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

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Weird error when launching VLC from command line [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to solve this error? I tried viewing the content of the files in question, but I can only see weird characters. cannot load module `/usr/lib/vlc/plugins/gui/libqt4_plugin.so' ...
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Qt4 interface not working for VLC

This is what happens if I try to run VLC: main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface. main interface error: option qt-volume-complete does not exist ...
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VLC crashes on Xubuntu 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I used VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). I also tried the daily builds, 2.2.0. VLC crashes. I opened a bug report at VLC's bug tracker, they asked ...
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VLC completely stopped working

VLC suddenly stopped working, this is what I get now when I try to run it: main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface. main interface error: option ...
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VLC doesn't run well in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I recently upgrade my OS to Ubuntu 14.04, after successfully upgrading, I have some problems with VLC. Sometimes the volume is muted and when I forward or go back to media file then the sound is ...
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Rhythmbox required plugin could not be found

Ubuntu 12.04 contains Rhythmbox and a video player. These tend to give me an error when I try to play, say, an .mp3 file. Required plugin not found: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play ...
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Videos only showing a green screen despite having drivers installed

I've been watching a lot of movies offline recently and they've been playing smoothly for the last couple days, but today when I tried to watch one, it only showed a green screen and the audio was ...
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Window positioning problem

I have watch a movie on TV via HDMI. Now I disonnected from TV, but VLC still loads as second screen available (but it doesn't). I checked monitor settings, shows only default monitor (1) with default ...
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Prevent VLC from always showing in the sound indicator [duplicate]

VLC, a program I use only rarely, has an entry in the sound indicator. I can remove it using dconf by following instructions from Webupd8, but each time I start up VLC, despite it being in the ...
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problem playing video in totem 14.04

I'm having trouble playing videos in ubuntu. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 Totem crashes if I move the slider. I am playing a mkv file. It starts playing alright, but if I move the slider totem ...
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Audio clicks with VLC when playing Apple MOV video format

Okay so I have this annoying little issue, not too much of a big deal really, but I can't get any audio out of Apple Quicktime MOV video formats, instead I get clicking noises, I have ubuntu-extras ...
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Unable to install vlc via command line

I am trying to install vlc media player via terminal but its not working.I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit.Please help. here's what I did: sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for amol: Reading ...
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Unable to install VLC

This is what happens: sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package vlc Please help. I would ...
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Skins for VLC Media Player don't work in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed VLC Media Player in a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, meaning that my installation uses the new Linux kernel 3.13. I have installed VLC Media Player using Synaptic, ...
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Choppy HD video playback with unity/gnome

I have been facing a video playback problem with ubuntu for a long time. Everytime I try to play a 720p/1080p video on my laptop, the performance is choppy with frames dropped every second or so. I ...
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Open Ports on LAN [closed]

I am trying to use VLC remote for Android and Clementine remote for Android. VLC is configured properly with hosts allowed. My laptop IP is also DMZ in the router. I am still getting an error when ...
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Error generating cache while installing VLC

I am using Ubuntu-13.10. I am trying to install vlc-2.1.3 from source. I downloaded the dependencies, and executed ./configure command. It executes fine. But while executing make, I get this error: ...
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Should I use nvidia graphic card to watch movie?

I'm always watching movie with VLC media player, but I'm afraid that it will hurt the laptop motherboard intel graphic. Should I use build in graphic card to open VLC media player to reduce the laptop ...
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VLC is loading a playlist when I double click to open a video file in nautilus

When I double click a video file in nautilus VLC opens a playlist with one video (the one I double clicked) in it. I then have to double click that video in the playlist to make it play. How can I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 64bit and vlc 2.1.2 screensaver keeps coming on

Greets All I have ubuntu 14.04 64bit running vlc 2.1.2 and xscreensaver installed from the software center. (Gnome screen-saver is not installed.) Whenever I play a video in fullscreen in vlc the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VLC has no interface

I am on a fresh install of ubuntu TT 14.04, I installed the VLC-player. (tried via software center and console) The problem is that when I try to run VLC the icon will appear in tray and dash, but ...
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Vlc icon in tray not coloured but white in Ubuntu 14.04

How can I set Vlc icon tray in the same white colour as the other icons? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu is not working properly with videos and DVDs

NOTE: Please lock this topic, a friend of mine found out I was installing the wrong Drivers, which is probably the reason why this didn't work in the first place. (before anyone says it, yes, I am an ...
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How to fix ISO burned from a movie DVD?

So...I recently burned a number of DVDs to ISO files in my computer. While about half seem to work, the other half don't actually play properly. I have tried this on a few media players. Totem/VLC: ...
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running mp3 file by vlc problem

I have a mp3 file which when I run that in terminal by vlc myprogram.mp3. I saw these errors > [0xb4e07958] access_http access error: error: HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden [0xb4e07958] access_http access ...
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VLC downmix surround to stereo?

When i'm playing a 5.1 movie, i only hear left and right channel. When there's sound from a rear channel, i hear absolutely nothing. How do i set VLC to convert 5.1 to stereo, so that no sounds are ...
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how do i install vlc on ubuntu without an internet connection [duplicate]

i don't have internet on my one ubuntu computer and i am trying to install vlc. My plan was to download all the necessary files onto my laptop (wich is running on windows), then on to a memory key, ...
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VLC Media Player and Youtube Playback jerky

I installed VLC Media Player 2.0.8 on my Ubuntu and I tried to play videos on youtube and VLC Media player they were jerky. The video stops and sound repeats again and again like a scratched VCD is ...
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Lubuntu 13.10, VLC 2.1.2 + Matrox G200ew = Laggy and unusable playback

I will try and be as descriptive as possible. I switched to a Supermicro MBD-X7SPA-HF-O motherboard for a commercial video slideshow. It uses the Matrox G200ew graphics driver. I switched after ...
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Listen to pulseaudio rtp stream using VLC

I want to listen to Pulseaudio's RTP multicast stream using VLC, but it's not working out. First, I try to determine where it's playing: tcpdump -n net 192.0.0.0/8 -c 10 Which gives me listening ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 setting Icecast2 server for VLC on iPhone to connect to stream

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use Icecast2 to create a server at localhost, and have an iPhone to connect to the stream with VLC. I followed this post: How do I setup an Icecast server for ...
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Stream Webcam via command line to vlc

I've spent the morning doing searches and can't find any tutorials on how to stream my webcam(with sound) so I can watch it remotely on VLC. I have avconv installed, and can stream to twitch just ...
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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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VLC won't download [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm using version 13.10. I tried to install VLC, but every time I click the download icon it tells me that I need an application to open this link, then invites me to choose one ...
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Video colors wrong 12.04 LTS using VLC or Movie Player

Does anyone have a fix for misrepresented video colors? Have searched askubuntu.com, have not found a solution that works. 12.04 LTS displays video colors incorrectly using VLC or Movie Player. ...
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cant play certain dvd's on ubuntu/mint

I have followed every instruction imaginable but still cannot get "certain" (disney is one culprit) dvd's to play on my mint/ubuntu setup - they play perfectly on a windows 7 laptop I have tried 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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Where do I find VLC's source code? [duplicate]

I have installed VLC 2.0.8 TwoFlower and I was wondering where I can find VLC's source code. I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I don't plan to do anything with the code, I just want to have a look at it.
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Why can't I watch movies? [closed]

I installed VLC player and it still won't play dvds. I'm running 13.10. It acts like its about to play and then it just stops.
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UI Problem in Ubuntu after give update and run VLC player

I have Ubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo G580 machin.I have given update to my system two days before VLC player and other applications are working fine till that date.After that update i can't run VLC player ...
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Get Workrave to treat video watching as “work”, not rest

I use workrave not just to avoid RSI, but also as a tool to save my eyes. I only have the rest break set up every 70 minutes. The problem is that it treats events like video-watching as inactivity ...
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How can I get a DVD to play? [duplicate]

When I insert a DVD, videos said it cant be played. so i go into the disc and select a VOB file and that does not work.I’ve tried VLC and it still does not work. Please HELP!
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Failed to download package files. check internet connection for Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to install vlc media player on Ubuntu 12.10 (wubi) through the ubuntu software Center. But I get the message "Failed to download package files.Check internet connection" even when my ...
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What is vlc-nox?

At the time time of installing vlc on my laptop I entered the command in terminalvlc.And then it says the ` program vlc is not currently installed you can install it by typing sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I get my mic working with streaming?

I'm able to stream from my computer and watch the stream on a local vlc using the following command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 :v4l2-standard= :inputlave=alsa://hw:0,0 :live-caching=300 ...
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mp4v and mp4a in Ubuntu VLC

In 13.10, I have this error in VLC: [0x7f529c0038a0] main decoder error: no suitable decoder module for fourcc `mp4v'. VLC probably does not support this sound or video format. [0x7f529c004470] main ...
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Bad quality and playback issues when playing video with VLC

I encounter problems when playing H.264 (not tested with others) encoded videos with VLC or others players (tested MPlayer, Totem not playing the video just the sound). I'm sure it's about driver but ...
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Files not readable on Windows

I have a video server running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, which works fine for what I need it to do. Although, as it is a video server from which I stream movies to my Windows machine, that's what I expect ...
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VLC Media player automatically create a blank duplicate when I open it

When I open any video file with VLC Media Player, automatically another blank VLC Media player is opening. And when I close the blank VLC player, both player turn off! Is there any solution?
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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 ...