VLC 1.1.8 is released! PPA For Ubuntu and LinuxMint

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VLC 1.1.8 is released, this new release comes with small features and fixing important bugs and a security vlc-logoissues.

 

What’s new in 1.1.8?

- Security update regarding video width concerning some demuxers
- Support for a new Dirac encoder based on libschroedingerPackage of the new VP8/Webm encoder ‘Bali’
- Notable updates in .mp4, .ogg, .ape demuxers
– Major updates in most language translations
- Fixes in skins2 supports of Winamp2 skins

- Upgrade on the look of VLC for Mac OS X
- Auto-detection for .txt subtitles is fixed
- Fixes on Windows integration, notably regarding volume keys
- Codecs updates
 - Many miscellaneous fixes

Installation:

- For Ubuntu and LinuxMint:

Open terminal and type the following commands:


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc vlc-plugin-pulse

-For other Linux distributions follow the link releated to your Linux distro for installation instructions:

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