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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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vlc plays only grey screen with some moving parts

I have got some problem with vlc media player after some updates on ubuntu 12.04. Audio and subtitles works fine, but the picture is just grey. I have tried some other output settings x11 video ...
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youtube video playing without sound when downloaded?

I have been looking for this since a long long time. I have downloaded a few videos from you-tube using IDM(all mp4). When I opened the video in VLC media player,a black screen appeared and started ...
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VLC Media Player - Extremely long delays before some DVDs play / show any menu

With some DVDs there's a long delay before a movie begins. No menus, nothing. With a couple of movies it's an extremely long delay (For example Hollow Man finally shows a menu after about 7.5 minutes ...
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How to select 1 hour video clip from multiple folders using VLC

I have different collection of video training and I would like to select 1 hour or 30 min video, which can have multiple clips, based on the duration, it may not be exactly 30 min. Is it possible to ...
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.mov playing the sound but no video

I'am playing a .mov file from VTC but the thing is each time I run the video on VLC player. the .mov is working there is an audio but video seems to be stuck in one place. how can I fix this?
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how to play MP3 files at fast speed

I have MP3 file and the contents are continuous and slow. Is there any tool, which converts them to fast speed. I am aware of the fact that with VLC, i can play fast. But, the problem is every time ...
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536 views

How to keep VLC player in minimized mode?

I'm using VLC media player which can play almost all kinds of audio and video formats. While listening to audio, I keep VLC in minimized mode and can work on other windows. But when I select to listen ...
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How to store as a file, a small clip within a song being played using VLC Media player

If I am playing a song in VLC Media player 1.1.7(On Win-7). I select points A and B to loop between that points while playing back, I want to store the clip of the song between point A and B as ...
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Need windows video player with seek preview feature

I am looking for a windows video player with the seek preview feature, like the one in the Hulu player described as follows: "Seek Preview displays a preview thumbnail when the mouse hovers over a ...
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187 views

I need a video player [or an addon for WMP/MPCHC/VLC] that has 'Smart Playlists' (a la iTunes)?

iTunes [..] Smart Playlists based on powerful features like My Rating, Last Played, Keywords, and Total Play Count. Basically I watch a bunch of old reruns of TV shows on shuffle in a playlist. ...
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VLC's http interface and other web based media players

VLC has this nice http interface. I will say it is nice that it has a http interface, but the interface layout is a little bit rude. Do you know of other http "skins" available for VLC in http mode ...
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529 views

Media Player Classic with latest K-Lite Codec chokes on FLV

I have FLV files that I want to play with Media Player Classic. Whenever I seek using the navigation bar the whole video stops. When I play it again, I receive the last still image while the audio ...
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969 views

FLV player/converter for Fedora

Please suggest me flv player for Fedora 9. Also if flv to mp4 converter so that I can play with MPlayer. I am not able to run vlc player. I installed VLC through yum install player. Now in ...
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Set default Ubuntu video player as VLC?

Is there a way to globally set the default video player in Ubuntu 10.04 (and soon 10.10) to VLC? (unless you really think there is another, higher performance player, in which case do let me know)
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how can i realize a video-wall on 3-9pc with vlc

i have to create a videowall, from 3 to 9 monitor. every monitor as a pc. actually, i stream from a server 9 movies with different istances of VLC, but i could also play on every machine the relative ...
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Are there any expert configuration guides for VLC Media Player?

Are there any expert configuration guides for tweaking the best out of VLC Media Player? I know that there is the documentation but I'm looking for a guide that takes you through the most important ...
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489 views

DVD player Ubuntu 9.10

Hello everyone at SeverFault. I am new to this fourm. I have been using ubuntu since 8.04. Here is my problem. When I try to watch one of my cisco videos I get wmas error. I never had to use this ...
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How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player?

That's my question: How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player? I try with Preferences > Video > Subtitles/OSD, but I can't find an option to change the font characteristics.
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How do you convert FLV file format to a format that Picasa recognizes (e.g. AVI, MPEG, WMV)?

I use one of the Firefox plugins for embedded video to download content from Youtube and other sites. The program downloads these videos in FLV format, and I have VLC Media Player to play them, which ...
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Playing VCD[.dat] in linux

Currently i am using gxine for playing VCD .dat files. For that i have to use a command gxine vcd://Track Number I havnt found any useful GUI tool for playing vcd dat file on double click. My OS ...
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VLC core video players?

I'm looking for a media player that uses the VLC core technology. VLC can handle all my media files greatly, however I'm looking for an alternative media player that uses VLC code and has a better ...
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I upgraded to the latest version of VLC Media Player and now I can no longer play mp4 file types. Why?

I assume this has to do with codec issues? EDIT: I'm sorry, let me clarify. I can open mp4 files with VLC, I just have no video. Just a black screen. BUT I do hear the audio just fine.