VLC 2.0.8 Has Been Added To The Official Stable VLC PPA | How To Install VLC 2.0.8 On Ubuntu And Linux Mint

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, VLC is a popular audio and video player, running on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. VLC 2.0.8 has been released recently, bringing security fixes to the 2.0.x version.

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In this article I will shwo you how to install VLC 2.0.8 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

Because it has been added to the official VLC Stable PPA, installing VLC 2.0.8 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint is easy. All you have to do is:

Add the PPA:

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

Update the local repos:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install VLC:

$ sudo apt-get install vlc

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