[vlc-devel] JVLC

Filippo Carone filippo at carone.org
Mon Aug 4 15:08:09 CEST 2008

Javier Gálvez Guerrero wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have tried launching JVLC jar just for a test and it fails with the 
> following exception:
> dulceangustia at spike:~/Escritorio$ java 
> jvlc-core-0.9.0-SNAPSHOT-20080727.jar -Djna.library.path=/usr/lib
> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: 
> jvlc-core-0/9/0-SNAPSHOT-20080727/jar
> Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: 
> jvlc-core-0.9.0-SNAPSHOT-20080727.jar
>     at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:200)
>     at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
>     at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:188)
>     at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
>     at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:276)
>     at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:251)
>     at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:319)
> I've read the instructions from the JVLC site and the FAQ there and I 
> don't seem to have the libvlc-control file in my computer:
> dulceangustia at spike:~/Escritorio$ ldconfig -p | grep libvlc  
>              libvlc.so.0 (libc6) => /usr/lib/libvlc.so.0
> I don't know if my problem is due to this issue. Anyway, I have VLC 
> 0.8.6e in my Ubuntu laptop and it runs without any problem at all.
> Could anybody please help me? I'm quite interested in using this 
> library in a streaming application development.

You should use java -jar option. The library itself is not runnable. 
Please clone the vlc git repo, and follow the instructions on the site 
to get the bindings into eclipse.


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