No media player recognizes my Philips MP3 Player as such, I've put all my hopes into Rhythmbox, it seems to be the most likely one to work. Anyway, I have created the empty .is_audio_player file but still the player does not show up in RB. I can access the player just fine through Nautilus, and syncing it actually worked for a while, but now for some reason it has stopped.
im opening greek subtitles on ubuntu but i cannot see them i know this happen because the subtitle created on a windows system but if you tell me a method step by step (because im begginer ) for how to be able to open the srt file and see the normal greek characters i dont want to use the option on the player to recognize the subtitle. i want to be able to open the srt and edit some words for example
I have a cheap 32GB MP4 player I bought on Ebay. I was made in China. I paid $20.00 for it. Under WinXP my laptop recognized it as a flash disk. I used Win Media Player 11 to Sync up my downloads. WMP 11 did NOT have to be running in order for the OS to recongnize the player. I could treat it just like a jump drive.
Ubuntu 9.1 (64bit) won't recognize it. I don't use ver. 10.04 or 10.10 due to problems with video, wireless and other problems. 9.1 works like a dream on ALMOST everything. I'm tired of dual booting.
Ubuntu 10.04 won't recognise my Sandisk Sansa Clip+ as installed on comp. It sees memory sticks and memory cards. Are there drivers that I need to install?? Anything in Synaptic Package Manager that needs to be installed?
Do you know any dvd playback app that can recognize inputs from a remote control (like play, pause e.t.c) and at the same time when I launch it to check the dvd rom and resume playback from last time. I used vlc but it does not seem that works like the way I do.
I've noticed the Packman mplayer's ffvorbis doesn't seem to be working on 11.2 (x86)-any vorbis seems to be decoded as very quiet noise that roughly matches the sound that ought to be made. Audio output (-ao) doesn't make any difference, and I've the same problem on three different machines. Xine, vlc, ffplay, etc. all work, as does -afm tremor (the reference decoder) with mplayer. The verbose output from mplayer seems to be the same between these systems and an older 11.0 system with a not-very-recently-upgraded version of mplayer. Unfortunately, packman does not keep old versions of packages, and compiling mplayer is somewhat of a chore, so it is not immediately easy to test an old version of MPlayer on 11.2 for me.
I'm using the samples from Vorbis.com: Music to test with, so I assume there is nothing peculiar about the files.
Is anyone successfully using current (1.0rc2_r29796) Packman MPlayer to play either vorbis .oggs or video with vorbis audio on 11.2? If so, was it a fresh install or an upgrade system? Architecture? Etc.-I've run out of machines to easily test on, and it doesn't work on any of them.
I realize that this is better-addressed to the Packman mailing list, but very few users seem to read it, and for whatever reason, the packagers never seem to have any problems with their own packages (even when they are clearly broken for many others); so I thought I would give it a try here first.
I'm not asking for help here, just documenting something I just discovered. Yesterday I wanted to batch-convert a bunch of old wma files to ogg vorbis. Not wanting to go through intermediate wav files, I tried to use ffmpeg to do it in one go. I first tried using the following command (in a loop, which I won't print here).
Code: ffmpeg -i $file -f ogg -acodec vorbis -ab 192k outputdir/$file "vorbis" turns out to be the built-in libavc implementation of the codec. In the process I discovered that the -ab value is always ignored. No matter what value you put, the output is always the default 64k (average, but of course it's vbr). You can however use the poorly-documented -aq option to set the audio quality used. The values don't correspond to the oggenc values though, being a number ranging from 10-100 (or more, I don't know what the maximum is). It's not exactly clear what number corresponds to what average bitrate, so you have to experiment. ~30 seems to give you an average-rate file, while anything above 60 is probably overkill.
Switching to the external libvorbis gave me more flexibility, although at a cost of much longer encoding times (note that ffmpeg must have been compiled with libvorbis support first).
I could use both -ab and -aq (with the numbers corresponding to the oggenc values), with no problems. ffmpeg does display some wrong values in it's output text, however. In addition, there's one more difference. The vorbis (libavc) codec provides an entry in the header of the ogg container reporting the average bitrate, but it doesn't appear to provide a similar bitrate header in the vorbis stream itself. Some programs may not report the bitrate value because of this.
libvorbis provides both headers, avoiding that problem. So to summarize, libvorbis appears to be a better codec choice than vorbis.
I'm using Hardy Heron. I'd like to keep using it. I mean forever.
I have several old PCs, and in the past few years I've installed 8.04 several times. Every time I install, it downloads about 184 updates... a slow process.
I would like to put all the .deb files on a CD (or flash drive) so that future installs won't need to download these updates.
Question 1: How do I get a newly installed version of Hardy Heron to recognize that there are files on the CD, and so use them rather than downloading the files. I think that maybe just copying the files to /var/cache/apt/archive might work.
Question 2: I once loved version 7 of Ubuntu like I love 8.04 now. But when I try to install it, it won't update anything anymore and it seems unable to find any additional software for version 7. Now I've abandoned version 7, but is there a way to download hundreds of deb files for Hardy Heron, save them to a CD, to ensure that I can continue to use Hardy Heron in say, the year 2012, and have access to all of its non-standard packages, and still be able to install other packages which are located on CD?
I set up the USB Filters just like I did on my laptop, but it says Unavailable and wont recognize anything I plug into usb port. When running and I right click on the usb icon at bottom they show up but shaded and will not let me select any uSB device. In Device Manager USB appears to be installed but NO DEVICES SHOW UP. I also have a thermal printer hooked to com1 serial how I make my Virtual Machine recognize it?
My CD-DVD drive have suddenly stop working in my laptop and when I've checked the BIOS setup I've seen that the drive is no longer recognized by BIOS (there is no option for this drive so I can't enable it). I don't know what CD-DVD drive I have (since I can gather information about it because it's not recognized by my laptop) but I think it's a Matshita CD-DVD driver. I use Ubuntu 10.04. Do you know how to make it work again?
I installed an Oracle-provided RPM that installs a library, let's call it libUSEME1.0, into /usr/lib/oracle/yada/yada2/libUSEME.1.0. I then have an RPM (perl-DBD-Oracle) that depends on libraries from the Oracle-provided RPM. (For now, let's say it depends on libUSEME.1.0)
I then try to do both a 'rpm -ivh' and a 'yum localinstall', on that perl-DBD-Oracle RPM. However, yum still complains that this dependency is missing. The only semi-useful post I could find from Google shows that setting things like LD_PRELOAD won't change yum's mind - it still says the dependency is missing.
What is the proper way to demonstrate to yum that you have already installed a library on which an rpm (or package) depends?
I have Timidity++ 2.12.0 in Windows and a Soundfont customized by myself named Collection.sf2. everything I had to write in Timidity.cfg file was:
dir ctimidity dir ctimiditysndfont soundfont Collection.sf2
And just with that Timidity recognizes all presets in all banks of my soundfont. (This soundfont has more than 600 presets in more than 30 different banks.) I tried Timidity++ 2.13 for Windows with the same soudnfont and cfg file and it didn't work. 2.13 version recognized only the 127 presets of the first bank. so I went back to 2.12.0 version. The same now happens when I installed Timidity in Opensuse. etc/timidity.cfg file points to /usr/share/timidity/timidity.cfg file. In this last file I wrote the following:
dir /home/fernando/Soundfonts soundfont Collection.sf2
I connected Rosegarden to Timidity and tried presets from several banks that use to be recognized automatically when I connect Rosegarden to Qsynth. But in Timidity no matter what bank I choose the sound comes only from the presets of the first bank. I tried the same connecting vkybd (a virtual midi keyboard found in multimedia repo) to timidity and even if i choose bank 2, 8, 16... the sound is always from instrumens of bank 0. it seems that Timidity 2.12 was the only version that recognized bank variations automatically just like Qsynth does. I could not succeed in this in any later version, neither in Windows nor in Linux.
I'm sure this is a painfully naive question, but I don't suppose it can possibly lower my reputationFor Good Reasons,use a custom build of the audio editor audacity rather than the version in the openSUSErepositories. What I can't seem to figure out is how to get it to find and load the LADSPA signal processing plug-ins. I have the regulation ladspa libraries (1.13-6.2) from the Oss repository installed. The files reside at /usr/lib64/ladspa . audacity is built with ladpsa support enabled, and indeed reports that it is enabled if I look at the Effects tab under preferences. I have even entered the ladspa library path in a "ladspa.conf" file under /etc/ld/so.conf.d, which may or may not help. Regardless, I don't seem to see the ladpsa effects listed when I run audacity
I recently installed Kubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. It is working well, but Movie Player does not work, and Dragon Player plays videos/movies but with no audio. VLC works fine. how to either remove Movie Player and Dragon Player or make them work. I tried apt-get remove mplayer but that doesn't work. If not that, I wonder if the default media player can be changed to VLC, e.g., when you click any video it will start to play using VLC?
I prefer VLC over totem, but I can't seem to make it the default.What I've tried:Right click on a video file, select "Open with Other Application..." select VLC, check "remember this application..." click Open. Then I close VLC, double click on the video file and... it opens in Totem.I checked out system>preferences>preferred applications, but under multimedia all I could select is music playback.
How do I make vlc media player my default player? For example if I have a song or movie that I want to play if I click on it always chooses a different media player. I can go to properties and change it, but its only for that one item, I wanna have it where if I just open any song or movie vlc will open. Is that possible and can you tell me how and i have ydl 6.1.
Iam using opensuse 11.1. I want to know which is the best player that can be used in suse, which should support all codecs. I have tried totem player, xine, kaffeine, Noautun etc. But none of them is good. I have tried to install vlc player, but it shows a lot of dependencies too..it was not successful.