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

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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.
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VLC and Totem crashes immediately while playing H265/HEVC

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to play the video on totem,the video goes on for a few seconds and then totem crashes. In VLC,the window crashes ...
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Pulse Audio crackling sound

A week ago I started getting a crackling noise whenever I played videos using VLC. Initially I thought the problem was with VLC so I installed MPV but the issue persisted because it was pulseaudio ...
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subtitles/audio/ syncronization problem

So these are the symptoms of my issue: -when i put a cd/dvd to watch a movie, I can hear the sound effects of the movie but I cannot hear the voices. -when i try to play movies using apps like ...
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Green flashes when playing video with VLC and Compiz enabled [Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu MATE 15.10]

When I play video in VLC and Compiz enabled the screen will flash green ( for few seconds ) when I move the mouse, or turn up the volume with the media keys . The problem started with Ubuntu 15.10 and ...
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Playing BluRay discs

Things i Have tried. Playing Blu-Ray and HD DVD Video MakeMKV and DumpHD do not work. Playing Blu-ray using VLC Can linux play blu-rays VLC error. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to ...
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Hard disk's too slow to play a huge raw AVI file

I have a huge AVI file. The video player (VLC) stops every about 10 seconds because the HDD doesn't read fast enough. (details here) I want to be able to play this video. Anyone knows a workaround? ...
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VLC Help on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to install VLC on my ubuntu server. This is what i get when trying. larry@ubuntuserver3:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc New Info larry@ubuntuserver3:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign ...
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Completely REMOVE and REINSTALL vlc on my system?

I am using a Ubuntu 15.10 machine and everything was just fine until yesterday..when I decided it might be cool to run kde on my system, so I installed plasma and that's when things started to get ...
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VLC won't play most of my file formats

first time poster on here, on and off Linux user over the last 20 years. Running 64bit Ubuntu 15.10, downloaded the latest VLC from the Software Center (2.2.1-3), also found out that I needed to ...
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How to convert .ts file into main stream file losslessly?

I have a file that ends in .ts (e.g., here are the first 10 MB). I would like to convert it to a more main stream format (e.g., mp4, MPEG2-PS...), in a lossless way if possible (i.e., remuxing). I ...
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VLC can't play large raw avi 1080p video

I recorded a huge raw avi video using SimpleScreenRecorder but it can't be played smoothly. Every about 10 seconds the video stops to render. How can I avoid this. I don't think my computer can't ...
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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 that is the case, how is that possible? I can't find something with this topic with ...
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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 ...