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

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My cat stepped on keyboard, now VLC has no sound

As described in the title... my dumb ass cat stepped on my keyboard, and now VLC has no sound. I have determined that it is not a problem with the speakers or connection by playing youtube videos with ...
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How can we read a VCD disk into Ubuntu?

A friend of mine asked me to rescue some familiar videos he has into a CD-R disk. But, the disk was written with Roxio VCD format (not the standard video disk format). So... When I try to read it ...
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how to see the UI of any app in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.2 and I have given permission to all my required folders now I downloaded the vlc player,clipgrap and installed it in my system and I am not able to see the UI of that ...
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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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Problems with sound after running a video file (mp4, avi)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have been experiencing issues with my audio. Everything was working fine until I opened a mp4-file with VLC and chose an audio device. I'm new at Ubuntu, and though I ...
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Laptop sort of freezes during overnight playback using VLC

I'm not sure if this is a VLC or Ubuntu issue. I generally leave VLC playing overnight with a long playlist of files playing from my local NAS. More often than not, I'll wake up in the morning and ...
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Hevc/h.265 doesn't play even after installing libde265 and everything [duplicate]

I installed libde265 and all the plugins for VLC and everything. I tried various ppas, I also installed Kodi Media Centre, but nothing works. After all this, I tried downloading VLC 3.0.0 but it is ...
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Video display problems Ubuntu on Asus UX305: Skype (and VLC and other programs)

I'd greatly appreciate any help with the following. I have problems with video display, occurring in VLC, SMPlayer and in Skype. For VLC and SMPlayer I have found a workaround, for Skype not. The ...
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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 thats the case how is that possible? I can't find something with this topic with google.
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Install VLC 2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04.03

I've tried to install it from Ubuntu Software Center, but the only available version is vlc 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 How can I install it from a secure source. Excuse me but I am not sure how secure is ...
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VLC doesn't //quit, consumes all disk

I capture the video from my security cameras using the following script: #!/bin/bash cd /backup_2/cams while : ; do vlc rtsp://userid:password@backcam/11 ...
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vlc 4k choppy while mplayer is smooth

I'm trying to run a 4k h264 MPEG4-AVC part 10, 4k 3840x2160 video. It's totally choppy on VLC (2.1.6 Rincewind) which seems to use only one CPU. The video is perfectly smooth on mplayer which seems to ...
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Can I place files of installed app in one single folder?

I installed VLC player and I want to store all the files in a separate folder called "VLC" (Like in Windows) and place it in /opt folder? I installed VLC using apt-get command and here are all the ...
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VLC does not play PCM S24 LE audio in mov-file

I try to play a mov-file with the following stream informations: Video: Codec: Apple ProRes Resolution: 1280x736 Fps: 50 Audio: Codec: PCM S24 LE Sampling rate: 48000 Hz Bits per sample: 24 Bitrate: ...
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I can't play a DVD using VLC [duplicate]

I can't play "Dr. Strangelove" on VLC... it just comes up on the screen and then does nothing. Pressing play does nothing. using Ubuntu 15.10
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Vlc continues playing after log out

After I logged out from my account, all my apps were closed except vlc. It began playing and I can't close it because the vlc icon has disappeared from the top menu and launcher, but I can see it in ...
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vlc installed but not opening when clicked in ubuntu 1404

When I use vlc command in terminal $ vlc vlc: error while loading shared libraries: libvlc.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Vlc not Run My Xubuntu PC Please help

I've just installed VLC on my Xubuntu 14.04 PC, but when I try to run the application it just doesn't start. I've tried a lot of things like re-installing it, but nothing seems to work. If I try to ...
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Nautilus thumbnails gone after uninstalling Totem (Ubuntu 14.04)

I've installed VLC and uninstalled Totem. Now Nautilus doesn't show any thumbnail for videos. How can I get them back? (My problem is exactly the same as in nautilus-video-thumbnails-without-totem, ...
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Can't open vlc on Ubuntu 15.04

I've just installed VLC on my Ubuntu PC, but when I try to run the application it just doesn't start. I've tried a lot of things like re-installing it, but nothing seems to work. If I try to start it ...
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Sound through HDMI is intermittent when playing MP4 or MKV video using VLC or Videos

I recently inherited a used Acer Aspire 6930g from a relative in the process of upgrading, and since it was almost worthless running Windows 7, I decided to put Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. Performance is ...
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Is it possible to toggle subtitles in VLC?

Scenario: imagine you're watching a movie which comes with an external srt file. That file contains subtitles in English for the movie, but the spoken language of the movie is English and you don't ...
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Hauppauge 610 Analog Video Capture Script or Command

I have Xubuntu 14.04. The camcorder I am using is the Sony CCD-TRV16 NTSC 180x Digital Zoom. I am using the Hauppauge 610 USB-Live 2 Analog Video Digitizer and Video Capture Device to convert 8mm ...
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Problem while installing vlc player

I can't install vlc player on my Ubuntu(14.04). I have read this and try to run the commands, but while I run this command: sudo apt-get install vlc I got something like this: Reading package ...
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VLC unable to open any files

What has happened to VLC. I think it updated when the kernel did recently and now it can't open anything: Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL The terminal gives: VLC media ...
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uknown video format

I have recorded video using my new tv the outputfile is somwthing like record.ts which neither vlc or mplayer couldn't open that file. I tried to get the file info so: ffmpeg -i record.ts gives: ...
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Keeping VLC on top in AUDIO play (not video)

I want to keep the vlc window on top when in audio mode, not just video. The remote only works when it's on top.
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How to play YouTube videos in VLC Player? [duplicate]

I am wanted to play YouTube videos through VLC Player, so I launched VLC Player and did "Open Location from clipboard", but when trying to get it to play this video I just get this error: Your input ...
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HEVC/H265 videos not playing in SM Player

I use SM Player for all videos. Whenever i try to play HEVC/H265 videos sm player doesn't play it. There is no h265 listed in codec list. screen-shot:- http://prntscr.com/92x1is I use Gnome Ubuntu ...
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Can not download VLC using Ubuntu Sofware Center [duplicate]

I am trying to install VLC from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04. It always says that it failed to download the package and that I have to check my internet connection. I have no problem with my ...
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VLC media player shuts down automatically

Whenever I play a video file in VLC it shuts down automatically, when run through terminal, logs show the error VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) [0xf0d118] main libvlc: ...
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How do i play .vob videos on Lubuntu

I am trying to play Iron Man 1 on my lubuntu system, I installed VLC, but it won't play it. Any other ideas?
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Can not play encrypted DVDs, already installed ubuntu restricted extras

Hi I can not play dvds on Xubuntu 14.04. In Parole I get the error: "GStreamer backend error, Could not read DVD. This may be because the DVD is encrypted and a DVD decryption library is not ...
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How to: Recording of a TV capture card

without using mencorder, The tv card works fine in the tvtime (old pci card). However does not work in VLC Lubuntu 15.04
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DVBT Radio channels have no sound on vlc

i play dvbt tv channels without any problem on vlc but the radio channels have no sound i did run vlc from terminal and got this error messages: [h264 @ 0x7f04000f3f80] mmco: unref short failure ...
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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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VLC not playing aac files and a webm file

I have a few music files in aac format which I want to play through VLC. But VLC ain't playing any of them. It's not showing any error or any other message, it simply stops as soon as I play them. I ...
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vlc won't launch after upgrade to 15.10

Every time a new Ubuntu release comes out something bad happens to vlc (at lest for me). Last upgrade vlc just wouldn't install, now it installs but when i launch it nothing happens. I would like to ...
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Why no alsa device for usb soundcard for vlc to use?

I have 14.04 nicely installed and running on an old mac mini. I want to wireless stream video around my home with a Kworld DVD Maker 2 USB video capture card and VLC, like I did nicely for years ...
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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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vlc controls and context menu flickers when I am in fullscreen mode

When I start vlc in fullscreen mode and set aspect ratio (tried only to 16:9) I cannot use context menu and controls. It is just blinking. When I do not change the aspect ratio everything works fine. ...
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VLC shows green screen on playing MKV

I am trying to play a MKV video in VLC. Instead of the video, I see just green screen and only sound. The random fixes I found on the internet didn't help. Turning off the "accelerated output" ...
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Most Efficient Way To Play HEVC / x265

For a while I have been using VLC for HEVC / x265 Playback but the problem is that the higher the bitrate is the less fluent the video becomes. This article claims VP9 is far more efficient in ...
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difficulty installing vlc on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you ...
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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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Video player not working properly

I just installed the drivers for ati radeon hd and my games seem to work just fine, no problem at all. Something happen since then as the movies i try to watch wont work properly. i don't know if is ...
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15.10 Problems :VLC strange screen blinking when going in fullscreen

Yesterday I moved from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.10. And now I have problems in VLC. With Nouveau drivers I have image tearing and with Nvidia drivers I have green screen blinking when going in ...
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How can I get VLC 2.2+ on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have tried adding other repositories via apt that backport vlc but when I do apt-get install vlc I still get VLC 2.0.8 Any ideas?
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VLC Media Player Terry Pratchett (Weatherwax) is not running?

When I run vlc media player from launcher it does not show up anything but when I type vlc from terminal it shows up following error: VLC media player 2.2.1 Terry Pratchett (Weatherwax) (revision ...
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Not able to install VLC and other programs due to strange dependency problems [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20150226+r54594+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libsdl-image1.2 (>= ...