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

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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 ...
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Where does VLC store it's settings?

In VLC, where are the settings stored - specifically whether it stores ripped songs sequentially, not overwriting.
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Xubuntu, VLC Media Player overwrites

When my VLC Media Player rips a audio-CD it rips the first track. Then it asks whether I want to "overwrite" or "keep" the existing file. If I enter overwrite it rips the second song but stores it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS and blu-ray

I have a blu-ray disc (original),ubuntu 12.04LTS and VLC 2.0.10. I have followed this guide on web but VLC still not working: sudo apt-get install libbluray-bdj libaacs0 mkdir ~/.config/aacs/ cd ...
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VLC unattended user integration on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, VLC 2.1.6. Everthing is running fine and very consistent. Ubuntu complete advance package added to support most video codecs. Below are my steps, and the script that will ...
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Make VLC Media Player my default player [duplicate]

When I insert a cd in drive, it starts up the Parole Media Player. How do I change that so the VLC Media Player, which is installed on my PC, becomes the default player?
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Audacious can't play some m4a files, but vlc can play it

I have some audio files with m4a format. But some of the file can't be played with Audacious but can be played with VLC. Why did it happen?
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How to stream an increasing video file over HTTP?

I'm creating a ts video file with GnuTV, so it's always growing while GnuTv is running. I serve it over Http with Apache. On the client I could watch the file with Mplayer2 or VLC. But the stream ...
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How to play DVD with Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an external USB DVD drive which works fine with my Win7 laptop; however, when I connect it to my netbook (Ubuntu 14.04), it will not play commercial (encrypted) DVDs. I have installed the VLC ...
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Cannot play (or rip) Audio CD (but DVD and Data play)

Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) I cannot play (or rip) Audio CDs. I can play and read DVDs and data CDs / DVDs. When I try to play an audio CD in VLC I get the following error: Your input can't be opened: ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved VLC and other softwares

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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VLC 2.2.1 doesn't play HEVC/H.265 encoded videos [duplicate]

When I try to play H.265 encoded videos on VLC Player 2.2.1 (WeatherMax) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get the following error: Codec not supported: VLC could not decode the format "hevc" (MPEG-H Part2/HEVC ...
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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...
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Does Rhythmbox have folder play option?

I can select a folder in nautilus, right-click and choose "Open with VLC..." as well as "Open with Rhythmbox" but while the VLC option plays the files in the folder, Rhythmbox doesn't play the ...
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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...
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How to install VLC with no internet connection [duplicate]

I need to install VNC in one Ubuntu machine. The problem is that machine is in a remote site with no internet access whatsoever. I could download a VLC installer for Ubuntu and take it to the machine ...
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problem when installing vlc on ubuntu 15.04 its taken more than 10 hrs but not successfully installed and give the msg

The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1-2~ppa1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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How can I play videos on Ubuntu? using any player [duplicate]

I'm newbie with Ubuntu -- I use ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I was trying to play some video using ubuntu video player and it required installing some plugins but this error occurred: Package dependencies ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - vlc starts extremely slow

I have a big issue with VLC player.. I love this player I do not want to use any other - but !! when I try to open a movie I have to wait about 10-30 sec before it starts. It is extremely annoying ...
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Can't install VLC [duplicate]

I'm trying to install VLC on Ubuntu by using the following commands: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install vlc After trying to run the first command, an error is ...