Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How to Install VLC 2.2.7 on Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

    VLC Media Player is one of the most prominent and also durable multi format, free of charge media player available

VLC 2.2.7 Changelog:
  • Fix flac heap write overflow on format change
  • Fix crash in libavcodec module (heap write out-of band) (CVE-2017-10699)
  • Fix infinite loop in sami subtitle
  • Fix AAC 7.1 channels detection
  • Fix potential crash in ASX parser
  • Fix AVI read/write overflow
Mac OS X:
  • Fix compatibility with macOS High Sierra
  • Fix regression in ASS subtitle decoding
  • Fix crash during automatic update. Some users might need to manually update to the newest version.
Video Output:
  • Fix Direct3D9 output with odd offsets
  • Fix crash in MTP
  • Support libupnp 1.8
Translations updates

Installation instructions:

    Run the following commands in Terminal to install VLC 2.2.7, via PPA, on Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vlc

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install vlc


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