VLC player encountered a problem while opening on Kali Linux 2.0. VLC refused to open as root user. Here is How to Fix VLC not Opening on Kali Linux 2.0. Also Check Video Tutorial @ end of Post
Lets First Open VLC to confirm
Didn’t Open !!!
See how to Fix this Easily
- Open terminal and Type the following command followed by Enter
- Now Press
ctrl+wto open search Box and press enter type geteuid and press enter
- Press tab button
- now type –
ctrl+xto save this.
- /usr/bin/vlc Let the file name be unchanged and press enter .
Now try opening VLC media Player
WOW !!! It now works fine.
Open Terminal and type
sed -i 's/geteuid/getppid/g' /usr/bin/vlc
VLC Player in Kali is now Fixec