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VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?

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To install extensions (.lua) the needed folder is ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/extensions/ for the current user and /usr/lib/vlc/lua/extensions/ for all users. I found about it here and here.

Once installed, they are to be found under 'View'

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(I put them here for illustration, I do not recommend all of them.)

Skins are installed by going to Tools/Preferences(Ctrl-P) - Interface: 'Use custom skin', and select the skin file.

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