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Questions tagged [vlc]

vlc is a media player that comes with codecs for most of the audio and video compressions currently in use. Use this tag for question specific to vlc. For non-specific questions the generic [video] or [audio] might be more appropriate.

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Video LAN Client over The Onion Router (VLC over TOR)

VLC over TOR VLC does have proxy settings, but dose not work anymore. In a older VLC version it works. I already streamed over TOR with VLC. torrc (TOR configuration file) SOCKSPort 127.0.0.1:9050 ...
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How do I display a message at the start of every video in VLC?

I've got several videos in a playlist in VLC (ver 2.2.4 Weatherwax). Before each video plays, or during the start of each video, I want a message to appear on the screen (in large-ish letters), to ...
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VLC crashs, when watching one specific DVD?

I got some new-ish DVDs to watch. Unfortunately VLC keeps crashing. I set it to Debug mode and got some feedback: libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.0 libdvdnav: DVD Title: LEGEND_OF_KORRA_VOL2 ...
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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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Combining youtube-dl and VLC without a pipe

youtube-dl -o - <webpage> | vlc - shows a video in VLC. However, the video is piped (through something like fd://0), which inhibits the possibility to jump forwards/backwards. However, youtube-...
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VLC submission of played songs to last.fm doesn't seems to be working (audioscrobbler/scrobbling)

VLC is not submitting to Last.fm the played songs. Already checked the Username and Password in the Tools > Preferences (with the All option checked) > Interface > Control interfaces > Audioscrobbler. ...
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How to run vlc stream in background on raspbian?

I'm having trouble launching a command line in background. The command I'm trying tu run in background is : raspivid -o - -t 0 -n | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{sdp=rtsp://:8554/cam}' :...
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Does VLC supports changing audio samplerate using GUI option in ubuntu

I would like to change audio sample rate in VLC GUI option. Audio samplerate can be 32000Hz,44100Hz, 48000Hz and 96000Hz.These sample rate will be generated by the capture device ( capture device ...
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How do I fix vlc?: Lines in every video (elementary os)

every video is happening this : and in vlc there is no option to enable hardware acceleration Messages (vlc) : avcodec info: Using Intel i965 driver for Intel(R) Haswell Desktop i have an amd gpu ...
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How can I set application for unknown file on xdg-open?

On my Lubuntu (18.10), xdg-open launches VLC Player when the file is not associated to any applications. $ xdg-mime query filetype jquery.js application/javascript $ xdg-mime query default ...
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kscreenlocker_greet: Disable VLC controls

When locking my screen I get the VLC controls for the actively playing video on the lock screen. How can I disable these controls?
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Is there any video player which can seek with thumbnail like in YouTube?

When you watch a video in YouTube, you can seek it with the thumbnail preview. Many Windows' and MacOS' video players have this feature, but what about Linux's? I've already read this same question, ...
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display the file descriptors of a process using python [closed]

How can I display the open file descriptors of a process in linux using python script? I tried using readlink /proc/PID/fd/* in python script but I am getting error. /bin/sh: 2: /fd/*: not found ...
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Get the path of song playing in VLC using python script

I am trying to get the path of song playing in VLC using python script. I have already find out the Process ID of vlc using pgrep -x vlc And I can also display the all file descriptors of vlc ...
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Debian Stretch VLC has no GUI

I've been trying to install VLC for Debian Stretch and can get the command line to work fine, however I can't get the GUI to open. I've Googled this a bunch and came across multiple different ...
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How to compile VLC 3.0.3 tarball on Arch Linux?

I'm trying to report a VLC crash, but compilation fails: $ ./configure CFLAGS="-g" CXXFLAGS="-g" --enable-debug && make […] CC codec/libx264_plugin_la-x264.lo In file included from ../...
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Error running vlc on Redhat Enterprise Linux 7

I have installed vlc using following commands- #> yum install vlc #> yum install vlc-core When i try to run vlc, i am getting the following error- [0000000001bce288] core demux error: ...
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Problem in running vlc in Openindiana

3 days ago I upgraded vlc in Openindiana hipster 2018.04 . The problem is that vlc will open but cannot play anything. I thought that it is due to ffmpeg package So, I removed my ffmpeg by pkg://...
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Is it possible to see football on VLC without web browser?

In Linux, is it possible to see football in VLC player without www browser from address https://areena.yle.fi/tv/ohjelmat/30-901?play=1-50003218
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VLC aren't open on my TV

The VLC works perfectly on the monitor of my notebook, but when I output the screen to my LCD TV through a HDMI cable, it don't open. Months ago things are working right. Now I can only open VLC ...
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When using VLC, why does my screen saver keep waking up?

XScreenSaver uses DPMS to turn my laptop screen off. I'd like to find out why it's waking up to the prompt again. I enabled logging with log, but it shows nothing useful, xscreensaver: 22:04:21: ...
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VLC 3.0 (flatpak) data location

I want to install tunein.lua plugin on VLC 3.0 (flatpak). System: Linux Mint 18.3 MATE. Tune In plugin is successfully working on a standard vlc version, but I can't find the specific location to copy ...
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How to hide album art in VLC?

Some album art is not, well, conducive to work. How can I stop VLC from displaying any album art, without deleting the actual files on disk?
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VLC stream webcam video with audio

Using Linux Mint 18.1 32bit, Logitech pro 9000, vlc 2.2.2 I have searched many sites for tips and have found many to record the video, but none that come close to streaming or recording both the ...
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How do I set up a video loopback for recording my screen in X11 debian?

I am using LXDE on Debian Stretch and wish to record my screen using VLC media player. How do I set up the screen:// MRL capture device? Below is my attempt when assuming that I already had the ...
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vlc - subtitle size option blank [closed]

I'm using VLC Nightly 4.0.0-dev on my Arch Linux machine. I can't seem to change the subtitle size because the dropdown in preferences is blank. I tried finding the setting in advanced settings but I ...
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Is it possible to continue movies from where one leaves in mpv as can be done in vlc?

I don't know how vlc is able to do it; I guess it takes sort of time-stamp of a movie and puts it in cache or somewhere like that. This is the way it works in vlc - a. You see a media file, say it ...
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Why does vlc not honor its “only one running instace” setting?

I have all options related to "only one instance" set in vlc. Namely the ones in the picture below: Allow only one running instance Use only one instance when started from file manager Enqueue items ...
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Except some applications (like VLC) from using the current gtk3 theme

I want to use a dark theme all over but to have some exceptions. Especially VLC looks awkward with a dark theme. Is there a way to avoid VLC using the dark theme? Considering answers under the ...
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Debian package `vlc-data` causes `error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)`

I am running Debian 9.1. There is a package that isn't upgrading correctly on my system: vlc-data version 2.2.7-1~deb8u1. This is apparently required by libvlccore8. This may well be a continuation of ...
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How to output the display from an application to a vnc viewer? [closed]

How to I write a program on a machine with a high end graphics card and a desired platform so that other computers on a network can view the video output of the program on a separate monitor? Like ...
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What is the efficient way/environmental requirements to stream a 1080p file via Hotspot in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to stream a Divx 1080p 25fps file from a Ubuntu 16 to another Ubuntu 16 PC via Hotspot using VLC. PC#1 use VLC as streamer and PC#2 uses VLC client. Tenda w311mi is connected to PC#1 and ...
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Prevent system freezes when opening certain files in VLC on linux system?

I use Ubuntu 16.04 with the nvidia-384 drivers and watch movies in various formats with VLC. Filetypes can be mp4, mkv, avi, wmv, etc. Occasionally a video will cause the entire system to freeze. ...
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Is there any way to encapsulate RTP/RTSP/RTCP into one TCP connection?

Here is my setup : I have 2 blackbox communicating with each other using some sort of radio. Both blackbox can send/receive at the same time. I can send/receive data to each of these blackbox using ...
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How to find the correct dependencies to install Vlc with apt?

I have been trying to install vlc into my system, but everytime an error pops out of nowhere. I have been trying to install it using the command "apt-get install vlc", but no way it's going to ...
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Sound via HDMI on Arch Linux

I've got my Toshiba laptop (Satellite A300) connected to my TV via HDMI. Using VLC 2.2.6, video works just fine. Currently, I'm trying to output sound to the TV's speakers. aplay -l shows the HDMI ...
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Hardware video acceleration in VLC

I have not been able to get VLC to use VA-API on my machine and it's driving me insane! I'm running Arch Linux on a ASUS ZenBook UX305CA with Integrated Intel HD Graphics 515. I have installed libva-...
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Problem playing videos with VLC

I have installed VLC player in Arch Linux. While playing videos it stutters (the same doesn't happens in Windows for the same videos). Do I need to install any other package or codecs along with ...
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why is qt4 package needed to run vlc player?

I installed arch linux. As a video player i choose vlc. i couldn't run vlc unless i installed qt4 package. Why is it needed ? If we can't run vlc without qt4 pkg why is it not installed along with vlc....
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Why vlc can't open video file?

All video file in my pc can be played by ffplay,it is strangle video files can't be played by vlc . Here are some my vlc configure. The vlc in my pc will auto exit when to open video file,what is the ...
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why vlc seems buggy in new fedora 25 update? [closed]

I never have had any trouble with vlc in fedora even in fedora 25 until recently. But, I have updated the OS and after that vlc seems so buggy. It hangs and does not show videos. Any solution for ...
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Unable to install VLC in Mint

Whenever I tried to install VLC player I get the following error: hutber@hutber:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Simple “kiosk” - StartX with one application says no protocol specified

My aim is to have a Ubuntu laptop which starts one application and the users can't use the mouse or keyboard. First thing to do was find out the command to start the program. This is this command. ...
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VLC - libvdpau error with intel graphics

I am using archlinux trying to connect to an RTSP stream on my local network (local IP camera) and am getting very hit-and-miss performance from VLC. Most of the time the connection runs just fine, ...
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How can I install all video codes into vlc player?

I can not play all DVD's on my DVD ROM. I was told that I need to install codes for VLC. You should be able to do this via the Terminal, I am not shore of the command string to use. sudo apt-get ...
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How to suppress VLC output when calling it from shell

I'd like to disable the output I get from VLC when calling it from bash. You can see that output on the following picture: So, how do I disable that? Redirecting output to /dev/null like described ...
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fedora 24 - kate and texmaker appear zoomed

I just installed texmaker and kate in my fedora 24 system. The problem is that they appear "zoomed in" and they cannot function properly as the following picture shows However, I have a clue on ...
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How to make a script toggle between two commands when it is executed?

I am trying to write a script file and invoke it using XFCE global shortcut. The script should continue the Audacity application if it is in the stopped state and stop it (pause recording) if it is in ...
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Can I send a keyboard shortcut to two applications (e.g. Audacity and VLC) and at the same time?

I am on Fedora 25 (x86_64) and I use XFCE desktop. I need to record a sound in sync with a video. Recording is done by Audacity and video playback is done by VLC. Currently, I have set global keyboard ...
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Install VLC on Qubes OS/Fedora 23

I recently installed Qubes OS and I would like to install VLC Media Player on my personal VM which is based on Fedora 23. To configure RPM-fusion I ran the two following commands (found on the french ...