Install Latest VLC Media Player in Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

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6 Responses

  1. Ian Samson says:

    Mine shows as 2.2.5 Weatherwax, not 2.2.4
    Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon x64

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Same here, even My Ubuntu 16.04 shows VLC version 2.2.5, but the official VLC site says the latest stable version is 2.2.4. I think the PPA provides latest daily builds…:)

  2. Dhamodharan says:

    I m looking for vlc setup for my ubuntu 12.04 OS but i couldnt get the package. Can anyone suggest me, where & how to download the .deb file.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      You can’t download and install .deb VLC package, as it requires lots of dependent packages. The only way you can install it using apt-get method.

  3. harsha says:

    i have tried it but not able to do so. i am new user to ubuntu i dont have net in my home i have pc but how to install vlc in offline

  4. parjo says:

    Do what it promises, plays most kind of media files without have to install any drivers.

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