Tuesday, May 23, 2017

How to Install VLC on Ubuntu Desktop

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

VLC Changelog:
  • Update for Soundcloud, liveleak and Youtube scripts
  • Fix potential out-of-band dereference in flac decoder
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in mpeg packetizers
  • Fix infinite loop in subtitles demuxer
  • Fix incorrect memory free in ogg demuxer
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in subtitle decoders and demuxers
  • Fix green line on Windows with odd sizes
  • Fix mp3 playback quality regression in libmad
  • Fix video scaling in VDPAU
  • Fix playback of palettized codecs
  • Fix ADPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-067)
  • Fix AES3 16bps decoding
  • Fix DVD/LPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-090)
  • Fix SCTE-27 colors
  • Fix possible ASF integer overflow
  • Fix MP4, VOC, XA, SMF divide-by-zero errors
  • Fix MP4 heap buffer overflows
  • Fix Flac metadata integer overflow
  • Fix NSVf and AIFF infinite loops
  • Fix flac null-pointer dereference
  • Fix vorbis and opus comments integer overflows and leaks
Video output:
  • Fix green line on Windows with AMD drivers
  • Fix screenshots size
  • Fix crash in screen recording on Windows
  • Fix FTP scan string injection
  • Fix HTTP size handling
  • Fix mp4 drift
  • Fix vimeo, youtube, dailymotion, cli, appletrailers, http, soundcloud scripts
Audio filter:
  • Fix heap write in stereo_widen audio filter
  • The plugins loading will not load external DLLs by default. Plugins will need to LoadLibrary explicitely.
  • Fix uninstaller path handling
  • Fix taskbar buttons behavior
  • Fix scrolling sensitivity on Sierra
  • Resume points are deleted now if the user clears the list of recent items

Installation instructions: 
    Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt-get build-dep vlc

$ wget -c download.videolan.org/pub/vlc/

$ tar -xJvf vlc-

$ cd vlc-

$ ./configure

$ make

$ sudo make install

refer original : https://howto-ubuntunew.blogspot.com/

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