[SOLVED] vlc media player won't start

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BobMacall
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[SOLVED] vlc media player won't start

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I installed a new version of vlc but it doesn't start when inserting a dvd. It won't start when
selecting from the menu or clicking the icon on the desktop. It will start with vlc in a terminal.
I installed a new version because the old version wasn't working properly either and that was after
reinstalling the old version. I also deleted the vlc dir under home/.config.
any ideas?

thanks,
Bob
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Re: vlc media player won't start

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Bob:

Installed from where and how exactly did you install it?
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Re: vlc media player won't start

Post by BobMacall »

It's working correctly now. I didn't do anything except a reboot. I noticed
that it seem to be taking a long to boot up, but now vlc starrts properly when
a dvd is put into the drive. Not sure why that fixed it.

Bob
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