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How to install VLC 1.0 player on Ubuntu (Hardy, Interpid, Jaunty)

January 31, 2010

VLC is the best player for me. It’s very popular in Linux community. This is short guide how to get the newest version of the VLC player.

Before installation, Yo have to add GPG key. Run this command inside terminal.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 7613768D

Now, add repository address according the version of Ubuntu you use. Fire up this command inside terminal:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the address of repository in the end of file.

For Ubuntu Jaunty

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu jaunty main

For Ubuntu Intrepid

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu intrepid main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu intrepid main

For Ubuntu Hardy

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu hardy main

It is highly recommended to remove already installed version of VLC, if any.

sudo apt-get remove vlc  vlc-nox vlc-data

Finnaly, install the newest version of VLC player.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc  vlc-nox vlc-data

DONE!

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One Comment
  1. bloup permalink

    “Only” until 0.9.9a on hardy at 18/05/10

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