- 1 HOWTO: Play Video Over SSH
- 2 HOWTO: Install The Latest Daily Build
- 3 HOWTO: Play 3D SBS (Side-by-Side) Movies
- 4 HOWTO: Fix Error: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme
- 5 HOWTO: Terminal Command Line Curses Based Music Player
- 6 HOWTO: Remember 10 Band Graphic Equaliser Settings
- 7 HOWTO: Location of Important Files
- 8 HOWTO: Remote Control HTTP Web Lua Interface
- 9 HOWTO: FIX: Segmentation Fault
- 10 Gentoo Linux
- 11 More Help Information
HOWTO: Play Video Over SSH
vlc sftp://<server>/<path to file>
Put in your SSH login username and password then the magic will happen. Cool.
EDIT: If you don't want to be prompted each time for a username and password, you can put them in the VLC settings:-
VLC > Tools > Preferences > All > Search for SFTP > Username + Password > Save
HOWTO: Install The Latest Daily Build
If the package 'vlc' is already installed on 12.04, then a safe-upgrade will not install it.
You have to specifically install it, and follow the prompts to upgrade
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install -v -s vlc (to verify latest git release) sudo aptitude install vlc
HOWTO: Play 3D SBS (Side-by-Side) Movies
Don't touch anything in VLC. You change your 3D Television's settings...
Menu > Picture > 3D > Format > Side-by-Side > Apply
Now turn on your TV's 3D Glasses and enjoy the movie.
When you have finished, just remember to turn off the 3D settings...
Menu > Picture > 3D > Format > Off > Apply
HOWTO: Fix Error: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme
sudo aptitude install libgnome2-common
HOWTO: Terminal Command Line Curses Based Music Player
nvlc --no-color *.flac a - volume up z - volume down n - next track p - previous track arrow up - go up the playlist arrow down - go down the playlist enter - select track space - pause / play h - help q - quit
HOWTO: Remember 10 Band Graphic Equaliser Settings
Start VLC, open the Graphic Equalizer, tick Enable and set the controls to how you want them.
Under each of the sliders there is a dB (decibel) figure. Take a note of each of the 10 levels, leaving a space between each one. The example above would be: 3 -1.5 -3.8 -2 0 0 0 0 2 3
Next, on the main VLC window, click on Tools > Preferences.
At the bottom left, select All.
On the left hand side, select Filters (don't expand it yet), then tick Equalizer with 10 bands
Now expand Filters then select Equalizer. In the Bands gain box, enter the dB values from the EQ sliders.
Finally, click Save. Now when VLC next starts, it will have remembered your favourite EQ settings
HOWTO: Location of Important Files
~/.local/share/vlc/ ~/.config/vlc/ /usr/lib/vlc/plugins/codec/ /usr/share/vlc/lua/http/.hosts
HOWTO: Remote Control HTTP Web Lua Interface
HOWTO: FIX: Segmentation Fault
1. In Gentoo, emerge with the following USE flags...
USE="-svg -libnotify -xv -xcb"
2. Delete the following directories...
3. Generate the plugins cache again...
/usr/lib/vlc/vlc-cache-gen -f usr/lib/vlc/plugins