mkvtoolnix gnome 21.04 get corrupt files or get error message

Asked by Lars Martin Hambro on 2021-04-08

Hi someone tryed:

gnome 21.04
sudo apt-get install mkvtoolnix
mkvmerge -o output.mkv input.m2ts

mkvmerge -o test.mkv 00001 kopi.m2ts
mkvmerge v54.0.0 ('F Maj Pixie') 64-bit
Error: The file '00001' could not be opened for reading: open file error.

So what did you think know that this software is poor on opensuse tumbleweed but its possible to convert but its give issue some after 20 minuters playing it did not works, but there its did not works to convert, so did you ting its outdated or what? did not get any information its outdated to 21.04.

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

Your message:

mkvmerge -o test.mkv 00001 kopi.m2ts
Error: The file '00001' could not be opened for reading: open file error.

What type of file is 00001 ?

MPEG-2 transport stream

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #3

For diagnostic purposes, what is the output of the commands

uname -a
lsb_release -crid
ls -l 00001
file 00001
sudo fuser 00001

Linux PC2 5.11.11-051111-generic #202103310025 SMP Thu Apr 1 01:54:13 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu Hirsute Hippo (development branch)
Release: 21.04
Codename: hirsute

-rw-rw-rw- 1 larsmartin larsmartin 5243105280 juli 11 2020 '00001 kopi.m2ts'
00001 kopi.m2ts: data

sudo fuser 00001kopi.m2ts: data only ask for password but did not get anything.

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #5

You have a problem with a file name that contains a space character. This needs either quotes or escaping.


mkvmerge -o test.mkv '00001 kopi.m2ts'


mkvmerge -o test.mkv 00001\ kopi.m2ts

mkvmerge v54.0.0 ('F Maj Pixie') 64-bit
'00001 kopi.m2ts': Using the demultiplexer for the format 'MPEG transport stream'.
'00001 kopi.m2ts' track 0: Using the output module for the format 'AVC/H.264 (unframed)'.
'00001 kopi.m2ts' track 1: Using the output module for the format 'MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer II/III'.
'00001 kopi.m2ts' track 2: Using the output module for the format 'AC-3'.
The file 'test.mkv' has been opened for writing.
'00001 kopi.m2ts' track 0: Extracted the aspect ratio information from the MPEG-4 layer 10 (AVC) video data and set the display dimensions to 1920/1080.
Warning: '00001 kopi.m2ts' track 1: This audio track contains 128 bytes of invalid data which were skipped before timestamp 00:00:00.000000000. The audio/video synchronization may have been lost.
Progress: 100%
The cue entries (the index) are being written...
Multiplexing took 36 seconds.

First time i get white windows only picture a few milli secound so what happed here? can you help me to debug it?

i find out video app\program is reason for this, did you have idea did not support files?

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #8

I am sorry, but I cannot understand your question in comment #7

its look better now but did time frame bar works correctly in videos apps?

Can you help with this problem?

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