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

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Cannot play files over samba share on MATE 15.04

When I try to open video files from my home server I get the error: VLC is unable to open the MRL I have never had this issue before. Opening internet RMTP streams works fine and firewall is ...
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How can I upgrade from an EOL version without using an .ISO image as I cannot boot from usb or DVD?

I am trying to upgrade or update from Ubuntu 11.04. My computer (acer aspire c 2008) won't boot from usb and my cdrom usually doesn't mount. So could I partition my hard drive and put the .ISO there ...
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Unable to switch subtitle and audio language in VLC/Totem via menu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 a few days ago after some years of Archlinux experience. I have a few MKV video files and for some reason I am not able to switch the audio language in the menu bar at ...
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VLC install issues Ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install VLC. I have done the following: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ~$ sudo apt-get update ~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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VLC stopped working correctly after upgrade to Lubuntu 15.04

I upgraded to Lubuntu 15.04 and lost video when using VLC 2.2.1. Audio still works. Any ideas?
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VLC video playback is choppy on Vivid with nvidia-346

I'm running Kubuntu Vivid, and have an Nvidia 940GM card on my Inspiron laptop. When using the nvidia-346 driver, VLC plays choppy videos (video seems "pixelized" with green dots appearing). The ...
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Video is auto rotated in Nautilus (Gnome) as a thumbnail and playback

I have searched everywhere for settings/plugins/program etc. to change this behaviour. If a video is filmed in portrait (or believes it is) it is rotated to this perspective both as a thumbnail and ...
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Hving trouble with VLC

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15. When trying to open any file with VLC nothing happens, even though it appears to be installed correctly. I believe it has something to do with the fact that that I had ...
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VLC media player Installing error

I'm totally new to Ubuntu, I have version 14.04, and when I go to Software Centre to install VLC Media Player it gives an error: "Package dependencies cant be solved" The following packages have unmet ...
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VLC will not install in Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

VLC was working fine until I upgraded to 15.04. When I try to install via Software Centre, I get this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= ...
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VLC does not Install - Ubuntu 15.04

after upgrade to 15.04 VLC is not installed anymore and i can not install it. The following packages have unmet dependencies. vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.0-1) but 2.2.0+ppa3.2 is to be ...
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VLC in Xubuntu 15.04

I am trying to install VLC on Xubuntu 15.04 (clean installation), however I am getting this error: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1~trusty) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Can't open android from android with vlc

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04 and when I connect my android phone via USB I can't directly open videos with vlc. I can open them with totem (as well as all the other photos, text documents, etc.) but it ...
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I cannot re-install vlc

I cannot install vlc in my ubuntu, when I tried it gave the error. Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/v/vlc/vlc_2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1_amd64.deb 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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Ubuntu and VLC can't read disk

I have a CD with a movie I want to watch, but neither can I open the CD in Ubuntu, nor can I open it with VLC. I'm on a laptop, running 14.04. I have tried running the CD on another laptop running ...
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VLC - crossfade fade in/out

Is it possible to add a fade out/in effect to VLC when it pauses/plays, and a crossfade effect when it changes track? I found this as a some sort solution but not a great one. This mentions a github ...
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Video Player in Ububtu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to download vlc to play movies but it is not working. When i go to software center and try to install vlc it says "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" I am not to ububtu and linux ...
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how can i fix this vlc problem [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 14.04LTS, when I type in: sudo apt-get install vlc I receive this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Is there any way to scroll a very long video (using the mouse) more precisely than how It's done by default in VLC?

As the title says, is there any way to scroll a very long video (using the mouse) more precisely than how it's done by default in VLC? Scrolling for long videos sometimes is either imprecise and ...
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Bangla subtitle(connected letter) problem in VLC and gnome-mplayer

I am trying to run a srt file written in unicode Bangla. I have changed the encoding settings to UTF-8 and select a Bangla unicode font in VLC subtitle settings. I can see normal letter but not ...
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I can not get my DVD's to work. Crashing VLC player [duplicate]

I can not get my DVDs to work in vlc or any other player. How do I fix this? I have tried to install vlc gremlin and other players.
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strange distortion of videos in VLC

I'm not sure how to describe this problem, but I have screenshots! I'm trying to watch a video on VLC (VLC 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04). Fullscreen, the vertical resolution appears to be too low. In a ...
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How do I solve green layer problem while playing HEVC in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a HEVC (x.265) video. I am trying to play it in latest VLC (Rincewind 2.1.6) in Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed VLC plugin for HEVC. Here is the screenshot: However, when I try to play ...
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C920 + OpenCV and VLC resolution problem

I am trying to use one webcam Logitech C920 with OpenCV to record videos and the resolution recorded is 640x320. I already tried to change the resolution with .set(CV_CAP_PROP_FRAME_WIDTH,1280) but it ...
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Trying to re-install VLC player but it aint work

I get this error when i try to install using software center... How do I fix that The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 3.0.0 + ~~ git20150319 r59816 + 33 ~ ...
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VLC and Totem H265 playing problem

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on kubuntu. Whenever I try to play the video on totem,the video goes on for a few seconds and then totem crashes. In VLC,the window crashes ...
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Cannot install VLC Media Player

I am having problems with: 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 installed ...
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Delayed streaming music server

So I made a move halfway across the world and I am real happy I can still listen to my favorite music station back home, but the problem is the time difference is 12 hours so I am always listening in ...
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Older DVD Formats Not Functioning

I have found that some of my older DVD's are not either loading or being mounted. To be more specific, usually when I insert a DVD it makes some noises and then it shows up as a mounted device in ...
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VLC play video stream without X?

Is it possible to play video stream (from another pc) on Ubuntu minimal server via, in example, directfb using VLC?
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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 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: