How-to Install Latest VLC Media Player on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena LTS 32-64bit

February 10th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Latest VLC 2.X QuickStart for Linux Mint 18.1 Serena


Hello Mint User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest VideoLAN Media Player 2.x on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena LTS i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

VLC is a Free and Open-Source cross-platform Multimedia Player and framework that out-of-box Plays Most Multimedia Files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

Supported Video Formats:

  • DivX (1/2/3/4/5/6)
  • AVC
  • XviD
  • 3ivX D 4
  • H.261, H.263, H.263i & H.264
  • Cinepak
  • Theora
  • Dirac
  • VC-1 & VC-2
  • MJPEG (A/B)
  • WMV 1/2, WMV 3 / WMV-9
  • Sorenson 1/3
  • DV
  • On2 VP3/VP5/VP6
  • Indeo Video v3 (IV32)
  • Real Video (1/2/3/4)

For Supported Audio Codecs, Subtitles Files and more Documentation See: videolan.org.

Install Latest VLC 2.X for Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest VLC 2.X for Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Add Latest VLC Linux Mint Apt Repository PPA:

    Adding VLC Mint PPA
  3. Installing Latest VLC for Linux Mint:

    sudo apt install vlc
  4. How-to Install Custom Skins for VLC Media Player:

    Custom Skins Installation on VideoLAN
  5. Install Latest VLC 2.X for Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Launcher

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Mint: SetUp Chrome on Mint.

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