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

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Video Lagging While the Volume Goes Loud

When I play a movie in VLC and I turn the valume more than for example 150 the playing gets interrupted every couple of seconds. Interesting part is that when I plug the earphone the problem gets ...
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Streaming video content from handheld devices (android, ios) to Ubuntu

I'd like to receive media content from various devices to an Ubuntu desktop. I've seen some Totem plugin were available in the past for using it as a DLNA receiver, but I cannot find them anymore. The ...
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Unmet Dependencies Problem

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. During installing many applications like vlc, synaptic packet manager, etc, from terminal (or from Ubuntu software center) using the command sudo apt-get install ...
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VLC Media Player won't play DVD's can't install libdvdread4 Ubuntu 15.10

I already manually installed all the codecs, but the livdvdread4 install fails every time (as follows): dpkg-deb: error: '/tmp/dvdcss-bCmUXE/libdvdcss.deb' is not a debian format archive dpkg: error ...
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VLC not displaying video properly in FullScreen?

I have VLC 3.0.0 installed on my Ubuntu 15.10 PC. VLC does not display video properly in full screen. Windowed mode: Full Screen: I have tried reinstalling VLC, removing VLC completely using ...
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Unable to install Vlc in Ubuntu 15.04 64bit [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. When I try to install vlc, I get this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to connect two or more mp4 files?

I have two mp4 files (part 1 and part 2 of a video with sound), and when one ends I want the other to begin, but this gets a little annoying because it is a music video and the sound has to stop while ...
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How to make VLC play to non-desktop monitor?

I watch video on the treadmill next to my desk with a wall-mounted monitor. I don't want the video monitor to be part of my desktop. Obviously, the easiest way to keep the monitor out of my desktop ...
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VLC causes gnome-shell to overload the CPU

Everytime I open VLC (whether I'm opening a video with it or just the program), the gnome-shell process locks one of my CPU thread (dual-core, 4 threads total) to 90+% even after I have closed VLC as ...
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VLC on 14.04 playback virtual screen size

I've been using Xubuntu for the last couple of years and used VLC on that and another W7 machine so wanted it on a new ubuntu build with a new machine I just ordered. The machine is a replacement for ...
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MiniDLNA and a localhost streaming

I would like to mount a very small dlna server in my home. At present I am using ps3mediaserver successfully but I would like to find something that covers all the functionality and it is lighter. I ...
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Changing Xscreensaver's Video Player from mpv to VLC

The official documentation for xscreensaver gives an example of how to play videos as a screensaver: Install mpv and add something like the following to the `programs' preference in your ...
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VLC will not launch 15.10

As a relative noob to linux,I will need some detailed help on how to fix this issue. When I try to launch VLC in Terminal, it shows : yohji@htpc:~$ vlc VLC media player 2.2.1 Terry Pratchett ...
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How to make VLC visible

I started an mp3 file from Thunar, which must have triggered VLC in some way, but it is not visible, not even in the Menubar, where it often shined up as little icon and could be brought to the ...
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Cannot play Blu-Ray discs with VLC, Getting the error 'BD+ decoding library does not work'

When I put the disc in the tray and try to play with VLC I get this error, "Blu-ray error: Your system BD+ decoding library does not work. Missing configuration? Your input can't be opened: VLC is ...
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VLC has poor performance on Gigabyte BRIX-2807

I'm running 15.10 on a BRIX-2807 compact PC with a Samsung SSD and 8GB of RAM (half of which is reserved as a TMPFS drive). Audio files and short video clips seem to work fine on VLC media player, but ...
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VLC can't open UDP stream in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu desktop 14.04 with two NIC, eth0 and eth1. One is just for internet and the other one is on local subnet where multicast UDP stream is coming. Default route is on eth0, and multicast ...
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Force a window to be displayed on every workspace

I like to have VLC media player running in the top corner of the screen while I am working. I have already configured it to always be 'on top'. Now I am trying to figure out how to have it ...
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Issue while installing the VLC

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1~trusty1) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libsdl-image1.2 (>= 1.2.10) but it is not installable ...
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VLC from menu or double-click starts in background, terminates

On most Ubunutus, VLC can be started from the gnome launcher(?) or by double-clicking on assiociated items in nemo or nautilus. I expect VLC to run; in the second case, I expect the file I clicked on ...
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VLC video playback is trimmed and blacked out

I am using Kubuntu 15.10 and recently I have updated the version to the latest backport version. But soon after the update VLC has started making weird output. VLC is cropping out the video and the ...
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VLC is causing Ubuntu 15.10 to crash

So when let's say I skip a movie, first sound dissapears, and when I rewind back (to return sound) Ubuntu randomly crashes (when you skip a few times) and brings me log in screen. What is causing this ...
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Unable to play MP4 using VLC

Unable to open lesson files in mp4 format using VLC By clicking mp4 file, VLC will launch and show white screen Using videos 3.10.1 that is bundled with Ubuntu 14.04 it plays fine Anything I can ...
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Latest VLC and “album art policy”

I want VLC to display the art I want, not the art embedded into podcast's mp3 file. Previous versions of VLC had the “Album art download policy” which I could change, but version 2.2.1 doesn't have ...
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Videos scaling in Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in my Dell Inspiron 13 7000. All the videos are displayed as a small square box at the center of the media player. Black or blue color covers the remaining area of the ...
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package dependencies cannot be resolved

I have this problem when I run my video player or when I install vlc, package dependencies cannot be resolved: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= ...
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My videos aren't working properly

I am complete noob at this, I installed it two days ago on my very old computer I use at home. Videos were all black when I started them only sound played, I used kmplayer and gnomeplayer. I ...
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pactl Loopback and Sink for mic + VLC with low CPU load? latency settings?

Hello AskUbuntu community! I've looked up a lot of Q&A here about loopbacks and sinks, but I'm new to Ubuntu and I can't seem to get things working the way that I need them to. It seems like I ...
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Unable to install VLC on Ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded to 15.10 from 14 a month or so ago and ended up losing VLC in the process. Now when I attempt to install VLC $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Problems with qt library after update to ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04

After updating the os, some programs like vlc and texmaker don't work anymore. texmaker gives me following error: texmaker: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpoppler-qt5.so.1: ...
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Video file not opening in VLC

When I opened a video file, I got this error: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this. The video file was downloaded from torrentz ...
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Unable to locate package on 14.04 LTS

I am not able to install any software through terminal. When I run following commands, sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-* I ...
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Strange problem with VLC

I don't know what has happened to VLC, suddenly one day it started playing videos in full-screen mode with a the bottom part of video black! while it works fine in normal mode. Also the mouse pointer ...
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Amarok doesn't play any songs

I've recently installed Kubuntu 15.10. After adding my local library to amarok, it doesn't play anything. Double click on a song does nothing. No errors etc. Playing songs/video in VLC is working ...
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Is There any Problems with installing vlc in laptop causing damage for laptop speakers [closed]

Is there any problem with installing vlc in laptops there is a hipe that installing vlc in laptops will cause a severe damage to speakers of laptop
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VLC installation problem - taking a long time

I am trying to install the VLC media player from the software centre. It says it is installing, but has been "hanging" for over an hour. If I click on the "progress" icon it says "VLC media player ...
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Trying to play .mp3 on Ubuntu 12.04.5LTS through VLC media player

I am trying to run .mp3 files via VLC media player and receiver the following after opening a file. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've tried ...
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How can I make Rhythmbox display the correct time length of a concatenated .mp3 file?

I used the tool mp3wrap to concatenate multiple .mp3 files into one. When playing the resulting file in VLC, the time length is shown correctly. Rhythmbox, however, only displays the time length of ...
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I do I know whether hardware acceleration is working on VLC?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 and I've installed packages related to vaapi shown on this link How do I enable hardware accelerated video in VLC with Intel HD 4000 GPU? I've tried playing a 1080p vid ...
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Playing any kind of media on Ubuntu stucks [closed]

When ever I play any kind of media (audio or video) on Ubuntu, It struck in middle. I don't know how to explain this. This happens every where i.e, On You tube, On VLC, on Rhythmbox or any where else. ...
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video players don't give sound

In Ubuntu 14.04, I don't get sound in any of the video players but I am getting it while streaming and in audio players. I tried out restricted extras and changing audio preference in VLC player as ...
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Not able to install VLC program from .tar.xz file

I successfully uncompressed the .tar.xz file and then I also ran the ./configure command and I think it also worked. But the problem comes when I try to execute make command. The given INSTALL file ...
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Graphics acceleration (overlay) not working - cannot resize video

I am following up on my question regarding missing i915 module. On my Dell XPS 13 (9350), if I enable the graphics acceleration in VLC (overlay), I cannot resize the video at all, it stays at native ...
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How can VLC be made to stretch a video such that it fills a display?

I have a video of dimensions 960 x 720 (aspect ratio 4:3) and I have a display of 1920 x 1080 (aspect ratio 16:9). I want the video stretched -- with no respect given to its original aspect ratio -- ...
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Audio problem in VLC. Ubuntu 15.10

While playing a video in VLC media player(2.2.1), the audio goes blank for some time if I try to seek to a particular time. The problem does not occur if the video is watched continuously from start ...
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DVB-T usb stick Geniatech T230 does not find any channels

It seems llike it should be supported and I see it detected by the system: description: Generic USB device product: Geniatech T230 DVB-T2 TV Stick vendor: ...
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Retrieve media information of multiple audio tracks on VLC?

While moving my music files from my old cpu to a new one, I discovered that the titles had all been changed to numbers in ascending order. They have no other meta-data. It's really handy that VLC has ...
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How to use VLC as a screencast software?

As far as I am aware, VLC can record from the desktop source. This could make VLC a potential tool for screencast recording. However, I am failing to use it properly for this purpose. Remaining ...
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Video does not resize and remains on top: VLC and Skype and other programs

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on an Asus UX305. When I open a video I can't resize it, and it flickers blue when I resize it. I show the problem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBL2BAU8Vyk I have ...
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Vlc images aquisition

someone knows what's this on VLC? When I click on appears snapshots of ubuntu.