Man page for apt-get vlc Command
This tutorial shows the man page for man vlc in linux.
Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
Result of the Command Execution shown below:
vlc, qvlc, svlc, nvlc, rvlc, cvlc the VLC media player
vlc [OPTIONS] [ITEMS]...
This manual page documents briefly the VLC multimedia player and
VLC follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options start
ing with two dashes (` '). For a precise description of options,
please use "vlc help".
The complete list of VLC options depends on what plugins are installed
because they automatically add their own options. Please use "vlc
longhelp advanced" for a complete list of available options.
VLC recognizes several URL style items:
*.mpg, *.vob, *.avi, *.mp3, *.ogg
Various multimedia file formats
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DVD device (for instance dvd:///dev/dvd). The raw device is
optional and must have been prepared beforehand.
VCD device (for instance vcd:///dev/cdrom).
UDP stream, such as one sent by VLS or another VLC. Usually
"udp://" is enough.
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RTSP Video On Demand stream
Execute a playlist command. Commands are: pause (pause execution
of other items), and quit (close VLC).
The videolan doc package contains comprehensive documents on how to use
VLC both as a media player and as a streaming server. Online documen
This manual page was written by Sam Hocevar
, for the
Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
Feb 14, 2005 VLC(1)