Install VLC 2.0.8 video player in Linux Mint 15

Add VLC 2.08 to your Linux Mint 15 computer

Install VLC 2.08 in Linux Mint 15

Here's how you can install the VLC 2.08 video player in Linux Mint 15.

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

VLC Features

Simple, fast and powerful media player.

Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.

Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:

MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...

Runs on all platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix...

Completely Free, 0 spyware, 0 ads and no user tracking.

Can do media conversion and streaming.

Additional Resources for VLC

VLC Site

VLC Support

VLC News

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