomb fast image resize

The goal is to setup MediaTomb to (almost) instantaneously resize a 4-7MB jpeg from its original 8 or 12MP resolution down to somewhere about 1280x* so that it can be viewed on a mobile device. ...
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Program for making a complete ISO-image of damaged DVD by multiple readings? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a program that (tries to) makes a complete ISD-image of a damaged DVD or CD. This is (AFAIK) done by reading the damged media time and time again, until the program is able to put ...
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How good is gnash as a replacement for flash? [closed]

Fedora suggests the Gnash plugin as a replacement for the Flash plugin and I am seriously considering it. My question is: how good is the Gnash plugin as a replacement for the Flash plugin? In my ...
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How do I install directx on Debian?

How do I install directx on Debian-Gnome-Chromium? Is it possible to do it without wine?
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Capturing image from webcam

I want to capture a image through webcam in Linux. So I searched on the Internet and found out it's can be done using mplayer or vlc. Following is the command for capturing image by mplayer and its ...
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Handbrake for wheezy?

Has anyone figured out how to install/backport a Debian Handbrake package on Debian wheezy? The only version of Handbrake currently in Debian is in experimental, and the dependencies are not available ...
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Playing an ogg format video using gstreamer in an embedded system

I created a pipeline to play an ogg formatted video on an embedded system. I used the gst plugins like libgstvorbis.so, libgsttheora.so, and libogg.so, and copied them to the /lib folder on my ...
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Which linux distribution is best for multimedia and gaming? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux distribution which has good multimedia and gaming support for my laptop.
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Is there a working H.265 encoder implementation available for Linux?

I've read that the new H.265 video encoding algorithm can encode the same video with same quality in about 2 times smaller bitrate. Obviously I'd like to encode all my videos with this algorithm to ...
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Multimedia keys (Fn+[F1..F12]) don't work anymore after upgrade

I'm experiencing a strange issue with the multimedia keys on Archlinux with XFCE 4. I used to change the sound level with FnF11/F12 keys but after a reboot, I'm not able to use it anymore. Moreover, ...
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Logitech G110 Multimedia Keys in Linux Mint 14

I know that plenty of questions have been asked about multimedia keys, but I'm having trouble finding a solution for my specific problem. I have a Logitech G110 keyboard, which (besides the macro ...
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Changing soundtrack in a movie clip

What is the easiest way to change soundtrack of a movie clip? We recorded a clip using our camera, but the sound is not very interesting, hence we would like to use some music instead (we have an mp3 ...
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Is it possible to merge video files using `cat`?

I wonder if it's possible to merge video files using the cat command? I mean will the resultant file play seamlessly?
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How to add the RPM Fusion and livna repositories to Fedora?

RPM Fusion and Livna.org are common third party package repositories for Fedora. You need them if you want to install media players, codecs and/or DVD playback libraries that are not part of the ...
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What does GNOME do with multimedia keys?

GNOME makes multimedia keys, such as fn+directional keys on my laptop, maybe dedicated keys on your keyboard, into very useful keys. They seem to work with a large number of application. What can I do ...
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DLNA server on Linux

I just bought a TV with DLNA support. I already have a machine dedicated to file server (with 8 disks) and I would love to use this machine as DLNA server if possible. Are there any usable Linux ...