Ubuntu Jaunty has VLC media player installed by default,but not the latest version.You can check it by navigate to Help->About in the VLC player window.VLC 1.0 has gotten several cool new features.Here I’ll tell how to install it on ubuntu 9.04

Update: VLC now comes default in Ubuntu Natty official repository, just search and install from Ubuntu Software Center. For older Ubuntu releases, read http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ubuntu.html

1.Run this command in terminal to open sources.list file.

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

2.Add the two lines to the end of the file,then save and close the file.

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

3.Get the key by following command

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

4.Install and upgrade VLC media player

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vlc

sudo apt-get upgrade vlc

You can skip the third command if VLC running well after sudo apt-get install vlc.



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