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VLC Playlist Parsers 302 comments

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Sep 05 2017
1) I have downloaded the script yesterday, so the version is the latest
2) I copied the file script to the path /usr/share/vlc/lua/playlist/149909-playlist_youtube3.lua which is intended to work for all users
3) Debug message list is long, I ommit the begining and here is the end of it:

lua debug: Trying Lua playlist script /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist/vimeo.luac
lua debug: Trying Lua playlist script /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist/youtube.luac
lua debug: Lua playlist script /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist/youtube.luac's probe() function was successful
lua debug: Trying Lua scripts in /home/gb4/.local/share/vlc/lua/meta/reader
lua debug: Trying Lua scripts in /usr/lib/vlc/lua/meta/reader
lua debug: Trying Lua playlist script /usr/lib/vlc/lua/meta/reader/filename.luac
lua debug: Trying Lua scripts in /usr/share/vlc/lua/meta/reader
lua error: Couldn't extract youtube video URL, please check for updates to this script

It shows that it found a youtube.luac elsewhere (in /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist/) and does'nt seem to search in /usr/share/vlc/lua/playlist at all (no idea why).

Therefore, I copied your script into my ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/playlist/

And then it worked fine for me. Alleluia.

I wonder if placing the script in /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist would be something valid. Do you want me to try it, so that you could update, not the script, but the installation instructions? - Dec 03 2012
Hi,
I installed and tried to use it for
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S20kG2MoxI
but I got the error message
"lua error: Couldn't extract youtube video URL, please check for updates to this script"
If I ask for debug message, there was a
main debug: `http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S20kG2MoxI&list=PLadtk4pMQE4nV67PLmXQjw7G-AcV_ir8t' successfully opened
I tried this URL in a browser, it works. So what went wrong in the script preventing VLC 2.0.3 (running on Ubuntu) to open the video? - Dec 02 2012
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VLC Playlist Parsers

Score 81%
81 Likes
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Dec 03 2012