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Choosing OpenGL GLX Video output (GLX) might not only solve this problem, but also improve subtitles. Before: After: A good idea might be also: Tools menu -> Preferences -> Video -> Uncheck "Accelerated Video Output (Overlay") (as stated here.)


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Blu Ray support is installed with this command: sudo apt-get install vlc libaacs0 libbluray-bdj libbluray1 These 2 command create a hidden directory and download an aacs keys file for VLC: mkdir -p ~/.config/aacs/ cd ~/.config/aacs/ && wget http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/files/KEYDB.cfg and VLC will play Blu-Rays. Source.


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I had also the same problem in Ubuntu-14.10. I solved it by reinstalling ubuntu-desktop. type with these commands and see if it is working: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install unity sudo shutdown -r now


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This happen to me after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Found this Solution . that help me. Need to add the xorg-edgers fresh X crack Repository. With this Code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa Then this code: apt-cache policy libgl1-mesa-glx libglapi-mesa Reboot you pc. Then update: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc


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I searched for "ubuntu partial upgrade via Update Manager" and I found this, it sounds relevant though it's "mainly for those of us that run a development version of Ubuntu" and it's probably not an answer you're looking for : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/partialupgrade Here's the headlines: Contents What to do when offered a partial upgrade I'm ...


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I finally managed to solve it by using y-ppa-manager. This were the steps I took: Removing duplicate ppas (just to be sure) Manage PPAs > Purged all the vlc relevant PPAs (there where 3) sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade sudo aptitude install vlc and I finally have my vlc back again and running.


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I've been having similar issues with VLC lately in 14.10. I use firefox with no plugin (all disabled) and mp4 plays fine as well. Switching to parole media player seems to work just great but not as many options as VLC (playback speed etc). One thing you can do for your intel chip is to first install vdpaudrivers ...


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No, VLC is free.You can download it without any fee.


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For a good vlc 2.2 this ppa is your best bet - (I have several vlc's from 2.2 to 3.0-git in ppa's but there's more there than just vlc & what it needs so the djcj ppa should suit you fine. https://launchpad.net/~djcj/+archive/ubuntu/vlc-stable The videolan master ppa has a dep on a test ppa for libav10, makes no sense as libav11 would work better & ...



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