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

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VLC fails to install on 14.04

I'm (desperately) trying to install VLC on my 14.04. apt-cache policy vlc returns: vlc: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 Version table: 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 0 ...
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Turning stereo sound into mono output to normalize unbalanced channels?

For example in this video the right channel is much louder and that's really annoying when using headphones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOAgplgTxfc I'd like to either output only one channel ...
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DVD : no medium found on /dev/sr0 when there is a DVD

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and playing DVD's. After installing 14.04 I came to the conclusion that I can not play any DVD's. DVD's cannot even be opened as they are not seen by Ubuntu. The ...
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Player that can make image sequences?

I want to make a sequence of images from a video (like when I want to make a gif), but I can't find a media player that can do it. I tried some apps like QGifer or Gimp GAP plugin, but none of those ...
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Cannot install VLC on 15.04 - dependencies cannot be resolved

Installing from Software Centre I get Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10(Utopic Unicorn), Displays menu is Broken?

I recently upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 from the software center, 2 days later I changed my Desktop Background from Settings-Displays , I may have updated the system with minor 3 to 10 MB updates from ...
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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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Subtitle are not working in vlc

I had installed VLC 1.1.4 in ubuntu 10.04 via a PPA. After I installed it, I have not been able to view subtitles after loading it. It appears as a rectangle in place of text. How can I fix this?
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VLC player - problem with HD/fullHD videos

I have Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon 64bit OS. My problem is with VLC player - when I play some HD/fullHD videos - a screen freeze 2 or 3 times per minute. Screen show me actual video with weird cube and ...
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How to watch streaming media in VLC/kodi

how can I see this stream (http://www.stream4free.eu/game-of-thrones) in VLC / kodi through one .m3u file? I found this code but does not work: #EXTM3U #EXTINF:-1,Game of Thrones ...
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I am not able to see the menu bar of VLC media player

Since last few days I am not able to close the VLC media player, through 'cross' button and I have to use 'Alt+F4' to close it. I cannot see the menu bar. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the VLC ...
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How to reset default interface of VLC?

I was playing with VLC skins downloaded from gnome-look.org. And now,I think, My VLC is bricked. It shows this error message on terminal: [0x1b15f08] skins2 interface error: no skins found : exiting. ...
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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. Regionset does not even see the DVD. vlc /dev/sr0: VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind ...
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I cannot play audio in Firefox, KODI and other video streams, video is fine, just no audio

After an update yesterday to Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, I no longer have audio when I play a video from Youtube, KODI, or other video streams. I can play audio using Jack/Alsa using the VLC player, so it ...
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Power button closes apps?

When I press the power button to suspend, vlc and qbittorrent exit. It's really annoying cause some times I accidentally hit it and everything closes. Anyone know why or how to fix it?
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error: sudo apt-get install vlc?

$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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Package depencies can not be resolved(ubuntu 14.04)?

when iam trying to install vlc in ubuntu software center the following error is showing.how can solve this issue?
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Play dual movies, using two sound devices one for original version and the other one for dubbed

I have some movies, in avi and mp4 format, with two sound channels. It would be great, if I could play both channels on different sound cards to be listened with earphones (one for me and the other ...
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unable to play HEVC files on ubuntu 14.04 LTE

I have tried VLC and totem players but they are not working. I then searched and re-installed the VLC with latest version available, this time I am getting a green layer on the video. Any help?
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VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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Can linux play blu-rays?

So I recently bought a blu-ray drive since I started accumulating a bunch of movies and shows on the format, and I was wondering if linux/ubuntu can actually play them? If not it's fine I can just ...
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Where does VLC store it's settings?

In VLC, where are the settings stored - specifically whether it stores ripped songs sequentially, not overwriting.
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VLC Media Player Green Line

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 64bit and the latest version of VLC media player, when I play a video (MP4, MKV AVI etc... it doesn't matter) at the bottom of the screen there is a green line It isn't an ...
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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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Xubuntu, VLC Media Player overwrites

When my VLC Media Player rips a audio-CD it rips the first track. Then it asks whether I want to "overwrite" or "keep" the existing file. If I enter overwrite it rips the second song but stores it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS and blu-ray

I have a blu-ray disc (original),ubuntu 12.04LTS and VLC 2.0.10. I have followed this guide on web but VLC still not working: sudo apt-get install libbluray-bdj libaacs0 mkdir ~/.config/aacs/ cd ...
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VLC unattended user integration on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, VLC 2.1.6. Everthing is running fine and very consistent. Ubuntu complete advance package added to support most video codecs. Below are my steps, and the script that will ...
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Make VLC Media Player my default player [duplicate]

When I insert a cd in drive, it starts up the Parole Media Player. How do I change that so the VLC Media Player, which is installed on my PC, becomes the default player?
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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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libdvdcss2 install-cs.sh not completing on PowerPC Mac

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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VLC not working after upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04

VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface. skins2 interface error: no suitable dialogs ...
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Is it possible to close vlc to system tray?

I have recently installed vlc remote in my phone and I can't use it unless vlc is opened so I was wondering if it is possible to always keep VLC opened like skype and utorrent in windows, Thanks in ...
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How to play DVD with Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an external USB DVD drive which works fine with my Win7 laptop; however, when I connect it to my netbook (Ubuntu 14.04), it will not play commercial (encrypted) DVDs. I have installed the VLC ...
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How to stream an increasing video file over HTTP?

I'm creating a ts video file with GnuTV, so it's always growing while GnuTv is running. I serve it over Http with Apache. On the client I could watch the file with Mplayer2 or VLC. But the stream ...
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Zombies are taking over my computer

I can see several zombie processes in my computer. How can I get rid of them? In fact, why does there exist vlc and pidgin zombies? It this a bug in Ubuntu or something I have done? Thanks! ps aux ...
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Audacious can't play some m4a files, but vlc can play it

I have some audio files with m4a format. But some of the file can't be played with Audacious but can be played with VLC. Why did it happen?
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Cannot play (or rip) Audio CD (but DVD and Data play)

Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) I cannot play (or rip) Audio CDs. I can play and read DVDs and data CDs / DVDs. When I try to play an audio CD in VLC I get the following error: Your input can't be opened: ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved VLC and other softwares

The following packages have unmet dependencies: 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 ...
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vlc player doesn't run with optirun

I have installed bumblebee. Other applications are working with optirun instead of vlc. optirun -b primus vlc error VLC media player 2.0.8 Twoflower (revision 2.0.8a-0-g68cf50b) [0x19d0108] main ...
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Can you place a fullscreen YouTube video in one monitor and search in the other?

All right, I have two monitors and suddenly I feel the need to have a video playing (any kind but preferably YouTube videos) in one monitor while selecting what song is going to play next in other ...
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Run VLC via Bumblebee

When I try to run VLC through the commands optirun or optirun -b primus using the command line I get the following output: VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) [0xd35118] main ...
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Play only audio with VLC

Is there any way to launch VLC from the command line such that it will not play the video, only the audio, of an MP4 file?
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Way to make video-thumbnails generate from VLC instead of Totem?

I'm suffering from problem that video-thumbnails do not appear in nautilus for some video files. I just found this bug typefinding: some mpeg files are not identified as mpeg files which seems to ...
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VLC 2.2.1 doesn't play HEVC/H.265 encoded videos [duplicate]

When I try to play H.265 encoded videos on VLC Player 2.2.1 (WeatherMax) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get the following error: Codec not supported: VLC could not decode the format "hevc" (MPEG-H Part2/HEVC ...
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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...
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Does Rhythmbox have folder play option?

I can select a folder in nautilus, right-click and choose "Open with VLC..." as well as "Open with Rhythmbox" but while the VLC option plays the files in the folder, Rhythmbox doesn't play the ...
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How to add “Add to VLC playlist” to the right click menu of Nautilus?

The Problem While you are playing any song or other media file on VLC and open another such file, then another instance of VLC opens. (You aren't going to hear and understand anything until you are a ...
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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...