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Adding LADSPA plugins to ALSA capture

I'm creating a radio streamer, in which I take an ALSA microphone input and route it to some streaming software. My streaming program currently just takes input from hw:0,0, which works fine; but I ...
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How is PCMCIA hard drive format different from default FAT16 “msdos”?

I am attempting to format some CF cards for use in an OLD digital camera (1995 Kodak DCS460). The camera uses PCMCIA Type III. It came with a Type III 260MB hard drive. If I format the CF card under ...
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“critical media” error after formatting microSD card using “dd if=/dev/zero of=path”

I installed Raspbian on a 8GB microSD card and used it for a Raspberry Pi board. Then I ran a program on the Pi to produce data files for a period. By accident the used disk size on the Raspbian ...
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Media keys work periodically with media player on Linux Mint

I'm on Linux Mint 19. Sometimes my media keys (play, pause, next, etc.) work fine with media apps (Spotify, in my case). Sometimes they do not work, and sometimes they even end up controlling media in ...
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How to use audio convert with terminal parameter?

I want to convert a set of flac files to aac using best resolution for aac file . I found this tool audio convert but I am missing the man page or a help side. The command works when I use audio-...
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Dealing with USB drive read/write operations in scripts with no sudo privileges

I'm developing an application which at some point needs to write in a USB drive unit. The application gets executed with non-superuser permissions and I've thought the best way to write on the drive ...
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External network display for playing media

On my Windows 10 computer I was able to right click a media file (video) and choose "Play To ..." and then select my Sony Tv which was plugged into the network. The video would then play with the ...
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Partitions now appearing in /mnt, not /media/$USER

Until I forced a restart on my laptop this morning, I had a partition to my boot drive on which I had previously installed Linux Mint 18 (sensibly labelled "linuxmint") Now I can access the same ...
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Tag files based on file name if no Title metadata exists

Is there a way using the command line to automatically fill in empty "Title" fields of the tags of music or videos with the file name? I have tried using Beets, but the only way to tag things based on ...
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How can I figure out why my laptop optical drive no longer reads CDs/DVDs?

Summary My laptop's optical drive stopped reading discs a while ago, but I'm never given an error; I want to figure out what exactly is wrong with my optical drive. Background This is a Toshiba ...
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guest subdirectory in /media?

I've observed a directory named 'guest-bizm7r' amongst the other users listed under the /media directory. I can access it only as root, and its empty. What is this? I don't recall mounting any usb ...
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Tagging AAC problems (Kubuntu 16.04 + various apps)

I have some AAC files which I've extracted with MP4Box form MP4 videos. I've been trying to find a (preferably GUI) application to tag them with a title, year etc. - and failing: Amarok - pretends to ...
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Deleted file still remains same in the media device i mounted

Deleted file still remains same in the media device I mounted. I am using Parrot Security OS live mode, where I have mounted a partition to delete a file. Now I am not able to delete it. Option is ...
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What is the difference between dev, media and mnt? [duplicate]

Hi there can someone tell me what is the difference between /dev, /media and /mnt? Are not they dictionaries for removable storage?
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How to play videos with TrueHD audio tracks on linux?

I have an issue with watching videos nowadays which come with 'Dolby TrueHD 7.1' sound tracks. For years I always used VideoLAN's VLC for almost everything without any issues. However, recently I ...
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Demuxer: Could not open

When I play a video file into vivaldi on LFS-based distro, I am getting an error saying ERROR:render_media_log.cc(27) MediaEvent: PIPELINE_ERROR demuxer: could not open I am unable to play any ...
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correctly splitting an avi file

I'm trying to split an avi file as follows. avconv -i file.avi -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 0 -t 10 out.avi and this works (It creates a chunk with first 10 seconds of the video). The problem is ...
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Not able to see the backed up file in the backed up media

I used 2 commands cpio and tar to perform the same operation of backing up data to an external drive which is my 8Gb pen drive (sandisk brand). At the time of executing the commands, it outputs ...
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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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what does Linux consider connected usb drives and why do they remain as folders when unplugged?

I connect my USB stick to my LUbuntu PC running a media player app. I unplug it. I connect it again, the media player app gives a "Permission denied" for "/media/myName/stickName". If I delete the "...
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User rights on mounted USB-Stick

I have an issue regarding User Rights on mounted USB-Device using my Raspberry Pi with Raspbian/Samba-Server. In the folder "/media" there are 2 subfolders as the following drwx------ 45 pi pi 8192 ...
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ffmpeg -acodec copy does not copy all audio stream to the new container

I wish i can find ffmpeg help here at stackexchange. I'd been re-encoding old videos to libx264 to save up some storage space, as I thought it should be working based on documentation seems failing to ...
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Streaming audio from a web interface

What I Want To Do Allow anyone with the public IP for my EC2 Instance to browse and listen to a collection of radio programs I record live. Requirements All setup possible through CLI (since the ...
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Accidentally mounted an ISO directly to /media, and I'm unsure how to unmount

I mounted an installation ISO directly into /media on a 64-bit Fedora-16 machine using # mount -o loop isodisk.iso /media It returned mount: warning: /media seems to be mounted read-only Now /media ...
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Apple Home Sharing on a Linux machine

Is it possible to share a directory with media files to an Apple TV (Gen 2 & 3) using Home Sharing on a Linux machine? I've found some solutions suggesting DAAP but none of them seems to be for ...
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How can I make the KDE file selector dialog recognize *.m4a files as “media”?

In KDE, when browsing for a media file in the file selector dialog, *.m4a files aren't showing up with the Media filter applied: If I remove the 'Media' filter, the *.m4a file shows up: How can I ...
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Set up a sound client “server”

I have a server that its main usage is being all day long up and running and serve some VMs to the web. I want to be able to play music from the laptop to the speakers that are connected to the ...
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Mediawiki error: File upload not working

I've installed Mediawiki v1.24.1 on my server which is running RHEL7. I've installed it under /var/www/foohelp/wiki. However, when I try to upload a file, I get the following error: [f3eae72a] /...
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Mount USB flash drive to /media/<label>

I did a minimal install of Debian using a USB thumb drive (instead of a DVD) and rebooted my box. At the console, tty1, I logged in to my user account. I re-plugged in my USB thumb drive that ...
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XBMC Live TV setting to get network iptv channels

Im currently running Linux Mint 17-qiana cinnamon, and i wanted to test something that later i want to configure in a home media server that i will build. The thing is, i have a contract with an ...
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Black screen when splitting media files

When I run for i in $(ls *mp4); do ffmpeg -i $i -ss 0 -t 720.0 -vcodec copy -acodec copy $i-part1.mp4; ffmpeg -i $i -ss 720.0 -vcodec copy -acodec copy $i-part2.mp4; done; in a directory of ...
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What Linux distro is best to be used as a media server for remotely storing and accessing movies and music on a network [closed]

I have a spare computer laying around and about 10TBs of movies and music on various hard drives. I have my self and 4 other people in my home. I am interested in setting up some form of file/media ...
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Media changed: please insert the disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux

I installed Debian 7 using a USB flash drive "burned" from the first DVD ISO of the Debian installation CD/DVD. I did a very minimal install without Debian desktop environment, Print server and ...
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How to view adobeconnect video offline?

I want to watch some lectures created with adobeconnect. I have the lectures downloaded to my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Each one consists of a stream that includes a video window of the professor ...
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How to play 720p video in Fedora 20 if necessary plugin not found?

I tried to play an 720p video in the default video player in Fedora 20, but it couldn't play it. It shows that a plugin is needed to play this file format and searches it online, and says that there ...
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Which media to use for backing up data of my laptop? [closed]

I work at home on my laptop installed with Windows 7 & Ubuntu 13.04. I have stopped working on Windows since much time & would continue to work on Linux only. I have all my important data in ...
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flash live media encoder Linux

Apparently there is no way of installing Adobe media encoder for Linux unless you use "Wine" which I'm not about to do because seems very messy option. Does anyone know of any other open source live ...
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Configure port 1935 in iptables for media

On CentOs 6.4 I cannot connect to the media server from port 1935 only 5080. I have read you can edit the iptables files with following. Open flle /etc/sysconfig/iptables: $ sudo vi /etc/sysconfig/...
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How to know file system of any medium like hard disk, CD/DVD, flash drive? [duplicate]

Is there any command or any way to know what file system is there on a medium like hard disk or CD/DVD or flash drive etc. From GUI gparted one can know the type on hard disks/pen drive but not of CD/...
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usb0 -> what exactly is it for?

So far, I found out that on GNU/Linux /media/usb0 seems to be a mount point for Ethernet over USB. Nice. Question: Where is defined, what usb0 is exactly for? I distilled the above mentioned ...
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FFMPEG Conversion Fails

Bad file? I'm using FFMPEG so how can I better debug and trace these issues? ffmpeg -i /home/videospace/public_html/labo/lion.3gp new_video.flv ffmpeg version N-57647-g1880294 Copyright (c) 2000-...
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udev rules to identify a USB storage media? [duplicate]

I need to execute a command once a usb storage media is inserted. But I don't want to identify the device by the device file, e.g /dev/sdcX. So I can't use filters like KERNEL=="sd?" Is there any ...
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Command to reread partitions from media

When I insert media (e.g. an SD card) the system (Ubuntu 12.04) reads the partition table and creates all the /dev/*[1234] links to each partition. If I repartition the media I have to physically ...
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gstreamer: no element >>x264enc<<

I want to encode a videostream to h264. But when I start the gstreamer program I get the following error. No Element >>x264enc<< I installed the gst-plugins-bad, gst-plugins-ugly and gst-...
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Home server not mounting external disks

When I plug in a flash drive or hard drive to my local server (running debian squeeze) the machine doesn't seem to be mounting the devices in /media/usb*. Is there an step that I am missing? I trued ...
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Determining media format/encoding for DLNA system

How do you determine what parameters are needed by a DLNA renderer and server? I have a Samsung TV that is a DLNA renderer. I also have a Western Digital NAS running Debian and have Twonky and ...
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HD Video Sticks

I have HD video, which I play through browser. Whenever I try to play it with "low quality" and "medium quality", the video plays smoothly. But when I select "High quality", the same video sticks ...
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Permission rights on automatic directories inside /media

I got a permission denied when I am trying to cd inside a directory. I could chown it for my user, however I'm wondering if the problem is elsewhere: The directory in question is an automatic ...
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How to set metadata for music files?

In windows music files have metadata like artist name, album name associated with them. How is this metadata stored. Is it stored in file system like other file attributes or is it part of MP3 data ...
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Why do I have to use sh to execute scripts from CD/DVD media?

I hit again on this strange behaviour of the system. I'm running Debian 6.0.6 and had quite some troubles executing a script directly from CD/DVD. Finally I had to use: sh /media/cdrom/command to ...