VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
What is new in VLC 2.0.5
VLC 2.0.5 "Twoflower" is an important update to our 2.0 media player.
2.0.5 is an important update that fixes some regressions of the 2.0.x branch of VLC.
2.0.5 introduces an important number of fixes for MKV, SWF, AIFF, RTSP, subtitles and encoding.
2.0.5 also improves the Mac OS interface, some video filters and Pulseaudio synchronization.
With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs, 2.0 was a major upgrade for VLC.
2.0.5 fixes around a hundreds of bugs, and adds around 100 commits on top of 2.0.4, fixing 50 bugs.
Install VLC 2.0.5 in ubuntu 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 vlc-plugin-pulse mozilla-plugin-vlc