Getting subtitles to work in newer versions of VLC

Newer versions of VLC no longer contain the teletext decoder as part of the base install package.

If you are watching a DVB-T stream and when you try to turn subtitles on you get an error message about 'telx' codec not available then you need to get and install the 'vlc-plugin-zvbi' package. Use your favourite package manager or open a terminal window and enter the following command:

    sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-zvbi

Restart VLC and subtitles should now be working.

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