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I'm storing my video files on a network server via Samba (network share) and playing them on multiple computers.

Is there a way to preserve playback position in VLC in order to continue playing from where I left? Even if I'm accessing the same file using another computer or operating system (dual boot).

I don't mind storing some metafile along with video.

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    no, it doesn't appear that the VLC command line options include the ability to start a stream at an arbitrary time offset (just by "chapter"), so probably not. That said there are only about a thousand options, so perhaps I missed one here: wiki.videolan.org/VLC_command-line_help – Frank Thomas Oct 7 '14 at 18:49
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    Command line option Frank was referring to is --start-time. However, that doesn't, by itself, answer the question though, as there still needs to be some mechanism to constantly or on exit store the time to start from on the next launch, and something that reads that stored start time and launches vlc with the appropriate option argument. – ssnobody Oct 8 '14 at 1:30

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