This plugin adds support for svgalib to the vlc media player. to activate it, use the `--vout svgalib' flag or select the `svgalib' video output plugin from the preferences menu. note that you will need root permissions to use svgalib.
vlc is the videolan project's media player. it plays mpeg, mpeg-2, mpeg-4, divx, mov, wmv, quicktime, webm, flac, mp3, ogg/vorbis files, dvds, vcds, podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.