What is new VLC 2.1.0
VideoLAN and the VLC development team are glad to present the new major version of VLC, 2.1.0, named Rincewind With a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding, port to mobile platforms, preparation for Ultra-HD video and a special care to support more formats, 2.1 is a major upgrade for VLC.
Rincewind has a new rendering pipeline for audio, with better effiency, volume and device management, to improve VLC audio support.It supports many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, preparing for the next-gen codecs.
Install VLC 2.1.0 on ubuntu 13.04/12.10
Open the terminal and run the following commands
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc