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VLC 2.0.5 Released, Install in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

VLC media player (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG, DivX/Xvid, Ogg, and many more) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
However in recent years it has also become a extremely powerful server to stream live and on demand video in several formats to our network and the Internet.

To install VLC in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

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