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How can I get Raspivid to skip h264 encoding? (getting rid of 5 second latency streaming video)

There are gazillions of forums and threads about getting rid of a 5 second latency when using a Pi together with a PI-Cam as a surveillance camera. Many tutorials show how to use vlc to encode and ...
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Embed video player on RPi

I am developing application which should have GUI showing some text, pictures and playing video (the video should be on approximately 1/2 of the screen, the rest is text and static pictures). This ...
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Unmet dependencies

While I was following a Raspberry Pi VLC hardware acceleration tutorial in the compiling stage I have received this error: configure: error: Package 'libavcodec' requires 'libavutil = 53.3.0' but ...
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Picamera as streaming server

I am implementing a video streaming server with picamera (it is a requeriment), but i can't test it... I am executing this example for the server: import socket import time import picamera with ...
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Streaming from the camera only when required?

Although I don't know much about video encoding and such I know how to stream video from the camera board with vlc by piping the output of raspivid into cvlc. Despite the horrific lag, it works well. ...
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Playing a video using VLC

I have a model B Pi and have installed the newest version of VLC. When I try to play a ten-second video file (.avi format) the VLC window opens with the orange logo then after few seconds it turns all ...
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Python to open the terminal and play a movie through VLC?

Is it possible to send a command from one Raspberry Pi, to another, and open up a video file with VLC, using Python? This is my idea that involves this: Raspberry Pi 1, has a web server on, where ...
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Camera streaming with cvlc: piping problem when executing from bash?

I'm using the following command in SSH to stream video from my Raspberry Pi. raspivid -o - -w 800 -h 450 -b 500000 -t 0 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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Unable to fetch some archives (503 Service Unavailable)

I recently got a Raspberry Pi and have been trying to install some apps on it. I tried installing gnash using: sudo apt-get install iceweasel browser-plugin-gnash but following error message ...
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Why can't OMXplayer display streamed movies well?

I am running a comparison on a 720p HD video of running it directly: omxplayer Shame.mkv and off of a vlc server configured like so: new channel1 broadcast enabled setup channel1 input ...
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player with harware aceleration for tcp stream

I am trying to stream video from a pi to another.I have been success-full in that using gstreamer. Playing the video is another question. I can open the stream using VLC but its rather slow and the ...
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Raspberry Pi to iPhone Audio Streaming

I am trying to figure out how to get as close to real time streaming as possible from Raspberry Pi to an iPhone (more particularly just an HTTP stream so iPhone or Android could use it). The Raspberry ...
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How do I install VLC into raspbmc?

I've recently installed raspbmc into a Raspberry Pi v2, which has an external hard drive hooked up through a USB hub. When I boot the Raspberry PI, I can navigate to the hard drive and see couple of ...
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Is it possibly to have my pi play videos stored on my external hard drive?

im very new to all this, and i want to know if its possibly to have my raspberry pi play movies and such that i have stored on a WD My passport 500GB External Hard Drive. ive mounted the hard drive i ...
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Logitech c170 webcam not working

I've connected a Logitech c170 webcam to a Raspberry Pi via an externally powered USB hub. It's running Raspbian Wheezy. The camera is detected by the Pi when plugged in, and running VLC even causes ...
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VLC Hardware acceleration

I'm new to Raspberry Pi. I am trying to develop a media player that would use a library like libvlc to do the decoding. Now the problem is that I can't get the hardware acceleration going... I have ...
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Unable to start X after Cheese and VLC are installed

I installed Cheese and VLC from the Raspbian repositories. The programs worked perfectly until I tried to restart the computer. Now, after executing startx I get a black screen. After killing X I see ...
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No sound output in VLC

I installed VLC, but i can't hear anything in the analog output (jack output) when i play a mp3 file or a video. I'm using wheezy debian. I already did some steps to test alsa sound, like this: ...
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Is it possible to install VLC?

I would like to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi and wonder if it is possible? I can not find a distribution that supports it, but wonder if anyone has done this or knows a link to a site or group ...