Install VLC 2.1.2 in Ubuntu 13.10

Add VLC media player 2.1.2 to your Ubuntu 13.10 system

VLC 2.1.2 has been released, and includes many fixes. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vlc

Here's a full list of updates from the changelog:

Changes between 2.1.1 and 2.1.2:


Audio output:

* Fix digital playback on OS X when more than one audio device is installed

* Fix digital playback (SPDIF/HDMI) on Windows

* Fix stuttering or silent playback when using sound enhancers or external

audio devices on OS X

* Improve responsiveness on OS X when playback starts or is being paused

* Improve responsiveness, silent playback intervals and reliability on iOS


* Fix Vimeo and DailyMotion parsing

* Various WMV playback improvements and fixes


* Fix LPCM 20/24-bit decoding and 16 bits with channel padding

* Fix playback of some HEVC samples

Video filters:

* Fix crash on deinterlace selection

Qt interface:

* Fix some streaming profiles when copy existed

* Improve A-B loop control

* Fix album art update when changing media

Mac OS X interface:

* Add a language option in the interface

* Option to control VLC's iTunes pausing behavior is more easy to find

* Improved UI resetting when requested in the preferences

* Fix issue which prevented to enable more than one video filter on Mavericks

* Fix an issue which could prevent automatic UI language settings from working

* Fix opening subtitles files through drag & drop or double-clicking

* Fix crash when closing window without decorations

* Fix issue where extra video window was resized even if this was disabled

Win32 installer:

* Kill running VLC process on uninstall/update


* Update of Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian,

French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Khmer,

Lithuanian, Occitan, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Scottish Gaelic, Sinhala,

Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Uzbek, Welsh translations

Additional resources for VLC Media Player

VLC News

VLC Site

VLC Support

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