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Install latest VLC player on ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

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1)Remove old VlC

Remove the previous version of VLC to avoid a conflict when you upgrade.
From terminal:  sudo apt-get remove vlc

2)Include new repository.

Click System ->Administration ->Software Sources ->Third Party Software.

Add in this repository: deb intrepid main
Close Software Sources & Click reload/refresh the repositories.

3)Install vlc

To install Vlc: sudo apt-get install vlc


sundar said...

if you want to install in a system which is not connected to internet follow thes steps. you can download the VLC player (VLC offline installer) from here once downloaded extract it to your desktop. find the file inside the extracted folder and double click on it. Now in the new window select Run in Terminal tab. thats it. you can save the extracted folder for the future use or use it on the other computer which does not have an internet connection.

Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

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VLC Player said...

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