VLC media player only plays youtube videos

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Monday August 11, 2014
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- Aug 11, 2014 at 02:47 AM
 Intermutt - Aug 12, 2014 at 10:37 PM
Unlike most users in general, I can watch youtube videos using VLC (2.1.5). However, I cannnot view videos from any other sites. I enter the url in "open network stream" and it acts like it is going to open but doesn't. I reset preferences, updated software, allow it thru my firewall and antivirus still nothing, unless I want to watch youtube videos (boring).
any suggestions?

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Aug 11, 2014 at 09:26 AM
how're you watching youtube videos with VLC?

have you ripped the video?

Youtube uses flash player for video playback.
I choose "open network stream", enter the url, and select play, thats' how.
I don't want to rip the "youtube" video.
My ultimate quest is to record snipets of long "flv" videos as I watch them in VLC.