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how to install vlc player

asked 2014-05-14 04:00:57 -0600

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updated 2014-05-14 08:27:42 -0600

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how to install vlc player

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VLC is part of the rpmfusion-free repositories, meaning 1.) install add this repo to your system by following Sticky Question - What plugins do I need to install to watch movies and listen to music? [closed], then 2.) run sudo dnf upgrade && sudo dnf install vlc).

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answered 2014-05-14 04:22:53 -0600

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Visit rpmfusion.org

Follow the simple instructions to add the rpmfusion free and non-free repositories on your system.

VLC will then appear in your package manager and you can install from there, or you can install from the command line as root with :

yum install vlc

or as non-root with :

sudo yum install vlc
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answered 2014-05-14 12:24:14 -0600

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@cobra is correct. I've just extracted the instructions from his link to rpmfusion.org and put them below. The assumption is that you're using Fedora 20. Hope this helps...

$ sudo yum install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-20.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-20.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum install vlc

-John

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