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

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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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Can I compute lenght of mkv/avi movie and jump to the middle via cli in vlc?

It is possible in headless MEDIATOMB/VLC streaming server to compute somehow lenght of movie and jump via command line to the middle of this movie? In mediatomb when I'm using transcode it is ...
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Cannot play DVDs on Ubuntu 14.04

I've got libdvdcss2 installed but still no joy. Tried VLC, mplayer and the default players and all give me errors. Rgionset does not even see the DVD. VLC ~$ vlc /dev/sr0 VLC media player 2.1.4 ...
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VLC player automatically closed on suspend - Ubuntu 14.04

When my system is suspended, ubuntu 14.04 automatically closes all the open VLC players. I recently migrated to 14.04 from 12.04, and I was not facing this problem with 12.04. I normally have one or ...
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Fastest(low latency) way to mirror a screen over Gb eth

I have 2 computers directly connected via Ethernet 1k. Wondering what codec in vlc or program would achieve the lowest latency and/or quality. Because I'm going to use synergy to access the screen,I ...
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VLC: Unattended video playback of sporadic UDP video source?

I want to make a kiosk-type setup that simply plays back video from a remote UDP source. The command line below does the trick and shows the video OK when there's an incoming signal to begin with. I ...
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Lubuntu libdvdcss2 install-cs.sh not completing

Did an install of Lubuntu 12.04 a few days ago, and managed to get libdvdcss2 installed - all good, then I mucked up the installation because I'm a noob, and could no longer install Libdvdcss2. So, ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.2.1) but ...
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Can't Install VLC Media Player (Ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I have a problem while trying to install VLC Media Player. I type sudo apt-get install vlc in the Terminal, and this is what I get: sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for hagaymosko: Reading ...
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How do I play .DAT videos on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I cannot copy the .DAT file in to my PC and it is still inside the VCD. When I try to copy it into my hard disk, it shows an error mentioning input/output error. and more over when i try to convert ...
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VLC fails to play wmv files in 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed vlc from the software center. In its description, it says that it plays WMV files, but when i try to play one, it doesn't play it. The vlc window just opens for a fraction of a second ...
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Why all my firefox downloads are opened by vlc?

It has been more than one week and Firefox has become opening any downloaded file with vlc even if I change the source of opening the file. In the next download, it will open again with vlc. What ...
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Ace Stream P2p Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins

Ace Stream P2P Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins Screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/84Qk1Bh.png I have installed sudo apt-get install acestream-full I did everything like here: ...
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video streaming from 12.04 lts cli server

I am searching for a way to web connect and stream remotely. I wish to connect from the outside world to my cli server. I use vlc mostly since it seems to play everything, but need a solution for my ...
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Is there a command to pause the native Ubuntu sound player?

So under my volume drop down menu, I have Spotify, Rhythmbox and VLC: Here I can pause and play the various different applications. My question is, is there a command to pause the one that is ...
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When I attempt to install VLC i get this: [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be ...
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Saving just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely

Can I save just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely?
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Open pwd protected http stream in vlc from CLI

Can anyone please advise me on how to open a pwd protected http stream from CLI in vlc? I checked out the --help and man pages, but they seem to offer only syntax for opening ftp, rmt and smb pwd ...
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Will not play DVD with VLC missing drivers

Last year I put Ubuntu 13.10 in this laptop with VLC to play DVDs had problem with drivers called Samsung and they told me to install drivers,but now I put Ubuntu 14.04 in and no longer have drivers. ...
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How to invoke cvlc so that closing the video window ends the process?

I am trying to write a script to run a video using cvlc (command below). However, when I close the video, I can hear the sound still playing in the background, and I need to run killall vlc to stop ...
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VLC's screen just disappeared

I just made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after installing VLC, it doesn't work well. It plays audio only and the VLC main screen isn't there. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling and ...
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How to download VLC?

I want to install VLC. When I ask it to download in Ubuntu, it tells me to 'Choose an Application'. What does it mean, and what should I do? Clicking on 'choose' gives me a list of my own files and ...
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vlc broken after last update

Ubuntu Unity 14.04 LTS 64bit. I have been faithfully downloading and installing all updates. Last night everything was fine. I've downloaded two or three updates since then, and now when I try to run ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 - VLC Audio, Video Issues

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu Studio 12.04 to 14.04 (32-bit). Since then, VLC Media Player has not been working properly when playing live TV from Comcast. The TV signal goes from a Comcast STB, ...
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Install VLC plugin on Chrome

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with VLC media player installed and I have also installed mozilla-plugin-vlc. I can see that vlc web plugin is installed at mozilla (about:addons)but not at ...
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Why does winetricks shows when filtering synaptic with “vlc”?

Trying to hunt a segmentation error that prevents me from launching vlc 2.1.4 in Trusty, I completly removed both vlc and winetricks and all their dependencies (a single p7zip for winetricks). When ...
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sound no longer works with xfce4 on acer chromebook [on hold]

I 've gone over a lot of forums trying to solve this problem, uninstalled a reinstalled a lot of packages, and am no better off. I 've had this problem for over a month now and my patience is gone. ...
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How can I change power settings automatically while running VLC in Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I usually play video using VLC media player. The problem I am having is, after 10 or 15 minutes computer turn off its display, even the video is running in the ...
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Unknown Micropohne can hear unknown person (weird)

I tried to capture a video using webcam and VLC. On Menu I select "open capture device". VLC then presents my webcam and 4 audio devices named hw:0,0, hw:0,2, hw:1,0 and hw:10. Because I don't know ...
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color adjusting in VLC

Does the VLC media player 2.0.8 have a control for separate adjusting R, G, B of its window? I have not found any; does a plugin exist for the purpose? Thanks!
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Lubuntu - compiling vlc v.1 command make and make install not working

Good day everybody! So, this is my first topic on Ubuntu's forum, and as a perfect Linux beginner and a non-English speaking student, I'll try to do my best to be the most explicit as I can. So ...
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Unable to Install VLC in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I get this error while trying to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20140611+r54536+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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Can't play wma, wmv or 3gp files

Since I installed ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer play wmv, wma or 3gp files with any player ( gxine - vlc - totem - etc.) I have installed ubuntu restricted extras and ffmpeg. Any solution please? ...
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vlc sound menu integration broken 14.04

My sound menu integration of VLC seems to be broken (see screenshot), also the multimedia keys do not work any more. Is there a package I am missing?! The back forward buttons in the sound menu do not ...
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Install VLC on offline ubuntu [duplicate]

i have 32 bit ubuntu 12.04 on an offline computer. I can access the internet using a different windows 7 computer and i have a memory key. How do i install vlc on my offline ubuntu computer?
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Ubuntu 14.04 VLC Subtitles - Will not attach (unable to drag/drop or upload while viewing)

I'm new to Ubuntu and a long time user of VLC with the Windows OS. In Windows, I was able to drag and drop the .sfv file onto the playing video and the subtitles would be enabled. In Ubuntu I try to ...
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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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Bash script runs fine, but not in cron

I have a script that's supposed to record a shoutcast stream for an hour, convert it to mp3, and then save it. The script runs correctly when I run it from the terminal, but I can't seem to get it to ...
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VLC Bug - does not play more then once

After I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the VLC stopped working: It Open the file and when I close it, the taskbar icon does not disappear, even when I uninstalled it - just disappeared when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD playback stuttering

Running into a problem playing DVD's on 14.04 LTS. I have installed all libs in various sections and do get the menus and initial menu videos to play however when the main movie plays the video become ...
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VLC will play a DVD only once then it does nothing

I saw similar questions asked but not like this one. After installing all the codecs necessary to play DVDs and the "css" command line. Here's what I get. When I boot up and insert a DVD, VLC will ...
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VLC playback error on DVD media

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VLC (latest version) The problem lies with trying to play a pre-recorded DVD. This does not appear to be a region setting issue because the DVD in particular is one from a set and ...
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VLC unable to open MRL

I am trying to play a VCD using : /usr/bin/vlc vcd:// But i get the error below : VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) [0x14ec1c8] main interface error: no suitable ...
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Save all music files in a VLC xspf playlist to another folder

I have a VLC playlist (.xspf) of over a 100 songs all scattered all over my computer. I'm looking for a way to save this playlist and all it's songs to another folder - flash drive, external drive or ...
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Drag and drop subrip-file (.srt) from file-roller (archive manager) to VLC?

When I drag a subtitle file straight from an open zip like so: It doesn't load the subtitle file. Dragging the subtitles works only if I extract the subtitle file first and then drag it. Is there a ...
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How to configure the foward/rewind step size (in seconds)?

The default setting of vlc is to skip x seconds when forwarding/rewinding based on the video length (there's also the possibility to make small steps (hotkey for that is configurable)). How can I set ...
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Streaming with VLC - no audio

I'm trying to stream audio and video using VLC using the following command: vlc -vvv v4l2:// :v4l2-dev=/dev/video0 :v4l2-width=640 :v4l2-height=480 :input-slave="alsa://hw:1,0" :v4l2-standard=0 ...
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VLC player can not support m4v files

I am an advanced user of Ubuntu, and I made a script file for TunesViewer to make it work, and it can download all most all videos, and it uses vlc player but iy can not show the file *.m4v, and the ...
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Remove VLC player from sound menu in Unity bar

I don’t use VLC that much to have it there, so I would like to remove it from the sound menu in the top right. I found a small image to show what it looks like (the sound menu is open and shows VLC ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 as guest in VirtualBox on Win 7 host

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host. I have video issues. Videos frequently appear on top of everything else, even things they shouldn't - like menus. If I drag a player on ...