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

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VLC player displaying a file with tilde

I am using a VLC player for playing music and when I open the music directory in it, it shows all my directories in the music folder on my disk plus one additional file called song~. This file is not ...
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How do I install vlc offline

My Ubuntu is Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I wanted to get vlc because I hade my computer formatted and I want to see some movie (that my friend leaded me .flv type file). And I have internet on my iPad2 but ...
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How can I this problem in VLC? [on hold]

I have a new computer. It's a 64 bit. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. When I watch a movie in VLC it'll skip, and the only way to stop it is to restart it. My monitor goes completely black, and immediately ...
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How do you add a new audio track to an existing dvd disc

Quite simply I have actual english dvd movies with german speech and with no option for english. I can download a seperate audio track but when I drag it to the player (vlc or smplayer) the dvd stops ...
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Problem with video after upgrade to 14.04

I upgrade my computer from 13.10 to 14.04. It is a 32 bits system with a Radeon HD6400 series. After upgrading skype crash when video is connected and VLC also crash when I try to play a video. On the ...
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How to play webm in VLC?

When I play a .webm file in VLC, I get the following error message (and the audio is played): VLC does not support the audio or video format "VP90". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix ...
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can't play ISO either on Ubuntu 14.04(laptop) or 12.04 (netbook)_mplayer, vlc do not play

I have two computers running Ubuntu (both dual boot with Windows 7): laptop Toshiba, Processor: Intel Celeron CPU900 @2.20Ghz Graphics: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset 64-bit netbook Packard ...
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How to play rtsp streams in ubuntu?

More specifically, the question is how to play rtsp streams from addresses that have a question mark in them. I.E: rtsp://some.server.name:554/video_file.wmv?authstring=sOm3StrIN2==&param=3 I ...
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Why there is no need to give path as in windows to reffer other application from one package

I connected mysql with c++ in ubuntu , used GCC compiler from terminal that time i didn't give any path for mysql.h. and i wanted to play video using vlcj in java swings. In the program we need to ...
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Pulseaudio-Streaming: Videos hang

I've got a problem with pulseaudio streaming and videos. The configuration: Server with soundsystem: Mini-PC with Intel Celeron J1900, 5.1 Audio and GBit Ethernet running Xubuntu 14.04. Client ...
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Sound drops out in MP4 video playback using Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problems with MP4 video playback (MP4 files recorded from my Android). With the "Videos" app., the sound drops out after about 2 seconds. Another 2 seconds of sound can be heard by ...
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Vlc can't play wma files on ubuntu 14.04 even install restricted extras

I've been researching all ask, forums and web. They said to install ubuntu-restricted-extras. And gstreamer. But all don't work.
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Problem with installing vlc player [duplicate]

Following error occurs, when I am installing vlc player:- smplayer: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but ...
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Unable to install Any media Player [duplicate]

Getting Following error while trying to install media player This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a ...
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Weird display issues when playing videos on Ubuntu 12.04

After about a year of running Ubuntu 12.04, we've suddenly developed a bug that affects video-playing. Everything in the display works fine, except when we try watching a video (in either VLC and ...
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Is it really possible to set up VLC to stream TV from TV tuner card ENCORE “ENLTV-FM3”?

After 2 weeks of searching for any solution, I could say that I didnt find any way to make this work. I'm on Xubuntu 12.04 from Work, and I saw that with VLC was possible to capture TV and then stream ...
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I can't syntonize free-air channels in VLC UBUNTU

After spending many hours of my life reading forums, blogs and posts here and in Stack OverFlow, I come here for some help, because I couldnt solve my problem and... not only that, but my computer ...
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How to use webcam with guvcview and vlc at same time?

I want use my webcam with both vlc and guvcview at same time. so i tried to create duplicate of /dev/video0 by using gst-launch -v v4l2src device=/dev/video0 ! v4l2sink device=/dev/video1< ...
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to get back vlc stable in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

software centre still shows VLC pre 2.2.0 alpha,even after removing the daily ppa from the sources list.
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vlc show subtitles under video

How to show subtitles under the video? I couldn't write in the above thread so I will ask a new question instead. My goal is the same as the thread above. But the instructions that are given doesn't ...
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When I plug a USB memory Ubuntu 14.04 opens VLC instead of a folder [duplicate]

This happens even if there isn't any film in the USB memory or I opens an unmounted disk partition. If I uninstall VLC it opens an other film player. What can I do? what I wish is that it opens a ...
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Unable to install apps on Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

It gives this error installing VLC and sort of same for the chrome too, can anybody please help? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Videos/Musics plays so fast on Ubuntu 14.04

Why is it that the videos i played on my browser plays so fast. Even when I play some of my videos using vlc and spotify. They all play so fast, and now I cannot even here what they are saying. How ...
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Cant Install any Apps!

I've tried to download vlc, steam, and a game, I always get this message WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! libaacs0 libgsm1 libmp3lame0 libopenjpeg2 libopus0 ...
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VLC will not display top left menu, video or window

I am new to ubuntu and I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I have also just installed VLC about half an hour ago. It plays music and video files, and I get the traffic cone icon in the ...
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cannot install vlc on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have tried installing vlc on Ubuntu 14.04 but it give me the following problem Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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How can I use both new and old versions of VLC requiring different libs?

I have old version of VLC installed (depends on libeml3, libmatroska5) and want to install latest one (depends on libeml4, libmatroska6) without deleting previous but get errors about these libraries ...
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Update VLC source code, on which ACE Player HD is based?

I use ACE Player HD for watching online videos from torrents, but the version for Ubuntu is based on some obsolete version of VLC which is very buggy (e.g. green screen while watching mkv files). ...
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Is it possible to have both libav and ffmpeg installed and running on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to use Clementine but it needs ffmpeg to be installed if I want to play .ape files from it. On the other way, I still want to have VLC up and running, and I understand that VLC does no longer ...
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How to fix: cannot install minitube-ubuntu after full update / upgrade to 14.04?

GENESIS I cannot install minitube-ubuntu on my 14.04 Ubuntu x64 machine. Was working on 12.04 for sure. I don't remember if it broke on upgrade to 14.04 or later on related packages upgrade. Older ...
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Can't add podcasts or network streams in VLC Media Player (v 2.0.8): Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Asus EeePC 1015x

I can't add podcasts (via RSS feed) or network streams in VLC. Also, this is my first post on askubuntu, and I'm still new to Linux, so please me know if I'm not being clear or of any suggestions, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Travelmate 2410 not playing DVD-ROM in VLC

I've already installed LibDVDCSS, LibDVDRead4 and LibDVDNav4 and it plays DVD-Video and Audio CDs all nicely. But it still won't play DVD-ROMs. It doesn't even ask me if I would like to open/play the ...
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problem in vlc installation on 14.04 kts [duplicate]

zad@zad-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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migrating from windows to ubuntu

my primary concerns are, 1. Dota 2 (steam game) - Will i need to reinstall "steam client and game" once i change os from win 7 to ubuntu 14.1 ?(Ubuntu supports Steam client) ...
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No Sound on 1080p Video

whenever I run a 1080p saved file, there's no sound. 720p and lower resolution videos plays OK. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit I tried running it via MPlyaer, SMPlayer, and VLC. Same results. when I ...
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No Sound on Saved Media Playback

The sound works when playing streaming videos. However, there is no sound when playing saved/downloaded videos using media player or VLC. It started after I ran apt-get upgrade. The system is not ...
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Vlc http interface keep asking password

I am trying to control vlc from browser or my android phone. I read wiki vlc. And I believe I did everthing right. Enabled Http interface, set a password. But when I go to localhost:8080 browser asks ...
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VLC 2.1.4 audio “pumping”/compressed

On Ubuntu 14.04 + VLC 2.1.4, I hear prominent audio compression when playing back mp3 audio. I have tried turning on "Allow louder than 100%" in the Sound setting thinking that, perhaps, having this ...
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seaching app online to play avi got error [closed]

Can anyone help me? GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.UnicodeDecodeError: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/defer/__init__.py", line 489, in ...
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How to PERMANENT remove Rhythmbox, VLC etc under sound

While using dconf. it temporarily removes but always reappear or reset and these media player sit just under sound menu. Ubuntu sound menu option looks like dogs tail. Never gonna be straight. I have ...
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QT applications indicator and appmenu don't work / ubuntu 14.04

I'm not sure when this happened,but form yesterday,I found my VLC player's indicator and appmenu dont work. there is no indicator icons and appmenu doenst appears on the top bar. Not only VLC but ...
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Transcode to aac on Ubuntu 14.04 using vlc

I am trying to stream a dvb stream in VLC but transcoding the audio to aac format however it can't find the encoder. How do I install it? VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) ...
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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Computer automatic shutdown issue

I am using HP Pavilion G4 which has a 1 GB Radeon graphics along with Intel® Sandybridge Mobile. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I watch a HD movie using SMPlayer or VLC player, my laptop always ...
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How to implement middle click to spawn new VLC?

Using the firefox.desktop found in /usr/share/applications as an example I was able to make VLC have a new window option with ...other code Actions=NewWindow; [Desktop Action NewWindow] Name=New ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” when trying to install vlc (via Software Center) [duplicate]

I am trying to install vlc media player (Ubuntu 14.04), but when I write in terminal "sudo apt-get install vlc", or trying to install via Software Center, this is what I get: The following packages ...
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VLC color problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've got this color issue on my VLC player in Ubuntu 14.04. Unlike other reported color problems on VLC, colors are unevenly messed up on the screen. The attached pictures show how the lower left of ...
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VLC Player installation ubuntu 14.04

I Have searched for many options on internet to install VLC Player on ubuntu 14.04, but nothing is working for me. Please could you help me with this issue. Errors : ...
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Can't Play DVDs on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

So I asked a friend to dual-boost ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 8.1. But the USB stick he used to install ubuntu came out. He re-did the install but ubuntu didn't recognise windows and took over the ...
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Region 1 DVD won't play - all region 2 dvds play fine

I can play region 2 dvds perfectly and I thought I could play region 1 dvds as well but I just bought one on ebay and it won't play in vlc, totem, smplayer, mplayer, xine or handbrake. Apparently if ...