Install The Latest VLC In Ubuntu Via PPA [Quick Tip]

Quick tip: new VLC versions are released quite frequently and even though some don’t introduce any new features, there are important bug fixes in each release (you can find the VLC changelogs HERE). If you want to always have the latest stable VLC version in Ubuntu, here are some PPAs you can use.Ubuntu 13.04: you can install the latest VLC media player (2.0.7 at the time I’m writing this article) by using Nate Muench’s VLC PPA which contains VLC backports from Debian Unstable / Experimental. To add the PPA and install the latest VLC in Ubuntu 13.04, use the following commands:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlcsudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install vlcUbuntu 12.04 and 12.10: Nate Muench mantains another PPA with the latest VLC media player backported from Debian, for Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04. To add the PPA and install the latest stable VLC, use the following commands:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc2sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install vlcUbuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04: an alternative PPA you can use is the “VLC Daily build of stable branch” PPA. This PPA doesn’t have the latest stable VLC version but it provides builds from the stable branch, so you may occasionaly find some small bugs but if that happens,

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