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How do I install the latest version of VLC media player?

Install from a Repository You can install the latest supported version from the Official PPA. This has the added benefit of being an official build and distribution channel, maintained by VLC ...
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How do I add support for the "hevc" format to VLC?

Install the HEVC VLC Plugin You will need to install libde265, which is an open source implementation of the h.265 video codec, or HEVC. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 && ...
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How do I install the latest version of VLC media player?

The official PPA from Videolan does not contain all the libraries needed to run VLC like HEVC support. This PPA is specifically for users looking for media updates. Its contains the latest version of ...
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Enable Pantheon notifications?

Enable notifications for VLC: Open menu Tools > Preferences. Now, under Show settings, select the All radio button. Then, from the left sidebar, choose Control interfaces. There, check the ...
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Is VLC 2.2 available for elementary OS Freya?

elementary OS Freya (0.3) is based on Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) and the latest available version of VLC for this version of Ubuntu is 2.1.x (so 2.1.6). This PPA provides the latest version though (at ...
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Not able to install VLC

Try removing vlc with: sudo apt-get remove --purge vlc* after that you will need to remove ppa that you have added: Install ppa-purge: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge You need to know what ppa you ...
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sound device is not shown after purging pulseaudio

I found the solution for it. First I removed any traces of pulseaudio and pulseaudio-equalizer by using the below command sudo apt purge pulseaudio pulseaudio-equalizer then removed following ...
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Two VLC Apps in AppCenter

One is from eos and the other is from Flatpak repository
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VLC player - Video lost in fullscreen

Unmaximise the vlc window, then go to fullscreen.
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How to install 3.0.1 VLC Player on elementary os?

I would recommend installing VLC as a snap using Snaptastic. Install Snaptastic from the AppCenter Go to: https://snapcraft.io/vlc Click install Because it's snap you'll get the latest version, ...
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Adding support for the “hevc” format to VLC without using ppa

You can upgrade to VLC 2.2.x or higher to get HEVC/H.265 support.To upgrade to latest version please refer how-do-i-install-the-latest-version-of-vlc-media-player (here you need to install ...
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Converting .mp3 to .aac

did you try handbrake or winff sudo apt install winff
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Problem with VLC minimal X theme on freya OS

I guess the answer is probably that you should not use this theme. You may want to seek help from a VLC specific forum. Generally if a specific app is doing something odd, it's the fault of that app. ...
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How to install 3.0.1 VLC Player on elementary os?

first option: using snap (current version: 3.0.1-4-g14a4897 sudo apt install snapd then sudo snap install vlc second option: (stable version 2.2.2 last update: 32 weeks ago) sudo add-apt-...
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VLC users. What happens when you exit while in the fullscreen mode (alt+f4)? Does it start in the same size as you have before going fullscreen?

Try this, https://superuser.com/a/368759/699547 Open any video and resize the VLC view screen to whatever size you want. Drag the corners and then go up to the Menu-bar at the top... Tools>...
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I cannot play a DVD in any video player

I have had troubles with the videos app as well. You could open it by starting it from the terminal with: audience Then copy and paste the output of the command here to give us more info. You could ...
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How to install VLC 2.0.8

Try running sudo apt-get -y install liba52-0.7.4-dev libaa1-dev libasound2-dev libass-dev \ libavahi-client-dev libcaca-dev libcairo2-dev libcddb2-dev libcdio-dev libdca-dev \ libdirac-dev libdvbpsi-...
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How can i play .MTS videos in elementary OS?

Try installing Ubuntu Restricted Extras: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras Cheers!
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Unable to install vlc

It seems to me that you have: installed VLC from a PPA removed VLC. That will live some of its dependencies installed. removed that PPA tried to install VLC again not from that PPA without cleaning ...
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How to remove broken installations?

I installed Synaptic Package Manager from software center. You can install it through software center or using the following command on your terminal sudo apt-get install synaptic Than I tried to ...
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