How to solve the "%U" error in VLC Media Player

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  1. vautrin44

    vautrin44

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    1. Go to My Files
    2. Paste /usr/share/applications
    3. Right click the white area on the /usr/share/applications folder (between the files)
    4. Select "open terminal here"
    5. Type "su -". Hit enter.
    6. Type your password. Hit enter.
    7. Type "mousepad"
    8. Now, on mousepad, go to file/open. In "Location", paste /usr/share/applications/livna-vlc.desktop
    9. Look there. There should be a line which says "Exec=vlc %U". Change it so that it says "Exec=vlc".

    You are now done. Now you should be able to click the icon in desktop without any problems.
     
    vautrin44, Aug 8, 2008
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    dandesigns

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    hi,

    it's faster if you use this:

    1. alt+f2
    2. sudo mousepad /usr/share/applications/livna-vlc.desktop
    3. Find Exec then remove the %U
    4. save
     
    dandesigns, Aug 8, 2008
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