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Unable to Install VLC in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I get this error while trying to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20140611+r54536+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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Can't play wma, wmv or 3gp files

Since I installed ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer play wmv, wma or 3gp files with any player ( gxine - vlc - totem - etc.) I have installed Ubuntu restricted extras and ffmpeg. My friends, I found the ...
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vlc sound menu integration broken 14.04

My sound menu integration of VLC seems to be broken (see screenshot), also the multimedia keys do not work any more. Is there a package I am missing?! The back forward buttons in the sound menu do not ...
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Install VLC on offline ubuntu [duplicate]

i have 32 bit ubuntu 12.04 on an offline computer. I can access the internet using a different windows 7 computer and i have a memory key. How do i install vlc on my offline ubuntu computer?
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Ubuntu 14.04 VLC Subtitles - Will not attach (unable to drag/drop or upload while viewing)

I'm new to Ubuntu and a long time user of VLC with the Windows OS. In Windows, I was able to drag and drop the .sfv file onto the playing video and the subtitles would be enabled. In Ubuntu I try to ...
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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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Bash script runs fine, but not in cron

I have a script that's supposed to record a shoutcast stream for an hour, convert it to mp3, and then save it. The script runs correctly when I run it from the terminal, but I can't seem to get it to ...
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VLC Bug - does not play more then once

After I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the VLC stopped working: It Open the file and when I close it, the taskbar icon does not disappear, even when I uninstalled it - just disappeared when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD playback stuttering

Running into a problem playing DVD's on 14.04 LTS. I have installed all libs in various sections and do get the menus and initial menu videos to play however when the main movie plays the video become ...
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VLC will play a DVD only once then it does nothing

I saw similar questions asked but not like this one. After installing all the codecs necessary to play DVDs and the "css" command line. Here's what I get. When I boot up and insert a DVD, VLC will ...
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VLC playback error on DVD media

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VLC (latest version) The problem lies with trying to play a pre-recorded DVD. This does not appear to be a region setting issue because the DVD in particular is one from a set and ...
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VLC unable to open MRL

I am trying to play a VCD using : /usr/bin/vlc vcd:// But i get the error below : VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) [0x14ec1c8] main interface error: no suitable ...
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Save all music files in a VLC xspf playlist to another folder

I have a VLC playlist (.xspf) of over a 100 songs all scattered all over my computer. I'm looking for a way to save this playlist and all it's songs to another folder - flash drive, external drive or ...
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Drag and drop subrip-file (.srt) from file-roller (archive manager) to VLC?

When I drag a subtitle file straight from an open zip like so: It doesn't load the subtitle file. Dragging the subtitles works only if I extract the subtitle file first and then drag it. Is there a ...
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How to configure the foward/rewind step size (in seconds)?

The default setting of vlc is to skip x seconds when forwarding/rewinding based on the video length (there's also the possibility to make small steps (hotkey for that is configurable)). How can I set ...
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Streaming with VLC - no audio

I'm trying to stream audio and video using VLC using the following command: vlc -vvv v4l2:// :v4l2-dev=/dev/video0 :v4l2-width=640 :v4l2-height=480 :input-slave="alsa://hw:1,0" :v4l2-standard=0 ...
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VLC player can not support m4v files

I am an advanced user of Ubuntu, and I made a script file for TunesViewer to make it work, and it can download all most all videos, and it uses vlc player but iy can not show the file *.m4v, and the ...
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Remove VLC player from sound menu in Unity bar

I don’t use VLC that much to have it there, so I would like to remove it from the sound menu in the top right. I found a small image to show what it looks like (the sound menu is open and shows VLC ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 as guest in VirtualBox on Win 7 host

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host. I have video issues. Videos frequently appear on top of everything else, even things they shouldn't - like menus. If I drag a player on ...
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Certain programs will run but not open

When opening, say VLC or qBittorrent, they will appear in the Launcher (taskbar) but will not open the GUI to let me interact with the program. The name doesn't appear at the top, even. If I click ...
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Vlsub extension for vlc issue

On fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install, with fresh install of vlc, the vlsub extension launch a windows when no file is open. Once i open a movie, the extension doesn't open the vlsub window. Tried with the ...
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No sound in .mkv after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I was using Ubuntu 13.10 previously, and everything was working fine. Prior to upgrading to 14.04, I deleted some of the old kernels. Then, once I upgraded, the sound for .MKV was gone. I use VLC, but ...
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Can't play .TS format from a Samsung TV recording

I recored a movie by Samsung TV and It has a .TS format, and I can't play it. I tried VLC and Smplayer. None of them work. In VLC I get this Error: [0x7fbc40c018b8] ts demux error: libdvbpsi (misc ...
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Cannot play mkv 1080p video in VLC, video is distorted

I am trying to play a 1080p mkv video with VLC and I am getting distorted video image. That is, like it's drawing a 30% of the image (from the top) and the remaining segment is distorted. When ...
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Can no longer open multiple VLC players

Since upgrading to 14.04 I seem to be limited to one VLC player only ?!? ( went slowly up each upgrade from 12.04)
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Script to open vlc with local ip and port

I am trying to create a script to open vlc with my local ip and port 8888. My current script: #!/bin/bash vlc http://10.0.0.1:8888/ This works fine, but when I go to another network the local ip ...
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vlc is not working in trusty tahr

I'm having some issues with the VLC player on Ubuntu 14.04. VLC is up to date but after the latest system update VLC is unable to play videos. It just plays the audio but not video. Totem works fine ...
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How can I access my Hikvision IP-cam over VLC?

My setup is as following: The IP-cam (Hikvision DS-2CD2632F-IS) is connected to a router. My notbook is connected to the same router. The router is set to DHCP. The factory default IP of the ip-cam is ...
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How to create vlc playlist from terminal and add files to it when it is playing?

"vlc file1 file2 file3" creates a playlist from terminal but all the files have to be specified beforehand. How can i create a playlist from terminal such that files can be anytime added to the ...
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Sound from VLC cuts in and out

When playing DVDs with VLC the audio cuts in and out. What can be causing it? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit). I'm using a Gateway 310H Desktop with a Thraser Intel motherboard. The audio is ...
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auto load vlc after closing DVD tray manually

I'm trying to make my htpc experience as smooth as possible for my family. I've set up VLC to auto launch in full screen when a DVD is entered into the internal DVD player on my HTPC. However, if ...
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VLC does not launch after installing a new skin (upgraded to 14.04 LTS)

After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04, VLC worked. After installing a new skin for vlc, vlc won't launch. The skin file was deleted. VLC was removed completely with: sudo apt-get remove --purge vlc sudo ...
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avconv set really slow frame rate

I have just a couple of images ( 20-40 ) and I want make movie which plays with frame rate 1-2 fps ( i.e. each image should be visible for 0.5-1 second ) ... so the whole movie should take ~20-40 ...
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How to integrate VLC media player to sound indicator on Ubuntu panel?

How to make VLC music player (or any other player ) default music player and integrate it to the sound indicator in Ubuntu panel in Ubuntu 13.10. RhythmBox is the player currently available. Update: ...
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VLC player issue on ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

VLC player isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04. It gives this error: VLC media player 2.1.5 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2+git20140426+r54526+18+11~ubuntu14.04.1) Segmentation fault (core dumped) How can I ...
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VLC doesn't work properly on ubuntu 14.04

I've installed vlc but when I try to open it no window pops up, only the icon shows up on the taskbar. Furthermore when I open video files there is only sound and no picture.
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how to open multiple vlc interface (window) in xubuntu 14.04 lts

I am using xubuntu 14.04 lts. I notice new menu only allow to open one interface(window) of vlc. I want to open two interface from menu at the same time for vlc. Is it possible to have that?
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Uncomplicated Firewall blocks playing streames in VLC

Can anybody help me please how to allow IGMP protocol in UFW? My provider streams TV signal. I have .m3u8 file as channel list. It contains items as udp://@239.1.1.42:11111. VLC does not open the ...
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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 ...