I'm not sure what has happened, VLC was playing videos fine yesterday and today I get no video but VLC is playing the file, so I purged/reinstalled and got this message:
sudo apt-get install vlc
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
vlc : Depends: fonts-freefont-ttf but it is not installable
Depends: vlc-nox (= 1:2.0.4-dmo2) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed
Depends: libavcodec54 but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libxcb-keysyms1 (>= 0.3.9) but 0.3.8-1build1 is to be installed
Recommends: vlc-plugin-notify (= 1:2.0.4-dmo2) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed
Recommends: vlc-plugin-pulse (= 1:2.0.4-dmo2) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
How do I correct this?
Linux Mint 13 64-bit , Xfce 4.1