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

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Choppy Audio Playback With Clementine and VLC

Since I've installed Kubuntu 16.04 yesterday, music playback in VLC and Clementine started to be choppy. Starting to play a song, everything is fine for about 2 seconds until the stuttering begins ...
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15.4 Unable to install Vlc

I have been searching for a way to install VLC on my fresh system, to no avail. the terminal reads: machine@machine:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Vlc does not work

I had installed vlc for Ubuntu and it was working fine , I was updating using the command sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade. Now vlc player does not work . I can see the icon but it ...
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Not able to play videos properly in Ubuntu 16.04

After the update any video I play through vlc just lags and pixel-ates , also I am unable to play any youtube video in both firefox and chrome. My graphic card is GeForce GTX 860M/PCIe/SSE2. I have ...
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Vlc doesn work after instaltion

I had installed v l c for Ubuntu and it was working fine , i was updating using the command apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade. Now v l c player does not work . i can see the icon but it does ...
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VLC wont install from Software Center in 16.04 - can't install from terminal

I recently dual booted a laptop with the recently released 16.04. I first attempted to install VLC media player from the Software Center, and like many others I'm unable to do that (or any third party ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Bottom Unity launcher stops full screen video controls from working

As much as I think having the launcher at the bottom is better, it seems to have a problem. I can't control video such as youtube video when in full screen, because the launcher buttons seem to cover ...
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Yesterday I could play MKV files (video) fine, today I cannot. Anyone else experiencing this?

All kinds of things go wrong. I'm mostly just wondering if this is happening for a lot of people.
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I upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 last night and now I can't view any videos on Facebook..

What do I need to do (use) to view the videos. I tried to install VLC but that's not working either. I don't know how to insert code, so is there a clickable site for doing this? Thanks
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No applications I have downloaded will open

My Kodi, VLC, even transmission will not open and show the display...It's like it thinks it's open but nothing is showing on the screen. Any help? I have tried reinstalling unity with: sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to play commercial DVD in Lenovo E555 with Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed both vlc and libdvd-pkg on my Lenovo E555 ThinkPad. I have also run the command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkg In Ubuntu 15.10 that seemed to work for playing encrypted DVD's, ...
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understanding the syntax for rtsp URL's

By trial and error I was able to display the feed from an RTSP WiFi cam in VLC using the URL: rtsp://192.168.2.33:554?user=admin&password=&channel=2&stream=1.sdp However all the ...
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VLC displays green frames for a split second

I use 2 displays in portrait mode my GPU is nvidia gtx 650ti 2GB and the driver version is 352.64 I use ubuntu 15.10 When I am in full screen mode (full in one screen) VLC shows wither a full green ...
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Latency in watching a video on Ubuntu

I'm wondering why there is a latency when I watch a video on Ubuntu 15.10? Ubuntu is a virtual-ised operating system running on Virtual box. Host operating system is Windows 10. The same video on ...
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How do I make VLC play a HEVC video properly?

I installed the plugin using this sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 and it has started working. But the video quality is absolutely horrible: http://imgur.com/a/945ER (both the pictures are ...
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Record Live Stream on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Does anyone know how to record a live stream, specifically, the .swf format? The problem between this and traditional streams is that this is LIVE, and the .swf file is never hosted in full (to the ...
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A particular video DVD will not mount (DVD Drive spins up with out access) on one laptop

I have the exact same problem on my ASUS K52N while it works fine on my old HP Pavilion both laptops are running the same Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have installed the same libdvdcss2, libdvdread4 etc on ...
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Blu-ray VlC problem

I got a problem with blu-ray player in VLC Blu-ray error: Blu-ray Disc is corrupted. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'bluray:///dev/sr0'. Check the log for details. It's ...
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Some DVD videos will not mount and play with VLC or any other video player

On my ASUS (64 bit) running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 installed and I can play some video DVD's with VLC but this particular dvd won't mount (which is the type that can't ...
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How to Force Quit a not responding application? [duplicate]

VLC doesnt quit. How do I force quit the application?
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Unable to play .mp4 videos.

I was downloading a video from youtube, which due to internet disconnection was canceled. after re-connection i started downloading the video again from the beginning and after downloading the whole ...
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IPTV Player instead of VLC

I'd like to install an IPTV player as VLC is constantly showing an error. My research showed that there should be a player called "Tano" but despite all the links, the repository kept yielding a ...
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vlc crashing on ubuntu 14.04 32-bit

My VLC is crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit. In syslog I am getting the following segmentation fault: kernel: [ 5307.867882] indicator-sound[12554]: segfault at 10 ip b74e4814 sp bfd639ac error 4 in ...
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How do I change my phonon backed to phonon-vlc?

I have the Tomahawk music player installed on Xubuntu 14.04 The application allows me to play tracks from Spotify, Soundcloud, etc. However, Spotify tracks are not working and I was told, after ...
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error with playing mkv files both in vlc and mplayer

I have 2 mkv files downloaded from the same place and when i try to open these files using vlc or mplayer only the sound will play and there is NO video. what do you think is the problem? ubuntu 14.04 ...
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VLC pixelated after installing NVIDIA driver

I don't know what to do. I installed the NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu and after that it's just pixelated, but with the Videos default program I don't have that problem. I tried to select another output ...
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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Is there a HEVC decoder for Ubuntu 14.04, without the need to install external PPA?

I recently got a few video files that are in HEVC format. VLC plays just the audio after displaying message that it can't decode HEVC format, and that "there was nothing 'I' could do about it!" My ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Skipping while playing music

I have problem with playing music, doesnt matters what kind of file (mp3, wma, flac). When I listen to music at the specif times in song it just skips. Every time on the same spot, so i was thinking ...
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Gnome mplayer and vlc showing blue, black screen output at every video

I recently installed lubuntu 15.10 and Gnome mplayer was already installed in it, but every time play any video it just shows this and then i installed vlc media player to solve the issue but didn't ...
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VLC forces all videos to be the same size - cannot resize them

All videos I try to play with vlc are fixed with the same size, I can't resize them forcing to zoom in or out to fit the window. Tried to purge config folder, unistalling and reinstalling. With other ...
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Ubuntu get stuck on a daily basis

I'm using Trusty 14.04 and my computer gets frozen on a daily basis. My machine is a laptop, Dell Latitude 3340. This usually happens when I watch videos on VLC, or when I exit full screen videos ...
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Cant install VLC

I am new to Ubuntu. while trying to update the vlc in order to be able to play certain videos, I screwed up and now im unable to install a new version of the VLC media player. while doing this, I was ...
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VLC does not support the audio or video format “hevc” [duplicate]

I'm trying to run an .mkv video, I even installed the codecs from this page: How to install all existing media codecs? But still keep getting this error on VLC player: No suitable decoder module: ...
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How to fix VLC and vlsub ubuntu 14?

I have installed VLC but the extension vlsub is not working. the version 0.9.10 only opens when there is no video playing and stay still. the version 0.9.11 appears two times and none of them open. ...
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Can't install VLC. Package dependencies cannot be resolved

I'm unable to install VLC media player (better to say, reinstall because it seems like VLC just vanished after I experienced an error trying to install additional video codecs). When I try to do that ...
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Problem in playing webm file in VLC in Ubuntu

I was trying to play .webm file in ubuntu and it gave me this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix ...
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Error with vlc installation, dependency

I recently updated Ubuntu 14.04 from software updater. After update some packages were removed. after that I found that vlc has been also removed from my system. So I tried to install vlc and its ...
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File explorer has 'video DVD' bar at the top

When I open the file explorer and go into one of my NTFS partitions, I have a bar there at the top that says 'Video DVD' and at the end of the bar is a button called video that opens up VLC and tries ...
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Problem in installing VLC | Broken Packages

I received the following error message when I tried to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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How do I stop VLC from exiting out of DVD menu?

I use ubuntu 14.04. And I do have the three codecs installed. libdvdcss libdvdread4 and libdvdnav4 and I have done sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh. I am able to get to the DVD menus but ...
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Ctrl shortcuts not working in VLC on 15.10

I'm experiencing some keyboard shortcuts not working in VLC after upgrading to 15.10. If I just open VLC with no file loaded, almost all shortcuts involving Ctrl do nothing. Ctrl+O should open the ...
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Problems with movies and series screen

I am running the newest kubuntu. I have this problem with every type of movie player whenever I play a movie file thats 720p, the movie screen stays small, and is in the middle of the screen. When I ...
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Video Lagging While the Volume Goes Loud

When I play a movie in VLC and I turn the valume more than for example 150 the playing gets interrupted every couple of seconds. Interesting part is that when I plug the earphone the problem gets ...
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Streaming video content from handheld devices (android, ios) to Ubuntu

I'd like to receive media content from various devices to an Ubuntu desktop. I've seen some Totem plugin were available in the past for using it as a DLNA receiver, but I cannot find them anymore. The ...
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Unmet Dependencies Problem

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. During installing many applications like vlc, synaptic packet manager, etc, from terminal (or from Ubuntu software center) using the command sudo apt-get install ...
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VLC Media Player won't play DVD's can't install libdvdread4 Ubuntu 15.10

I already manually installed all the codecs, but the livdvdread4 install fails every time (as follows): dpkg-deb: error: '/tmp/dvdcss-bCmUXE/libdvdcss.deb' is not a debian format archive dpkg: error ...
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VLC not displaying video properly in FullScreen?

I have VLC 3.0.0 installed on my Ubuntu 15.10 PC. VLC does not display video properly in full screen. Windowed mode: Full Screen: I have tried reinstalling VLC, removing VLC completely using ...
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Unable to install Vlc in Ubuntu 15.04 64bit [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. When I try to install vlc, I get this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...