Install latest Smplayer on Ubuntu 14.10

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SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.

One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... don't worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...

SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.

Install Smplayer on Ubuntu 14.10

Before installing smplayer make sure you have mplayer2 or mpv

so you can install using the following command

For mplayer2

sudo apt-get install mplayer2

For mpv

sudo apt-get install mpv

Install latest Smplayer using the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install smplayer

Screenshots

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If you want to use mpv player instead of Mplayer you need to go to smplayer preferences --->General

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