Installing VLC Media Player on Ubuntu 8.10

Open a new Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and execute the following command:

sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-esd mozilla-plugin-vlc

This will install VLC media player along with the plugins. If you do not want to install any plugins, use the following command:

sudo apt-get install vlc

After installation is complete, you can run VLC media player by going to Applications -> Sound & Video -> VLC media player.

8 Responses to Installing VLC Media Player on Ubuntu 8.10

  1. dinesh says:

    the above code is not working for me.. please tell how to download vlc for ubuntu 8.10.
    the error while trying the above code i have displayed it below.

    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Couldn’t find package vlc

    tell me what to do

  2. lalit says:

    the above code is not working for me.. please tell how to download vlc for ubuntu 8.10.
    the error while trying the above code i have displayed it below.

    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Couldn’t find package vlc

    tell me what to do

  3. NEERAJ JOSHI says:

    the above code is not working for me.. please tell how to download vlc for ubuntu 8.10.
    the error while trying the above code i have displayed it

    belowReading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Couldn’t find package vlc

    plz tell me how to install it & what problem occured while we try above code

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  5. Hasan shaikh says:

    hasan@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Couldn’t find package vlc
    hasan@ubuntu:~$
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