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Old 01-14-2009, 02:16 PM   #1
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VLC error: VLC could not open the file "/usr/share/vlc/skins2/text.bmp".

When I have tried to change the skin from the control panel, next time I tried to open vlc it shows me the message: VLC could not open the file "/usr/share/vlc/skins2/text.bmp".

I completely uninstalled VLC and dependencies with synaptic and rebooted several times. The reinstallation always has the same problem. I even deleted the VLC folder in usr/share as root and I still get the same error.

Any ideas on how to fix this ?

Old 01-14-2009, 11:48 PM   #2
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The fix is
*** Cool, run:
"vlc --reset"

and all is well.


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