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When I try to play a "Heute Journal" Podcast file with VLC, I get colors that look like someone swapped U and V in YUV color system:

Is there any way to fix this?

I use VLC 1.1.12 on Oneiric

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Please tell us, if you use an external monitor. Does it only happen when it is turned on? Maybe the model of your graphics card would also help. –  cuichi Oct 28 '11 at 18:13
    
I have a desktop computer which has one DVI monitor on a nvidia 9500 GT. The problem was actually with every video player (mplayer, dragon), so it was a graphics driver issue in the end. –  queueoverflow Oct 29 '11 at 9:45
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This was only because I had the 173 driver installed, although my nvidia 9500 GT should use the current version. Switching to the current driver resolved this problem.

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