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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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HEVC (x265) on Ubuntu 15.04 is not working (even after installing vlc-plugin-libde265)

I tried installing ppa from strukturag with the vlc plugin but every time I play a movie, I get a green layer over the video. On other players, such as smplayer, it only plays the audio without any ...
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Getting Ubuntu Unity to run on my Chromebook (Toshiba CB30-B-104)

Completely new to Ubuntu and using terminal but have taken on the seemingly arduous task of trying to run Unity on my Chromebook. Main reason I want to try ubuntu out is for VLC, Transmission, text ...
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Can not play sound in VLC and browser simultanously

I have sound problem in VLC, if a video is playing in a browser and i launch an audio or video file in VLC i got this error message = "Audio output failed: The audio device "sysdefault:CARD=MID" could ...
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Sound problem on VLC

Watching videos with VLC, the sound will randomly go off (the video plays fine) and only returns if I skip to a different part of the video. The same video files play perfectly on the built-in ...
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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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install VLC on ubuntu 64bit — 15-05-15 (closed)

i use ubuntu software center to install VLC but it's error : vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.2-2) but 2.1.2-2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be installed ...
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Video stuttering all OS from windows 8.1/10 IP/Linux mint and also Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS [on hold]

I asked this question on VLC forum but nobody helped me. So I will ask it here. I have a problem with stuttering in VLC on Windows 8.1/10 IP and also on Linux Mint 17.1 and Ubuntu. I tested it on all ...
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Cannot get 4od video streaming to work

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and want to watch programs on 4od, but I am just met with a never ending spinning loading thing when trying to play a video there. I did some further research into it and ...
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Cannot play avi or mp4 file in both Movie Player and VLC

I downloaded some videos (both mp4 and avi) and I am unable to play them both in Movie Player and VLC. In Movie Player, it displays error message saying "Could not determine type of stream". When I ...
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Vlc - package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I tried to install Vlc 2.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as it not available on Ubuntu Software Centre using following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update && ...
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Vlsub extension for vlc issue

On freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04, with freshly installed vlc, the vlsub extension launches a window when no file is open. Once I open any video, the extension does not open the vlsub window. Tried ...
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Videos stuttering and ACPI eror on booting

I have a problem with playing 1080p video. They are stuttering. I tried both VLC and the default video player I used the nvidia open source nouveau drivers(I also tried the nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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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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why doesn't VLC play a full DVD?

I've been using Ubuntu for a few months now and this is the first time I want to watch a movie with this software, but I've been having a lot of problems with it. I have installed all of the helps for ...
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Why is VLC minimized while playing video or audio?

I have installed VLC from ubuntu software center I have used it perfectly for some days but now while i try to play a audio or video its get minimized to system tray. Tried I have clicked on the ...
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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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VLC 2.2.0 crashes

I have problem with VLC 2.2.0 on my Ubuntu 14.10, every time I play video it crash itself. This is error: VLC media player 2.2.0-pre2 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.0-pre1-15-g5178b24) [0000000001018118] ...
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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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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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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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VLC player mutes when seeking

In my Ubuntu 14.10, I have VLC 2.2.0 installed. I encounter this annoying problem that VLC mutes when I seek forward or backward through a video. I have to do few seeks backward and forward again to ...
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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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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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global media keys

I've assigned keyboard media keys - play/pause, next, previous to VLC. Problem is, they only work if VLC window is in focus, which kind of looses the purpose, because I'd like to skip tracks while I'm ...
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Is it possible to close vlc to system tray?

I have recently installed vlc remote in my phone and I can't use it unless vlc is opened so I was wondering if it is possible to always keep VLC opened like skype and utorrent in windows, Thanks in ...
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vlc installation problem [duplicate]

While installing VLC player on ubuntu 14.04 I recieve the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 ...
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How to show subtitles under the video in VLC?

Using VLC 1.1.12 on Ubuntu 11.10, I'd like to show subtitles under the video so that they don't disturb me. I tried to change it: Interface > Preferences > Subtitles & OSD > Force subtitle ...
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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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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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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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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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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 - 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 ...