As you may know, VLSub is a plugin for the popular VLC, allowing the users to easily search and download subtitles, directly from VLSub’s GUI. The latest version available is VLSub 0.9.10, which comes with improvements. Among others, it allows the users to login, in order not to reach the download limit for unregistred users on opensubtitles. The users are able to set the subtitle language they prefer, in order to get relevant results. Also, VLSub 0.9.10 comes with multiple subtitle download support. For more information, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install VLSub on Linux systems. Since this instructions are generical, they work well on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mageia, Arch Linux and many other Linux systems.
Follow this instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:
$ wget -c https://github.com/exebetche/vlsub/archive/master.zip
$ unzip master.zip
$ mkdir -p ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/extensions
$ cd vlsub-master
$ mv vlsub.lua ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/extensions