How To Install VLC Media Player in Fedora 19

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The  VLC  media player is not in the standard Repository of Fedora 18 or 19. you have to add rpmfusion  repository manually to make this possible

yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
 rpmfusion-free-release-19.noarch.rpm                     |  16 kB     00:00
 Examining /var/tmp/yum-root-SMm17t/rpmfusion-free-release-19.noarch.rpm: rpmfusion-free-release-19-1.noarch
 Marking /var/tmp/yum-root-SMm17t/rpmfusion-free-release-19.noarch.rpm to be installed
 rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19.noarch.rpm                  |  16 kB     00:00
 Examining /var/tmp/yum-root-SMm17t/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19.noarch.rpm: rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19-1.noarch
 Marking /var/tmp/yum-root-SMm17t/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19.noarch.rpm to be installed
 Resolving Dependencies
 --> Running transaction check
 ---> Package rpmfusion-free-release.noarch 0:19-1 will be installed
 ---> Package rpmfusion-nonfree-release.noarch 0:19-1 will be installed
 --> Finished Dependency Resolution
Dependencies Resolved
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 Package                 Arch   Version
 Repository                            Size
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 Installing:
 rpmfusion-free-release  noarch 19-1 /rpmfusion-free-release-19.noarch    9.7 k
 rpmfusion-nonfree-release
 noarch 19-1 /rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19.noarch 9.9 k

Transaction Summary
 ================================================================================
 Install  2 Packages
Total size: 20 k
 Installed size: 20 k
 Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
 Downloading packages:
 Running transaction check
 Running transaction test
 Transaction test succeeded
 Running transaction
 Installing : rpmfusion-free-release-19-1.noarch                                                                                               1/2
 Installing : rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19-1.noarch                                                                                            2/2
 Verifying  : rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19-1.noarch                                                                                            1/2
 Verifying  : rpmfusion-free-release-19-1.noarch                                                                                           2/2
Installed:
 rpmfusion-free-release.noarch 0:19-1                                    rpmfusion-nonfree-release.noarch 0:19-1
Complete!

Now install with:

yum  update
yum  install vlc

After installing vlc, you will able to play media files.

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