VLC 2.0 "Twoflower" has been released! PPA Ubuntu11.10 and LinuxMint12

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VLC 2.0 “Twoflower” has been released, this  is a major release of VLC that comes with faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware, ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs.


According to the announcement, the new VLC2.0 code named “Twoflower” has a new rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles, and new video filters to enhance your videos. It supports many new devices and BluRay Discs (experimental).

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More about this release can be found on the release announcement and on the changelog.

Install VLC2.0 on Ubuntu, LinuxMint, fedora and other Linux disro

VLC2.0 already present in Ubuntu12.04 Precise Pangolin repositories, and can be installed by using the following command:

sudo apt-get install vlc

For installation on Ubuntu 11.10 and LinuxMint 12 via repositories:

Open terminal and enter the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

You can also install vlc2.0 using the vlc daily stable PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

For other Linux distribution download vlc2.0  from this link


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