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

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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...
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Does Rhythmbox have folder play option?

I can select a folder in nautilus, right-click and choose "Open with VLC..." as well as "Open with Rhythmbox" but while the VLC option plays the files in the folder, Rhythmbox doesn't play the ...
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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...
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How to install VLC with no internet connection

I need to install VNC in one Ubuntu machine. The problem is that machine is in a remote site with no internet access whatsoever. I could download a VLC installer for Ubuntu and take it to the machine ...
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problem when installing vlc on ubuntu 15.04 its taken more than 10 hrs but not successfully installed and give the msg

The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1-2~ppa1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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How can I play videos on Ubuntu? using any player [duplicate]

I'm newbie with Ubuntu -- I use ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I was trying to play some video using ubuntu video player and it required installing some plugins but this error occurred: Package dependencies ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - vlc starts extremely slow

I have a big issue with VLC player.. I love this player I do not want to use any other - but !! when I try to open a movie I have to wait about 10-30 sec before it starts. It is extremely annoying ...
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Can't install VLC [duplicate]

I'm trying to install VLC on Ubuntu by using the following commands: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install vlc After trying to run the first command, an error is ...
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Vlc, banshee doesn't playing song when tuxguitar opened!

I install tuxguitar 1.2 using custom soundfont from package fluid-soundfont-gm and fluid-soundfont-gs. The sound i got from the custom fontsound was great. But when tuxguitar opened: VlC,Banshee, and ...
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Install of vlc fails after upgrade to 15.04

vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be installed or libgles1 VLC was "removed" during upgrade. I disabled all PPAs before upgrading (from Kubuntu 14.10 to ...
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Not able to install VLC on 14.04

here is result when I typed Can anyone solve my problem? after doing execute command of following install libavcodec-extra I realized that vlc and golden dict disappeared. some other apps may ...
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VLC playlists don't work after restarting ubuntu

I've saved playlists after assigning songs to them from the library. Loading the playlists and playing them works fine. But on restarting, after loading the playlists when I click on 'play', error ...
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How to make a new playlist in VLC player and assign songs?

How can I make a new playlist in VLC player(2.1.6 Rincewind), give it a name and assign songs to it. There is no menu called 'playlist' and menu item 'new playlist'.
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Silent audio in vlc, ubuntu 15.04

When skipping trough videos in vlc by clicking on the timeline the audio sometimes goes silent. I can sometimes bring it back by clicking around on the timelime, or restarting the audio track. I'm ...
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Canonical does not provide updates for VLC media player?

I am trying to update VLC media player to the latest version, I've tried the usual apt-get update and upgrade, however it won't update to the latest version (2.2). My current version is below. $ vlc ...
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Check Software Version

I need to check the current version of VLC I have running, however I don't know where it is installed (can't see it in /etc or /bin). If I do vlc in a terminal then the application starts, but is ...
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I deleted my Home content, how to restore?

I tried to reset my vlc configuration by using this commands in the terminal vlc --reset-config Then when i try to view the documents, downloads, music, pictures and videos folder all files were ...
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Are there any “pretty” video players for Ubuntu? [closed]

14.04, specifically. Sorry if this is kind of a silly question. I have a lot of movies on mp4, and I was just curious if there is a video player that looks nice with which I can play them; VLC and the ...
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vlc failed play rtsp video from command line

I am using Ubuntu and VLC for an application which needs a tiled-of 5X4 videos in the screen. The video source are ip Cameras and it transmit videos as RTSP streams. the sample URL to access the feed ...
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15.04 Totem stream errors on previously working videos

I have videos downloaded that worked prior to 15.04 and now give either: internal data stream error GStreamer encountered a general stream error They appear to be common formats like MPEG-4 ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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Possible Decoding Issue Using VLC Media Player

I'm using VLC Media Player, trying to multicast a .mkv file over the network without any transcoding, and the display is very pixellated and choppy. The two machines are both running Linux, Debian ...
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VLC Multicasting Choppy Quality Video

I'm trying to mutlicast a video using VLC from my Debian server to my Ubuntu Client. For some reason the video is choppy and pixellated when my client joins the feed. I keep getting the output below. ...
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Error while installing vlc player

I am trying to install the VLC on my Ubuntu 14.04 system, while installing I got an error like below, please help me. $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Playing GoPro video in Linux

I have 1080p 60fps video that I took with my GoPro Hero4 and want to play on my linux desktop. When I try to use Totem to watch the videos, it always plays them in slow motion and the sound cuts ...
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vlc installs, but not on system?

Dear Ubuntu community, This is very strange to me. I added the nightly build ppa for vlc, installed vlc, removed vlc, then removed ppa. Now I am stuck: $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package ...
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Is my opinion right or wrong ? ( hardware acceleration )

I always thought/think that hardware acceleration is bad because if you for normal/smooth playback of video must in player turn on the hardware acceleration it means that your CPU is weak. So if I in ...
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error while trying to install from software center

Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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I cant install vlc in ubuntu 14.04

first I typed this: sudo apt-get update at the end of the progress, this is shown: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pcf/miro-releases/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 ...
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RTSP stream on ubuntu touch?

I am trying to run a RTSP video stream on nexus tablet having Ubuntu-touch running on it. using 3 players to make it happen: 1. VLC control 2. MPlayer 3. Gstreamer 1.0 a. VLC is not working on my ...
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Overlap a full-screen application on another fullscreen application

I am trying to overlap VLC (Since I don't want to have any title bar, top bar; I just want a windowsless player) on another fullscreen application. Is there any solution to solve this ?? Where VLC ...
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Merging multiple (more than two) videos on Ubuntu

I want to merge videos in batch size of twenty (20) each. I'm running a Linux machine. The videos are in mp4 format and moderate quality. Some even have the audio stream missing. So far I've tried ...
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vlc can't compile

OS: (Ubuntu 14.04 32bit) linux ubuntu 3.13.0-32 generic 2014 i686 NDK: android-ndk-r10e JDK: adt-bundle-linux-x86-20140702 32bit java-version : java version "1.7.0-79" OpenJDK runtime Environment ...
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Unable to correct dependencies while installing vlc

In an attempt to install vlc offline(internet was down), I manually installed the packages needed to run vlc. I copied the packages from my friends Ubuntu(apt-cache depends vlc). So now my apt-get ...
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VLC breaks while playing DVD iso

I have a dvd iso of a movie I ripped using dd into my machine prior throwing away my DVD player. At a certain spot, vlc breaks. Looking at the debug messages (tools->messages->verbosity=2) I read that ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...
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Run VLC via Bumblebee

When I try to run VLC through the commands optirun or optirun -b primus using the command line I get the following output: VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) [0xd35118] main ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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How to install VLC 2.2.1 in Ubuntu 15.04

I want to install VLC 2.2.1 which is the current stable version. I've followed the instructions from How to update VLC to the latest version? but it only installs VLC 2.2.0 which is the same version ...
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how to install vlc 2.0 on ubuntu 15.04

I am having some issues with vlc 2.2 on ubuntu 15.04. I want to know how to install older version 2.0. I tried installing by using deb package but got lots of dependency errors. can anyone suggest ...
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VLC fails with segmentation fault while playing FLV Ubuntu 14.04

Here is my output in the terminal: $ vlc -I qt4 --reset-config --reset-plugins-cache VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) Fontconfig warning: FcPattern object size does not ...
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unable to play HEVC files on ubuntu 14.04 LTE

I have tried VLC and totem players but they are not working. I then searched and re-installed the VLC with latest version available, this time I am getting a green layer on the video. Any help?
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Audacity, VLC package dependencies cannot be resolved? 14.04

It was working, but suddenly disappeared from my pc and can't be installed again. VLC wont install either. Ubuntu Software Centre gives these errors for Audacity: audacity: Depends: audacity-data (= ...
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Can you place a fullscreen YouTube video in one monitor and search in the other?

All right, I have two monitors and suddenly I feel the need to have a video playing (any kind but preferably YouTube videos) in one monitor while selecting what song is going to play next in other ...
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How can I use VLC, Mplayer or ffplay in Ubuntu Touch/Phone?

I've installed them on Ubuntu Touch/phone - but when I start them in an terminal, Vlc, Mplayer will only play the video in ascii-mode, and ffplay complains that it could not intialize SDL. I guess ...
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HEVC (x265) on Ubuntu 15.04 is not working (even after installing vlc-plugin-libde265)

I tried installing ppa from strukturag with the vlc plugin but every time I play a movie, I get a green layer over the video. On other players, such as smplayer, it only plays the audio without any ...
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Can not play sound in VLC and browser simultanously

I have sound problem in VLC, if a video is playing in a browser and i launch an audio or video file in VLC i got this error message = "Audio output failed: The audio device "sysdefault:CARD=MID" could ...
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Sound problem on VLC

Watching videos with VLC, the sound will randomly go off (the video plays fine) and only returns if I skip to a different part of the video. The same video files play perfectly on the built-in ...