Ubuntu – VLC displays colors wrong


When I try to play a "Heute Journal" Podcast file with VLC, I get colors that look like someone swapped U and V in YUV color system:

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Is there any way to fix this?

I use VLC 1.1.12 on Oneiric

Best Answer

  • This was only because I had the 173 driver installed, although my nvidia 9500 GT should use the current version. Switching to the current driver resolved this problem.