I am trying to play a VCD using :

/usr/bin/vlc vcd://

But i get the error below :

VLC media player 2.1.4 Rincewind (revision 2.1.4-0-g2a072be)
[0x14ec1c8] main interface error: no suitable interface module
[0x1486118] main libvlc error: interface "globalhotkeys,none" initialization failed
[0x1486118] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
[0x7f815c0009b8] main input error: open of `vcd://' failed
[0x7f815c0009b8] main input error: Your input can't be opened
[0x7f815c0009b8] main input error: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'vcd://'. Check the log for details.

Any way to resolve this ?


I installed vlc package instead of vlc-nox and that helped.


I have installed

sudo apt install browser-plugin-vlc

And it fixed everything, now I can play files from network and from mounted drives.

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