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Please make sure that you have installed the following package: ubuntu-restricted-extras It is set of many multimedia related packages, including the libdvdnav, which is probably missing in your case. If you have vlc and libdvdcss already, then you have everything required to play any DVD movie.


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If you need command-line access, you can talk to it directly over DBUS. Here's an example I stole from Fran Diéguez: To pause: dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Player.Pause Or to toggle: dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 ...


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If you want to make a kiosk, make a kiosk. Simply put, stop loading Unity and all that and just load VLC. I've been over this quite recently with another user. That should get you into a clean environment. Obviously they're loading a script as a user called thomas, but it shouldn't take too much imagination to customise that to your usage: exec su -c ...


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See if this helps: sudo apt-get purge vlc vlc-nox sudo apt-get install vlc Let us know.


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It means you have unmet dependencies for a lot of software that is already installed. Run "sudo apt-get -f install" to fix that and allow the installation of more software


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I think there must be some problem in VLC installation files in OS. And also it seems like that VLC is install in OS but not properly. 1st do update and upgrade your os. sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade After that still you face the problem to install VLC then -> go to software centre of OS -> click on install software -> find VLC -> ...


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This may work sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted* It installs extra add-ons and plug ins for you. Also, I recommend that you go into the Ubuntu software Center, go to your VLC media player, click on the more info and install the extra add-ons for it, that may help.


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Install ffmpeg. Then, from the command line, ffplay -vf scale=1600:900 my-4k-video.mp4 . Or, ffmpeg -i in.mov -c:v libx264 -vf scale=1600:900 -c:a copy out.mov . In either case, change the x- and y-resolutions 1600 and 900 as you wish.


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re install vlc $ sudo apt-get purge vlc or $ sudo apt-get autoremove vlc installing the stable version $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:djcj/vlc-stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install vlc then reset the unity $ setsid unity if that didnt workout try to re-install the unity & the desktop $ sudo apt-get autoremove ubuntu-desktop ...


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Answer 1: • http: streams over HTTP via Videolan-streaming-howto Item options are: user=<username> to enable HTTP basic authentication and set the user. pwd=<password> to set the basic authentication password. mime=<mime type> to set the mime type returned by the server. Answer 2: • mplayer via man mplayer mplayer is an alternative ...


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First install vlc media player from Ubuntu Software Center. Search for vlc in the search area located at the top right corner of the Software Centre. Then, type this command to install all the codecs to play media in ubuntu: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras This codec also includes libdvdcss. Read here: ...


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After installing Ubuntu 14.04: Step 1 Type the command below into terminal: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:videolan/stable-daily Step 2 LibDVDCSS is a library required for reading some DVDs. Unfortunately, due to legal issues, it is not included by default. This repository is provided by Videolan, and can be added with the code below: echo 'deb ...


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I'll try to be as verbose as possible. Please let me know at what step you need more instructions: Press the super key on your keyboard (the key with the ubuntu/windows logo on it- usually besides the left alt key) and in the text box of the window that opens up, type "software center". When the software center opens up, in the search bar(the text box to ...


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The two most common ways to install software in Ubuntu are: Ubuntu Software Center This allows you to install software in a comfortable graphical way like you are used to in Windows or Mac OSX. Software installed from here is updated automatically, although it may not be the latest version which exists of a specific program. or Command line (usually ...



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