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Old 09-25-2011
Vlc trouble

Heya everyone I'm having trouble trying to work this out use to work but now it come up with a error. If anyone could help please Smilie


cd $Movies
cvlc ls | sed -n "$((RANDOM%$(ls | wc -l)+1))p"

yoda@ubuntu:~$ ./Movieback 
02 Mine.m4v

yoda@ubuntu:~$ ./Movieback 
VLC media player 1.1.9 The Luggage (revision exported)
Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS")
Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE")
[0x879c914] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
Warning: call to srand(1317472962)
Warning: call to rand()
Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")

(process:3945): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
    Using the fallback 'C' locale.
libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.9 for DVD access
libdvdread: Can't stat /home/yoda/Videos/ls
No such file or directory
[0x8af3bcc] filesystem access error: cannot open file /home/yoda/Videos/ls (No such file or directory)
[0x8852174] main input error: open of `file:///home/yoda/Videos/ls
' failed: (null)


Thanks in advance Smilie

Last edited by Scott; 09-25-2011 at 05:23 AM.. Reason: Code tags
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Old 09-25-2011
Hi jtsmith90,

Does this command fix your error? It works in my system.
$ cvlc $(ls | sed -n "$((RANDOM%$(ls | wc -l)+1))p")

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