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

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Is it possible to get deb packages of older VLC versions?

I need to use v. 2.0.8 for a VLC extension that does not work with the latest releases of the player. I would like to keep the deb of this version for further use, and also to learn how is it ...
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Jack and webcam videorecording

Is there any means to record sound and video from the webcam and microphone while jack is operating? Cheese stops recording when I start jack. VLC can output in jack and apparently record sound ...
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Cant Install VLC Player : Problem with Dependencies

I am having a problem with installing VLC Player vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but 2.0.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.8-1~) but ...
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Streaming media to WiiMC

I have spent a couple of days at this issue, and I'm seething in frustration. I am trying to stream my movies/music to my Wii console. When I had Windows, this was all too simple: create a profile ...
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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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Cannot install vlc in ubuntu 13.10

for some reasons I cannot instal VLC media player on my Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 32bit. I added the VideoLAN PPA repository and ran sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install vlc Here's the log - ...
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Do programs and binaries use all cores by default in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Intel Core 2 Duo processor @ 2.4 GHz with 4 GB RAM. My question is that by default, do my programs and binaries (namely vlc, firefox, pidgin etc. ) run on a single ...
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Unmet Dependencies Error When installing VLC [duplicate]

I can not install VLC media player. I get the following error when trying to install: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.8-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but ...
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Trouble installing VLC

Whenever I try to install VLC by terminal this shows up. ankit@ankit-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for ankit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Control runninig VLC instance with command line

So my actual goal is to enable global media keys to control VLC, as in - I'd like to press "Next" being in any window and I want VLC to go to next song. My idea is this: System settings -> Keyboard ...
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.ape files not playing in Banshee, VLC, Quod Libet

I am on Linux 13.04, trying to run an ape file in Banshee Media Player. However, the song stops about 8 seconds in. The same thing happens in VLC and Quod Libet. However, the file I'm testing runs ...
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VLC Black Screen with NVIDIA driver

After installing the NVIDIA-304 display driver, whenever I play a video with VLC and scale the window any higher than the native resolution of the video (or full screen), the VLC window goes black. ...
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Why won't VLC play the dialog in a DVD?

I'm trying to watch a DVD on my laptop using VLC. The background sounds and music play fine but the dialog is non existent. In VLC the Audio > Devices and Audio > Channels are both inactive. If I ...
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MP4 plays too fast

I am trying to play an MP4, but it plays too fast, as in fast-forward. The sound track is on time though. Existing solutions don't apply to me. Should I be able to slow down the frame rate on VLC or ...
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how can i use Audio keys on VLC? [duplicate]

my Audio keys on keyboard ( play/pause or next) work with Rythmbox but not with VLC player. how can i use these keys with vlc. and specially when vlc is not on top of other windows?
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Mosaic and using VLC with axis cameras

this is my code for the mosaic new channel1 broadcast enabled setup channel1 input rtsp://root:pass@192.168.1.76/axis-media/media.amp?resolution=cif&codec=h264 setup channel1 option ...
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VLC missing the mts2 codec in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

avconv -codecs does not show the mts2 entry. Where can I find this codec and how can I install this codec ? thanks for helping
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VLC not working with NVIDIA driver

I have a monitor with a 2560x1600 resolution and I recently switched from the open-source noveau driver to NVIDIA's proprietary one. When I resize the VLC player window any larger than the full ...
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modify vlc source

I want to compile vlc from source and modify some part of it, so that instead of reading from file, it reads data from fifo and redirects the output to another program. As I face many error when I ...
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'libpostproc' requires 'libavutil = 51.22.1'

I get the following error when I ./configure vlc source: configure: error: Package 'libpostproc' requires 'libavutil = 51.22.1' but version of libavutil is 52.38.100. Pass --disable-postproc to ...
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Pre-Authentication on HTTP before Playing VoD

I did not know where to post this question. In case I am in the wrong place, please advise where I should have posted this instead. Moving to my issue... The Setup Set Top Box <--1--> Mediating ...
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Video Capture Problems

I'm trying to connect a camcorder to the PC using Diamond VC 500 (which shows up in windows as OTG 102 and that driver is supported by v4l). I have several questions as many things I've tried have ...
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Why do I have to downgrade some libraries to install VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after updating it?

Why do I have to downgrade some libraries to install VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after updating it? Because I am unable to install VLC after updating my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I searched somewhere else and a ...
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Skype video chat not working

Everytime I start a video chat, the GDM crashes. I happen to have SiS Graphics Card; and managed to the my video working only in VLC using http://ajoliveira.com/ajoliveira/uk/software/xorg.php by a ...
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installing and using cgroup on ubuntu

i need a tutorial how i can install and use cgroup on ubuntu to control multiple vlc instances. every innstance of vlc can use only 300MB RAM. unfortunalty i was not able to confiugre it right. i ...
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Cannot play internet stations with media player (Lubuntu 13.04)

I am able to play flash videos now, but not internet music. I get the following error message: Could not load mplayerplug-in is now gecko-mediaplayer 1.0.8. I installed VLC with the command sudo ...
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How do you use VLC to download videos via RTMP

On other questions, it is suggested that VLC can be used to download RTMP protocol videos, but there are no details about how to do this. The VLC command itself gives no obvious clues. What plugins ...
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No stream shown in VLC media player with Ubuntu 13.04

I need your support for solving a problem with the viewing of a endoscopic stream in the VLC media player. In the used Linux-Distribution Ubuntu 13.04 the stream is shown without any problems using ...
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Who to include expat.h library while installing dbus 1.7.4 on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm was installing Dbus 1.7.4 while the following error occured during executing of the configure script: "expat explicitly required but not found". I have downloaded and successfully installed ...
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how to install missing vlc http plugin

is there any command to find and install missing vlc http plugin on Ubuntu?If there is no command what are the steps to achieve same?
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webradio-stream doesn't work!

its me again. I wanted to listen to my favorite webradiostation few minutes ago. I listened to it after installing Ubuntu, so I know that it worked. But now I get this red circle with the white bar ...
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Unmet dependencies during installing VLC in Ubuntu 12.04 through apt-get [duplicate]

This is the terminal output when I run: sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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VLC won't play music

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04. I have used VLC fine for years, but it suddenly stopped working. I believe it was working when I updated to 13.04. A little bit ago, I enabled raring-proposed, ...
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troublshooting installing vlc ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software ...
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vlc is not working on ubuntu 13.04 (isDRI2Connected problem)

My vlc player is failing with following error. I purged vlc, reinstalled it many times but no respite. VLC media player 2.0.6 Twoflower (revision 2.0.6-0-gbe9623c) [0x81508f0] main libvlc: Running ...
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VLC changes sound pitch on 12.04

This happens whenever I skip around a video. Basically the sound gets 'lower'; like how people's voices drop when audio plays back in slow motion. It changes enough that it's noticeable. I don't touch ...
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How to change resolution in cVLC?

I was trying to get a webcam feed set up with VLC (via the command line,) and I cobbled together the following command: cvlc v4l2:// : v4l2-vdev="/dev/video0" --sout ...
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Record Video from Avermedia Card

I want to record (capture) video from Avermedia Analog TV Card. Here is the result that v4l2-ctl --info gives : Driver Info (not using libv4l2): Driver name : saa7134 Card type : ...
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VLC made it impossible to install or delete [duplicate]

this is what it says Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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How can I use a webcam with VLC media player?

When I use webcam in VLC and hit play this is what I get; Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'v4l2://'. Check the log for details. Does anyone know where to find this log ...
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VLC G2M3 Codec Ubuntu 12.04

Day 3 after I tryed to solve this problem: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "G2M3". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this. I did this : Required ...
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madVR Render in Ubuntu

I used to play videos in potplayer on windows using (madVR rendering ). It's an amazing video renderer, is it possible to use it under ubuntu 13.04 ? if not, is there any similar video renderer for ...
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Pulseaudio crashing over and over how to fix it for to make it stable?

Playing audio such as flv file and seperately using VLC to view RTSP stream. Suddently like after 5 minutes VLC cause crash to Pulseaudio over and over. I have this strange problem, trying to do ...
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My Authentication code is not being accepted?

I got this message whilst attempting to download VLC; org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.NotAuthorized: ('system-bus-name', {'name': ':1.80'}): org.debian.apt.install-or-remove-packages What does ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: why could it not read DVD? (Encryption) [duplicate]

How to play commercial DVDs on lenovo t-500 laptop? I have Ubuntu 12.04, all updates Could not read dvd despite having restricted extras I tried the following, but VLC does not play DVDs. sudo ...
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vlc issues with Monkey's Audio .ape files

I'm Running 13.04. When I try to play .ape files in vlc, for some reason it plays only a split second then quiets repeatedly. This a screen shot of the output when run from terminal. It keeps saying ...
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Hotkeys for Totem in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm looking for a way to control the playback of Totem Movie Player even when I'm not focused on the window itself. I have done it with VLC using the instructions on the following link: ...
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VLC freezes when trying to play large files on networked windows share

I have a windows 7 machine with a shared drive that holds much of my media. I have another ubuntu (13.04) machine hooked to my television that I also use to play the movies. I've noticed that when I ...
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VLC player fails with python errors

Unable to import files and play any audio video file also unable to install VLC player. Showing following error: Required plugin could not be found. Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins ...
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repair a broken index file that VLC reports as unsupported?

Digging through some old burned cd's I found a home movie from 2000. I attempted to play it in several media players with no luck. VLC reports it as broken, but can not repair it with the following ...