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VLC Aspect Ratio By selecting the correct aspect ratio, a video that would normally have black bars either at the sides or top&bottom may appear to be a video that can fit your screen. Most modern wide screen laptop computers have a 16:9 aspect ratio, this might not be the case for you. Original Aspect Ratio Instructions Open Video Pause Video ...


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The duration field is held locally in a file called rhythmdb.xml found in ~/.local/share/rhythmbox It is not updated if you just play a track. To force rhythmbox to re-read the track and update rhythmdb.xml you need to ensure rhythmbox is watching for new or changed files: Restart rhythmbox and rhythmbox should after a while update the track information ...


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You should try running (in Terminal - launch Terminal with CTRL + ALT + T: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And then run: sudo apt-get install vlc


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Even if you uninstall and then reinstall vlc the configuration file can linger. This often gives unpredictable results. To eliminate this as a problem run the following 2 commands: vlc --reset-config vlc --reset-plugins-cache This will reset you vlc configuration to the vlc defaults as well as resetting your plugins cache and may be enough to bring vlc ...


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It's a Qt 5.5.x bug: https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-48321 You'll have to disable the "Integrate video in interface" option in Tools -> Preferences -> Interface until it's fixed.


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It looks like this belief is due to stupid customer support using it as an excuse to make a laptop's warranty void, and charge the customer. You can safely install VLC, it won't harm your speakers. Aside from the fact that VLC developers are not fools, speakers' power output is set in the firmware, and can't be arbitrarily changed to an excessive value by ...


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If you have seen 'Applying changes' It means that the package have been downloaded and it was being installed. Some times it takes long time to install some packages. If at all you were seeing this problem even after 5 to 10 minutes. Try to shutdown the system and try it doing the same after switching it on.


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Shortcuts You can cycle through the different aspect ratios with A. While you didn't want to crop the video this can be done with C, cycling through audio tracks is B and subtitles is… V. You can find the complete list of shortcuts in the VLC settings menu.


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To remove a package and all its dependencies in one command, you can also directly pass the package name as argument to apt-get autoremove: sudo apt-get autoremove vlc If you prefer to purge the packages (to also clean up all configuration files), the way to go is this: sudo apt-get autoremove --purge vlc However, this will not work in your case, ...


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Use aptitude, a sometimes more intelligent alternative to apt-get. If you run sudo aptitude remove vlc, it will detect possible conflicts that would result of removing vlc and suggests to remove all those other "hidden" dependencies which apt-get would have missed on the first run. If you haven't installed aptitude yet, that can be done using sudo apt-get ...



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