Questions tagged [vlc]

VLC Media Player is a cross-platform, open-source media player.

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Is it possible to install VLC?

I would like to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi and wonder if it is possible? I can not find a distribution that supports it, but wonder if anyone has done this or knows a link to a site or group ...
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How to stream raspivid to Linux and OSX using GStreamer, VLC or Netcat?

How can I stream video stream to Linux or OS X using raspivid and either VLC, GStreamer or Netcat?
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VLC Hardware acceleration

I'm new to Raspberry Pi. I am trying to develop a media player that would use a library like libvlc to do the decoding. Now the problem is that I can't get the hardware acceleration going... I have ...
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How can I get Raspivid to skip h264 encoding? (getting rid of 5 second latency streaming video)

There are gazillions of forums and threads about getting rid of a 5 second latency when using a Pi together with a PI-Cam as a surveillance camera. Many tutorials show how to use vlc to encode and ...
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No sound output in VLC

I installed VLC, but I can't hear anything through the analog output (jack output) when I play a MP3 file or a video. I'm using Debian Wheezy. I already did some steps to test alsa sound, like this: ...
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Is it possibly to have my pi play videos stored on my external hard drive?

im very new to all this, and i want to know if its possibly to have my raspberry pi play movies and such that i have stored on a WD My passport 500GB External Hard Drive. ive mounted the hard drive i ...
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Unable to start X after Cheese and VLC are installed

I installed Cheese and VLC from the Raspbian repositories. The programs worked perfectly until I tried to restart the computer. Now, after executing startx I get a black screen. After killing X I see ...
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Capture AV/HDMI and stream over the network? (+IR extender too, maybe?)

Is it possible to have the Pi take-in/capture footage then stream that footage over the network? Could I also attach an IR receiver to one Pi, and have it repeat from an IR receiver on another Pi? ...
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VLC does not release webcam resource

I have bought the NoIr cam for the Raspberry Pi. I stream the video of that camera to my other Ubuntu server using VLC: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --v4l2-width 1920 --v4l2-height 1080 --v4l2-chroma h264 ...
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Streaming from the camera only when required?

Although I don't know much about video encoding and such I know how to stream video from the camera board with vlc by piping the output of raspivid into cvlc. Despite the horrific lag, it works well. ...
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How Can I Stream Video from SD Card over Ethernet via RTSP?

Problem: I need to stream a video file from my RPi SD card over RTSP to display on a client computer. I'm new to RPi and Linux-based interfaces. I'm also new to RTSP and video streaming. My hardware:...
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Why can't OMXplayer display streamed movies well?

I am running a comparison on a 720p HD video of running it directly: omxplayer Shame.mkv and off of a vlc server configured like so: new channel1 broadcast enabled setup channel1 input /path/to/...
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How do I install VLC into raspbmc?

I've recently installed raspbmc into a Raspberry Pi v2, which has an external hard drive hooked up through a USB hub. When I boot the Raspberry PI, I can navigate to the hard drive and see couple of *....
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VLC - Unable to open MRL 'v4l2:///dev/video0'

I have been trying to stream live webcam footage from my PS3 eye toy (connected to RPI through USB). I downloaded VLC and ran: vlc 4l2:///dev/video0 But I keep running into the error VLC is ...
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Stream using VLC and fifo file

I have a Rapberry Pi (model B), wired connected on network. I want to stream using raspistill and save loop jpeg picture into a fifo file. In the other side I want to read this fifo file with VLC, ...
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Picamera as streaming server

I am implementing a video streaming server with picamera (it is a requeriment), but i can't test it... I am executing this example for the server: import socket import time import picamera with ...
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Raspberry Pi to iPhone Audio Streaming

I am trying to figure out how to get as close to real time streaming as possible from Raspberry Pi to an iPhone (more particularly just an HTTP stream so iPhone or Android could use it). The Raspberry ...
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Output a fake TV Channel?

I recently went on a Disney cruise with my family and the TV had different channels that had films on a loop different channels were different categories. My wife and I REALLY liked this and wanted ...
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Playback over UPNP (provided by miniDLNA) stops when new file added

I'm using my raspberry pi successfully as UPNP server with miniDLNA (aka ReadyMedia) and VLC as player on my desktop computer. I also have a transmission client running on the RP that once in a while ...
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How do I delay video from the raspberry pi camera module and output it through hdmi?

I would like to have my camera module take video, delay that video for 15 seconds, and then have it sent through the HMDI cable to a monitor. I am new to Raspberry Pi's and figured the best way to ...
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Unable to fetch some archives (503 Service Unavailable) [closed]

I recently got a Raspberry Pi and have been trying to install some apps on it. I tried installing gnash using: sudo apt-get install iceweasel browser-plugin-gnash but following error message ...
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Playing a video using VLC

I have a model B Pi and have installed the newest version of VLC. When I try to play a ten-second video file (.avi format) the VLC window opens with the orange logo then after few seconds it turns all ...
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Want to stream just captured audio using VLC media player as HTTP or RTSP

When I try to use the VLC media player GUI to start the stream, all the modes seem to include video, like v4l2. How do I tell it to only stream the audio card input? The Raspberry Pi is next to my TV,...
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Logitech c170 webcam not working

I've connected a Logitech c170 webcam to a Raspberry Pi via an externally powered USB hub. It's running Raspbian Wheezy. The camera is detected by the Pi when plugged in, and running VLC even causes ...
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How to install VLC on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Every time I try to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi I get this error $sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to ...
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Running Simultaneous Processes

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and am running Raspbian. I have a capture device (USB easycap) connected to the pi, and it is recognized and am able to open the video capture stream in VLC. I also ...
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PyGame for Jukebox without display

I want to great a small (local) jukebox without a display. Songs are stored on the SD card and every button is more or less hardwired to one song (always to the song called "1.mp3" on the sd card ...
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Streaming from RPI over VLC

I realize this is a very commonly asked question but I haven't found anyone who's run into quite the problem that I'm running into. On my PI I run the following command: raspivid -o - -t 99999 -w 640 ...
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player with harware aceleration for tcp stream

I am trying to stream video from a pi to another.I have been success-full in that using gstreamer. Playing the video is another question. I can open the stream using VLC but its rather slow and the ...
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Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

I installed a fresh image of Raspbian Buster in my Raspberry Pi 2. When I run the Big Buck Bunny video in VLC (both in full screen and window mode), the video lags.As far as I can remember, this did ...
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VLC black screen on videos [duplicate]

i've just installed the last version of raspian desktop on my new raspberry. I did the update and upgrade and i did a reboot. I installed VLC and i copyed a film .avi in the microsd card in the videos ...
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VLC Python bindings don't work on PiZero with Justboom DAC Zero

I am trying to setup an audio player in Python using vlc.py bindings, but the simplest of code seems to throw an error. I want it running headless so I am trying all my experiments over SSH. Code ...
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Does VLC Media Player 2.2.4 support hardware acceleration on a Raspberry Pi 3?

It is all in the question. I want to know if the latest stable version of VLC Media Player (2.2.4) supports hardware acceleration on a Raspberry Pi 3. The GPU is of course the VideoCore IV. When using ...
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Python vlc bindings & raspberry pi HW acceleration

I managed to install vlc on raspberry pi 2 with hardware acceleration as described here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=59814&sid=65d833a90f1ee134cb57523599e1c8aa and ...
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Establishing a network video stream between two RPi

I have two Raspberry Pi connected to the same WiFi network and am trying to get a video livestream set up coming from RPi1's camera and being displayed on RPi2's HDMI screen. Currently I am setting ...
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VLC RTSP stream works with GUI but not in CLI

I'm trying to stream the input of the microphone of my USB Webcam (Logitech C170) on my Rpi with VLC. When I use the GUI, it works well. However, when I try it in CLI, the client is unable to connect. ...
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Streaming video from the Pi to itself or over SSH

I've set up my Raspberry Pi 3 as an ad-hoc network so that I can log in, start a VNCServer session and run the Pi using my laptop. The Pi is going to be installed in a rotating platform so it needs ...
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Embedding video player on RPi

I am developing an application which should have a GUI showing some text, pictures and playing video (the video should be on approximately 1/2 of the screen, the rest is text and static pictures). ...
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run vlc in command line

So I have a Raspberry Pi 3+ running OctoPrint. I also have an HDMI IP camera attached to my 3D printer. Because the stream for the camera is not compatible, I have another server running the VLC ...
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Weird behaviour of ALSA with both paplay and vlc

Jack sound works well on my headless Debian Raspberry with omxplayer and pretty much any file. However, alsa-based programs output a buggish sound and regularly fail. Here is a (maybe) interesting ...
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Issues with apt-get install vlc

I am using a RPi 2 B and Raspbian I am trying the following command via ssh to install VLC sudo apt-get install vlc I also tried sudo apt-get install vlc --fix-missing I get two prompts about ...
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VLC Socket bind error at boot

Short: When run the script manually it works, at boot time i get the VLC error core access out error: socket bind error: Permission denied I want to run a command at boot time, so I created a ...
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Unmet dependencies

While I was following a Raspberry Pi VLC hardware acceleration tutorial in the compiling stage I have received this error: configure: error: Package 'libavcodec' requires 'libavutil = 53.3.0' but ...
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Python to open the terminal and play a movie through VLC?

Is it possible to send a command from one Raspberry Pi, to another, and open up a video file with VLC, using Python? This is my idea that involves this: Raspberry Pi 1, has a web server on, where ...
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VLC cannot read mjpeg video produced over USB webcam

I'm trying to use vlc to transcode a mjpeg stream from a USB camera connected to a raspberry pi 3B+, however VLC seems unable to read the mjpeg video stream from the camera, I already checked the v4l2-...
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VLC with the 10.1 inch Seeed display will cut off videos in both windows and fullscreen mode

I'm currently running VLC on the latest version of raspbian, on a Raspberry Pi 3 model B+. I have a Seeed 10.1 inch IPS display connected to it via HDMI. To get the Seeed working correctly, I ...
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vlc aspect ratio instable

on the same hdmi monitor, the screen aspect ratio of a movie changes when switch to full-screen. HOW TO MAINTAIN THE SAME ASPECT RATIO BETWEEN FULL-SCREEN OR NOT ? Raspbian, PI 3 B+ VLC media ...
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Stream USB webcam with audio

I have a raspberry pi zero with a Logitech C920 webcam. I am hoping to do a video server (baby monitor) with these. I hope to use the H.264 encoding provided by the C920 and combine it with the audio ...
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Install VLC 3 on Raspbian Stretch

Is it possible to install Install VLC 3 on Raspbian Stretch? (I'm using a Raspberry PI2 model B)
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Raspberry pi 3 Memory partition

I have installed Raspbian stretch latest on my Rpi 3 B on a 8gb sdcard and I can't run any videos or windows application through wine. It says 1G/3G partition is required and no video is played ...