“VLC is not supposed to be run as root. Sorry.
If you need to use real-time priorities and/or privileged TCP ports
you can use vlc-wrapper (make sure it is Set-UID root and
cannot be run by non-trusted users first).”

This error says straight forward vlc can not be run as root privileged user.

Just edit /usr/bin/vlc

using hexedit (you need to install this app) and search for geteuid and replace it with getppid.

Save file & Exit.


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