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VLC uninstalled itself?

asked 2017-05-09 14:24:01 -0500

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How could this have possibly happen? VLC was installed. Installed some additional GS streamer codecs. Did an update. Rebooted. VLC is GONE and had to re-install? What? Why? NEVER told it do remove. Ever happen to anyone else?

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answered 2017-05-09 16:13:21 -0500

can you to install it again? does it show up as installed? sudo dnf list installed | grep vlc

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answered 2017-05-09 14:39:33 -0500

It could had been a conflict with dependencies or update did not finish correctly. You should look in /var/log/dnf.log to see what happened.

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Nothing is logged for today in that file. Im not rebooting during updates so idk what updates would have not finished correctly. Still at a loss.

robn86 gravatar imagerobn86 ( 2017-05-09 14:53:29 -0500 )edit
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Thanks to your Grep suggestion, I have discovered that certain GStreamer codecs and VLC cannot be installed at the same time, one will overwrite the other. I wonder if this is related to my other issue. link text

robn86 gravatar imagerobn86 ( 2017-05-09 18:40:37 -0500 )edit

your welcome.

jlozadad gravatar imagejlozadad ( 2017-05-09 20:13:01 -0500 )edit

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