Install VLC Media Player 2.2.8 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Fedora

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Install VLC Media Player 2.2.8 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Fedora


In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest stable version of VLC 2.2.8 On Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 LTS, LinuxMint, Debian and Fedora

VLC Media player released it's new version 2.2.8
recently with a fix of bug fixes to this release.

VLC player a free open source multimedia player.It is one of the most preferred players by users because it supports all video formats and also audio formats too.It also supports Multimedia files from DVD, VCD and Audio CD and etc...


What's New in this version?

Demuxers:
  • Fix AVI invalid pointer dereferences
Translations updates

So how to install it?

For Ubuntu / LinuxMint

Step 1: Add the Official VLC PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vlc
Step 2: Update the Repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install VLC 2.2.8
sudo apt-get install vlc
For removing the VLC 2.2.8 run the below command in terminal
sudo apt-get remove vlc

For Fedora 25 & above

Step 1: Login as root and install the rpmfusion rpm
dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm
Step 2: Install Vlc
dnf install vlc python-vlc npapi-vlc
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