This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install VLC in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 18.04 and LinuxMint 20.1.
VLC is a free and open-source cross-platform multimedia player and it is one of the best media player for Linux used by millions of peoples to play multimedia files such as DVD, VCD, MP4, MKV, Mp3, and various formats.
VLC released the thirteenth version of “Vetinari” branch 3.0.12.
What’s new in VLC 3.10.12
- Add native support for Apple Silicon
- Fix crashes with Direct3D video filters
- Visual improvements on macOS Big Sur
- YouTube &Vocaroo scripts updates
- Security updates
- Several web interface fixes
- Support for RIST protocol
How to install VLC 3.0.12 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint?
- Method 1: Via Snap
- Method 2: Via Flatpak
Method 1: Via Snap
Step 1: Install SNAP app (skip this step if snap already installed)
Step 2: Install VLC from snap Store
Method 2: Via Flatpak
Step 1: Install Flatpak if not installed on your system
Refer to the setup steps based on your distribution and install Flatpak on your system.
Step 2: Search for vlc
Step 3: Install vlc using Flatpak
Step 4: Run VLC
How to install VLC 3.0.12 in openSUSE?
In openSUSE it can be installed via 1 click install method or via a command line. In this tutorial, I am covering the command line method.
Execute the below commands and replace the SUSE Version with yours