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Enabling Microsoft Windows Media player to play Matroska (MKV) container and H.264 codec videos

My understanding of the technical aspects associated with Video files is very basic. Our company developed a Thick-client software product for the commercial market that would allow users to view ...
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Bridging IP missing for LXC (Linux Containers)

I am using LXC (Linux Containers) to host an http server within a VirtualBox setup, but the simple LXC specific bridge I created does not have an IP address, so it cannot be reached even in the Ubuntu ...
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How do I take an FMS h264 stream and wrap it in a container?

I have an FMS (Flash Media Server 4) that writes out the video streams to .f4v files. As far as I can see and understand, it only writes the video/audio data with no container at all, though I could ...
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Cannot start LXC container: failed creating cgroups

I am using LXC (Linux Container) 1.0.6 on a Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Virtual Machine trying to build HTTP service in a container. I have trouble starting the container: $ sudo lxc-start -n test1 lxc-start: ...
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How to share mounted volumes to a different Docker instance?

I’m working on a log gathering/analysis solution that uses sshfs to mount remote drive for acquiring the updates of the logs in realtime. Now I want to create a Docker user to process the log that ...
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What is better with virtual machines than with containers?

I've been reading up on Docker recently, and I see that there are plenty of reasons to use containerization instead of virtual machines. But what is not talked about as much (since containerization is ...
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How can I change containers without losing quality?

Trying Premiere Pro but can't seem to let me import .mkv or .mp4... So, I wonder if it's possible to just change containers without losing any quality at all. Let's say a .mov container? Video is ...
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Dummy interface in an LXC guest

I am trying to create a split-horizon PPTP setup as described on my website within an LXC container. However, I need a dummy interface within the container to put the DHCP server on. Here comes the ...
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Why is the resulting file unplayable when I use FFMPEG to convert a MP4 video to ASF?

I want to convert an .mp4 file to an .asf file, but I need to keep the size of the file below 150 mb (the server I need to upload the file to can only take files under 150 mb). Basically I want to ...
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Create BitLocker container and save the password for user not computer

I can create a BitLocker container and connect it as a drive. Then I can encrypt that container with BitLocker and then I have the possibility to save the password for a computer. So that means ...
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container format requires global headers

Using this file: youtube-dl --youtube-skip-dash-manifest --format m4a --output alpha.m4a 19GFDljxrY0 If I run this FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -i alpha.m4a -c copy bravo.m4a I get this message: ...
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How to properly configure and use LXC through lxc-tools (NOT libvirt) on Red Hat based distros?

I am currently learning all about LXC. No doubt there are excellent tutorials about it. The tutorials/guides take one of the following approach: LXC on Ubuntu/Debian etc. using lxc-tools OR LXC on ...
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Implications of creating bridges inside a docker container

Sometimes I tend to bring up docker containers for the simple reason of playing around in a isolated environment that I can easily trash afterwards without having to sorry about "dirtying" the host ...
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How do I get a docker container to access a remotely mounted filesystem?

I've got a remote mount (samba or NFS makes no difference) on my host mounted to '/home/tr3buchet/mnt/important_stuff' that works perfectly. I can read and write files with no issue; however, when I ...
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Using iptables to give an LXC container a routable IP

I'm using Docker to manage LXC containers. At the moment Docker configures the underlying LXC container with host-only routing and then uses iptables/DNAT to punch holes into the container, making it ...