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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Install the new VLC in Ubuntu

VLC 1.1.5 was released yesterday, with some small feature updates and bug fixes. There are small changes like GME and live .webm support and an integrated listing of web-shows directly in the playlist. Many bugfixes, updated translations are also part of this release.

What’s new in 1.1.5

- It has has about 1000 Web-shows listing integrated inside VLC’s playlist, provided by
(These can be accessed by going to View > Playlist > Internet)
- Translations were updated, and new translations in Asturian, Armenian and Modern Greek were added
- New Game Music Emu (GME) support
- live .webm streams support along with updated codecs
- Miscellaneous fixes on all interfaces, demuxers and decoders modules.


To install VLC 1.1.5 in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (with video acceleration – according to the PPA description), type the following commands in the terminal (ctrl+alt+T)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc

To install in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx enter in the terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc2
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc

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