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I am trying to connect to my school's IPTV system. I can connect by using VLC player on a Windows machine. Currently I am trying to connect to IPTV with VLC on an Ubuntu machine. I keep getting this error.

Your input can't be opened:
VLC is unable to open the MRL ''. Check the log for details.

Worked just fine on the windows machine, same 'MRL'.

Any tips? Direct me to where I can get better help? Thanks.

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What Ubuntu and VLC versions are you usng? – Mitch Aug 27 '12 at 5:19
Check the log for details it says. Did you? And can you post what it says in the log file? – Rinzwind Aug 27 '12 at 7:14
look out for the white space in front of your MRL... I am not sure how you managed to get a Whitespace in front of your MRL, since vlc trims whitespaces in *RLs by default... – mondjunge Aug 27 '12 at 12:13

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