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Open pwd protected http stream in vlc from Linux CLI

Can anyone please advise me on how to open a pwd protected http stream from CLI in vlc? I checked out the --help and man pages, but they seem to offer only syntax for opening ftp, rmt and smb pwd ...
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ALSA from output to input

I need to translate sound from my VLC player right into my microphone input. Maybe I should create some virtual device and.. I don't know what to do.. and my english is not good so it's a real problem ...
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Accessing a UPnP stream with VLC and redirecting it

On my raspberry pi, I'm using Raspian Wheezy and VLC 2.0.3. I can access a local UPnP stream with the graphical interface and play it. I can also pipe the output of VLC via vlc > /tmp/stream, where ...
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Unable to install vlc and mplayer after update on fedora 18

I just updated fedora 18 using # yum update Then if I try # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm I get, Retrieving ...
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Get network stream and forward it

I have a small problem with streaming from Raspberry Pi. I'm using raspberry Pi Camera and streaming output from it this way: raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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Text Encoding Wrong In Some Applications

Recently, I opened VLC and discovered that all the text was unreadable. It seems as if the endianness is wrong, or something else relating to encoding is failing. I found that multiple apps have the ...
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Why does multicast streaming only work with 224.0.0.0/4 routed to network card/NIC in Linux?

a project of mine involves multicast streaming of DBV-S2 TV channels by using a networked SAT tuner. As there are no IGMP-capable network switches, the network is quite stressed and so I set up a ...
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Running vlc qt4 interface with Bumblebee on Debian

I am running Debian Jessie on a laptop with 2 video cards. I use Bumblebee to switch between cards. The optirun command initializes a new x server, that runs on the faster but more power consuming ...
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Debian Jessie: VLC Media Player crashing Xorg when opening file/stream, only works for opening capture device

Every time I open a file using VLC through the GUI, or in a terminal, Xorg crashes leaving me to the console interface and I need to run xinit again. The only thing that won't crash is when a video or ...
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Linux On-Demand Streaming Server

I'm looking for a server software for Linux, with which I can stream Video files via the network. I'd prefer a Software with a (web) GUI or one where you only have to point your media player to a ...
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How to make VLC server that can communicate with clients

I have VLC 2.0.8 in and I have recently discovered that I can stream movies by using it. So my plan is: - at home I have a computer with a list of 3 movies (for example). - when I am traveling, I ...
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how to dump video streaming without distorted view , green screen , and noise

I have to dump video streaming from hundreds of network cameras (IP cameras), via RTSP protocol (h264, mp4) or http protocol (for motion jpeg). so I should run the VLC in command line interface to ...
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How to stream /dev/video0 with VLC remotely?

I am trying to stream composite a/v to HTTP. The following command works for me but the problem with it is that I need to press PLAY once VLC GUI pops up. This command only works on host PC and not ...
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save current VLC playlist from command line

I am looking for a way to save VLC's current playlist to a .m3u file from the linux bash terminal. I know I can do it from through the Media menu but would really like a command line option so that I ...
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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Ripping a home video VCD on Linux or Windows with VLC or otherwise

I have a VCD with 22 minutes of video on it. I would like to retain this footage and throw away the VCD. I can play the whole thing with VLC ("open disc -> vcd -> /dev/sr0 -> play"): all 22 minutes ...
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How to install the latest version of VLC media player in debian

Recently there was a news that VLC has been upgraded to version 2.1.0 and added support to many new formats and fixed some versions I am using debian and I want to upgrade my VLC on my box. I had the ...
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VLC “watch folder playlist” auto update/refresh playlist when adding new movies

Is there a way to do this? I want to run VLC in fullscreen mode with an autoloaded playlist. The playlist would be a folder, say /home/user/videos During the day I want to upload some movies to the ...
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Alsamixer 200% without VLC

When I change VLC Player's volume to 200%, it appears to make everything else 200% volume after closing it. Once I open Alsamixer it still says 200%. However, if I try changing the volume at all, ...
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VLC does not support the audio or video format “undf” in Linux

When I play some avi files in my system with VLC I get this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix ...
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installing and using cgroup on ubuntu

i need a tutorial how i can install and use cgroup on ubuntu to control multiple vlc instances. every innstance of vlc can use only 300MB RAM. unfortunalty i was not able to confiugre it right. i ...
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segfaults while compiling VLC on low memory system

I'm trying to compile VLC from this GitHub repo on my Allwinner device (ARM Cortex-A8 NEON with armhf kernel and about 380 MB of RAM) using instructions provided here. I keep getting segfaults, so I ...
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Install VLC 2.0.7 in CentOS 6.4?

I am keep failing in the installation process I have tried. I have started process as follows. yum install gcc dbus-glib-devel* lua-devel* libcddb wget ...
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How can I record a video signal in Linux from the command line?

I have a Linux machine with a Pinnacle video card. I wanna record a video signal from my TV connected to the S-Video input in my Pinnacle card. I could record using VLC GUI, but I wanna cron it, so I ...
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Linux VLC subtitles - qestionmarks instead of several characters

While watching movie using VLC with czech subtitles, qestionmarks appears instead of some (ěščřž etc.) characters. Steps that I have tried so far: Converting subtitles from windows-1250 to utf-8 ...
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Encode mp3 to playback at 1.5x speed in avconv (libav)

I would like to take an mp3 file and re-encode it to play faster (perhaps at 1.5x speed). I primarily use avconv in debian linux, but can use any other program if recommended. I can use any operating ...
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Video output options of the CLI players?

Just thought I'd jot this down while I have the problem: On a computer that apparently has a problem with having X11 use graphics acceleration, I experience (understandably) problems playing video ...
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Having trouble installing VLC-2.0.3-5 on Debian

I know that the package is in the repository squeeze-backports, so I added that to my sources.list file. One apt-get update later, I attempt to use sudo apt-get -t squeeze-backports install vlc ...
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Why are slightly different MKA chapter timecodes needed for WAV and OGG?

I am converting an audio CD to OGG format by ripping it to WAV (using cdparanoia) and encoding it as OGG (using oggenc). If I mux the WAV file to MKA with chapter timecodes as reported by cdparanoia ...
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Commands to control vlc

I have an instance of VLC open and I want to set up some hot keys so that I can pause/play/seek without having to switch focus to VLC. Are there commands that make this possible, and if so, which?
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Pulse audio error and strange noise when using VLC on Wheezy

I am trying to play audio files on my Raspberry pi using VLC, but I am getting a "Pulse audio output error" and the song has a huge amount of random noise. Here is a little video that shows what I am ...
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Export audio track from AVI with two channels with VLC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove Audio stream from XVID files I have an AVI file with two different audio tracks (English and Hungarian). I want convert this AVI file to another which has only ...
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Prevent streaming VLC video over VNC session in linux

I have one media dedicated computer directly connected to a TV which is used to watch movies. This computer is being remote controlled with VNC from a laptop. The media computer used to have Windows ...
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Problems setting up VLC Sever/client streaming

I'm trying to set up a Linux machine as the server and a Windows XP machine as the client. Both machines are connected to the same local network via a Wi-Fi router. I setup the stream with the ...
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Some songs in my music collection are quieter than others, what can I do?

In my collection of music I have some songs which seem to be compressed nicely. But in addition to those I have songs which are overly quiet compared to the louder compressed songs. So maybe the ...
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Live Screencast under Linux

I was having some difficulty with running a Live Screencast under Linux. I've found jtvlc and tried using that, but whenever I use it the stream comes out either blank or lagged with extremely high ...
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Installing VLC on CentOS 6.2

I'm using CentOS 6.2, and I tried to install VLC Player using yum, but it shows "No package vlc available". I tried below command: [root@localhost ~]# yum install vlc Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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VLC, realtime priority and rtkit

How can I increase the priority of VLC to some realtime level? The realtime setting inside of VLC does not seem to have any effect. I figure it nowerdays (on a modern Linux system, not a from scratch ...
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Linux web cam with time and date?

How to record video from webcam with added date and time? VLC and cheese cat't do it.
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Webcam resolution, vlc and Linux

I'm trying to do some some streaming with a webcam, but so far the results are not good: everything I stream in 320x240 looks good, but as soon as I choose a higher resolution, the image quality gets ...
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How to make mplayer or VLC start playing video at strict time?

I want mplayer and VLC start playing at exact time. Player should: Load video file, buffer it, prepare everything; Wait for UNIX time to be N seconds M milliseconds Start playing according to ...
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No video shown in MOV files when played in VLC on Linux

Files with the .MOV extension are great with their tiny size! I'm trying to play these files on Linux using VLC, as it's a great cross-platform application, but the problem is that NO video is shown ...
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what is rpm fusion in layman and how it is related to installing vlc?

Recently i installed VLC Player on fedora. Since i am a new user for linux i installed it without knowing what am i doing. I just followed the instructions. First i installed a rpm file for ...
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installing vlc-tar.bz2 and gcc.tar

I need to install vlc player in fedora which is a tar.bz2 file. How can i install it ? Someone told me that gcc is needed to install this software. How do install gcc-4.6.2.tar ? Please list the ...
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How can I overlay dynamic text on a video during playback?

I am using a spare linux (Ubuntu 10.04) box (os is non-negotiable) to playback videos while riding on a bike trainer. Additionally, I have a bluetooth heart monitor and I'd like to display my realtime ...
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How to get length of video file from console?

Suppose we have video file some_video. How to get length of it from a shell script (with mplayer/transcode/gstreamer/vlc/ffmpeg/whatever)? VIDEO_LENGTH_IN_SECONDS=`ffmpeg .... -i some_video ... | ...
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How can I prevent my screen from going black when watching movies in VLC with GNOME3?

In the GNOME 3 options, I set the screen to go black after one hour. I want more – 2 hours, or even "never". Is this possible? Alternatively, how could I set VLC Player so that the screen does not ...
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Default path for installed binary?

By doing yum install vlc I have installed the vlc player on my system. Now I want to know where the binary of vlc was installed. So what is the default path for installation in Fedora Linux?
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How can I solve VLC's dependency “vlc-nox”?

I have installed Ubuntu (Ubuntu 2.6.38-11-generic-pae #50-Ubuntu SMP, i686 Athlon i386 GNU/Linux). I am newcomer in Linux. I am trying to install VLC media player using command line: % sudo apt-get ...