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There's nothing to remove, the only connection between vlc packages and libdvdcss2 is that vlc-nox suggests libdvdcss2 (which is a very weak dependency — made necessary by the fact that the standard repositories don't carry libdvdcss2). It's perfectly possible to install vlc without libdvdcss2 as is.
Goto View menu -> select "Preferences" -> "Video" Tab -> Uncheck "Accelerated Video Output (Overlay)" -> Click on "Save" button Close vlc media player and then start again. Now the issue is fixed.
I just had a very similar problem as in the video, but I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and only use Intel Graphics. The problem started after I installed vdpauinfo and libvdpau-va-gl1, because VLC was complaining about their absence. Removing them fixed the problem virtually instantaneously: sudo apt-get remove vdpauinfo libvdpau-va-gl1
TL;DR sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* -y sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y The critical point here is that installing the drivers PPA results in the libcuda1-361 libxnvctrl0 packages being upgraded which resolves the issue. I also found that I had issues with lots of the nvidia ...
vlc-plugin-libde265 is not available in the Ubuntu repositories as can be seen at http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?suite=all&searchon=names&keywords=vlc-plugin-libde265. To install it, you have to add the PPA at https://launchpad.net/~strukturag/+archive/ubuntu/libde265: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
Run the following commands in terminal. Issue the following command to get a list of the held packages: dpkg --get-selections | grep hold Then issue the following command against each held package: echo "package_name install" | sudo dpkg --set-selection Now you should be able to install VLC with the following: This makes sure your packages are up to ...
I had the same problem with Ubuntu running GNOME and this did the trick in VLC: Go to Tools > Preferences > Video and in the Display section choose X11 video output (XCB) Good luck!
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