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How to install vlc player in centos

$ cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

$ wget http://pkgrepo.linuxtech.net/el6/release/linuxtech.repo

$ yum -y install vlc

Step 1: Add Repository for Linuxtech
– First switch user to “root” account with command “su -“
– Next run the following commands
$ cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

$ wget http://pkgrepo.linuxtech.net/el6/release/linuxtech.repo

Step 2: Check VLC version in Repo
– Run following command to check the VLC version available
$ yum list *vlc*

As seen, we have version 2.0.5 both in 32bit (x86) and 64bit (x86_64) architecture
Step 3: Install VLC
– Run the command below to install vlc
$ yum -y install vlc

The installer would install the appropriate version based on your OS architecture
Step 4: Launch VLC
– Exit from “root” and type “vlc” or simply click on Applications > Sound & Video > VLC media player for Gnome desktop environment

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