Questions tagged [vlc]

VLC Media Player is an open-source media player / transcoder / streaming server maintained by the VideoLAN organization.

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Multiple VLC icons in Lubuntu 18.04 System Tray

I run VLC 3.0.8. Vetinari on Lubuntu 18.04 LTS. As soon as I open VLC, five VLC icons appear on System Tray. I have tried several times a suggested solution VLC/Tools/Preferences/Interface/"Allow ...
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What does it mean when I get the error “cannot verify snap ”vlc“, no matching signatures found”?

What does it mean when I get the error "cannot verify snap "vlc", no matching signatures found"? I've been trying to install vlc from the terminal using "sudo snap install vlc" and I got the above ...
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Why does aplay/play reboots my audio interface? Scarlett 2i2

I do following: aplay 1.wav aplay 2.wav play 1.wav play 2.wav and everytime my sound interface reboots before playing next audio file. If I do: play 1.wav play 1.wav play 1.wav Then the ...
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Why is playing HD video with VLC lagging

I have a very recent computer, with a GeForce RTX 2060 properly installed with nvidia driver, I've seen that there is lagging in the playing of videos with HDMI, especially with VLC (but also with ...
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Handbrake preview video “Missing GStreamer plugin”

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 and chose to install non-free codecs upon installation. But apparently I'm still missing some codecs. When I want to preview a file in handbrake, I get these ...
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Whats the best way to edit the MetaData of home videos?

I've been digitizing my home movies using OBS. I would like to edit the Metadata Seen Here: I've looked into VLC, but any changes I make in it, dont show up here. How can I modify this data?
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VLC seems to ignore the “cursor size” setting in Universal Access

Ubuntu 20.04LTS, VLC 3.0.10. I have set "Large" for the mouse cursor size, and I have not experience this problem with other applications but only on VLC, the cursor becomes really small. It seems to ...
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GUI Icons in VLC Media Player become large when switching from dwm back to gdm

Basically, Title. I switched to dwm 6.2 (dynamic window manager) from suckless.org for a while to try it. When I went back to gdm VLC and some other applications (Krita and GIMP) had supersized icons ...
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Play music automatically after start pomodoro gnome task

I have installed gnome pomodoro plugin, so it have action capability by every task like this: So I like to play music from one saved playlist with random selection shuffle during pomodoro time. And i ...
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How to enable VA-API in VLC in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04. I can't enable VA-API in VLC (the VA-API output is not present among the one I can choose, only VDPAU, OpenGL GLX, X11, XCB, framebuffer, etc.). I have an Intel i5-4200M CPU, ...
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How to share multimedia on 20.04

I wanted to upgrade to 20.04 quickly to share multimedia files to a PS4, but now wonder how to make it work. I changed the config to enable multimedia sharing and bang I can see my shared folders ! ...
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Video playback got worse from 19.10 to 20.04 with dual screen

In kubuntu 19.10 I alsready had issues with video playback and dual screen: VLC opened on the right screen only, but positioned the video as if it was covering both screens, i.e. I saw the right half ...
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vlc video doing play stop behavior

When I run lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|3D|Display' I am getting 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company HD Graphics 620 ...
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VLC Player running in the background as root with 100% CPU usage

After installing VLC Player on Ubuntu 20.04, I have found that sometimes the program will run in the background under the root user and consume 100% CPU. I don't know what the exact circumstances are ...
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Snap version of vlc does not work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have both snap and apt version of VLC installed on my Ubuntu 20.04 system. The snap version does not open up. I click on it and nothing happens. Apt version works fine. I tried to uninstall the ...
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How to open .webm video files in vlc(or any other media player) by default in 16.04?

I downloaded a bunch of lectures using youtube-dl. But all of those videos have .webm extension. Everytime I need to open the videos by right clicking>>Open with>>VLC. How do I make it open by ...
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Vlc opens a second window

Soo i have a problem, vlc opens a window. When i start a song but when it finishes and i want to start another new song vlc opens a new vlc window and i want that it opens at the place of the old one ...
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vlc won't use nautilus when trying to open a file

I'm using ubuntu 19.10 with gnome desktop. I have installed vlc 3.0.10 using snap. vlc is working well unless when I try to open a file from inside the app (not using "open with" option in nautilus). ...
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Most Videos Will Not Play in Ubuntu 20.04 (or anything later than 16.04)

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 with absolutely no issues, but as the End of Life for 16.04 approaches I have been getting nervous. I tried to switch to 18.04 in the past (fresh install on several ...
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VLC Media Player with Ubuntu 20.04 and MP4 videos

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 (clean install, replacing 18.04). Now when I try to play MP4 videos VLC tells me it cannot play them. My other laptop (Win 10) has the same version of VLC installed (...
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BluRay playback issue after fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04 - lack of AACS file

After switching to Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa I've encountered an issue with Blu-Ray playback in VLC - lack of AACS configuration file. Such a problem didn't occur in previous distros (19.10 & 19.04)...
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VLC not seeing that java is installed

Running Ubuntu 20.04 Java: openjdk version "1.8.0_252" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_252-8u252-b09-1ubuntu1-b09) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.252-b09, mixed mode) ERROR: Java ...
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vlc doesn't run again after quit

When I open a media with vlc, it works nice until I close the window. After closing it, it resist on memory and double clicking on any media on my system doesn't open it for playing. I can kill it ...
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Mounting a remote directory at start up

I am new to servers and getting confused I think. I have created a server using ubuntu server. I can now see the directories I want on my home machine which is running linux I have been trying ...
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Very slow decode times with hevc with ffmpeg 4.1.4 on Ubuntu

I'm getting ridiculously slow decode times for iPhone hevc .MOV files. In VLC or ffplay, the video displays one frame every 10 seconds. Simply transcoding to h264 I get about 1.8 fps. I recall being ...
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Java Runtime Kubuntu 18.04 LTS to get Blu-Ray Menu in VLC

as you might have guessed from the topic, I am searching for a way to get Blu-Ray Menus working in VLC. I am running on Kubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit. In order to play Blu-Ray discs I installed MakeMKV and ...
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vlc android streaming by ubuntu

I have tried to play video from my PC to android app but the android app can not find the PC vlc. When i run the vlc on my PC i have this error: vlc VLC media player 3.0.8 Vetinari (revision 3.0.8-...
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Any app that displays pictures and videos?

I would like an app that shows the pictures and videos. I use Shotwell (and I've tried a few, like Nomacs and others), but they do not play the videos. For example, if I click a picture, Shotwell ...
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screen times out and cannot be reopened other rebooting system

running 19.10 on desktop. since latest update yesterday, the screen now 'times out' and goes black after about 10 minutes of video replay on VLC. anything running continues, keyboard works, just no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Webcam streaming problem

I am required to run some video processing algorithms on IP camera stream. I don't have an IP Camera so my idea is to use a webcam as an IP cam for RTSP streaming, which the client machines can ...
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Weird bug with vlc and multiples displays

https://imgur.com/a/Ro7UYKa So I just installed Ubuntu and was checking out vlc and noticed that the control bar does not go to the bottom of the screen on my main monitor, which is the big one in ...
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When i try to play a Youtube video it makes me open VLC? How do i not?

I try to play a Youtube video. But when I do a popup saying I have to open VLC. But I don't want to. So how do I play the video without doing that.
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Cannot install VLC in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS [duplicate]

I've been trying to download / install VLC but so far, no joy. The terminal gives me the following:- $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Choppy video under Ubuntu18.04 but not Windows

I have ubuntu 18.04 installed alongside windows 10. This is my pc: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-ROG-GL503VD-DB74-7700HQ-GTX-1050-Laptop-Review.259452.0.html I have installed proprietary driver ...
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19.10 video players crash when trying to seek Flash video file

I'm trying to play a video via CLI in Ubuntu 19.10 I run the command: con@e:/mnt/Windows/Users/...$ vlc video.flv VLC media player 3.0.8 Vetinari (revision 3.0.8-0-gf350b6b5a7) [000056347c5755b0] ...
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Webcam mounted on /dev/video0 and usable by VLC but nothing else detects it

I have a rather old Logitech webcam which I have been testing on Ubuntu 18.04. The camera gets mounted automatically on /dev/video0 and I can use it via VLC ("open capture device" then specifying /dev/...
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How can I change the default webcam to a different device?

Problem: I've been playing around with OBS, obs-v4l2sink and v4l2loopback, and I can make it output video to /dev/video0. However, most programs don't have an option use it. Even cheese --device=/dev/...
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Unable to play most (but not all) DVDs

I have one DVD which, when I insert it, Ubuntu 16.04 recognizes as a video DVD and offers to launch VLC. For any other DVD in my collection Videos reports "The specified movie could not be found" and ...
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HDR playback with NVIDIA Quadro P1000 on ThinkPad P52

I have ThinkPad P52. It has Nvidia Quadro P1000 GPU. I checked the data sheet of Quadro P1000, it supports HDR decoding. I use VLC (2.2.2) for video playback. I have selected "VDPAU video decoder" for ...
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VLC Consuming more amount of CPU - Ubuntu 18.04 | 5.0.0-37-generic | AMD 3800X - Radeon RX5700XT

In my desktop, VLC player consumes almost 30% of a 16 thread processor and I suspect my AMD GPU driver isn't configured properly. Earlier I noticed that latest Radeon Driver 19:50 only installs in 5.0 ...
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VLC won't play video from /tmp directory

I have a video located at /tmp/example.mp4. When I try to play it with VLC I get the following error: Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'file:///tmp/example.mp4'. Check ...
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my media players cannot play a video due to missing video/x-gst-fourcc-av01 decoder?

I get the message video/x-gst-fourcc-av01 decoder needs to be downloaded by parole media player. I have searched around the net but nowhere is a a solution. I have installed ubuntu restricted ...
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How to turn on vlc background play?

I want to play song in background. But when I click cross button on window title-bar vlc stop. I already tried systray icon and run as daemon process. Not working. Maybe I am doing wrong. But is there ...
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Can't install vlc 4.0.0 nightly build

I would like to install vlc 4.0 nightly build. But for some unknown reason i can't move from version 3.0.8. I followed this post How to update VLC to the latest version? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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How do you make VLC remember MythTV ASX stream position?

I have issues with MythTV Frontend, so I want to use MythWeb, instead. One problem is that when I want to play recorded programs by using VLC it can not remember last position. This is even if I have ...
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VLC Media Player New Window Problem

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and the 3.0.8 Vetinari VLC Media Player. When I have a video already playing and I double-click on another video, another VLC window opens. I find this totally unnecessary. Is ...
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vlc : how to specify playlist on command line

The playlist is a plain text file of filenames I have tried : cvlc --playlist playlist cvlc -playlist playlist And each of those with playlist=playlist. I have renamed the playlist to playlist....
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DVD video still scrabled with libdvdcss2 and the Ubuntu Restricted Extra package

Exactly what the title says. All codecs seem to be up to date. though I will say that the screen doesn't look so much scrambled as glitching out. It's just a bunch of colorful rectangles. The sound is ...
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RTSP to HTT using VLC command line

I have a camera which gives output in form of RTSP. However we want to run it on a browser inside HTML tag. For which we need HTTP url using terminal. I saw few posts which uses cvlc but I was not ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 Desperate for fixing VLC Mkv issues

I installed lubuntu 18.04.4LTS 64x alternate recently, fresh install, no partitions, etc. installed the lubuntu restricted extras, and vlc. mkv files on vlc don't play properly, they basically don't ...

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