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

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HD Video Peformance Unacceptable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback Was wondering if anyone could help me boost HD 1080p video performance on my machine? I've got an AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core processor, 2 ...
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How to stream H264 Video from camera over FTP?

I bought a h264 security camera system last year and set it up to ftp video to my computer. I was able to get the video to play (even though it played a little fast) on Ubuntu 11.04 using mplayer. ...
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VLC package dependencies broken & cannot be resolved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. Today, suddenly some updates had arrived but it wasn't normal update. It said me to partial update. ...
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VLC package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

When I try to install VLC media player this pops up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed ...
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How do I add VLC to music menu along with Banshee and others? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to control VLC from the Sound Menu? I use VLC player more often than Banshee, so is there any way to make VLC appear in music menu?
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Software center not downloading anything?

It is simply stuck as "Enabling component of distribution" and "updating cache" in the waiting mode? The download never starts. Kind of let down as I was expecting an easier interface. I am ...
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modified suspend mode for ubuntu

Is it possible to put ubuntu (12.04) into a 'modified suspend' mode which basically works like the regular suspend, but allows me to run my vlc for streaming video through the network, while I am away ...
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cannot play VTC video file (.mov) using VLC player

I have a training course contains .mov files which have video codec as apple graphics smc. I have googled and found out to add these options to play them link from where I got help But they are ...
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How to downgrade VLC 2.0.1 to 1.1.x?

I haven't added any VLC PPA's and I have no clue how to solve this problem. If it's not possible to downgrade VLC, Running VLC in a portable mode is sufficient for me. I need the older version only ...
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VLC playback issue [closed]

SO I am playing an mp4 video with H.264 encoding. When I run it ubuntu with Vlc exactly at one point the playback quality becomes really bad, and I can see squares, and the picture is very unclear. ...
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Chrome embed VLC Player couldn't playback MP4

I trying to embed vlc player in chrome to playback mp4 video, but with no success. What I did: 1) Installed VLC player sudo apt-get install vlc. 2) Visit chrome://plugins, disabled VLC ...
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Ubuntu restart while starting video files [closed]

Ubuntu (X) restarts to login screen while starting video files in VLC or Banshee. Totem works well (I mean videos run, but still they are choppy)
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VLC stops playing at 3:30am [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and VLC 1.1.12 Luggage. And my problem is that I am listening internet radio for example from sky.fm VLC stops playing at 3:30am and after VLC starts playing after 2 hours maybe. ...
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How do I get my USB microphone to work with VLC? [closed]

I am trying to get my USB microphone working with VLC. It works if I only load my microphone with vlc alsa://hw:2,0 but for vlc v4l2:// :v4l-vdev="/dev/video0" :v4l-adev="alsa://hw:2,0" ...
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How can I play .bin file with VLC?

For two days I have tried to get vlc play this .bin file. I played it fine in windows xp using vlc. So I decided to install same vlc thats on my xp partition and it plays through Wine the file no ...
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When I play a video full screen after about ten minutes the screen goes black, and the sound repeats a loop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I had to reinstall the OS on this computer. I didn't have this problem before. This happens in VLC, and youtube. If I'll play a video in full screen, the screen will go black ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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Can't play 1080p/Blueray films without lag [closed]

Most of the films I watch on my PC are in HD, those of 20GB or more, even between 50-72GB. On Windows I can play all those films without problem. Some of them are .mkv and others are bdmv. I did not ...
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How to use Vlc with sudo privileges?

I'm trying to use Vlc with sudo but it doesn't work. This is the error: VLC is not supposed to be run as root. Sorry. If you need to use real-time priorities and/or privileged TCP ports you can use ...
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How to copy A VCD

I am trying to copy a CD containing mpeg, .dat videos. now I want to transfer it to my notebook through pendrive as there is no CD-rom there.And normally copying the files isnt working,. so how do I ...
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How to remove VLC Nightly Build?

I would like to remove the VLC nightly build and go back to the default VLC player. I tried sudo apt-get remove vlc which removed it, then I deleted the Nightly PPA and tried to install VLC sudo ...
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VLC is installed but doesn't run properly

I've had made a huge mistake by wiping out every VLC folder from Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to reinstall it, but it doesn't work. I tried installing it by command line and it seems to work: however, when I ...
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How to install VLC? When i get this error?

How to install VLC? (with error showing such). root@sun-desktop:/var/tmp# apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done vlc is ...
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VLC won't download [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm using version 13.10. I tried to install VLC, but every time I click the download icon it tells me that I need an application to open this link, then invites me to choose one ...
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Will VLC from the Software Center receive the same updates as the stable PPA?

VLC 2.1.0 has been released. My computer runs 12.04 and the lastet VLC version is currently 2.0.8. Will the VLC 2.1.0 update be availabe for me as well (with a slight delay maybe), or is it ...
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I/O error while reading a certain VCDs that plays well in windows in the same system

This is an annoying problem in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04 that I can't play a certain VCDs. This is not a missing codec or encrypted content issue - It raises an I/O error. Well, I suspected the VCD ...
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Can't open .wmv video files [duplicate]

I installed 12.04 and installed all plug-ins related to video drive. I installed VLC player and tried to start a .wmv file but I get this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not ...
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How can I get the full screen space in a video?

I am watching quite often DVDs in VLC on Ubuntu while surfing. As my screen isn't very big, I don't want to waste screen space. But I can't resize the window exactly to the size of the video. Changing ...
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VLC unable to play wmv

I recently installed ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 to do some video editing because avconv didn't have some options that I wanted or knew about. After installing ffmpeg, VLC seems to be unable to play wmv ...
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migrating from windows to ubuntu

my primary concerns are, 1. Dota 2 (steam game) - Will i need to reinstall "steam client and game" once i change os from win 7 to ubuntu 14.1 ?(Ubuntu supports Steam client) ...
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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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Skins for VLC Media Player don't work in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed VLC Media Player in a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, meaning that my installation uses the new Linux kernel 3.13. I have installed VLC Media Player using Synaptic, ...
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Open Ports on LAN [closed]

I am trying to use VLC remote for Android and Clementine remote for Android. VLC is configured properly with hosts allowed. My laptop IP is also DMZ in the router. I am still getting an error when ...
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how to use ffmepg codecs on ubuntu

I want to play .wmv files on Ubuntu, but it seems these files are proprietary and are not playable under Windows. So downloaded the ffmpeg source code and compiled it. Now, ffmplay is able to play ...
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configure: error: You need 32-bits luac when using using lua from contrib

I installed ubuntu 13.10 64 bits on virtualbox. I am trying to compile vlc using these steps: https://wiki.videolan.org/Win32Compile/ When I reached this step: ../extras/package/win32/configure.sh ...
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Updated 13.04 to 13.10 to bet VLC 2.1.0 but I'm stuck on 2.0.9

I updated 13.04 to 13.10 only to get VLC 2.1.0 but now when I do this... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc it still won't update to ...
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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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Transferring installed applications from one computer to another in ubuntu

I'm sorry, this is obviously a duplicate. But other posts were not helpful. I have Ubuntu 13.04 running on my laptop. My friend has VLC in his Ubuntu 12.04. And I want to copy VLC to my laptop. I ...
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On what (main) “engines” are based Ubuntu video players? [closed]

Thinking about using Xine, beside other players like VLC and the mplayer-based ones, I became interested in this and tried to understand this kind of terminology (player, frontend, gui, engine, etc), ...
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Having access to buffered videos in ram [closed]

I read that you-tube buffered videos are the in RAM while playing them and you need not download them again. just copy the flash file to another location. However,when I copied it to the home ...
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How can I change the folder where VLC stores its streams?

Stream records of VLC (by pressing the red "record" button) are stored in ~/Downloads/. Can this be canged, and how? I couldn't find this option in settings.
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VLC install error?

Tried to reinstall VLC but I keep getting the fellowing message:
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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VLC, Totem etc very slow frame rate/choppy but Firefox VLC plugin works fine

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V7 (i7 Haswell CPU). Playing any kind of movie file mkv, mp4 etc on VLC or Totem is horribly choppy with very slow frame rate like the computer can't handle ...
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keeping audio visualizations on in vlc

Every time I select an audio visualization in vlc for audio files, it is forgotten after restarting vlc and no visualization is shown. Is there a way to keep audio visualizations on in vlc?
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VLC player displaying a file with tilde

I am using a VLC player for playing music and when I open the music directory in it, it shows all my directories in the music folder on my disk plus one additional file called song~. This file is not ...
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Why there is no need to give path as in windows to reffer other application from one package

I connected mysql with c++ in ubuntu , used GCC compiler from terminal that time i didn't give any path for mysql.h. and i wanted to play video using vlcj in java swings. In the program we need to ...
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VLC installation problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

http://imgur.com/5U0iy2K This is the error I am getting while installing VLC media player on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, kindly help me with it, because I want to run my videos and audios on Ubuntu as well
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Will not play DVD with VLC missing drivers

Last year I put Ubuntu 13.10 in this laptop with VLC to play DVDs had problem with drivers called Samsung and they told me to install drivers,but now I put Ubuntu 14.04 in and no longer have drivers. ...
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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 ...