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

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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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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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error with playing mkv files both in vlc and mplayer

I have 2 mkv files downloaded from the same place and when i try to open these files using vlc or mplayer only the sound will play and there is NO video. what do you think is the problem? ubuntu 14.04 ...
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VLC pixelated after installing NVIDIA driver

I don't know what to do. I installed the NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu and after that it's just pixelated, but with the Videos default program I don't have that problem. I tried to select another output ...
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Skipping while playing music

I have problem with playing music, doesnt matters what kind of file (mp3, wma, flac). When I listen to music at the specif times in song it just skips. Every time on the same spot, so i was thinking ...
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Gnome mplayer and vlc showing blue, black screen output at every video

I recently installed lubuntu 15.10 and Gnome mplayer was already installed in it, but every time play any video it just shows this and then i installed vlc media player to solve the issue but didn't ...
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VLC forces all videos to be the same size - cannot resize them

All videos I try to play with vlc are fixed with the same size, I can't resize them forcing to zoom in or out to fit the window. Tried to purge config folder, unistalling and reinstalling. With other ...
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Ubuntu get stuck on a daily basis

I'm using Trusty 14.04 and my computer gets frozen on a daily basis. My machine is a laptop, Dell Latitude 3340. This usually happens when I watch videos on VLC, or when I exit full screen videos ...
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Cant install VLC

I am new to Ubuntu. while trying to update the vlc in order to be able to play certain videos, I screwed up and now im unable to install a new version of the VLC media player. while doing this, I was ...
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VLC does not support the audio or video format “hevc” [duplicate]

I'm trying to run an .mkv video, I even installed the codecs from this page: How to install all existing media codecs? But still keep getting this error on VLC player: No suitable decoder module: ...
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How to fix VLC and vlsub ubuntu 14?

I have installed VLC but the extension vlsub is not working. the version 0.9.10 only opens when there is no video playing and stay still. the version 0.9.11 appears two times and none of them open. ...
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Can't install VLC. Package dependencies cannot be resolved

I'm unable to install VLC media player (better to say, reinstall because it seems like VLC just vanished after I experienced an error trying to install additional video codecs). When I try to do that ...
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Problem in playing webm file in VLC in Ubuntu

I was trying to play .webm file in ubuntu and it gave me this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix ...
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Error with vlc installation, dependency

I recently updated Ubuntu 14.04 from software updater. After update some packages were removed. after that I found that vlc has been also removed from my system. So I tried to install vlc and its ...
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File explorer has 'video DVD' bar at the top

When I open the file explorer and go into one of my NTFS partitions, I have a bar there at the top that says 'Video DVD' and at the end of the bar is a button called video that opens up VLC and tries ...
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Problem in installing VLC | Broken Packages

I received the following error message when I tried to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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How do I stop VLC from exiting out of DVD menu?

I use ubuntu 14.04. And I do have the three codecs installed. libdvdcss libdvdread4 and libdvdnav4 and I have done sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh. I am able to get to the DVD menus but ...
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Ctrl shortcuts not working in VLC on 15.10

I'm experiencing some keyboard shortcuts not working in VLC after upgrading to 15.10. If I just open VLC with no file loaded, almost all shortcuts involving Ctrl do nothing. Ctrl+O should open the ...
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Problems with movies and series screen

I am running the newest kubuntu. I have this problem with every type of movie player whenever I play a movie file thats 720p, the movie screen stays small, and is in the middle of the screen. When I ...
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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 ...