How to install VLC player on Linux

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VLC media player is a free and open-source portable cross-platform media player software and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project. It is one of the most popular media player.

Github: https://github.com/videolan/vlc

Website: http://www.videolan.org/

Follow these steps to install VLC player on Linux.

Debian

apt install vlc

Fedora

Fedora 22 and later

#Install RPM Fusion repo 
sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm 

sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm 

#Install VLC player 
sudo dnf install vlc

Fedora Rawhide

#Install RPM Fusion repo 
sudo dnf install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm 

sudo dnf install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm 

#Install VLC player 
sudo dnf install vlc

CentOS

CentOS 7

#Enable EPEL repo 
sudo yum install epel-release 

#Install RPM Fusion repo 
sudo yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-7.noarch.rpm 

#Install VLC player 
sudo yum install vlc

CentOS 8

#Enable EPEL repo
sudo dnf install epel-release

#Install RPM Fusion repo
sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-8.noarch.rpm

#Install VLC player
sudo dnf install vlc

Ubuntu and Linux Mint

#Using APT
sudo apt install vlc

#Using SNAP
sudo snap install VLC

Arch Linux and Manjaro

sudo pacman -S vlc

Void Linux

sudo xbps-install -S vlc

 


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