Hello Linux Geeksters. VLC 2.1.0 has been released yesterday, bringing improvements to the previous version. Among others, VLC 2.1.0 comes with rewritten audio core, better volume management and better device selection, support for Qt5.0, support for UPnP A/V subtitles, extended support for MKV and AVI, support for Blu-Ray, high10, high422 and high 444 and encoding support in h264.
Also, VLC 2.1.0 is the first stable version that officially supports iOS and Android.
In this article I will show you how to install VLC 2.1.0 on OpenSUSE 12.3.
There is no repository available containing VLC 2.1.0 for OpenSUSE 12.3, so we’ll have to download the rpm file and install it with rpm:
How to install VLC 2.1.0 on 32 bit OpenSUSE 12.3 systems:
$ wget -c download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/wolfi323/openSUSE_12.3/i586/vlc-2.1.0-63.1.i586.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i vlc-2.1.0-63.1.i586.rpm
How to install VLC 2.1.0 on 64 bit OpenSUSE 12.3 systems:
$ wget -c download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/wolfi323/openSUSE_12.3/x86_64/vlc-2.1.0-63.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i vlc-2.1.0-63.1.x86_64.rpm