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I've tried the following:

cat Video_on_the_Web___Dive_Into_HTML5_pr6.webm | vlc -vvv /dev/stdin
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Use a dash (-) instead of /dev/stdin. For example:

cat Video_on_the_Web___Dive_Into_HTML5_pr6.webm | vlc -vvv -
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Okay it seems that that does work but it does not work for the file I want... VP80 codec –  Quaternion Feb 24 '11 at 0:19

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