LinApple and Xubuntu 17.10

bzip2 -d to Working folder, followed by tar xvf switch to Working folder and src folder make should first return sdl error sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2-dev (may also need libsdl2-dev) sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev sudo apt-get install libzip-dev Other libraries may be necessary but these seem to fulfill the needs on my system (I allow…

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VLC Audio okay but no Video in Xubuntu 17.10 amd64

(this probably applies to various other distros as well) Reinstalled Xubuntu 17.10 and found that VLC (VideoLAN) playback for at least 1 MKV file was resulting in audio only with no video. One possible resolution: Go to Tools -> Preferences and enable Advanced. In the resulting tree, go to Video -> Output Modules then select…

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