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

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not able to install vlc player

every time i try to install it it shows 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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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. Regionset does not even see the DVD. vlc /dev/sr0: VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind ...
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How to configure the foward/rewind step size (in seconds)?

The default setting of vlc is to skip x seconds when forwarding/rewinding based on the video length (there's also the possibility to make small steps (hotkey for that is configurable)). How can I set ...
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Cannot play files over samba share on MATE 15.04

When I try to open video files from my home server I get the error: VLC is unable to open the MRL I have never had this issue before. Opening internet RMTP streams works fine and firewall is ...
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How can I upgrade from an EOL version without using an .ISO image as I cannot boot from usb or DVD?

I am trying to upgrade or update from Ubuntu 11.04. My computer (acer aspire c 2008) won't boot from usb and my cdrom usually doesn't mount. So could I partition my hard drive and put the .ISO there ...
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Is there a command to pause the native Ubuntu sound player?

So under my volume drop down menu, I have Spotify, Rhythmbox and VLC: Here I can pause and play the various different applications. My question is, is there a command to pause the one that is ...
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Unable to switch subtitle and audio language in VLC/Totem via menu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 a few days ago after some years of Archlinux experience. I have a few MKV video files and for some reason I am not able to switch the audio language in the menu bar at ...
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How do I solve green layer problem while playing HEVC in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a HEVC (x.265) video. I am trying to play it in latest VLC (Rincewind 2.1.6) in Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed VLC plugin for HEVC. Here is the screenshot: However, when I try to play ...
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VLC install issues Ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install VLC. I have done the following: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ~$ sudo apt-get update ~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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VLC stopped working correctly after upgrade to Lubuntu 15.04

I upgraded to Lubuntu 15.04 and lost video when using VLC 2.2.1. Audio still works. Any ideas?
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Way to make video-thumbnails generate from VLC instead of Totem?

I'm suffering from problem that video-thumbnails do not appear in nautilus for some video files. I just found this bug typefinding: some mpeg files are not identified as mpeg files which seems to ...
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VLC video playback is choppy on Vivid with nvidia-346

I'm running Kubuntu Vivid, and have an Nvidia 940GM card on my Inspiron laptop. When using the nvidia-346 driver, VLC plays choppy videos (video seems "pixelized" with green dots appearing). The ...
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Video is auto rotated in Nautilus (Gnome) as a thumbnail and playback

I have searched everywhere for settings/plugins/program etc. to change this behaviour. If a video is filmed in portrait (or believes it is) it is rotated to this perspective both as a thumbnail and ...
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VLC will not install in Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

VLC was working fine until I upgraded to 15.04. When I try to install via Software Centre, I get this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= ...
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Hving trouble with VLC

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15. When trying to open any file with VLC nothing happens, even though it appears to be installed correctly. I believe it has something to do with the fact that that I had ...
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VLC media player Installing error

I'm totally new to Ubuntu, I have version 14.04, and when I go to Software Centre to install VLC Media Player it gives an error: "Package dependencies cant be solved" The following packages have unmet ...
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VLC - crossfade fade in/out

Is it possible to add a fade out/in effect to VLC when it pauses/plays, and a crossfade effect when it changes track? I found this as a some sort solution but not a great one. This mentions a github ...
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VLC in Xubuntu 15.04

I am trying to install VLC on Xubuntu 15.04 (clean installation), however I am getting this error: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1~trusty) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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VLC does not Install - Ubuntu 15.04

after upgrade to 15.04 VLC is not installed anymore and i can not install it. The following packages have unmet dependencies. vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.0-1) but 2.2.0+ppa3.2 is to be ...
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Can't open android from android with vlc

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04 and when I connect my android phone via USB I can't directly open videos with vlc. I can open them with totem (as well as all the other photos, text documents, etc.) but it ...
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I cannot re-install vlc

I cannot install vlc in my ubuntu, when I tried it gave the error. Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/v/vlc/vlc_2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1_amd64.deb 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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Ubuntu and VLC can't read disk

I have a CD with a movie I want to watch, but neither can I open the CD in Ubuntu, nor can I open it with VLC. I'm on a laptop, running 14.04. I have tried running the CD on another laptop running ...
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Remove VLC player from sound menu in Unity bar

I don’t use VLC that much to have it there, so I would like to remove it from the sound menu in the top right. I found a small image to show what it looks like (the sound menu is open and shows VLC ...
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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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Video Player in Ububtu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to download vlc to play movies but it is not working. When i go to software center and try to install vlc it says "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" I am not to ububtu and linux ...
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Is there any way to scroll a very long video (using the mouse) more precisely than how It's done by default in VLC?

As the title says, is there any way to scroll a very long video (using the mouse) more precisely than how it's done by default in VLC? Scrolling for long videos sometimes is either imprecise and ...
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VLC unable to play mp4 files downloaded from youtube

Regarding the above, not sure what happen since previously I could play any files I download from youtube, be it avi or mp4. Now I cannot play any mp4 file downloaded from youtube but no issue to ...
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VLC Player installation ubuntu 14.04

I Have searched for many options on internet to install VLC Player on ubuntu 14.04, but nothing is working for me. Please could you help me with this issue. Errors : ...
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how can i fix this vlc problem [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 14.04LTS, when I type in: sudo apt-get install vlc I receive this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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How to play WMV files?

I tried playing a WMV file in VLC and it told me something along the lines of Unable to play WMV3 files. Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this. When I try to open the same file in ...
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Bangla subtitle(connected letter) problem in VLC and gnome-mplayer

I am trying to run a srt file written in unicode Bangla. I have changed the encoding settings to UTF-8 and select a Bangla unicode font in VLC subtitle settings. I can see normal letter but not ...
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I can not get my DVD's to work. Crashing VLC player [duplicate]

I can not get my DVDs to work in vlc or any other player. How do I fix this? I have tried to install vlc gremlin and other players.
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DLNA server with playback progress control

I'm relatively new to using Linux on desktop and there are just a few things that I miss from Windows. One of them is Samsung AllShare. This is a DLNA server wich provides "play to", progress bar and ...
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strange distortion of videos in VLC

I'm not sure how to describe this problem, but I have screenshots! I'm trying to watch a video on VLC (VLC 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04). Fullscreen, the vertical resolution appears to be too low. In a ...
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VLC won't play DVD movies

I installed VLC player on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. DVD movies won't play (no sound or picture) even though the computer tries to start the movie. What's wrong? Is the version wrong for Ubuntu 14.04?
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How to set VLC as default video player?

Can't seem to set VLC as the default video player. I have gone to System Settings -> System Info -> Default Applications, and changed "Video" to VLC media player. However, all movies still open with ...
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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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C920 + OpenCV and VLC resolution problem

I am trying to use one webcam Logitech C920 with OpenCV to record videos and the resolution recorded is 640x320. I already tried to change the resolution with .set(CV_CAP_PROP_FRAME_WIDTH,1280) but it ...
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How to play webm (using the VP9 codec) in VLC?

When I play a .webm file using the VP9 codec in VLC, I get the following error message (and the audio is played): VLC does not support the audio or video format "VP90". Unfortunately there is no ...
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Unable to install vlc via command line

I am trying to install vlc media player via terminal but its not working.I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit.Please help. here's what I did: sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for amol: Reading ...
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Trying to re-install VLC player but it aint work

I get this error when i try to install using software center... How do I fix that The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 3.0.0 + ~~ git20150319 r59816 + 33 ~ ...
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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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VLC and Totem H265 playing problem

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on kubuntu. Whenever I try to play the video on totem,the video goes on for a few seconds and then totem crashes. In VLC,the window crashes ...
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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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Cannot install VLC Media Player

I am having problems with: 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 be installed ...
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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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Delayed streaming music server

So I made a move halfway across the world and I am real happy I can still listen to my favorite music station back home, but the problem is the time difference is 12 hours so I am always listening in ...
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Can't reinstall VLC

I use VLC a lot. And when 2.0 came out Ubuntu did not update to that version, the REPO had the older version even months later, So I added the daily repo: ...
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Older DVD Formats Not Functioning

I have found that some of my older DVD's are not either loading or being mounted. To be more specific, usually when I insert a DVD it makes some noises and then it shows up as a mounted device in ...
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VLC play video stream without X?

Is it possible to play video stream (from another pc) on Ubuntu minimal server via, in example, directfb using VLC?