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

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error: You need 32-bits luac when using using lua from contrib(compile vlc in mac osx)

I am trying to compile vlc IN MAC OS X EI CAPITAN ,using these steps:https://wiki.videolan.org/OSXCompile/ When I reached this step: ../extras/package/macosx/configure.sh --enable-debug ...
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VLC freezes whole system

I had these kind of freezes in stock Ubuntu 14.04 since I've migrated from Windows, but I could soft reset with the magic sysrq key combination. Since the last security update to 2.1.6 VLC which ...
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VLC Pixelated Video When Skipping

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 I immediately noticed an issue whereby VLC now shows terrible video when you skip around, which only appears to fix itself after a few seconds, which I am ...
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Play MMS stream requiring authentication

I would like to play MMS streaming video on Ubuntu 15.04. Trouble is that it requires authentication, on a Windows machine you would normally access the site using Internet Explorer, login, and open ...
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VLC suddenly keeps popping up with JAVA logo and ASCii colour art

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS. I've installed it just yesterday and updated it immediately. Today I start my system up and VLC keeps popping up out of nowhere. It shows in a small window the JAVA ...
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Ubuntu isn't playing dvd

Same DVD is playing in windows, but ubunut(16.04) isn't displaying any media. /media/ directory is empty. It contains video only. i had tried these commands but it didn't work. sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 media codes missing

I recently did a fresh install when going from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. The old distro had been upgraded ~5 times from various older releases and I decided to start fresh. I kept the user profile but ...
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Command line syntax for VLC GUI video convert? [on hold]

I'm trying to write a script to convert lots of video files. Using the GUI, I was able get VLC to perform the kind of conversion I wanted. However, I can't see a way to generate an equivalent ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome issues with videos

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 Gome on Lenovo Ideapad 700 and I'm having problems with video playing in for example smplayer or vlc (totem seems to be playing them right). Videos opened in each one of those ...
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Open multiple directories with vlc in command line

How can I specify multiple directories to be opened in vlc ? vlc path/to/folder1 path/to/folder2 will ignore folder2
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Freezing Audio in Games and VLC player

I am using the following Ubuntu: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I started to experience strange issue - when I ...
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Anybody know where “espeak” and “espeak-gui” is?

Ok, the "rcs" utilities are back. I have "gespeak", "espeak", ...but not espeak-gui/espeak_gui. Another A/V utility I have been trying to get back to where it was 3 weeks ago is "vlc": I don't know ...
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How to add Codexes for Ubuntu VLC player

I bought myself DVD's, but they wouldn't run in Ubuntu VLC. These DVD's run just fine in VLC for Windows or any DVD Player. These DVD's were burned in Countrycode 0, in other words open for any ...
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VLC: Audio output failed

I've recently installing Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm having the following problem: Whenever I open a file with VLC, I cannot hear anything and an error message popups with the following: Audio output ...
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sound volume settings doesn't do anything

I installed Ubuntu the other day, and I am quite new to it. I've noticed that the sound volume setting at the top right hand side of the screen doesn't affect the volume of my media players (it may ...
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VLC interface problem in 16.04

In VLC if I enter into full screen mode by double clicking, then after auto screen turn off time(The time of inactivity after which the screen turns off in idle mode) the mouse pointer and the control ...
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How can I reset my vlc media player back to its original settings after someone has messed all the settings up for playing movies?

I usually use vlc media player for my movies but my little cousin has somehow messed all the settings up and now when I try to play a movie, I can't watch it properly. The player still works but its ...
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video flicker vlc but not totem

My problem started after I updated from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I used to view videos on vlc and had no problems with videos flickering. Things i've tried: reinstalling vlc changing video output ...
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VLC can't take snapshots anymore due to corrupt VDPAU video surface error

I'm using VLC - 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. VLC is able to play the videos but I'm unable to take the snapshots using it. I tried disabling "Use Hardware Acceleration" by going in Preferences->Video and ...
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How to get LATEST vlc running in my Ubuntu [duplicate]

Today I downloaded a x265 (HEVC ¿¿)mkv file to my Ubuntu 14.04 . The vlc player is unable to play the file.. The vlc was proided by Ubuntu Software Center and the the version is 1.2.6 . As I checked ...
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vlc and launcher

I tried to add an entry to the contextual menu of the ubuntu launcher to be able to start .part files in the download folder. This is how it looks like: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=VLC media ...
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Error while playing in vlc and also in SM player

VLC and SM player: They video I am playing in these players in ubuntu 14.04 is also being played when I am using firefox etc i.e.. the video screen is coming in the middle of any application. How to ...
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vlc media playing problem [duplicate]

It shows.. Required plugin could not be found Video requires to install plugins to play files of the following types: 1 mpeg-4 aac decoder 2 h.264 decoder It is show in a alert box. Say answer like ...
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Shows tons of vlc application even after removing it

I have removed VLC software but is still showing on my laptop. I have attached a screenshot: I have tried almost every solution but could not clear VLC completely. I am using ubuntu 16.04. What ...
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Installing vlc 3.0 on Trusty through ppa still gives version 2.1.6

How do I install vlc 3.0 on Ubuntu 14.04? I have tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc But it says: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to play video extended fullscreen across 3 monitors?

I have a working setup with 3 monitors, one connected to the MB's VGA output, the other 2 to an ATI card. It works, but I need to play a video file across all three monitors and I can't find a way to ...
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video of codec : video/x-gst-fourcc-hev1 keeps crashing in vlc 2.2.1 version, ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have recently updated my vlc with 2.2.1 version and I have also checked that HEVC codec is installed. When I play any other video it works fine, but when I play any hev1 codec video, it crashes.
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Vlc stream problem

Ubutnu 16.04 when I play video with Vlc it looks like this: I reinstalled it but no change. Other players work fine. What's wrong ?
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VLC not showing entire screen

When I switch to full screen mode, the bottom quarter of the screen becomes black. Any idea on how I could fix this? Thanks in advance. Im using ubuntu 15.10. EDIT: Strange problem with VLC The ...
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Cannot watch streaming wmv on Ubuntu 16.04

Cannot watch streaming wmv on Ubuntu 16.04 64bit for example this link: digichannel.go2school.com.tw/lt/main.asp?page=dailyTV Neither Totem nor VLC will do the job. There are still many sites using ...
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how to open vls files with spaces

Hello I am new to Ubuntu can you tell me how to open videos from terminal. I am using ' vlc filename.fileformate' but in filename are there so can you tell me how to open vlc file with spaces
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Can't generate thumbnails from some mkv files

I've been using Ubuntu for a time but still not that professional one. My problem -that I've been stuck with last two days- is I downloaded an MKV video with HEVC stream which is unknown to VLC, but ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...