Package Details: sopcast-player 0.8.5-3

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Package Base: sopcast-player
Description: GUI front-end for p2p TV sopcast
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Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: None
Maintainer: shimi
Last Packager: shimi
Votes: 94
Popularity: 0.001065
First Submitted: 2009-03-01 07:35
Last Updated: 2017-03-08 08:53

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Anonymous comment on 2011-05-08 10:18

Have this problem when starting (KDE 4.6.3)
[tridc@archy ~]$ sopcast-player
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/", line 36, in <module>
from VLCWidget import VLCWidget
File "/usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/", line 39, in <module>
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Instance'

How to fix it? Thanks.

archtux commented on 2011-05-04 04:22

@ kfgz
I had the same error on my quad-core.
I thought it was a bug in some version of vlc.
I didn't know that 'trick' for multi-core processors!

kfgz commented on 2011-05-03 17:01

You need to add


kfgz commented on 2011-05-03 17:00

install: cannot stat `pyvlc_bindings/generated/*': No such file or directory
make: *** [byte-compile] Error 1
make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
make[1]: Entering directory `/tmp/yaourt-tmp-root/aur-sopcast-player/src/sopcast-player/pyvlc_bindings'
make[1]: warning: jobserver unavailable: using -j1. Add `+' to parent make rule.
python /usr/include/vlc/*.h > generated/
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/yaourt-tmp-root/aur-sopcast-player/src/sopcast-player/pyvlc_bindings'

vladimiroff commented on 2010-11-28 23:05

Strange...I've removed the package, installed it again and now it works :)

archtux commented on 2010-11-28 21:44

I have now built and tested on my laptop(32 bits) and my desktop(64 bits) and it works out of the box(standard vlc 1.1.5-2).
I have also installed vlc-plugins and still working perfect.
If you look in the package(sopcast-player) there is no
I have only and vlc.pyc
Do you use standard vlc or a development version?(vlc-dev, vlc-git)

vladimiroff commented on 2010-11-28 00:25

@archtux, is it now :)
Is this thing working for you with the last vlc, without any hacks?
ImportError: /usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/ undefined symbol: libvlc_get_vlc_id

archtux commented on 2010-11-20 17:32

# Maintainer: archtux <>

# This release fixes incompatibilities with vlc 1.1.x(no fix needed)
# But full screen function doesn't work anymore!
# If you want full screen support, stay with sopcast-player 0.3.3-11

pkgdesc='GUI front-end to p2p TV sopcast'
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
depends=('gtk2' 'pygtk' 'sopcast' 'vlc')
[ "$CARCH" == "x86_64" ] && depends=('bin32-sopcast' 'gtk2' 'pygtk' 'vlc')

build() {
cd $srcdir/$pkgname

# Modify Makefile for python2 compatibility
sed -i 's#PYTHON ?= $(BINDIR)/python#\02#' Makefile

# Compilation
make DESTDIR=$pkgdir install

archtux commented on 2010-11-07 09:07

@Vladimiroff is in package VLC

vladimiroff commented on 2010-11-06 18:10

I have vlc and vlc-plugins isntalled, but still:
[vladimiroff@latitude ~]$ sopcast-player
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/", line 38, in <module>
import vlc
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
[vladimiroff@latitude ~]$

In which package is this vlc lib for python?