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Which format my webcam produces

How can i find out which format (preffix) my USB webcam produces ? I want recording webcam to HDD with ffmpeg and i need save the capture record without reencoding because of CPU usage (i using ...
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H.264 videos fail in Firefox or Chromium on Fedora 30

https://www.youtube.com/html5 reports my browsers (Firefox 66.0.5-1.fc30 and Chromium 73.0.3683.86-2.fc30) on my Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 with a Radeon RX-580 GPU don't support H.264. I've tried ...
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H265 Supported Hardware

How do I know if underlying hardware supports H.264 or H.265 ? I want to play H.264/H.265 video by hardware encoding only. I am using Ubuntu-19.04 now.
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“H.264 (High Profile) decoder is required to play the file”

I'm trying to play videos I recorded from my mobile phone (the stock video / photo app on a Samsung Galaxy On7). When I click them I get the following error message from Totem on Fedora 28: H.264 (...
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How to trace line by line by “gdb” C/C++ code? [closed]

I have installed gdb and added -g option to my compilation command, but when I try (gdb) s or (gdb) n it says: The program is not being run. It only works when I try (gdb) r and goes and stops ...
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Audio Port: ASoC: no backend DAIs enabled for Audio Port

I have installed Arch Linux (x86-64) on a tabled, which is Chuwi Hi12. I have downloaded this sound codec specific for this tabled here: https://github.com/kernins/linux-chwhi12/tree/master/sound/soc/...
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How to get H.264 codec on Endless OS for free?

Endless OS does not ship with the H.264 codec. One needs to pay to get that. Is there any other way to either download the codec for free? EDIT:-The actual problem that I was facing was I was unable ...
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H.264 support for Opera and openSUSE

I am using openSUSE Leap 42.2 and Opera 46.0.2597.57. Some videos on the internet (maybe the half on YouTube) do not work on Opera. YouTube tells me that I cannot watch the video and suggests me ...
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E: Package 'gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad' has no installation candidate

I turned on the "Video Capture" option in VirtualBox, recorded a video in webm format, shut down the virtual machine and tried to play this video, but I got this error in the Totem video player: An ...
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MPlayer Plays Video too Fast When “pcm_u8” Audio Codec Used

Running SMPlayer as my MPlayer (version svn 34540 (Debian Wheezy)) front end. I have two .avi video files. Both are identical to each other except for the audio codecs used (FYI, both use the "mpeg4 ...
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Trouble with codecs and youtube-dl on Fedora

I have spent about 90 minutes today trying to download a video from youtube and extract its audio. At first I had issues with not having ffmpeg installed. Apparently it is no longer possible to ...
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Find all videos by codec (and not by container formats or MIME type)

How can I get the list of all my videos with the used video codec? I found some intersting commands like mediainfo, ffmpeg or exiftool but they giving a lot of informations only by one video. The ...
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Handbrake new VP9 codec is grayed out

Handbrake new VP9 codec is grayed out and could not be used. I installed Linux Mint fresh from ppa repo that is referenced on their homepage. libav and the vpx-tools are installed. What have I ...
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H264 Mpeg-4 missing in fedora 24

I saw an answer here but when I tried it with dnf it says packages does not exist. I'm having the sample problem when I try to run videos in my built-in fedora 24 video player (I'm new to linux btw) ...
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How to convert WMA to VORBIS or OPUS?

My girlfriend accidently bought an audio book on the internet and she saved it on my hard disk in windows media audio format (.wma) and now she asks me how to listen to it. I'm a bit puzzled this ...
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how to set i2c bus to soc audio codec

I'm working on an audio codec driver for cs4245 device. It's controlled by i2c. I have 2 hardwares (devel-board), one of the them has the codec attached to i2c-1 and another to i2c-2. The first one is ...
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How to get media codecs work for VLC

I have installed the media codecs for the media format support following opensuse-guide, and it gets Kaffeine player played the video format but didn't work for VLC, so my question is to deal with ...
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How to play a G2M4 encoded .wmv file (Ubuntu)?

I was using Ubuntu 13.04 (end of life) - now using 13.10. I have this .wmv video file. When I try to play it on vlc, it shows the error below, there is no video but the audio is working properly: No ...
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What settings can I use to maximize FFMpeg performance?

I'm trying to do some screencasting, but since my computer is much too old and slow the video being produced is laggy and the application I'm trying to record becomes unresponsive due to the CPU ...