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Livestream desktop to Debian VPS via VLC

I want to stream my desktop to a VPS, where everyone can see it without additional software. My Computer runs on Win7, the VPS on Debian. I already set up VLC on the VPS, and the webinterface is ...
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How can I use Android as a remote control for streaming?

I would like to know if I can use Android to remote control streaming on my laptop? I would like to use my laptop as my streaming server and use my HDTV to view the stream. And I need some way to ...
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VLC turns down Sound volume when monitor is turned off

I have come to experience a pretty strange behavior. When I run VLC Player and I turn off my primary monitor to watch it on the secondary monitor, VLC Player turns down the volume. If I turn off my ...
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Screenshots with VLC are blue-ish. Why?

I'm using VLC to make some screenshot but, while playing the video the image is clear, when I take a screenshot (I'm using the snapshot tool inside VLC), here's the result: What am I doing wrong? ...
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How to Select Audio Output Device in VLC player?

On Mac OS, is there a way to select the audio output device? I want to change the audio output from internal speakers to my Sennheiser USB headset.
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Mozilla Firefox Plugin for VLC

I would like to use the extension chrome radio for Chrome but it says that I need to install the VLC Mozilla Firefox plugin. Does anyone know how to do that? (I looked for it, but couldn't find it)
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How do I capture a video of my Windows 7 desktop in VLC?

I used to be able to capture a video of my desktop in Windows 7 in an older version of VLC. But they've recently changed the UI and I can't seem to work out now how to record my desktop in the latest ...
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How do I play .bin and .cue files in VLC media player?

Can anyone tell how to play videos with .bin extension in VLC? The file came along with another file same name but with extension .cue.
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Invisible text editor… any ideas?

OK, you might think I'm crazy, but look: I like watching movies (on my computer) (and TV series). I also have some low importance stuff I have to write up sometimes. We all know that sometimes movies ...
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VLC do not generate the SDP-file

I'm trying to get VLC (and/or libvlc) to generate a SDP file without success. I've tried various combinations and all fail. Here is the latest attempt: vlc dshow:// --plugin-path="c:\Program ...
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What is the best way to make my own “TV station” (through computer)?

I want something which I'm not sure is possible. I would like to: Suppose I have 100 movies in one folder. I want to put all of them in playlist or in a loop, so that they keep running continuously ...
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How to trim/cut clips with VLC

I am running VLC 1.1.5 64-bit on Mac OS X 10.6.6. On the web I found instructions saying I should click on Video->Advanced Controls in the menu bar to reveal options that let me trim and cut video ...
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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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Send stream from VLC to ffserver

I want to send a stream from VLC on Windows to ffserver (as input stream for ffmpeg) on a CentOS virtual machine. How can I do this?
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ffmpeg, vlc - Unable to find input stream

Good day to all... I have some "little" problems with ffserver and ffmpeg... What I need to do is to broadcast a live video. So I got the cam... used vlc and used send stream option. I sent it to ...
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VLC VLM non-streaming output

I've been looking at VLM, and I really like the schedule feature. I just need the option for a non-streaming output: OpenGL, DX3D, X11, SDL... as long as it can go onto the local console, I'll be ...
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All exe's getting vlc exe's on Windows7

Am facing quite strange problem.Am on windows7 and whenever i install vlc player on my system all other exe's are getting converted into vlc exe and only after uninstalling vlc they get into their ...
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How do I change how fast the controls on VLC in full screen mode disappear?

When playing video in full screen mode on VLC, I find that the controls get auto-hidden too soon. How can I change the speed at which the controls are hidden?
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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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How do I always stream my music using the VLC gui?

I stream my music to a networked computer that is connected to my stereo. The desktop computer I am using has VLC and I prefer to use the GUI. Unfortunately, every time I add something, I have to go ...
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How do I associate my keyboard's media keys with VLC?

I've got an ASUS K50AF series notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I'm using VLC, and I want to use media keys (play, pause, rewind, forward, stop) with it. Currently, it's associated with ...
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looping .mpeg dump

Need to dump an MPEG2 file in a loop, either to stdout or a named pipe. This works: $ { while : ; do cat myLoop.mpg; done; } | vlc - This works on a text file containing "1234\n": $ mkfifo ...
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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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Real time audio streaming

I have a remote computer running OS X. I would like to stream the audio from the microphone input over the network so I can listen to it. Primarily I want to do this because I'm out of the office but ...
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VLC Caching levels

When I open the Preferences of VLC and go to Input & Codecs, I have a setting called Default Caching Level. I can choose between Cusom Lowest latency Low latency Normal High latency Higher ...
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How to fix choppy video with VLC player?

When playing most movies in VLC player, the video feed is choppy while the sound is near perfect. Another catch is that this video issue wasn't always a problem. I used to play movies without problem ...
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Can VLC remember movie position?

Sometimes you kill Totem before the movie ends, and when you reopen the movie on a later stage, instead of starting from the beginning, Totem continues from where you left (it remembers the position). ...
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Unable to specify parameters to cvlc in a script

I'm creating a script that issues a few curl commands in order to access a time-protected mms stream link, then set up a relay using cvlc (vlc's command line interface) for my own use on an ...
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How to play 24 fps video smoothly on a 60Hz display?

I use mpc-hc to play videos on Win7 x64. With the default settings (#1), video playback is great most of the time. But for panning shots, playback is not smooth. I stepped through the video frame by ...
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Subtitle problem in m2ts video file

In my Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit) OS, VLC Media Player 1.1.5 can play m2ts video file. But when I load an srt file, VLC stops playing the video file. No message is shown. I don't use any other video ...
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Install VLC on Windows 7 x64

How Can I install VLC on an x64 bit version of Windows 7? I have checked the compatibility modes and I do not see an x86 version. I have tried running is under XP and Vista with no luck.
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How to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?

I would like to know how to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?
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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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How do I add files to a VLC playlist from the command line on OS X?

I have a Mac across the room hooked up to a big monitor. I do a lot of programming on a Linux netbook, and have lots of terminals open. It'd be nice if I could run a script called something like ...
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VLC FPS - how to show

Is there any standard way in VLC to show FPS ?
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how can vlc act as a rtsp server?

hi I am trying to setup vlc as a rtsp server,I know there are two ways, broadcast and VOD. can you tell me how to setup VOD server?
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Linux: set up media server to stream video via the Internet?

How do I set up a media server in Linux which streams video over the internet? Is it easy to do this? I want a server that will actually encode video in real time to allow it to stream over sometimes ...
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VLC Server Media root

When I run vlc like: vlc -I http I open up users to browse my whole system directory structure. This is too much. For example at the page http://localhost:8080/vlm.html I can click Edit on the ...
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How to save video in VLC with filters applied

I want to SAVE (not just play) a video in VLC with a rotation filter applied, so that I don't have to select the filter every time I open the file. The Media->Convert Options only show available ...
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Live video production on PC? With VLC?

I realize VLC is the swiss army knife of multimedia and video, but I have a tricky problem that may or may not be solved by it. Suppose I want to overlay video (or an image) over video from a capture ...
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VLC and Autohotkey

Has anyone had any success getting Autohotkey to work with VLC? ^numpad6:: DetectHiddenWindows , On ControlSend , ahk_parent, !{right}, VLC Media Player DetectHiddenWindows , Off return ^numpad4:: ...
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How can I convert videos with VLC media player?

I use VLC media player 1.1.4, and I want to convert any video files with VLC media player.
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Is it possible to play a song in vlc player out of the command line?

is there a shell command in Linux (for VLC media player) to open a *.mp3 file?
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VLC and automatic subtitles?

I used to watch my movies and series with VLC, but I got tired of always having to download the subtitles. A long time ago, I read something about a VLC plugin to automatically download subtitles. Do ...
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Mac OS X - .AVI Video distortion in VLC

When playing .AVI files on VLC (1.1.3 / Mac OS X 10.6.2) I often get intermittent distortion in the video. It breaks up into squares and bits of previous video are mixed with the current video. It's ...
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VLC tv card streaming

I'm trying to stream the output of my desktop's tv card to my laptop using vlc without success. I have on both pcs ArchLinux installed. I'm stuck here: $ cvlc ...
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How can I broadcast video using VLC?

I'd like to broadcast video, from my server to my client machines in the same lan. I found this tutorial online, but I can't seem to find the Channel menu he's talking about. I'm using VLC 1.1.4 The ...
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How to disable all window borders from the VLC playback window

Is there a way to make the VLC playback window completely borderless (no title bar, no other borders)? Ideally, I would like the playback window to be completely borderless and then a separate window ...
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How do I stop VLC from stealing my volume buttons

when I press the volume buttons on my laptop, usually the system volume is changed. However, when I do this with VLC it "steals" the presses and adjusts it's own "volume" instead. The system volume ...
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VLC only in Windows 7 system tray?

How can I set the VLC icon only in Windows 7 system tray and not duplicated also in the taskbar? To be clear (since some of the answers seem to misunderstand what is being asked), the question is not ...