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

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Is there a skin for VLC that would allow the same access and options as the native style?

I mean a skin that would just improve appearance but without removing the options of the native style, like the main toolbar and the playlist options (access to my music folder, freebox tv list and ...
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Unmet dependencies for Media Players

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 while it was in beta2 stage. Since then I have been receiving regular as well as partial upgrade (I don't understand why I am provided this option though I am on the latest ...
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g.726 ADPCM codec stopped working in VLC

After upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 vlc can't work with codec g.726. [0x7fbdc80009c8] avcodec generic error: cannot open codec (G.726 ADPCM Audio) But avplay works fine with this codec. How can I ...
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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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Restore VLC 1.x functionality after installing VLC 2.x

For several users, installing VLC 2.0 from it's PPA will result in multiple problems with the system, including but not limited to: Openshot not working DeVeDe not working Pitivi not working Sound ...
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No sound after upgrading to VLC 2.0.1

Every sound is working on my 11.10 64bit machine except of VLC. I upgraded via the n-muench PPA from 1.1 to 2.0 and since that moment there is no sound anymore. The only sound bits I get are strange ...
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Why Does VLC Media Player Uninstall When ZSNES Is Installed Through Terminal?

When I try to install ZSNES VLC is being uninstalled and the other way round. I don't want to make any changes to them whenever I do the installation. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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Archive Mounter With Natilus

I have one problem. I have many iso file and my iso file include many vido file ( Education vido, Personel video etc ... ) already. When time I use Archive Mounter then VLC medya player can't open ...
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Error when installing VLC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download package files error My Laptop model: Dell N4110 I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and tried to install vlc music player but it shows alert "Failed ...
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Drag and drop file to existing VLC player

Whenever I try to drag and drop a file to an existing VLC player ( as per Drag & Drop Files and Items in Unity ! ), it seems to open a new VLC window and start playing from there. Is it possible ...
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Video playing faster than sound in VLC Player

I've googled this issue and most of the time people have faster audio but slower video. For me it's the other way around. It doesn't matter what type of files I play. I would be glad to put up more ...
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Alsa doesn't work in vlc

Alsa Audio Output works fine from terminal, e.g. aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Noise.wav. But I got to change from default to Alsa Audio Output in vlc. I found it in Tools > Perfernces > Audio > ...
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No Sound on Saved Media Playback

The sound works when playing streaming videos. However, there is no sound when playing saved/downloaded videos using media player or VLC. It started after I ran apt-get upgrade. The system is not ...
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Vlc http interface keep asking password

I am trying to control vlc from browser or my android phone. I read wiki vlc. And I believe I did everthing right. Enabled Http interface, set a password. But when I go to localhost:8080 browser asks ...
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VLC 2.1.4 audio “pumping”/compressed

On Ubuntu 14.04 + VLC 2.1.4, I hear prominent audio compression when playing back mp3 audio. I have tried turning on "Allow louder than 100%" in the Sound setting thinking that, perhaps, having this ...
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How to PERMANENT remove Rhythmbox, VLC etc under sound

While using dconf. it temporarily removes but always reappear or reset and these media player sit just under sound menu. Ubuntu sound menu option looks like dogs tail. Never gonna be straight. I have ...
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QT applications indicator and appmenu don't work / ubuntu 14.04

I'm not sure when this happened,but form yesterday,I found my VLC player's indicator and appmenu dont work. there is no indicator icons and appmenu doenst appears on the top bar. Not only VLC but ...
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Transcode to aac on Ubuntu 14.04 using vlc

I am trying to stream a dvb stream in VLC but transcoding the audio to aac format however it can't find the encoder. How do I install it? VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be) ...
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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Computer automatic shutdown issue

I am using HP Pavilion G4 which has a 1 GB Radeon graphics along with Intel® Sandybridge Mobile. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I watch a HD movie using SMPlayer or VLC player, my laptop always ...
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How to implement middle click to spawn new VLC?

Using the firefox.desktop found in /usr/share/applications as an example I was able to make VLC have a new window option with ...other code Actions=NewWindow; [Desktop Action NewWindow] Name=New ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” when trying to install vlc (via Software Center) [duplicate]

I am trying to install vlc media player (Ubuntu 14.04), but when I write in terminal "sudo apt-get install vlc", or trying to install via Software Center, this is what I get: The following packages ...
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DVD : no medium found on /dev/sr0 when there is a DVD

I have a nagging problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and playing of DVD's. After installing 14.04 I came to the conclusion that I can not play any DVD's on Ubuntu 14.04. DVD's cannot even be opened as they ...
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Select which file to play on a VOD server

Okay so I setup a VOD server on VLC and it's working fine. I input more than one file into the server but on my stream only the first file is playing(*.mp3 file). I was wondering if it was possible ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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VLC installation error [duplicate]

While installing VLC media player on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, it states this problem: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore ...
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VLC - How to browse files without stopping playing music?

As this can't be the default VLC behaviour, I think it is an Ubuntu question and not a VLC question: When I want to browse my music files, while there is a song playing, the music stops. I'm not able ...
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VLC media player won't recognize movies [duplicate]

I just loaded the VLC media player into my ubuntu 14.--. the VLC player does not recognize and won't play movies, either DVD or online. Do I need codec? If so, how do I obtain it and make it part ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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Cannot play DVDs on Ubuntu 14.04

I've got libdvdcss2 installed but still no joy. Tried VLC, mplayer and the default players and all give me errors. Rgionset does not even see the DVD. VLC ~$ vlc /dev/sr0 VLC media player 2.1.4 ...
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VLC player automatically closed on suspend - Ubuntu 14.04

When my system is suspended, ubuntu 14.04 automatically closes all the open VLC players. I recently migrated to 14.04 from 12.04, and I was not facing this problem with 12.04. I normally have one or ...
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Fastest(low latency) way to mirror a screen over Gb eth

I have 2 computers directly connected via Ethernet 1k. Wondering what codec in vlc or program would achieve the lowest latency and/or quality. Because I'm going to use synergy to access the screen,I ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.2.1) but ...
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Can't Install VLC Media Player (Ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I have a problem while trying to install VLC Media Player. I type sudo apt-get install vlc in the Terminal, and this is what I get: sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for hagaymosko: Reading ...
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Why all my firefox downloads are opened by vlc?

It has been more than one week and Firefox has become opening any downloaded file with vlc even if I change the source of opening the file. In the next download, it will open again with vlc. What ...
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Ace Stream P2p Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins

Ace Stream P2P Multimedia Plug-in Missing in chrome://plugins Screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/84Qk1Bh.png I have installed sudo apt-get install acestream-full I did everything like here: ...
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video streaming from 12.04 lts cli server

I am searching for a way to web connect and stream remotely. I wish to connect from the outside world to my cli server. I use vlc mostly since it seems to play everything, but need a solution for my ...
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When I attempt to install VLC i get this: [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be ...
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Saving just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely

Can I save just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely?
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Open pwd protected http stream in vlc from CLI

Can anyone please advise me on how to open a pwd protected http stream from CLI in vlc? I checked out the --help and man pages, but they seem to offer only syntax for opening ftp, rmt and smb pwd ...
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How to invoke cvlc so that closing the video window ends the process?

I am trying to write a script to run a video using cvlc (command below). However, when I close the video, I can hear the sound still playing in the background, and I need to run killall vlc to stop ...
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VLC's screen just disappeared

I just made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after installing VLC, it doesn't work well. It plays audio only and the VLC main screen isn't there. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling and ...
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vlc broken after last update

Ubuntu Unity 14.04 LTS 64bit. I have been faithfully downloading and installing all updates. Last night everything was fine. I've downloaded two or three updates since then, and now when I try to run ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 - VLC Audio, Video Issues

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu Studio 12.04 to 14.04 (32-bit). Since then, VLC Media Player has not been working properly when playing live TV from Comcast. The TV signal goes from a Comcast STB, ...
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Why does winetricks shows when filtering synaptic with “vlc”?

Trying to hunt a segmentation error that prevents me from launching vlc 2.1.4 in Trusty, I completly removed both vlc and winetricks and all their dependencies (a single p7zip for winetricks). When ...
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Unknown Micropohne can hear unknown person (weird)

I tried to capture a video using webcam and VLC. On Menu I select "open capture device". VLC then presents my webcam and 4 audio devices named hw:0,0, hw:0,2, hw:1,0 and hw:10. Because I don't know ...
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Unable to Install VLC in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I get this error while trying to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20140611+r54536+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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VLC Bug - does not play more then once

After I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the VLC stopped working: It Open the file and when I close it, the taskbar icon does not disappear, even when I uninstalled it - just disappeared when I ...
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VLC will play a DVD only once then it does nothing

I saw similar questions asked but not like this one. After installing all the codecs necessary to play DVDs and the "css" command line. Here's what I get. When I boot up and insert a DVD, VLC will ...
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VLC playback error on DVD media

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VLC (latest version) The problem lies with trying to play a pre-recorded DVD. This does not appear to be a region setting issue because the DVD in particular is one from a set and ...