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Date:      Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:52:20 -0500
From:      Edgar Rodolfo <>
To:        freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: multimedia/vlc: no graphical interface on FreeBSD 9 and 10
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2011/11/27, O. Hartmann <>:
> Since a while, vlc on my FreeBSD 10 and FreeBSD 9 boxes do not show a
> graphical interface anymore. Compiling multimedia/vlc works, either with
> the legacy gcc or clang. But either way I compile vlc, the result is
> always the same: no GUI. Instead, I receive the below show message:
> VLC media player 1.1.12 The Luggage (revision exported)
> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS")
> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE")
> [0x802080a70] main interface error: no suitable interface module
> [0x8020691b0] main libvlc error: interface "globalhotkeys,none"
> initialization failed
> [0x8020691b0] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use
> 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
> [0x802080a70] main interface error: option qt-volume-complete does not exist
> [0x802080a70] skins2 interface error: no suitable dialogs provider found
> (hint: compile the qt4 plugin, and make sure it is loaded properly)
> [0x802080a70] skins2 interface error: cannot instanciate qt4 dialogs
> provider
> I tried several times to recompile everything vlc depends on, but with
> not success. I also tried to delete every configuration file vlc created
> in the past and my now suffer from legzy options, but that hadn't any
> effect - as far as I could catch each config file.

try to use pkg_add or you can install smplyer, smplayer for me is a
good tool to see videos or to listen music...

> Is anybody out here having had the same or similar problem and solved it?
> Regards,
> Oliver

Edguitar ;)

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