slint and vlc
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Jun 20 21:55:02 UTC 2018
A little more background, I haven't been able to get
/usr/share/sounds/purple/login.wav to play with aplay or play or paplay.
No error returns but neither does any sound.
On Wed, 20 Jun 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:55:15
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: slint and vlc
> Le 20/06/2018 ? 20:38, Linux for blind general discussion a ?crit?:
> > I have an old version of slint running on the new computer. What I am
> > curious about is if vlc can play any url or local files on the machine
> > once downloaded. So far it doesn't on this older version of slint.
> That's weird, vlc should play pretty much any file, local or remote.
> The version of Slint shouldn't matter at all.
> >From "vlc -h":
> <quoted text begins below>
> Usage: vlc [options] [stream] ...
> You can specify multiple streams on the commandline.
> They will be enqueued in the playlist.
> The first item specified will be played first.
> --option A global option that is set for the duration of the program.
> -option A single letter version of a global --option.
> :option An option that only applies to the stream directly before it
> and that overrides previous settings.
> Stream MRL syntax:
> [:option=value ...]
> Many of the global --options can also be used as MRL specific :options.
> Multiple :option=value pairs can be specified.
> URL syntax:
> file:///path/file Plain media file
> http://host[:port]/file HTTP URL
> ftp://host[:port]/file FTP URL
> mms://host[:port]/file MMS URL
> screen:// Screen capture
> dvd://[device] DVD device
> vcd://[device] VCD device
> cdda://[device] Audio CD device
> udp://[[<source address>]@[<bind address>][:<bind port>]]
> UDP stream sent by a streaming server
> vlc://pause:<seconds> Pause the playlist for a certain time
> vlc://quit Special item to quit VLC
> <end of quoted text>
> Doesn't this syntax work for you?
> Here (but I don't think that the VLC version matter either):
> didier[~]$ LANG=en_US.utf8 vlc --version
> VLC media player 2.2.8 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.7-14-g3cc1d8cba9)
> VLC version 2.2.8 Weatherwax (2.2.7-14-g3cc1d8cba9)
> Compiled by root on stable.slint.net (Jan 18 2018 00:49:03)
> Compiler: gcc version 5.3.0 (GCC)
> This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> You may redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public License;
> see the file named COPYING for details.
> Written by the VideoLAN team; see the AUTHORS file.
> Slint distribution
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