VLC is a simple and fast media player that runs on all platforms such as Windows, Mac OS X, Unix and Linux. It is free and open source, so if you guys are paranoid about spywares, feel free to study the code and if you find anything suspicious share it with the linux community. According to the official webpage, VLC has 0 spyware, 0 ads and no user tracking.
How To Install VLC In Ubuntu
1. Open a new terminal (CTRL+ALT+T)
2. Run the following command to download the package lists from the repositories and update them.
sudo apt-get update
3. Install VLC with the following command.
sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc
How To Install VLC In Fedora
Make sure to run each of the following commands.
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
yum install vlc
How To Install VLC In OpenSuse
sudo zypper ar http://download.videolan.org/pub/vlc/SuSE/ VLC
sudo zypper mr -r VLC
sudo zypper in vlc
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