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

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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 (>= ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Green spots during video playback

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a brand new Lenovo G50 laptop (with AMD Radeon graphics). I installed VLC to play HD video. Irrespective of the type of video, I am seeing green spots in the videos. ...
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VLC player not current version [duplicate]

I just downloaded VLC from the software center in Ubuntu. But, it is not the current version. It is version 2.1.6. Is it safe to use this version? Why isn't the current version available through ...
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Open vlc with arguments at a specific XY position and specific size

new ubuntu user here. I'm working on a video project where I need to open VLC with arguments at a specific xy position with a certain size The VLC command is the following vlc ...
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very basic question about ppa [duplicate]

What is a ppa? I tried installing vlc 2.2.1 but I found two PPAs and both of them seem to work? Is there no difference between them? Which one is better for future releases? sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Cannot play audio in two places on ubuntu 15.04

When I have vlc open firefox crashes when playing media, like youtube videos. similarly when firefox is open, vlc gives me an error message when trying to play media. Why is this and how can I fix it? ...
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VLC does not stop after exiting

I am having a problem with vlc on xubuntu 15.04, which is vlc sometimes does not exit after I pressed the close button on the window. Still after closing the window, the vlc icon is still on the ...
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Unable to install vlc or any software [duplicate]

The image shows the output when I try to install VLC for last 8 hours i have read all stuff on the same problem tried everything Yesterday I installed Ubuntu first time and also am not a programmer. ...
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How can I set the live stream from ISS HD Earth View as my desktop background?

I would like to display the High Definition Earth-Viewing System (HDEV) Live stream from International Space Station as a desktop background on Ubuntu 15.04 Related questions: How can I set the ...
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DVD Playback using Xubuntu

I have updated my software and installed VLC and installed the DVD Extras pack as suggested but the DVD will not play. I have tried several DVD's and reinstalled the Xubuntu from fresh and updated and ...
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Which media player has seek preview with thumbnails?

I was looking for a good video player to replace VLC, something that is as good as vlc but has seek preview. I am tired of fast forwarding in vlc EDIT: I meant seek preview with thumbnails
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ubuntu 14.04 no video playback, but audio seems fine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as my main OS. But now there seems to be a small issue. After booting, say 1 hr, if i tries to play some video via vlc or anything only sound comes but no video. To solve this ...
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Trying to make VLC/Quicktime stop but loop

Really hoping to make this possible in VLC (2.1.0) or Quicktime (10.4) at a Mac: Play (lets say) 5 films Each film should stop playing at the end Than by a so called hotkey the next film should ...
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15.04 - Sound volume media buttons stopped working after installing VLC

As the title says, after I installed VLC and restarted my Ubuntu, the sound volume media buttons stopped working. I am using a DELL Latitude notebook.
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dd read errors on /dev/sr0

I have a problem with my dvd drive, which seems like a hardware issue to me, as I have tried several things and I can't properly read my DVDs. However, I want to ask if anyone has seen similar issues ...
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VLC won't play video via HDMI to TV

When I connect TV and Laptop via HDMI cable and play a movie with VLC I only get to see the ubuntu desktop, not the VLC output. No video, no audio. Under Windows it worked like this. I've googled it, ...
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How to force/request vlc to buffer a video completely?

I'm watching videos on network mounts of a home server (cifs or nfs - that shouldn't matter) and experience the videos to cut during reboots during maintenance because the network mounts are not ...
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VLC can't load .srt files

After an update of VLC media player, it became unable to add .srt subtitle files. When I run it in the terminal and try to add a subtitle file, it outputs core stream error: cannot pre fill buffer. ...
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vlc does not save my settings

I wanted to install TracktForVLC to track my movies and tv shows automatically. But I am having a trouble setting up vlc on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Like mentioned in Configuration, I went to Tools, ...
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VLC in UBUNTU release [duplicate]

I have often wondered why VLC is installed by default like in Linux Mint or Kali Linux, why is this not the case for Ubuntu? One of the things I love about Ubuntu is being able to set it up without ...
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How to install srpos plugin in vlc?

I tried installing srpos plugin from here. But it shows the following error in the terminal when I use the command : ./configure && make && make install make[1]: Entering ...
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Installing a specific version of VLC from a PPA

I'm trying to install a specific version of vlc (2.2.x) I've added the PPA repository according to this question: How to update VLC to the latest version?. I've remembered to issue the command sudo ...
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Totem & VLC not working [closed]

Totem (or "Videos") & VLC media player is not working, they both refuse to play any videos of any format i tried. By "Refuse" i mean crashing, not responding, or even just plain old skipping the ...
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Mouse scroll fast forward and increase volume in the same time in VLC [closed]

I encounter a weird issue with recent VLC version and I am not able to find information about this problem. When I scroll using the mouse wheel during a video, it increase the volume and in the same ...
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Which video player should I use? [closed]

Which video player should I use?. I watch 1080p x264 MKV (public HD), 1080p(yify).... all tipes of video. So what do you prefer? Is totem enaugh(good) Do I need install any codecs... I have clean ...
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Image tearing (FF+VLC)

I noticed a strange problem. If I run FF with youtube and playing a video in background (360p,720) and play a video(dvdrip, 1080p x264 mkv,1080p x264 mp4) in Vlc I notice image tearing, or something ...
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Unable to play MP4 files on Ubuntu 14.04

Because I could not find answer to my question, I am raising it here in the forum. I have Acer Aspire One 722 and installed on it Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I downloaded MP4 files from GoPro yesterday and ...
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Full mess on VLC after fresh installation - ubuntu 14.04

I just re-install my Ubuntu 14.04 from scratch and I'm facing troubles with VLC. I read carrefully How to play multiple instances of VLC When I try to open one file it sometimes works bur when I try ...
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Play non-commercial Blu-ray

I got this 20 minutes blu-ray from a marketing company that cannot be read on my Ubuntu 14.04.3. Did all the libs and aacskeys installs from other posts, and VLC can read any commercial movie with no ...
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Why wine VLC application is repeating many times on right click menu of any video?

After installing VLC media player in wine whenever I right click any video VLC media player 2.1.5 is appearing 3 times as shown in picture: How can I solve this problem?
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Default Video Player in 15.04 doesn't play DVDs

What's strange about it is every other video player WILL play DVDs. It's just the default video application that won't... If I double click on the DVD icon in the player's initial window, it will ...
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Distorted playback of x265 converted via Handbrake in totem

I am experiencing a problem in playing x265/HEVC videos on totem player, but only the ones which I converted via Handbrake Converter. But the same video plays just fine on VLC. On totem the audio ...
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After using recording software, all media players crash

After using Hydrogen or Ardour, I cannot use a media player. I have to shut down my PC and turn it back on, in order to listen to music or play videos. I cannot play the tracks I've created nor any ...
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How to open currently open VLC with shortcut?

I'm a new Linux user converting from windows. In windows, if I open vlc or other application use it, minimize and decide to run the application again by clicking on a file that is associated with it ...
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VLC 3.0.0 records first 5 seconds of the audio stream, and then terminates the recording and hangs

in Ubuntu 14.10 I have successfully recorded from the audio stream in the flow ugg file by choosing to play, and then pressing the "record" (at the bottom of the player) After upgrading to ubuntu ...
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Why video played by VLC media player are blurred compared to MPV media player?

Image 1 is VLC media player image and Image 2 is MPV media player image respectively. Details as follows: Video Details: Format: x264 1080p .mkv File size: 10.5 GB VLC media player ...
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vlc player is not displaying video but audio works

I had installed a vlc media player from Ubuntu software center recently. It worked for sometime but then the instead of the video only a blank screen is displayed with the audio. Even the same videos ...
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Player that can make image sequences?

I want to make a sequence of images from a video (like when I want to make a gif), but I can't find a media player that can do it. I tried some apps like QGifer or Gimp GAP plugin, but none of those ...
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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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VLC fails to install on 14.04

I'm (desperately) trying to install VLC on my 14.04. apt-cache policy vlc returns: vlc: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 Version table: 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 0 ...
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Cannot install VLC on 15.04 - dependencies cannot be resolved

Installing from Software Centre I get Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. ...
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I am not able to see the menu bar of VLC media player

Since last few days I am not able to close the VLC media player, through 'cross' button and I have to use 'Alt+F4' to close it. I cannot see the menu bar. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the VLC ...
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Power button closes apps?

When I press the power button to suspend, vlc and qbittorrent exit. It's really annoying cause some times I accidentally hit it and everything closes. Anyone know why or how to fix it?
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Package depencies can not be resolved(ubuntu 14.04)?

when iam trying to install vlc in ubuntu software center the following error is showing.how can solve this issue?
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error: sudo apt-get install vlc? [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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Play dual movies, using two sound devices one for original version and the other one for dubbed

I have some movies, in avi and mp4 format, with two sound channels. It would be great, if I could play both channels on different sound cards to be listened with earphones (one for me and the other ...
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I cannot play audio in Firefox, KODI and other video streams, video is fine, just no audio

After an update yesterday to Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, I no longer have audio when I play a video from Youtube, KODI, or other video streams. I can play audio using Jack/Alsa using the VLC player, so it ...
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VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...