vlc-wrapper Man page

VLC-WRAPPER(1) General Commands Manual VLC-WRAPPER(1)

NAME

vlc-wrapper – a wrapper to drop privileges with VLC

SYNOPSIS

vlc-wrapper [OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the VLC wrapper to open privileged
network ports. The ports it can open are 80, 443 and 554.

OPTIONS

They will be passed to VLC with no modification.

USAGE
The preferred way is to use sudo :

$ sudo vlc-wrapper –option1 –option2

You can also set the SUDO_UID environment variable:

# SUDO_UID=1000 vlc-wrapper –option1 –option2

SEE ALSO

vlc, sudo(8)

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Christophe Mutricy.

Aug 31, 2008 VLC-WRAPPER(1)