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


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If you have the same problem with me because we open disk in wrong way, please try the following way: http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-play-a-dvd-in-ubuntu First, insert DVD and do nothing with it (no run, no open). Second, launch VLC Media Player. You can find it by searching for VLC. Lastly, brown to DVD files by click File and select Open ...


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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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Try cleaning your DVD drive optical head. I had some flaky DVD recognition, similar symptoms, which got much better after cleaning the laser lens.


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This kind of error occurs when you have a PPA or other non-Ubuntu source enabled. The non-Ubuntu software conflicts with Ubuntu software either due to a file conflict or a versioning conflict. How to fix it: 1) Remove the non-Ubuntu version of the conflicted software, and all dependencies provided by the non-Ubuntu source. sudo apt-get autoremove vlc 2) ...


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I just do the steps on this answer: ubuntu 14.04 problem with gstreamer1.0-libav & it solve the problem after I use: sudo apt-get autoremove many thanks for the efforts muzaffar.


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Follow these steps sudo apt-get purge vlc and sudo apt-get install vlc-nox sudo apt-get install vlc that's all


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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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Try install mplayer sudo apt-get install mplayer and run mplayer -vo caca <movie_file and check whether you are able to play the video


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Actually I solved this problem the same day, the problem was with the nearest archieve.ubuntu.com (Ubuntu Archive Server) I changed all of its instances (13 occurrences in my case) to us.archieve.ubuntu.com and it worked. The configuration file where I changed this setting was /etc/apt/sources.list. Edit: Recently I found another question on askubuntu, the ...


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So, I found my answer to this problem from here. TQ.


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Test this procedure: Open a terminal,Press Ctrl+Alt+T Run it: sudo -i nano /etc/apt/sources.list In the open file, delete the content and paste this: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic main restricted # deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic main restricted deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic-updates main ...


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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 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 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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Try purging the configuration files and install again - sudo apt-get purge vlc* sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get install vlc In case VLC starts working after vlc --ignore-config, the config files are broken. To reset them - vlc --reset-config


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Ok, pan mplayer filter worked: mplayer -af pan=1:1 filename A working solution for VLC is still preferable if anyone will find any.


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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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