How to Install Latest VLC PPA for Ubuntu Based OSes

December 16, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Ubuntu Install the Latest VLC PPA

You are Welcome! The Tip shows you How to Add the Latest VLC PPA Repository for Ubuntu GNU/Linux Based Systems.

Especially relevant: Now the VLC Releases are Fast Forwarding from 2.x to 3.x and after 4.x.

Moreover, to Install VLC 3.x Make Use of the Snap Package How Shown on the Guides.

And this Latest VLC Ubuntu PPA is valid also for:

  • Linux Mint
  • Lubuntu
  • Kubuntu
  • Xubuntu
  • Zorin OS
  • Elementary OS
  • Linux Lite
  • Bodhi Linux
  • Kde Neon
  • Pop!_OS
  • Voyager
  • Trisquel
  • LXLE
  • feren OS
  • Peppermint
  • Q4OS
  • Linux Ultimate Edition
  • (Possibly search on Google what’s the corresponding Ubuntu Parent Release.)

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VLC Media Player Setup Ubuntu

  1. For VLC 4 Daily on Ubuntu Bionic Based
    (Still Unstable as 06/2018).

    1. Then Add Latest VLC PPA Repository.

      sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    2. Finally, Refresh Apt Repositories.

      sudo apt update
  2. Instead, to Install VLC 3.x for Ubuntu Xenial & Bionic Based.

    Make Use of the VLC Snap Package!

    First, to Install Snap on Ubuntu 16.04 based do:

    sudo apt install snapd

    And then:

    sudo snap install vlc

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