video problems in Ubuntu

Douglas Pollard dougpol1 at
Mon Jan 16 22:02:34 UTC 2012

On 01/16/2012 04:48 PM, Douglas Pollard wrote:
> A little off topic.  The video is berkl line in 1927 with no sound. I 
> hae an elderly man almost 100 years old I put it on his daughters xp 
> machine and he is watching it and doing a voice over in German and 
> English and saving it so I can put it on the video. Its a great silent 
> movie I have some really fine music in the public domain for it and am 
> very excited about it.  This is really important to me.  I plan to put 
> it on Vimeo and Youtube ether in the public domain or creative 
> commons. There may not be anyone else left in the world that can 
> remebr where and what the scenes in the movie are and narriate it in 
> both languages.                                 Doug
> On 01/16/2012 04:27 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Douglas 
>> Pollard<dougpol1 at>  wrote:
>>>   My computer is dual core processor 2300 Mhtz 1Gig memory i686 two 
>>> 250 G
>>>   hard drives.  I have downloaded video from Internet archives. I 
>>> can play
>>> them and put on the time line of several video editors and watch 
>>> them. I can
>>> watch them in Mplayer and other media  I cannot render from any of 
>>> them.
>>> Ubuntu crashes.
>> ! What exactly do you mean "Ubuntu crashes". It gets very slow?
>> What video editor are you using? What version of Ubuntu have you 
>> installed?
Excuse me, it's Berlin instaed of berkl line

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