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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY vlc-download-http "https://download.videolan.org/vlc/&vlc-version;/vlc-&vlc-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY vlc-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY vlc-md5sum "a953d8b90e56f06828c4ca8e390c5c9b">
10 <!ENTITY vlc-size "24 MB">
11 <!ENTITY vlc-buildsize "615 MB (add 12 MB for tests)">
12 <!ENTITY vlc-time "2.0 SBU (using parallelism=4; add 0.2 SBU for tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="vlc" xreflabel="VLC-&vlc-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="vlc.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>VLC-&vlc-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="vlc">
26 <primary sortas="a-VLC">VLC</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to VLC</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>VLC</application> is a media player, streamer, and encoder.
34 It can play from many inputs, such as files, network streams, capture
35 devices, desktops, or DVD, SVCD, VCD, and audio CD. It can use most audio
36 and video codecs (MPEG 1/2/4, H264, VC-1, DivX, WMV, Vorbis, AC3, AAC,
37 etc.), and it can also convert to different formats and/or send streams
38 through the network.
39 </para>
40
41 &lfs82_checked;
42
43 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
44 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&vlc-download-http;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&vlc-download-ftp;"/>
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download MD5 sum: &vlc-md5sum;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Download size: &vlc-size;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated disk space required: &vlc-buildsize;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 <listitem>
71 <para>
72 Estimated build time: &vlc-time;
73 </para>
74 </listitem>
75 </itemizedlist>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">VLC Dependencies</bridgehead>
78
79 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
80 <para role="recommended">
81 <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/>,
82 <xref linkend="ffmpeg"/>,
83 <xref linkend="liba52"/>,
84 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>
85 <xref linkend="libmad"/>,
86 <xref linkend="lua"/>, and
87 <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>,
88 </para>
89
90 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional features and packages</bridgehead>
91 <para role="optional">
92 <xref linkend="dbus"/>
93 </para>
94
95 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional input plugins</bridgehead>
96 <para role="optional">
97
98 <xref linkend="libcddb"/>,
99 <xref linkend="libdv"/>,
100 <xref linkend="libdvdcss"/>,
101 <xref linkend="libdvdread"/>,
102 <xref linkend="libdvdnav"/>,
103 <xref linkend="opencv"/>,
104 <xref linkend="samba"/>,
105 <xref linkend="v4l-utils"/>,
106 <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libbluray.html">libbluray</ulink>,
107 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libdc1394/">libdc1394</ulink>,
108 <ulink url="https://github.com/libproxy/libproxy">libproxy</ulink>,
109 <ulink url="http://www.live555.com/">Live555</ulink>, and
110 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/vcdimager/">VCDImager</ulink>
111 (requires <xref linkend="libcdio"/>)
112 </para>
113
114 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional mux/demux plugins</bridgehead>
115 <para role="optional">
116 <xref linkend="libogg"/>,
117 <ulink url="https://github.com/kode54/Game_Music_Emu">Game Music Emu</ulink>,
118 <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libdvbpsi.html">libdvbpsi</ulink>,
119 <ulink url="http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/libshout/">libshout</ulink>,
120 <ulink url="http://dl.matroska.org/downloads/libmatroska/">libmatroska</ulink>
121 (requires <ulink url="http://dl.matroska.org/downloads/libebml/">libebml</ulink>),
122 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/modplug-xmms/">libmodplug</ulink>,
123 <ulink url="http://www.musepack.net/">Musepack</ulink>, and
124 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/sidplay2/">sidplay-libs</ulink>
125 </para>
126
127 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional codec plugins</bridgehead>
128 <para role="optional">
129 <xref linkend="faad2"/>,
130 <xref linkend="flac"/>,
131 <xref linkend="libass"/>,
132 <xref linkend="libmpeg2"/>,
133 <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
134 <xref linkend="libtheora"/>,
135 <xref linkend="libva"/>,
136 <xref linkend="libvorbis"/>,
137 <xref linkend="opus"/>,
138 <xref linkend="speex"/>,
139 <xref linkend="x264"/>,
140 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/dirac/">Dirac</ulink>,
141 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/fluidsynth/">FluidSynth</ulink>,
142 <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libdca.html">libdca</ulink>,
143 <ulink url="http://code.google.com/p/libkate/">libkate</ulink>,
144 <ulink url="http://www.khronos.org/openmax/">OpenMAX</ulink>,
145 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/schrodinger/">Schroedinger</ulink>,
146 <ulink url="http://wiki.xiph.org/Tremor">Tremor</ulink>,
147 <ulink url="http://www.twolame.org/">Twolame</ulink>, and
148 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/zapping/">Zapping VBI</ulink>
149 </para>
150
151 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional video plugins</bridgehead>
152 <para role="optional">
153 <xref linkend="aalib"/>,
154 <xref linkend="fontconfig"/>,
155 <xref linkend="freetype2"/>,
156 <xref linkend="fribidi"/>,
157 <xref linkend="librsvg"/>,
158 <xref linkend="libvdpau"/>,
159 <xref linkend="sdl"/>
160 (with <ulink url="http://www.libsdl.org/projects/SDL_image/">SDL_image</ulink>), and
161 <ulink url="http://caca.zoy.org/">libcaca</ulink>
162 </para>
163
164 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional audio plugins</bridgehead>
165 <para role="optional">
166 <xref linkend="pulseaudio"/>,
167 <xref linkend="libsamplerate"/>, and
168 <ulink url="http://jackaudio.org/">JACK</ulink>
169 </para>
170
171 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional interface plugins</bridgehead>
172 <para role="optional">
173 <xref linkend="qt5"/> (required for the graphical user interface),
174 <ulink url="http://pkgbuild.com/~giovanni/libtar/">libtar</ulink>, and
175 <ulink url="http://www.lirc.org/">LIRC</ulink>
176 </para>
177
178 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional visualisations and video filter plugins</bridgehead>
179 <para role="optional">
180 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/goom/">Goom</ulink> and
181 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/projectm/">projectM</ulink>
182 </para>
183
184 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional service discovery plugins</bridgehead>
185 <para role="optional">
186 <xref linkend="avahi"/>,
187 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmtp/">libmtp</ulink> and
188 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/pupnp/">libupnp</ulink>
189 </para>
190
191 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Miscellaneous options</bridgehead>
192 <para role="optional">
193 <xref linkend="gnutls"/>,
194 <xref linkend="libnotify"/>,
195 <xref linkend="libxml2"/>,
196 <xref linkend="taglib"/>,
197 <xref role="runtime" linkend="xdg-utils"/> (runtime), and
198 <ulink url="http://www.ambilight4pc.com/atmolight.html">AtmoLight</ulink>
199 </para>
200
201 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
202 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/vlc"/>
203 </para>
204 </sect2>
205
206 <sect2 role="installation">
207 <title>Installation of VLC</title>
208
209 <para>
210 Install <application>VLC</application> by running the following commands:
211 </para>
212
213<screen><userinput>sed -i '/luaL_checkint(/s/checkint/checkinteger/' modules/lua/{demux,libs/*}.c &amp;&amp;
214sed -i '/DEPRECATED/s:^://:' modules/text_renderer/freetype/text_layout.c &amp;&amp;
215
216BUILDCC=gcc ./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
217
218make</userinput></screen>
219
220 <para>
221 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
222 </para>
223
224 <para>
225 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
226 </para>
227<!--
228 <note>
229 <para>
230 If the XORG_PREFIX is not /usr, make sure the LIBRARY_PATH
231 environment variable is set properly for the root user when
232 doing the install, For example:
233 <command>sudo make LIBRARY_PATH=$XORG_PREFIX/lib ... install</command>.
234 </para>
235 </note>
236-->
237<screen role="root"><userinput>make docdir=/usr/share/doc/vlc-&vlc-version; install</userinput></screen>
238
239 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
240 href="../../xincludes/update-icons-and-desktop.xml"/>
241
242 </sect2>
243
244 <sect2 role="commands">
245 <title>Command Explanations</title>
246
247 <para>
248 <command>sed ... modules/lua/...</command>: This command allows
249 building with the current version of <xref linkend="lua"/>.
250 </para>
251
252 <para>
253 <command>sed ... text_layout.c</command>: This command allows
254 building with the current version of <xref linkend="freetype2"/>.
255 </para>
256
257 <para>
258 <option>--disable-lua</option>: Use this switch if you don't have
259 <application>Lua</application> installed.
260 </para>
261
262 <para>
263 <option>--disable-mad</option>: Use this switch if you don't
264 have <application>libmad</application> installed.
265 </para>
266
267 <para>
268 <option>--disable-avcodec --disable-swscale</option>: Use these switches
269 if you don't have <application>FFmpeg</application> installed.
270 </para>
271
272 <para>
273 <option>--disable-a52</option>: Use this switch if you don't have
274 <application>liba52</application> installed.
275 </para>
276
277 <para>
278 <option>--disable-xcb</option>: Use this switch if you don't have
279 <application>X Window System</application> installed.
280 </para>
281
282 <para>
283 <option>--disable-alsa</option>: Use this switch if you don't have
284 <application>ALSA</application> installed.
285 </para>
286
287 <para>
288 <option>--disable-libgcrypt</option>: Use this switch if you don't
289 have <application>libgcrypt</application> installed.
290 </para>
291
292 <note>
293 <para>
294 There are many options to <application>VLC</application>'s
295 <command>configure</command> command. Check the
296 <command>configure --help</command> output for a complete list.
297 </para>
298 </note>
299
300 </sect2>
301
302 <sect2 role="content">
303 <title>Contents</title>
304
305 <segmentedlist>
306 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
307 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
308 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
309
310 <seglistitem>
311 <seg>
312 cvlc, nvlc, qvlc, rvlc, svlc, vlc and vlc-wrapper
313 </seg>
314 <seg>
315 libvlccore.so, libvlc.so, and many plugins in
316 /usr/lib/vlc/plugins
317 </seg>
318 <seg>
319 /usr/{include,lib,share}/vlc and
320 /usr/share/doc/vlc-&vlc-version;
321 </seg>
322 </seglistitem>
323 </segmentedlist>
324
325 <variablelist>
326 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
327 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
328 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
329
330 <varlistentry id="cvlc">
331 <term><command>cvlc</command></term>
332 <listitem>
333 <para>
334 is a script to run VLC with the dummy interface.
335 </para>
336 <indexterm zone="vlc cvlc">
337 <primary sortas="b-cvlc">cvlc</primary>
338 </indexterm>
339 </listitem>
340 </varlistentry>
341
342 <varlistentry id="nvlc">
343 <term><command>nvlc</command></term>
344 <listitem>
345 <para>
346 is a script to run VLC with the ncurses interface.
347 </para>
348 <indexterm zone="vlc nvlc">
349 <primary sortas="b-nvlc">nvlc</primary>
350 </indexterm>
351 </listitem>
352 </varlistentry>
353
354 <varlistentry id="qvlc">
355 <term><command>qvlc</command></term>
356 <listitem>
357 <para>
358 is a script to run <application>VLC</application> with the
359 <application>Qt</application> interface.
360 </para>
361 <indexterm zone="vlc qvlc">
362 <primary sortas="b-qvlc">qvlc</primary>
363 </indexterm>
364 </listitem>
365 </varlistentry>
366
367 <varlistentry id="rvlc">
368 <term><command>rvlc</command></term>
369 <listitem>
370 <para>
371 is a script to run <application>VLC</application> with a command
372 line interface.
373 </para>
374 <indexterm zone="vlc rvlc">
375 <primary sortas="b-rvlc">rvlc</primary>
376 </indexterm>
377 </listitem>
378 </varlistentry>
379
380 <varlistentry id="svlc">
381 <term><command>svlc</command></term>
382 <listitem>
383 <para>
384 is a script to run <application>VLC</application> with the skins
385 interface.
386 </para>
387 <indexterm zone="vlc svlc">
388 <primary sortas="b-svlc">svlc</primary>
389 </indexterm>
390 </listitem>
391 </varlistentry>
392
393 <varlistentry id="vlc-prog">
394 <term><command>vlc</command></term>
395 <listitem>
396 <para>
397 is the <application>VLC</application> media player.
398 </para>
399 <indexterm zone="vlc vlc-prog">
400 <primary sortas="b-vlc">vlc</primary>
401 </indexterm>
402 </listitem>
403 </varlistentry>
404
405 <varlistentry id="vlc-wrapper">
406 <term><command>vlc-wrapper</command></term>
407 <listitem>
408 <para>
409 is a wrapper to drop privileges with <application>VLC</application>.
410 </para>
411 <indexterm zone="vlc vlc-wrapper">
412 <primary sortas="b-vlc-wrapper">vlc-wrapper</primary>
413 </indexterm>
414 </listitem>
415 </varlistentry>
416
417 </variablelist>
418
419 </sect2>
420
421</sect1>
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