How to install VLC 1.1.4 in ubuntu 10.04

VLC media player is a media player, streamer, and encoder for Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, QNX, and PocketPC. It can play from many inputs like files, network streams, capture device, desktops, or DVD, SVCD, VCD, and audio CD. It can play most audio and video codecs (MPEG 1/2/4, H264, VC-1, DivX, WMV, Vorbis, AC3, AAC, etc.), but can also convert to different formats and/or send streams through the network.

What is new in VLC 1.1.4 version

A bit after the 1.1.3, an important security issue was discovery in most windows applications, and VLC is affected too. Since security issues matters, here is a new release, targeted for the Windows platform!

* Windows Dll loading security issue, in Qt4 and dmo modules -- VideoLAN-SA-1005
* Fix for folders opening issue on Windows
* Updated translations

Install VLC 1.1.4 in ubuntu 10.04

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lucid-bleed/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vlc

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1 Response

  1. Frank Einstein says:

    I am now running VLC 1.1.5 on maverick from ppa:ferramroberto/vlc this also works on lucid. So if you want the latest version add ppa below.

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/vlc

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc

    As ever, hope it helps.

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