Thursday, July 30, 2009

Install VLC 1.0.0 in Ubuntu

Earlier in ubuntu , on execution of the following command below you could have installed the latest version of vlc media player

#sudo apt-get install vlc

But doing the same now will not install the latest i.e 1.0.0 version.To install the latest vlc player in ubuntu follow the steps below:

=>At first edit the file : /etc/apt/sources.list file. To do it execute the command below
gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

For Jaunty Users:

deb jaunty main

For intrepid users:

deb intrepid main

Save and exit the file

=>Install GPG key using the following command

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 7613768D

=>Update sourcelist using the following command

sudo apt-get update

=>Install vlc using the following commnd

sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc