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I do use vlc player for watching movies and I dont have any idea what happened with my vlc I am not getting any icons or anything not even time bar...its just the video, no preferences nothing...I know we can get it by ctrl + h , but nothing is happening with that as well.

I am not getting any option when I hover over to title bar and when I right click anywhere on the video. How can I solve this issue?

Note : I even uninstalled and installed it again but still the same problem

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

Delete the ~/.config/vlc folder. You will lose your VLC settings but it's likely to undo whatever you've done to lead to this result. You can remove it by running the following in the terminal:

rm -r ~/.config/vlc
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but I cant find any .config folder – shivamDev Jan 21 '13 at 13:29
It did work...thanks a lot... :) can you tell me where can I exactly find .config folder becoz I did some research online and got same solution but was not able to find .config folder... – shivamDev Jan 21 '13 at 13:31
Would have given you 1 up too but dont have that much reputation... :( – shivamDev Jan 21 '13 at 13:33
The .config folder is in your home directory. If the name of a file or a folder starts with a ., that means it's hidden. In the default Ubuntu filemanager, Nautilus, they can be displayed by hitting Ctrl+H. – ovc Jan 21 '13 at 13:40
got it thanx a lotz buddy :) – shivamDev Jan 21 '13 at 14:48

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