[CentOS] Nux VLC gives CLI only on CentOS-6.x

Fri Sep 18 14:00:19 UTC 2015
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

On 09/18/2015 03:23 PM, Scott Robbins wrote:
> I thought this was just because of various unwise repo mixing that I'd done
> on my main home server-cum-workstation, but I've been able to duplicate it
> on a fresh VirtualBox installation.
> I install the nux repo vlc-core and vlc-extras.  I then try to start it
> from a command line.  I get
> +++++++
> main interface error: no suitable interface module
> [0x1ae5108] main libvlc error: interface "globalhotkeys,none"
> initialization failed
> [0x1ae5108] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc'
> to use vlc without interface.
> [0x1bac2b8] [cli] lua interface: Listening on host "*console".
> VLC media player 2.0.8 Twoflower
> Command Line Interface initialized. Type `help' for help.
> +++++++
> I can open any media file with it, but I can't get the usual GUI interface.
> I tend to use mplayer and smplayer more often, but I've not been able to
> find the reason for this not working.  Googling has brought me some Ubuntu
> issues that were resolved with reinstalling, but the only thing I've seen
> with CentOS-6.x and this is a few years old.
> Does anyone else have this issue?  I use openbox or dwm on the machines,
> I'm not sure if that's part of the issue.
try to install the packge "vlc" as well (I have 
vlc-2.0.8-3.el6.nux.x86_64 currently, I get the GUI)