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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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Play youtube videos in vlc with monaural audio

Youtube videos in VLC are playing sound only in my left ear. http://www.videolan.org/doc/play-howto/en/ch04.html says that vlc --mono is a valid command. But when I run the daily stable VLC from the ...
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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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How to capture audio together with video in VLC?

I am currently capturing my desktop in VLC as such : Ctrl + C ( capture options ) then I choose capture device Desktop then on the bottom I choose Play -> Convert choose a file to save to and some ...
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Vlc how to output the audio to a second sound card by ignoring the default sound card of motherboard?

While playing in Vlc any file/music/film. Using VLC configuration file, how to permanently tell VLC when-ever it plays audio use the second sound card or assign the name of sound card? Example: ...
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646 views

Playing and recording a live stream from another computer webcam using VLC/FFmpeg

I was trying lately to set a video server on one machine and play it in a differen machine, it works with me.. but the problem is that it always stuck and become jammed in the middle .. and it is very ...
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VLC , remember icecast radio station names

When I use VLC (under Ubuntu 11.10) and I go to icecast directory it lists a bunch of radio stations with "unspecified name". When I double click each station to listen it gets the name of the ...
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VLC player in ubuntu playing videos without sound?

In ubuntu 12.04, sound is not working in VLC player, when i play any videos, but work perfect when i use to play videos in Ubuntu default "Movies Player". does any body know the solution.
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VLC refuses to stream

I'm trying to run cvlc on Ubuntu 10.04.4 in VirtualBox to stream a part of the desktop. However, I get the following error message. lowerkey@c:~$ cvlc screen:// --screen-left=0 --screen-top=53 ...
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How do I play .rm files in Ubuntu?

I tried downloading VLC player with these instructions to play a .rm file. http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ubuntu.html VLC downloaded just fine, but it is unable to play my .rm file. Is there a ...
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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 ...
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VLC - Weird audio-delay issue when playing videos

I'm using VLC 1.1.9 on Ubuntu 11.04 and constantly have to adjust the audio-delay when playing videos to get the audio/video in sync (usually about -400ms but it varies occasionally, sometimes -250 ...
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506 views

Why are VLC-videos grey, but get colored as soon as I open them with Totem?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 with vlc 1.1.4 and totem 2.32.0. I have seen the following, strange behaviour several times: When I open a video in VLC it is gray: As soon as I open the same video in ...
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How to know what AVI files are “broken” in VLC?

I know how to repair "broken" AVI files in VLC: How can I repair a broken AVI file? But how can I detect that an AVI file is broken if I have thousands of AVI files, and I don't want to open them 1 ...
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Can you live stream WebM to Chrome browser?

I know you can stream media by using stuff like VLC to browser that also with a VLC plugin. Chrome also supports WebM (VP8) encoding video format playback natively. BUT when I try to stream a WebM ...
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VLC read file from stdin

I've tried the following: cat Video_on_the_Web___Dive_Into_HTML5_pr6.webm | vlc -vvv /dev/stdin
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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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Can Ubuntu play a video via cron job?

I'm developing a display system for a paint shop. I've set up a computer with Ubuntu to run the video and display it on a TV, running a PHP script that should update the video every hour via the ...
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371 views

synchronizing music playing from two computers

I'm a Ubuntu user who likes to use VLC media player to play my favorite music (from an internet radio station) on the computer in my bedroom. I would also like to play the same radio station using the ...
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669 views

Screen Tearing in VLC

In Ubuntu with a GeForce 26 w/ the official nVidia driver, there is tearing when playing a video in fullscreen. Is there a way to fix this?
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Is it safe to install vlc on ubuntu 10.04?

In ubuntu 10.04, when I apt-get install vlc I get this warning: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! liba52-0.7.4 libavutil49 libgsm1 libschroedinger-1.0-0 libavcodec52 ...
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492 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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Streaming audio from microphone to network

I have the following problem: I want to stream the audio I record with one machine to another machine in the same network. It seems that vlc is the best shot at the moment. I was able to stream a ...
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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 ...