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A command line for the VLC (VideoLAN) media player

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Capturing all frames with VLC scene-filter

I'm attempting to use VLC's scene-filter to extract all frames from an mp4 video. The video in question runs at 25fps, and is precisely 38s long. In the command line, I ran with options: --video-...
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Systemd + Python Script that runs VLC doesn't allow dbus control access to VLC

OK, this is weird. I have been battling this all day & have been unsuccessful as of yet. I am working on a project that is Python based. The project is started via systemd scripts. Weird thing is ...
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Usage of cvlc with coproc

I'm trying to feed to file descriptor .mp3 files the with the dummy interface of vlc, i.e., cvlc, in order to add to a playlist on the fly or override the entire file descriptor with new data (new ....
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Trans-coding hevc / x265 video file using VLC and viewing it on a chromecast

I've been successful at getting VLC to stream a x264 encoded file from a network file share to an old chromecast (which mine doesn't support hevc / x265 directly) using the commands below. vlc -vv --...
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RTP Reverse Proxy

I've been trying to make a prototype of a video streaming server before I actually write code for it. So I used VLC to make streaming happen on my server using the following command: cvlc video.mpg --...
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Use USB-Sound-Device with VLC on Headless RaspPi

I've got a headless Rasberry Pi with a USB Sound Device. I want to play mp3 files with VLC. aplay -l gives me card 0: ALSA [bcm2835 ALSA], device 0: bcm2835 ALSA [bcm2835 ALSA] Subdevices: 7/7 ...
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Installing VLC cli on Synology NAS

I am trying to install VLC CLI on a Synology NAS (DS212j) so that I can record live events for later playback. If there is a better venue for this question, please point me in the right direction. ...
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CVLC: alsa name?

Someone know how to pass an alsa device name to cvlc? I did aplay -L null Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture) default:CARD=SB HDA ATI SB, VT1708S Analog ...
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VLC not working on Linux Mint Mate 17.1

After install 'linux mint 17.1 mate (32 bit)' I can play media files on VLC. but after restart Linux Mint my VLS is not working. But I can play video on built in 'Videos' player. for this I again ...
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How do I re-stream a filtered video stream using VLC?

I have an input RTSP stream that I want to apply the "cartoon" gradient filter to before streaming on http. I've managed to stream and apply the filter to the local playback, but the http stream does ...
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How to change cVLC prompt?

I use cvlc, that is command-line version of VLC media player a lot. It has default prompt of '>' sign. I wonder if it is changeable, and if it is how can I reconfigure it ?
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How to disable VLC output in command-line mode?

When I play music on vlc or cvlc in terminal or console there is always this (shown below) non-stopping output that prevents me from issuing commands by pressing ENTER key. I want to disable it, I ...
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