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Questions tagged [mediaplayer]

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How can I read out a text file?

I want to convert text in file a.txt to sound & play it using APLAY. any suggestions please?
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Video Player That Shows Milliseconds

Is there a video player for Linux that shows the milliseconds of time elapsed? There's an extension for VLC, but according to comments at the link it doesn't work with newer versions.
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Use dbus to get name of mediaplayer currently playing

EDIT: I removed and rewrote most of the post to make the question more direct and to make the post a lot shorter. You can of course view the edit history to get the previous version. Using bspwm on ...
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Can't change the default app for opening AVI files

I'm using Cinnamon on Devuan ASCII (which is essentially Debian Stretch without systemd). I'm trying to change the default player for AVI files from Dragon player to Gnome-MPV. But - while this ...
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how to stop noise by using aplay [closed]

I'm trying to play .mp3 or .wav files by using aplay , I tried various flag formats to stop noise, such like -f S16_LE -c2 -r44100, -f S16_BE -c2 -r44100, -f S16_LE -c2 -r48000 -f cd 16 bit little ...
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Fully access DVD movies menu structure: any alternative to VLC?

I want to be able to just insert a DVD movie and be sure I'll have full access to all its features. - Can this be done without VLC in Linux? VLC is maybe the best video player out-there and as far as ...
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[Error while Running the Gstreamer Example on Development Kit]; “File descriptor in bad state”

I'm running a basic application on Orange-Pi DVK with Gstreamer-1.4.0. While running the application it throws this error: AL lib: (WW) alc_initconfig: Failed to initialize backend "pulse" AL lib: (...
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Movie Player requires additional plugins to decode this file

I'm using RHEL 6 . I'm unable to play the video using Movie Player. It shows an error, Movie Player requires additional plugins to decode this file. The following plugins are required : MPEG-4-AAC ...
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video player which can step forward and backward frame by frame smoothly

I am looking for a video player which can allow me to step forward and backward frame by frame by using keyboard shortcut. I have video with 24fps. Presently i am using mpv. I am trying the ...
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Unable to delete files from within smplayer

smplayer has an option that allows deleting the currently playing video. This worked well in windows 7, and even in debian 9 till about an year back. It brings up a confirmation dialog box, and if I ...
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Using MPV to play DVD movies

Beside VLC, very few dvd players have access to all DVD movie options, namely menus, and mpv is not one of them, but I use mpv to access external subtitles with DVDs and have started to appreciate ...
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Detect media play / pause events

I want to pause playback after headphones have been unplugged, then resume after they were plugged back in. My current solution uses ACPI to detect plug / unplug, as shown here. To play / pause the ...
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install XBMC – Kodi Media Center on kali linux

I want to install XBMC – Kodi Media Center on linux and I used these commands to install it: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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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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CLI command to start playing inserted DVD in VLC?

I want to add this command into a launcher on the panel or desktop so that I can start the inserted DVD with a single click. I would prefer this to selecting one of the many options my KDE panel ...
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How can I find the correct name for my microphone and sound output using aplay or pacmd or something else, to apply in asound.conf?

I need to write a default mic and default speaker output in the asound.conf config file. But I don't know exactly how I can find my external sound card or microphone device's name, so that on reboot ...
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Consistent (physical) volume on set of files (volume normalization)

If I have, say, 20 music videos (.flv and .mp4), is there a way to play them in mplayer (mplayer2) without having to change the volume for each video, instead specifying a desired general volume, and ...
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Media Player with automatic File Scheduling

I'm looking for a media player/script possibility which allows me to implement the following possibility. I've got a list of long video files(movies and such with play times on the order of the hour) ...
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Get music from subsonic to run in headless MPD

I share a subsonic server with several colleagues, together we have around 22k songs up there. Now I want to set up a MPD on something like a raspberry pi to listen to the music from subsonic. I want ...
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Playing quicktime movies in SuSE13.2

How can I play a Quicktime movie using SuSE 13.2? I have read this question and the accepted answer there. Unfortunately, it does no longer work with SuSE 13.2. I tried to find an rpm for gecko-...
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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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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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Is reading a youtube video only for sound possible in command line?

I would like to connect to YouTube and read a video only for audio with commands. Is that possible?
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How do you integrate a media player with the Xfce taskbar i.e. for play/stop controls?

In a Debian sid Xfce set-up I'm trying to get the volume control in the taskbar to show the media player controls like it does in some more preconfigured distros. How do I do that? Searches in ...