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

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Vlc stream problem

Ubutnu 16.04 when I play video with vlc it looks like enter image description here I reinstall 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.
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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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Cannot get 4od video streaming to work

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and want to watch programs on 4od, but I am just met with a never ending spinning loading thing when trying to play a video there. I did some further ...
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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 video problem on opensuse [on hold]

I downloaded VLC from packman repository by YaST . At first time after I installed VLC, it works perfectly but in the next times, or it can't show the video and just play audio or it show the video ...
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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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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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Intel vaapi : can't play mkv with vlc

I can find why I can't play any mkv file with vlc, it seems there is a drawing error, is there a workaround or something ? I have optimus (intel+nvidia) and i'm using bumblebee with last nvidia driver ...
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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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Is it possible to install goom for Vlc Media Player?

Is it possible to install and enable the goom Music Visualisation in the VLC media Player like in Windows? If that is the case, how is that possible? I can't find something with this topic with ...
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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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Yesterday I could play MKV files (video) fine, today I cannot. Anyone else experiencing this? [on hold]

All kinds of things go wrong. I'm mostly just wondering if this is happening for a lot of people.
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HEVC (x265) on Ubuntu 15.04 is not working (even after installing vlc-plugin-libde265)

I tried installing ppa from strukturag with the vlc plugin but every time I play a movie, I get a green layer over the video. On other players, such as smplayer, it only plays the audio without any ...
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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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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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Full screen with gnome-player and VLC not working properly [SOLVED]

I've got this problem since the very first minute I installed Lubuntu from scratch. Full screen mode is not working properly in both gnome-player and VLC: How can I fix this? I'm on a mini Dell ...
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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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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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Lubuntu14.10 file server not playing video files

i started off with Lubuntu 13.XX. initially setup the box as a torrent/file server box. for whatever reason, i needed to make changes, and moved to 14.04 but still using the same hardware in the ...
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apt-get says Version was not found but it is there

I've added this repository "ppa:videolan/stable-daily" using this command: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily thin I wrote this command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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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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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 failed play rtsp video from command line

I am using Ubuntu and VLC for an application which needs a tiled-of 5X4 videos in the screen. The video source are ip Cameras and it transmit videos as RTSP streams. the sample URL to access the feed ...
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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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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 stop green flashes when playing video?

I have Ubuntu 15.10, running Gnome Retro/Flashback/Fallback... whatever it's being called right now. I also have Compiz. When I play videos in either VLC or Gnome Media player, the screen frequently ...
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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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How do I resume video play from the point it was stopped with VLC?

How can I play a video starting from the point it was stopped last time? This is useful for watching long videos. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and VLC media player.
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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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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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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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VLC Media Player Playback Problems

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on my PC and I'm just having some small issues. For one, VLC is choppy, both at playing DVDs and playing MP4 videos that are 480p. Not sure on how to fix ...
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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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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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How to set vlc to be the default player for .avi files

I'm using ubuntu 15.04. I installed VLC and want it to be the default player for all video files including .avi files. I tried all the recommended methods but nothing works. Here is what I already ...
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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 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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Subdownloader no longer working

I've had this problem for a little while now: subdownloader no longer succeeds to download subtitles. It finds the subtitles fine, but fails to download them (there's no error message, the status just ...
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How to play WMV files?

I tried playing a WMV file in VLC and it told me something along the lines of Unable to play WMV3 files. Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this. When I try to open the same file in ...