Install VLC 2.0.1 in ubuntu 12.04/11.10

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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.

Simple, Powerful and Fast

Plays everything, Files, Discs (DVD, CD, VCD, Blu-Ray), Webcams and Streams

Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:
MPEG-2, H.264, DivX, MPEG-4, WebM, WMV player

Completely Free, 0 Spyware, Ads or User Tracking

Works on most platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix…

Media Converter and Streamer

What is new in 2.0.1

Support for MxPEG files and streams
New features in the Mac OS X interface for more customization.
Numerous fixes in the Qt, the Mac OS and the skins interfaces.
Fixes for HTTP Live Streaming, CDDB, UDP/RTP support.
Security issues SA-1201 and SA-1202.
Limited support for Bluray discs menus.
Numerous fixes for MKV support.
Fix for splitted RAR files playback.
Numerous fixes for more than 120 bugs.
Codec and 3rd party libraries security updates.

Install VLC 2.0.1 in ubuntu 12.04/11.10

Open the terminal and run the following commnads

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

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6 thoughts on “Install VLC 2.0.1 in ubuntu 12.04/11.10

  1. Since installing Ubuntu 12.04, there seems to be no way to open vlc while playing music (Only have basic control under Ubuntu’s audio icon).. Movies work fine however (I’m able to manually select a time in a movie). Any way to fix this? Anyone else with the same problem?

  2. not play greek subtitles…shows letters like this *fhskjfslkbksfldskgsdlhgdlhfgh)

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