ERR-SYS-00006: VLC 3.0 and Above May Fail to Start in GNOME

Error when Trying to Start VLC in a GNOME Desktop Session


When using AOSC OS with the GNOME Desktop, VLC version 3.0 and above may fail to start with the following error output...

Gdk-Message: vlc: Fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server :0.

Possible Cause

Not yet identified. However, the VLC upstream claims that the issue does not lie within VLC itself.

Fixed Version

Unfortunately, we are yet to find a solution to this issue.