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vlc says clearly it has no way to support hevc, and i you already has some alternatives. But what i recommend as the best alternative is Kodi media centre (http://kodi.tv/). Its opensource, of course its free, and its not just a player, its a media center. It runs amazing on linux systems.


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VLC is often way behind on format support, because they don't update their copy of ffmpeg very often. mpv is the mplayer / mplayer2 fork that I prefer for playing video. (Or see @Hassan's answer). Also note that it's Weatherwax, not max. On the plus side, that means there's some really excellent comic fantasy fiction you can probably have the pleasure ...


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As per your question. I understand that the songs are in partition meant for Windows. Please check whether the Windows partition is listed in mounted partitions using the command: df -h In the case of ubuntu 14.04, by default user needs to enter sudo password to mount windows partition. Or else you can add an entry in /etc/fstab at the end of the file. ...


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First Method: Create a new script called add-to-vlc inside the directory ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts Add this to the file: #!/bin/bash for File in "$@" do if [ -d "$File" ]; then zenity --error --text="'$File' is a directory." exit fi done vlc --one-instance "$File" Give permissions to the file: chmod +x add-to-vlc Now restart nautilus: nautilus -q ...


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You can do that using nautilus-action-Configuration-Tool Install the tool using using sudo apt-get install nautilus-action After that close all the open nautilus instances nautilus -q Open nautilus-action-Configuration-Tool. Then click on add new action button and name your action. Click the Command tab and enter the command vlc --one-instance You ...


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You can find the debian package on a machine where it is already installed under /var/cache/apt/archives As an alternative you can also download the binary packages from here, depending on your Ubuntu version: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/vivid/+source/vlc


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You can change your apt-cache-path temporarily to a specific folder and download your package: sudo apt-get -o dir::cache::archives="/new/cache/is/here" --download-only install vlc If vlc is already installed: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get -o dir::cache::archives="/new/cache/is/here" --download-only --reinstall install vlc or you can use apt-offline ...


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as you can see at end of your "output " Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages to fix broken package , run sudo apt-get -f install and then try again installing vlc sudo apt-get install vlc


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Try running the following command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -f This will update your repo cache and then will fix most dependency issues. If this still fails, please try running the below command and then running the above command immediately after. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This will update ...


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After some googling I found this bug report on launchpad in which someone posted a "workaround" that is working for me. Configured VLC with the settings below by going to Tools->preferencs. Then click save and close all VLC instances before re-launching your video. Now you can seek without ever losing audio.


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Thanks everyone for helping.My problem is solved.In /etc/apt/sources.list i double click the sources.list file and change the server location to main server.Thats it.Now every command is running like Sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install vlc.Thanks everyone once again.


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Sounds like you guitar software may be locking the codec needed to play the file, try Ubuntu software center search for "restricted extras", 3rd party codecs are not under the ubuntu free license and not installed, check for one of the non free codec updates. If I don't run this codec update my vervid monkey doesn't even play an mp3 but jukebox is installed, ...


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I have re-added the xorgs PPA and that has resolved the broken packages. Although the PPA was "off", a package must have been newer than the standard. https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa I was then able to reinstall vlc


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As far as I can tell, the upstream maintainers occasionally screw up the dependencies of packages. That may be what happened here. Consider filing a bug on launchpad, and otherwise just wait for it to be fixed. In the meantime, you could try using smplayer, which I personally prefer to vlc.


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Once you add files needed to your playlist then you can save it using the shortcut Ctrl+Y, or from the menu Media -> Save Playlist to File Note you have always to load again the playslist once start VLC again, you can load it using Add file from playlist right click and load the playlist file. use the shortcut Ctrl+L. This will open the playlist then ...


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You can use the shortcut Ctrl+L. This will open the playlist then right click Add File or you can Add all files from a specific directory using Add directory.


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Select Playlist from the View menu, then you can add items as desired.


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In VLC under "View", there you have an entry "Playlist". When you have organized you playlist you can save and name it with the following step: Under "Media" you have the entry "Save Playlist to File".


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Also other commands that can be found within different SE websites: apt-show-versions vlc But it has to be installed sudo apt-get install apt-show-versions then it will output for example: vlc:i386/trusty 2.2.1~trusty uptodate Using aptitude: aptitude versions vlc Will output the complete list/tree of packages related to vlc and the installed ones ...


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For Ubuntu 14.04 you can install VLC 2.2.1 using this ppa. Run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-* In Ubuntu 15.04 VLC is already version 2.2.0.


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open the terminal and type the following command type vlc command also includes the word 'type' This gives you from where it was called . For vlc version do vlc --version


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You can check version of an installed Ubuntu package by running dpkg -l | grep <package_name> dpkg -l | grep vlc It will give you versions of vlc-related packages. To get path to vlc binary run which vlc But in Ubuntu it is very rarely needed to know where the binaries are located, if they are installed using dpkg or apt.


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simply start this command apt-cache policy vlc Sample output vlc: Installed: 2.2.0-1 Candidate: 2.2.0-1 Version table: *** 2.2.0-1 0 500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid/universe amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status From man apt-cache policy [pkg...] policy is meant to help debug issues relating to the ...


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Use the command : vlc --version Most of the programs (i have used) provide their version by the --version option. Also you should check the man page of the commands to get details idea about them. EDIT : There are many ways to check where a binary file is stored, vlc in this case : type -a vlc command -v vlc which vlc


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Here your problem command number 8: rm ~/ .config/vlc.old What did you do here? When a space exists between a path the command consider it another option, what i mean in the aboce command you ask system to delete all files under your home ~/ and delete the folder .config/vlc.old. The correct command have to be like that: rm ~/.config/vlc.old For ...



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