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=How to install the VLC Media Player in Sugar=
=How to install the VLC Media Player in Sugar=

Revision as of 00:31, 12 June 2008

How to install the VLC Media Player in Sugar

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, flv, avi, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

The VLC Player is considered to be better by some users then MPlayer because it offer more settings, options and features. There is also no need to run it from Terminal.


This will require a live internet connection.

  • Open the terminal activity (Located on the Activity Tool bar).
  • Type the following command lines one command line at a time. If you get an option for either Y/N, type Y and Press ENTER.

and press enter

rpm --import http://rpm.livna.org/RPM-LIVNA-GPG-KEY 

and press enter

rpm -i http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm

and press enter

yum update 

and press enter

wget http://dl.atrpms.net/all/libdvdnav4-0.1.10-2.fc7.i386.rpm

and press enter

rpm -ivh libdvdnav4-0.1.10-2.fc7.i386.rpm

and press enter

wget ftp://ftp.univie.ac.at/systems/linux/fedora/updates/7/i386/libopendaap-0.4.0-4.fc7.i386.rpm

and press enter (Note:there is a space between wget and the link ok)

rpm -ivh libopendaap-0.4.0-4.fc7.i386.rpm

and press enter

yum install vlc

and press enter


and press enter

You are done. To run VLC, just type VLC in Terminal and press enter. To be able to run it just like all the pre-installed activities in Sugar, sugar coat it through the instructions on Running Linux Applications Under Sugar.