Quote Originally Posted by mc4man View Post
If (for the moment or for good) you want to return to the ubuntu repo vlc vs. the videolan ppa version try this -

Disable the ppa in sources (if not already done

Code:
sudo apt-get purge vlc-data
Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install vlc
see what occurs ...
Heres what I got:

sudo apt-get purge vlc-data
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package vlc-data is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install vlc
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Reading package lists... Done
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.3+git20121114+r428-0~r41~precise1) but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: vlc-plugin-notify (= 2.0.3+git20121114+r428-0~r41~precise1) but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: vlc-plugin-pulse (= 2.0.3+git20121114+r428-0~r41~precise1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
Still no luck I'm afraid