How to install/update VLC on Ubuntu/Linux/Linux Mint

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If I ask which is the best audio/video player for PC then the reply will be only one,i.e., “VLC Media Player”.VLC – the most used and download media player supporting in all OS like Windows, Mac OS, Linux, etc.

VLC can play all the video and audio formats files (MPEG, DivX/Xvid, Ogg, and many more) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. If you want to install VLC on Windows then it is a very easy task but if you want to install VLC on Ubuntu, Linux, Mac OS, etc. then it’s a little bit difficult.

So, I will teach you, How to install and update VLC on Ubuntu/Linux/Linux Mint to the latest release“.

Simple steps to install and update VLC on Ubuntu/Linux/Linux as follows:

  • Make sure you have a working internet connection
  • Then, you have to open a terminal by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+T” to execute the following commands
  • After opening the terminal copy the following commands in a new Terminal window
  • Commands are as follows:

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

  • Check the terminal if all the process is over then close it and check by playing audio/video whether VLC is installed correctly or not.
  • If yes, then Enjoy!

A simple procedure to follow to install/update vlc on Ubuntu/Linux/Linux Mint. If you have any query or problem regarding installing or updating VLC then put your comments in the below comment box so that we can help you.

You can visit the official VLC media player website to know about the latest release and bugs fixes.

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