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Option 1: Delete the ~/.config/vlc and ~/.cache/vlc folders. To do this execute : rm -r ~/.config/vlc ~/.cache/vlc Note : Old versions of VLC had the data stored in ~/.vlc Option 2: Execute : vlc --reset-config Option 3: Open VLC --> Tools-->Preferences-->Reset Preferences


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Install from Ubuntu software. Restricted Options for Ubuntu This is codec pack > or you can install it from terminal if you prefer sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras


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Install sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras


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check in ~/.local/share/applications/ and delete all files that seem related to the applications involved.


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You can reset the preferences using the menu: Tools → Preferences


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What you did should work. What happens is that vlc opens the first folder immediately and starts playing, so when you look at the playlist, you will see the list of files in the first folder. The second folder is into expanded immediately, so you don't see its files, only its name. For example: $ ls dir1 dir2 dir1: 1.wav 2.wav 3.wav dir2: 4.wav 5.wav ...


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A solution is to disable "Hardware-accelerate decoding" in preferences->input/codecs Source: https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/16877


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The easiest way to solve this would be to go into vlc click the tools menu then preferences check the allow only one instance and use only one instance when starting form file manager and that should take care of your problem



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