VLC Media Player is an open-source media player / transcoder / streaming server maintained by the VideoLAN organization.

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DLNA server with playback progress control

I'm relatively new to using Linux on desktop and there are just a few things that I miss from Windows. One of them is Samsung AllShare. This is a DLNA server wich provides "play to", progress bar and ...
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can't play wmv files - Failed to initialize the VAAPI device

I'm trying to run wmv files, and tryed some advices from here, but without any success. I have vlc and ubuntu-restricted-extras. I also did a purge, autoremove and re-installthem. This is what I ...
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Recording a youtube live stream using vlc

I'm trying to set vlc to record a live stream on youtube using cron. Vlc records videos that aren't live streaming just fine, but when the stream is live vlc records at most only 24 seconds. Why ...
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VLC Media Player 2.1.4 not working properly in ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have recently upgraded my vlc player to v2.1.4 on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But I am having problem playing videos on it. Also the mp3 files being played on it are cracking. Pls suggest a fix.
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VLC does not recognize camcorder firewire input

Install ubuntu 14.10 and I need to make a video streaming but VLC does not recognize the camcorder input by the IEEE1394 port. KINO and install this program if you display the IEEE1394 port. I can ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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No sound on VLC and default movie player

I don't get any sound on both VLC and the default movie player on Ubuntu 14.04 while playing both video & audio. But I do get sound when playing audio files via RhythmBox, while browsing on the ...
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WMV files crash VLC and totem

please don't consider my question a dublicated as searched this website for every single solution but no use ! WMV files crash VLC and totem but smplayer works fine please help ! here is some answers ...
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VLC 2.2.0 crashes

I have problem with VLC 2.2.0 on my Ubuntu 14.10, every time I play video it crash itself. This is error: VLC media player 2.2.0-pre2 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.0-pre1-15-g5178b24) [0000000001018118] ...
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Disable auto sleep and monitor turning off from C++ code

I develop [cross-platform C++ Qt-based] application which plays video using libVLC. When i watch video for a long time, my monitor is going to turn off according with power management settings. I want ...
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VLC doesn't start, says bus error (core dumped)

This is what happens: ~ $ vlc VLC media player 2.2.0-pre2 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.0-pre1-15-g5178b24) [00000000017db118] core libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc ...
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How to install VLC 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2?

Well, I'm using ubuntu 14.04.2 and I visited te vlc web http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ there say than vlc 2.2.0 is the newest, but in the ubuntu market say than vlc 2.1.4 is the newest... some way to ...
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VLC media player sound problem

When I skip forward or backward while playing movies the audio goes off while the video still plays. How do I solve it?
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audio track not playing in VLC

I am using VLC 2.0.10 with Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to play a video file that has FLAC 2.0 format in the audio channel, but I am getting no sound. The sound plays fine in SMplayer.Is there a codec i ...
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EZ Grabber 2 - USB 2.0 Video Capture Card - Audio & Video together cause Ubuntu 14.04 freeze

I can not use correctly this video capture card. Audio OR Video work fine indipendently but not together. SOME AUDIO EXAMPLES (Cx231xx Audio is turned OFF in Pulse audio Volume Control): vlc ...
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How Can Solve VLC Installation [duplicate]

I am Using Ubuntu 14.10! VLC is My Default media player! But all on a sudden I found that the player has been This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or ...
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Way to manage media apps

I want to write a script(or maybe a server) that could be used to manage all media applications like vlc, rythmbox etc. I should be able to use play, pause, stop, close etc. options. I know Libvlc ...
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VLC starts automatically but no visual elements

So, I got a good surprise today. I was playing VLC and I hide the GUI but I still had the indicator on top pannel while it was playing. So far everything is fine. Then I logout from my session without ...
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Can I switch the focus of programs running on Ubuntu from an Android device?

I have a computer monitor from which I can watch videos, using my Android tablet as a remote. I can watch local videos with VLC and use a VLC remote app, and I can also watch YouTube videos in Chrome ...
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cannot install vlc

I got this error when trying to install vlc: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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VLC install error?

Tried to reinstall VLC but I keep getting the fellowing message:
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Busted subtitle synchronization

I have a strange issue with VLC media player. Every time I open a video with it the "Subtitle track synchronization" is automatically set to 11,000 seconds, as you can see from the picture below. . ...
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vlc-qt libraries not working in Qt 5 in Ubuntu 14.04

At my end vlc-qt libraries working in Qt 4.8.6 but not working in Qt 5 in Ubuntu 14.04. In Qt5 vlc-qt libraries compiled successfully but getting crashed while run the project into Qt5 in Ubuntu ...
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How are dependencies maintained during uninstallation?

I have recently uninstalled ubuntu-web-browser from my ubuntu 14.04 using synaptic package manager as I don't use it. Now I can't start vlc media player nor play any file using vlc. It sort of opens ...
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VDPAU errors in VLC with official nVidia drivers installed

Playback seems fine until I try seeking the video, then I get this error over and over in the terminal: [00007fba4906ef78] avcodec decoder: Using NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library 343.36 Mon Dec ...
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New to ubuntu and want to install vlc

I do not know why Ubuntu Software Center does not download VLC for me. when i click on VLC player it displays a pop-up and says **Package Dependencies can not be resolved** "This error could be ...
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Unable to install .deb files [duplicate]

I am recently change from Kubuntu to Xubuntu. I think some files might be deleted. I am trying to install Vlc Player and other .deb packages it throws following error. Please help Error: ...
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play music from vlc on Ubuntu server

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Xfce desktop on top of it and I want it also to play music with VLC. However, no sound is coming out. There's also no sound from other media players I installed for ...
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WMV files not playing anymore with VLC nor with Video application in 14.04

For an unknown reason, my WMV files are not played with VLC nor with Video application. VLC or Video application start but disappear instantly. All those WMV files were readable PERFECTLY via VLC ...
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An Issue Related To VLC

Each time I close VLC Player after watching a video file, I get these messages one after another: After pressing Continue, I get an another message: I don't get these messages after playing an ...
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Cannot play videos in VLC

I am unable to play videos on VLC media player,when I get the videos from my friends through pen drive and then copy to my machine , I am unable to play videos on my machine The VLC opens but nothing ...
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VLC not working after upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04

VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface. skins2 interface error: no suitable dialogs ...
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I can't install VLC media player in Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I have checked other threads about this problem in here and nothing works for me. I have tried every command possible and it still doesn't work. Aside from being unable to install VLC my video also ...
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Banshee, VLC, Rhythmbox, start up at zero volume

I have an annoying situation where Banshee, Rhythmbox and VLC all default to 0 volume when they start up. Pulse audio is not at 0 and adjusting pulse volume doesn't seem to affect the application ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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Getting VLC to display constant subtitles without any initial delay

I'm trying to run a short video in VLC with subtitles showing up from the very start and then staying on the screen for the remainder of the movie. To achieve this, I've created the following .srt ...
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How to fix “Could not demultiplex stream.” on video playback

When I'm playing any video in the default Videos application or in VLC media player, then after some time the video gets stopped and shows this error: Could not demultiplex stream. Do you have any ...
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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Trouble with VLC after installing Makemkv

I am relatively new to Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having some trouble. I had VLC installed on my computer without problems. About a week ago I tried to install Makemkv to get the Bluray codecs on my ...
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Lubuntu14.10 file server not playing video files

i started off with Lubuntu 13.XX. initially setup the box as a torrent/file server box. for whatever reason, i needed to make changes, and moved to 14.04 but still using the same hardware in the ...
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How can I simultaneously play Spotify audio through my headphone-out while VLC plays audio through HDMI?

How can I setup Ubuntu such that it can play VLC audio through HDMI connected to a TV, but at the same time, it can also play music from Spotify via the headphones? I'm running 14.04
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How to reduce CPU load when Video is minimized?

How can I tell VLC or Unity to stop rendering or drawing Video when the Window is minimized to reduce CPU load. Using VLC and Ubuntu 14.10 Watch Video Observe CPU load Minimize Video Observe CPU ...
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Error: Broken packages but can't find any

So I am trying to install VLC. I'm getting this: sudo apt-get install vlc That yields: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= ...
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Schedule to record video stream in VLC

I work at a school and have setup a workstation to broadcast/stream the morning announcements for the teachers and kiddos. Teachers in the classroom access this stream via Windows Media Player or ...
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How to fully remove VLC Player

I installed VLC player, but now I want to be fully rid of it, so I typed in the following command in Terminal: sudo apt-get purge vlc And it told me that it had purged it, but then in Terminal when ...
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VLC will not install 14.04

I tried to watch a dvd and found that VLC was not installed. When I went to the Ubuntu software center I got this message when trying to install VLC. I do not know why. Here's the ouput: "This error ...
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Cannot get 4od video streaming to work

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and want to watch programs on 4od, but I am just met with a never ending spinning loading thing when trying to play a video there. I did some further research into it and ...
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A 10 pixel wide bar shifted from right side to left side of screen in fullscreen video

In Ubuntu 14.10, in vlc and minecraft when they are displaying in either full screen or when maximized, a 10 pixel wide bar of the video is being shifted from the right side of my screen to the left ...
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audio problems with vlc

i've installed linux on my chromebook and then installed vlc player. but if i play any media file then pause and play again, the audio jumps back and forth a few seconds between the moment i paused ...
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VLC unable to play wmv

I recently installed ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 to do some video editing because avconv didn't have some options that I wanted or knew about. After installing ffmpeg, VLC seems to be unable to play wmv ...