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

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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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DVD : no medium found on /dev/sr0 when there is a DVD

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and playing DVD's. After installing 14.04 I came to the conclusion that I can not play any DVD's. DVD's cannot even be opened as they are not seen by Ubuntu. The ...
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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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How to add “Add to VLC playlist” to the right click menu of Nautilus?

The Problem While you are playing any song or other media file on VLC and open another such file, then another instance of VLC opens. (You aren't going to hear and understand anything until you are a ...
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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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Sound from VLC cuts in and out

When playing DVDs with VLC the audio cuts in and out. What can be causing it? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit). I'm using a Gateway 310H Desktop with a Thraser Intel motherboard. The audio is ...
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VLC instalation problem (Installing through Terminal)

I wanted to install VLC on Ubuntu, it wasn't working, updated system, than upgraded it, but still it isn't working. I used both the Ubuntu Software center and the Terminal for that. In the terminal ...
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How to install VLC with no internet connection

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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How to pause VLC playback when the headphones are disconnected?

How is it possible to pause the playback of VLC when my headphones are plugged out? I can mute the speakers via ALSA, but I want to use the plug trigger to stop the playback, as it is usual in ...
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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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Is it possible to have both libav and ffmpeg installed and running on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to use Clementine but it needs ffmpeg to be installed if I want to play .ape files from it. On the other way, I still want to have VLC up and running, and I understand that VLC does no longer ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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upgraded to 14.04 LTS, VLC is not working

recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 lts from ubuntu 12.04 lts. now vlc doesn't start. in terminal following output occurred - $ vlc VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision ...
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How to make a new playlist in VLC player and assign songs?

How can I make a new playlist in VLC player(2.1.6 Rincewind), give it a name and assign songs to it. There is no menu called 'playlist' and menu item 'new playlist'.
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VLC playlists don't work after restarting ubuntu

I've saved playlists after assigning songs to them from the library. Loading the playlists and playing them works fine. But on restarting, after loading the playlists when I click on 'play', error ...
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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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Is it really possible to set up VLC to stream TV from TV tuner card ENCORE “ENLTV-FM3”?

After 2 weeks of searching for any solution, I could say that I didnt find any way to make this work. I'm on Xubuntu 12.04 from Work, and I saw that with VLC was possible to capture TV and then stream ...
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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 ...
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Vlc, banshee doesn't playing song when tuxguitar opened!

I install tuxguitar 1.2 using custom soundfont from package fluid-soundfont-gm and fluid-soundfont-gs. The sound i got from the custom fontsound was great. But when tuxguitar opened: VlC,Banshee, and ...
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Install of vlc fails after upgrade to 15.04

vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be installed or libgles1 VLC was "removed" during upgrade. I disabled all PPAs before upgrading (from Kubuntu 14.10 to ...
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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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Not able to install VLC on 14.04

here is result when I typed Can anyone solve my problem? after doing execute command of following install libavcodec-extra I realized that vlc and golden dict disappeared. some other apps may ...
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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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Silent audio in vlc, ubuntu 15.04

When skipping trough videos in vlc by clicking on the timeline the audio sometimes goes silent. I can sometimes bring it back by clicking around on the timelime, or restarting the audio track. I'm ...
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Canonical does not provide updates for VLC media player?

I am trying to update VLC media player to the latest version, I've tried the usual apt-get update and upgrade, however it won't update to the latest version (2.2). My current version is below. $ vlc ...
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Check Software Version

I need to check the current version of VLC I have running, however I don't know where it is installed (can't see it in /etc or /bin). If I do vlc in a terminal then the application starts, but is ...
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I deleted my Home content, how to restore?

I tried to reset my vlc configuration by using this commands in the terminal vlc --reset-config Then when i try to view the documents, downloads, music, pictures and videos folder all files were ...
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Are there any “pretty” video players for Ubuntu? [closed]

14.04, specifically. Sorry if this is kind of a silly question. I have a lot of movies on mp4, and I was just curious if there is a video player that looks nice with which I can play them; VLC and the ...
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Run VLC via Bumblebee

When I try to run VLC through the commands optirun or optirun -b primus using the command line I get the following output: VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) [0xd35118] main ...
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vlc player doesn't run with optirun

I have installed bumblebee. Other applications are working with optirun instead of vlc. optirun -b primus vlc error VLC media player 2.0.8 Twoflower (revision 2.0.8a-0-g68cf50b) [0x19d0108] main ...
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How to have a video player resume from where I last left off?

I'd like to be able to launch a video player (VLC, SMPlayer) via Terminal, using some command like resume_media and then it will automatically find the most recently played media file (.mkv, mp4 etc.) ...
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vlc failed play rtsp video from command line

I am using Ubuntu and VLC for an application which needs a tiled-of 5X4 videos in the screen. The video source are ip Cameras and it transmit videos as RTSP streams. the sample URL to access the feed ...
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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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15.04 Totem stream errors on previously working videos

I have videos downloaded that worked prior to 15.04 and now give either: internal data stream error GStreamer encountered a general stream error They appear to be common formats like MPEG-4 ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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vlc can't compile

OS: (Ubuntu 14.04 32bit) linux ubuntu 3.13.0-32 generic 2014 i686 NDK: android-ndk-r10e JDK: adt-bundle-linux-x86-20140702 32bit java-version : java version "1.7.0-79" OpenJDK runtime Environment ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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An Issue Related To VLC

Each time I close VLC Player after watching a video file, I get these messages one after another: After pressing Continue, I get an another message: I don't get these messages after playing an ...
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Possible Decoding Issue Using VLC Media Player

I'm using VLC Media Player, trying to multicast a .mkv file over the network without any transcoding, and the display is very pixellated and choppy. The two machines are both running Linux, Debian ...
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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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VLC Multicasting Choppy Quality Video

I'm trying to mutlicast a video using VLC from my Debian server to my Ubuntu Client. For some reason the video is choppy and pixellated when my client joins the feed. I keep getting the output below. ...
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Error while installing vlc player

I am trying to install the VLC on my Ubuntu 14.04 system, while installing I got an error like below, please help me. $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Playing GoPro video in Linux

I have 1080p 60fps video that I took with my GoPro Hero4 and want to play on my linux desktop. When I try to use Totem to watch the videos, it always plays them in slow motion and the sound cuts ...
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VLC media player suddenlly stopped playing .m2ts files?

I'm new to ubuntu and I am using vlc player suddenly it stopped playing m2ts files all other files are ok except for m2ts I think this happened after I executed the following commands: sudo ...
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vlc installs, but not on system?

Dear Ubuntu community, This is very strange to me. I added the nightly build ppa for vlc, installed vlc, removed vlc, then removed ppa. Now I am stuck: $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package ...
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Is my opinion right or wrong ? ( hardware acceleration )

I always thought/think that hardware acceleration is bad because if you for normal/smooth playback of video must in player turn on the hardware acceleration it means that your CPU is weak. So if I in ...
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Audacity, VLC package dependencies cannot be resolved? 14.04

It was working, but suddenly disappeared from my pc and can't be installed again. VLC wont install either. Ubuntu Software Centre gives these errors for Audacity: audacity: Depends: audacity-data (= ...