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OwnCloud on XBMC Distro

I recently bought a raspbery pi with the purpose of building a cheap good multimedia station. As soon as i heard about the XBMC distribution and saw some videos of it in action i decided to try it ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...