Commit 29b791a9 authored by Sam Hocevar's avatar Sam Hocevar

* ./doc/vlc.1: updated manpage.

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.TH VLC 1 "May 19, 2002"
.TH VLC 1 "Feb 02, 2003"
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.SH NAME
vlc, gvlc, gnome-vlc, kvlc, qvlc \- The VideoLAN Client
vlc, gnome-vlc, gvlc, kvlc, qvlc, wxvlc \- the VLC media player
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B vlc
.RI [ OPTIONS ]
.RI [ ITEMS ]...
.SH DESCRIPTION
This manual page documents briefly the
.B vlc
, a free MPEG, MPEG2 and DVD player.
.B VLC
multimedia player.
.SH OPTIONS
.B VLC
follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`-').
For a precise description of options, please use "vlc --help".
The complete list of
.B VLC
options depends on what plugins are installed because they automatically
add their own options. Please use "vlc --longhelp" for a complete list of
available options.
.SH ITEMS
.B vlc
.B VLC
recognizes several URL-style items:
.TP
.B *.mpg, *.vob
Plain MPEG-1/2 files
.B *.avi
AVI files, such as DivX movies
.B *.mpg, *.vob, *.avi, *.mp3, *.ogg
Various multimedia file formats
.TP
.B dvd:[<device>][@<raw device>][@[<title>][,[<chapter>][,<angle>]]]
DVD device (for instance dvd:/dev/dvd). The raw device is optional and
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VCD device (for instance dvd:/dev/cdrom).
.TP
.B udpstream:[@[<multicast address>][:<local port>]]
UDP stream, such as one sent by VideoLAN Server or VideoLAN miniserver.
UDP stream, such as one sent by VLS or another VLC.
Usually "udpstream:" is enough.
.TP
.B vlc:<command>
Execute a play-list command. Commands are :
.B loop
(loop the playlist),
Execute a playlist command. Commands are :
.B pause
(pause execution of other items), and
.B quit
(close VLC).
.SH OPTIONS
.B vlc
follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`-').
For a precise description of options, please use "vlc --help".
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR vls (1), vlms (1)
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