mikhou wrote:Totem works fine, but since I've always used VLC in the past, and since it plays just about every format out there, I'd like to get it working. If you stumble upon the answer to how you got it working, I'd love to know more.
lKingjr wrote:I found this on videolan's forum and it works...
pappfer wrote:Unfortunately VLC doesn't work the same as it did in the Ubuntu based one for me neither.
I have problems with .mkv videos. It plays the video OK but every time I try to forward it it doesn't get the place where I want but half an hour earlier - if you know what I mean. So I want to forward it to 1:15 and it takes me to 0:45 in the video. Works good with .avis though.
anamnesis wrote:What a rant on videolan! debian-multimedia is enabled in Mint by default. Why? Try to watch an encrypted DVD without libdvdcss(2). Where do you get that from? Exactly. I've deb-multimedia in my repos since ham or so. That was always the first repo I added to the sources.list. for libdvdcss, w32codecs and much more.
Debian unstable (sid)
VLC's latest packaged version is always in the official Debian unstable branch. However you should still use our apt-get line if you need libdvdcss:
deb http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/debian sid main
deb-src http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/debian sid main
For a normal install, do:
# apt-get update
# apt-get install vlc libdvdcss2
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