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VLC MEDIA PLAYER

VLC media player unable to run video, after using the command sudi apt install -y vlc && sudo apt install -f.

Only the audio is available, but the picture is unmoved.

I have given the above command keeping internet connection activated. What to do now?


Affordable-Laptop 07-12-18, 10:50 a.m. GSMahapatra

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If the video is not responding in VLC, could you please try playing some other video content? Maybe, a youtube video through konsole(terminal):

  • vlc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4C82eyhwgU

If that doesn't work, then please try re-installing the vlc from the konsole(terminal):

  • sudo apt purge -y vlc
  • sudo apt install -y vlc

Let me know if it solves your problem.

07-12-18, 1:49 p.m. Srikant

After, 

  • sudo apt purge -y vlc
  • sudo apt autoremove
  • sudo apt install -y vlc
VLC sometimes couldn't handle few video codecs, in that case, I suggest you can install an alternate player (smplayer).
  • sudo apt install -y smplayer


10-12-18, 1:02 p.m. Srikant

The problem of video player is solved by installing SMPlayer, instead of VLC.

Thanks to Srikant for solving it through remote access.


11-12-18, 6:46 a.m. GSMahapatra

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