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

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Splitting audio m4b file into separate files based on a cue file

Splitting audio m4b file into separate files based on a cue file How can I split an audio m4b into separate files using a cue file? Note: The m4b file has no chapters that's why I need to use the cue ...
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How to Reopen VLC videos on KDE restart?

Is there any method (or plugin) to make KDE's session resume reopen any videos I had open with VLC? And ideally at the same time in the paused video. (I know VLC is supposed to do this, but it rarely ...
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xdg-open myvideo.mp4 in WSL. When I close VLC the same video is played again in Chrome, plus I get many messages

As per title, when I run xdg-open myvideo.mp4 I get the following messages: Use of uninitialized value $file in open at /usr/share/perl5/File/MimeInfo/Applications.pm line 140. Use of uninitialized ...
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VLC show framerate of a video

When playing a video in vlc, and opening... Tools > Codec Information ...I do not see the FPS listed. How can I check the FPS of the video using VLC? Video was captured with org.gnome.Shell....
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How do I make the VLC flatpak adapt to the my system's theme?

system information My system is Ubuntu-MATE Release 22.04.4 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) 64-bit, the desktop environment is "MATE 1.26.0". I have both Flatpak and Flatseal installed on my system. ...
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snap install vlc seems to be faulty (Ubuntu 23.10) [closed]

Got a new notebook a month ago. Installed Ubuntu. Installed vlc with: sudo snap install vlc It made itself the default player for .wav files. Tried to play one I just generated. Could not open file. ...
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vlm config file for streaming dvb-s2 input over http with vlc

this my channels info getting from w_scan2 Qatar Today 1(EshailSat):10730:h:0:30000:931:932:10903 Almamlaka TV(Eshailsat):10730:h:0:30000:941:942:10904 Al Seraj TV(Eshailsat):10730:h:0:30000:951:952:...
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VLC .config question

I'm just mainly asking because I don't want to mess up anything on my computer. I am trying to do this: VLC is still running even I closed it already. How to I close it? So I found the .config file in ...
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Best software for taking photos when motion is detected in a camera stream? [closed]

I'm searching for a Linux friendly software for security cameras, I'm using Mint Victoria. I need a software that can read both webcams and IP network cameras without being too complex to use. ...
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Why camera not showing on Qt app using libvlc on virtualbox

My camera is not showing up on the Qt app by using the libvlc on the Virtualbox. I'm getting the below error when I debug that the camera can't show on the Qt app. [00007fe3b8098480] main video output ...
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VLC and MPV cannot play video files from samba share

This involves a Freebox Pop server but (see NOTE at the end) is not limited to the Freebox server, as all samba shares are affected. The Freebox has a USB entry where I have put an external 2 GB drive ...
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Play audio with gapless playback

I am looking for a way to play audio files without interruptions between tracks. So far, I used VLC all the time, but there is no gapless playback option. and it seems they don't plan to implement ...
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Problems with accented characters

I use Ubuntu 22.04 with KDE Plasma. I have a DVD /dev/sr0 0 0 0 - [.............] /media/sartoret/Più\040bella\040serata When I start reading my DVD via VLC, it crashes. No ...
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Vlc metadata, save audio

I have been trying to do a lot of things today, I am trying to play a network stream in VLC and I know it is an option that will write the transcended stream into a file and save it from my nas ...
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Raspberry Pi 5- Ubuntu 23.10 - H.265 codec Video not playing smoothly- H.265 / HEVC

I'm trying to play H.265 codec video file(which can be 4k,1080 or even lesser resolution file) in default as well as VLC, it shows only first frame and then never resume playback from there. I tried ...
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Error with VLC when I want to fast forward the video

There is an error with VLC when I want to fast forward the video or jump to a certain point in time it closes unexpectedly, I have searched everywhere but there is no solution, I leave the screenshot ...
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Video playback is messed up

I have a new dual-boot install of Kubuntu 23.10 and Windows 11. This machine has an NVIDIA GTX1650 graphics card. Playback of videos is problematic. MP4 videos will play in Dragonplayer and VLC (but ...
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How do I kill cvlc while watching a stream?

I am watching a stream by using the command cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 on an Ubuntu device with a webcam. How do I exit? I've tried Ctrl+C, q, :q, etc, and the stream does not quit. Currently I've just ...
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Deactivate VLC's audio autogain / loudness maximizer /compressor with KDE

Using VLC 3.0.16 on my Kubuntu 22.04 LTS I regularly notice artifacts from a badly configured audio compressor (pumping) and I wonder why VLC does this. Using Elisa, everything sounds as expected. But ...
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CVLC with RTSP on 22.04

Just did an LTS upgrade on my security DVR system from 20.04 to 22.04 and got the nasty surprise that VLC in 22.04 dropped support for RTSP. My streamer uses cvlc so this is a bit of a problem. All ...
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Unable to reinstall vlc

OS: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS x86_64 I was trying to download and compile VLC ... During that process I have broken already installed vlc Reinstalling does not help. Here is what I have tried so far: apt ...
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RTSP Stream of Raspberry Pi (Raspbian) Desktop via VLC?

Has anyone been able to stream the desktop of a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian over RTSP? I've been attempting it using variations of the code below: cvlc screen:// :screen-fps=30 :sout="#...
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Lubuntu: VLC Won't Play DVD's

I have downloaded and installed lubuntu-22.04.3-desktop-amd64 onto my old Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop, upgraded to run with 2GB RAM. This is a 64-bit machine with its original 80GB HD and is working ...
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I know exactly which package is causing me problems, but it must be installed. What are my options?

Both Steam and VLC are broken on my Xubuntu 22.04 LTS machine. VLC gives the simplest error logs. $ vlc 'myVideo.AVI' VLC media player 3.0.16 Vetinari (revision 3.0.13-8-g41878ff4f2) [...
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Black Triangle When Playing Videos

Whenever I play a video file it has a black triangle near the top left corner. It seems to be somewhat related to sound. It's not constant but seems to show up when the sound is really loud or the ...
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How do I divide .VOB files into separate videos?

I have a SONY Handycam that uses minidiscs as storage for videos. While on the camera menu and through VLC I'm able to see all the videos I recorded if I open the entire folder and not just the files. ...
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Start video with VLC on Linux from Windows PC using ssh or Putty

I need to start videos on the Linux computer. I am not always able to access it directly. I am using Windows PC and I can ssh to that Linux PC. Do we have any way to start the video to play in VLC ...
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route computer music directly to sound card with or without qjack

I would like to be able to transmit the music played from youtube or vlc or any other software .. directly to the sound card which in turn is connected to the speakers .. so that I can listen to music ...
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How can I create bookmarks in an mp3 file?

Is there a software application that allows me to bookmark a timestamp with some tag in the play of an mp3 file? For example, I want to bookmark places in an audio book, corresponding to the bookmarks/...
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Applications doesn't work after i removed everything in /var/snap and /var/log

I have ubuntu 22.04 on my system and when i was installing ubuntu i did partitioning manually and i set just 4.6G for /var. But after a while i ran out of space in /var partition and i decided to ...
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Automatic starting VLC with network stream

I am trying to automatically open a network stream (rtsp://username:password@IP address:port/Streaming/Channels/101/ in VLC under Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. This stream should start automatically after Ubuntu ...
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Devede not installable 22.04 LTS [duplicate]

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS had Devede installed and worked fine. Updated to 22.04 LTS and this, and other programs (e.g. Audacious) disappeared, either immediately, or subsequently. Cannot re-install. Tried ...
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DVD cannot be read in Xubuntu Linux 22.04

There is an issue with reading DVDs in Xubuntu. I am running Xubuntu Linux 22.04 on a 2010 MacBook Pro. I am trying to play a regular DVD with encrypted copyright protection (not Blu Ray). Whenever I ...
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VLC hiding Ubuntu left panel (Unity Launcher)

Recenty, when I played a video in VLC media player 3.0.9.2, I is hiding the Ubuntu left panel (Unity Launcher). This issue was not there initially (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). But When I enable Always on Top, ...
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Unable to open VLC media Player

I'm getting this error, when I tried to open VLC Media Player via terminal: Driver does not support the 0x46a8 PCI ID. libGL error: failed to create dri screen libGL error: failed to load driver: iris ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 desktop freeze problem

I'm using Kubuntu 22.04 and in some cases, my desktop and mouse freeze randomly for a few moments and then it gets resolved after two or three seconds, but these incidents and the frequency of these ...
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Problem with MP4/H264 metadata crop values

I have Ubuntu 20.04 Mate, VLC 3.0.9.2, MPV 0.32.0, MPlayer 1.3.0, AVIdemux 2.7.6. I have a video file (H264/AAC/MP4) in 16:9 aspect (1024x576p) where the video was accidentaly horizontaly squeezed to ...
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Some apps crash before opening on Xubuntu

For example, if I try to open a video with VLC, I can see it appear on the System monitor but it's quickly listed with red and disappears. It could be RAM related. I have 4GB and it's shown as 70% ...
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VLC - specifying debugging option and log file doesn't work

I am trying to display an mp4-file using vlc. I have specified the verbosity level as 2 (debug) and a log file name of ~/vlc.log. When I run vlc, it does NOT display my slideshow. Nevertheless, I ...
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vlc wont autoplay cds and dvds but can play them in media

fresh install of popos 22.04 with vlc 3.0.18. vlc will play dvds and cds manually by going to media > open disk > selecting the disc type (dvd / cd / bluray) then disk device ( /dev/cdrom ) that ...
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Upgraded to 22.04.2 LTS, now VLC can't open RTSP stream

After upgrading, I can no longer open a stream to my security camera (rtsp://frontcam2/). This worked fine before the upgrade. I can open mpeg files and audio and video work fine on those. I turned on ...
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Error moving VLC to 22.04 desktop

I just updated to Ubuntu 22.04. I installed VLC and want a shortcut on my desktop. When trying to drag it from Files to Desktop, I got the error message that moving it into /home/frank/Desktop from /...
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Playing blu-ray in VLC gets Missing AACS configuration file!

Following the answer here: Missing AACS configuration file" error when playing blueray movies but am still getting the exact same error. Ran with logging: keydbcfg.c:680: No valid AACS ...
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Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi (ARM architecture) - cannot run AVCHD MTS, or mp4 movies

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi 400 (an ARM computer). I can connect to an Internet TV feed, or YouTube, using Firefox, and then the broadcast runs fine. When trying to play .MTS videos (...
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Vlc keeps automuting after system update

I just made an update on Ubuntu 22.04 and the vlc now keeps automating. this happens randomly and sometimes when any other sound alert occurs such as notifications. At times it even pauses itself. ...
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VLC player is not working , Ubuntu 23.04

VLC media player is not working - Ubuntu 23.04 , I just downloaded from Snap error: VLC media player 3.0.18 Vetinari (revision 3.0.18-0-ge9eceaed4d) [000055c2122faa00] main libvlc: Running vlc with ...
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VLC media player is not opening

I have downloaded VLC from Snap but its not opening after double clicking and I deleted it and reinstalled it from Ubuntu app store but still, i am not able to open it pls help me
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playing different audio sources simultaneously (VLC, youtube...)?

I am using Ubuntu Studio 22.04. I would like to use different audio sources simultaneously, e.g. VLC to play mp3 and Youtube in a browser, or two instances of VLC... with all audio sources sent to the ...
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How can I instruct Ubuntu to launch VLC using my integrated (Intel) GPU instead of my default NVIDIA GPU?

I have my NVIDIA GPU set as the default within Ubuntu 22.04, since I wasn't able to get my external monitor to work otherwise. However, I am having trouble getting VLC to play videos correctly using ...
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How can I get 8K H265 MP4 files to play better on VLC?

My Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra records videos in 8K (24 fps), and I'd like to be able to play those videos in VLC using Ubuntu 22.04. 4K videos play OK, but the 8K ones are very choppy and distorted. Is ...
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