How To Install VLC On CentOS 7

VLC media player (commonly known as VLC) is a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-Video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream media over computer networks and to transcode multimedia files.[8]

The default distribution of VLC includes a large number of free decoding and encoding libraries, avoiding the need for finding/calibrating proprietary plugins. Many of VLC’s codecs are provided by the libavcodec library from the FFmpeg project, but it uses mainly its own muxer and demuxers and its own protocols implementations. It also gained distinction as the first player to support playback of encrypted DVDs on Linux and OS X by using the libdvdcss DVD decryption library.

For EL7:

Install  EPEL   from   https://www.unixmen.com/install-epel-repository-centos-rhel-7/
rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-1.el7.nux.noarch.rpm

For EL6:

rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el6/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-2.el6.nux.noarch.rpm

Now:

yum update
yum  install vlc

vlc

 That’s it. Enjoy!

  • spandan pradhan

    first install epel, then rpm, then run yum update, then finally run yum install vlc. It should work.

  • Pablo Rodríguez

    Just to say thank you very much.

  • sahedan

    guys if some of you are had an error just replace install with wget…

  • Red Em

    still not working