How to Install Latest VLC Media Player on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki Linux Easy Guide

May 13, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Latest VLC 2.X for Elementary OS Linux

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest VideoLAN Media Player 2.1.5 on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki/5.0-Juno i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

Install Latest VLC 2.X for Elementary OS Luna Linux - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install Latest VLC 2.X for Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  2. Enabling PPA on Loki

    sudo apt install software-properties-common

    Because on Elementary > 0.3 this facility is Not Available by default…

  3. How-to Add Latest VLC Elementary OS Apt Repository PPA:

    Adding VLC Elementary PPA
  4. Installing Latest VLC for Elementary OS:

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

    Install Custom Skins for VideoLAN
  6. Install Latest VLC 2.X for Linux Elementary OS Luna - About VLC Version Notice

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