Posts Tagged ‘ video ’

How to fix audio/video stutter with flash in Debian / linux and Chrome

Jun 28th, 2012 | By

So today flash went from bad to worse.  It was doing some weird stuff as the video track would lag behind and then catch uip and lag and smoetimes it would just restart the video all together on youtube so I decided to unintall flash-nonfree and install gnash in an attempt and that just made
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Fullscreen video in VLC = Black Screen? Crashes mplayer?

Apr 16th, 2012 | By

Alright, this was a 2 two lesson that I should have blogged about the first time I encountered it but didn’t. Here’s what happened: I was settling down into bed and wanted to watch Moon before I fell asleep.  The problem was as soon as I fullscreened the movie it just went black. I could
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How to increase Flash peformance with FF/Iceweasel in Debian

Apr 16th, 2012 | By

So after going from Firefox to Chrome and then realizing that Chrome possessed the ability to melt my entire system and slow it to a crawl like some out of control plague of cpu usage I switched to Opera.  Well opera has some good qualities but Flash is not one of them so I’ve gone
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How to join multiple video files under linux

Mar 26th, 2012 | By

Well it looks like while I was recording a company meeting instead of pressing the shortcut key to pause the recording I was pressing the stop key to stop and start a new recording.. Ugh, so now I have a 2 hour meeting broken down into a bunch of individual .avi files  How oh how
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How to extract Audio from a Video file in Linux

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

Yet another area where I rejoice for being a linux user as this shit is sooo much easier and faster in linux than it is in windows using a completely unnecessary GUI.  There are two ways to do this but I’ve always found that ffmpeg works best over mplayer.. However I’ll post both of them
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Drupal Fun: Auto generating playlist thumbnails from videos

Nov 20th, 2011 | By

Another exciting hurdle crossed in the Drupal world!  I’ve recently installed the Mediafront module to drupal so that I can have dynamic video playlists for specific users based on content being uploaded in their name.  It took a tiny bit of fiddling to get it all setup in views, nothing worth mentioning here that’s not mentioned
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Drupal fun: “This video is currently being processed. Please wait.”

Nov 20th, 2011 | By

I’m pretty certain that I encountered this problem with a previous drupal setup but just forgot to document it so that’s what I’m doing right now for the next CMS I setup.  Everything was working fine with this new setup(after 48 manhours of troubleshooting of course) until I got to this video issue.  couldn’t resolve
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Brand spanking new preview of Windows 8

Jul 20th, 2011 | By

Windows 8 is being touted as a serious game changer and for Microsoft this definitely looks to be true.  For Microsoft.  this isn’t a game changer in terms of UI innovation it just seems to be an attempt to catch up to Steve Jobs and the innovations Apple’s made in UI, which no doubt was
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Problems with Drupal Video Module

May 9th, 2011 | By

Well we just started uploading videos to a new Drupal installation and I was greeted by lovely 200 error messages that went something like this: 200 Stream not found, NetStream.Play.StreamNotFound, clip: I started doing a little investigating and noticed that when I went to my video admin transcoder setting page I was greeted by a
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Some Great 3D Studio Max tutorials

Sep 5th, 2009 | By

A friend put out the please for 3D studio Tutorials and Resources today so I’m answering that call: http://www.3d-palace.com/forum/tutorials/category/autodesk-3ds-max/ – I can’t even describe how valuable this site was when I started learning Max.  There is a broad swatch of video tutorials for all levels of expertise http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/tutorials.html – Great tut sets, a lot on
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