The file I'm testing with has a "H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1)" video track.
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to mesa in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1574354 Title: playing .mp4 in VLC freezes machine Status in mesa package in Ubuntu: Confirmed Bug description: VLC was running fine on 15.10 but since upgrading, video files (e.g. .mp4) play for a few minutes and then crash the whole machine (i.e. I have to power off and on). Possibly linked is that audio (in web pages or playing audio files thru Banshee) loops (stutters) for about a second every few minutes (but doesn't crash the machine). vlc-nox: /usr/bin/vlc Description: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release: 16.04 vlc: Installed: 2.2.2-5 Candidate: 2.2.2-5 Version table: *** 2.2.2-5 500 500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04 Package: vlc 2.2.2-5 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6 Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64 NonfreeKernelModules: wl ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: Unity Date: Sun Apr 24 19:20:41 2016 InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-02-17 (797 days ago) InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1) ProcEnviron: LANGUAGE=en_GB:en PATH=(custom, no user) XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 SHELL=/bin/bash SourcePackage: vlc UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-04-22 (2 days ago) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mesa/+bug/1574354/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp