This post will show you how to install VLC on Ubuntu 11.10 and how to set it as a default application .
Level : Beginners
How to Install VLC media player on Ubuntu 11.10 :
By default , Movie player is installed for video and Banshee is installed for Music . But you can install VLC media player through code in Ubuntu 11.10.
To install VLC , run the following commands through terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc
How to set as a Default one :
Go to Control Gear (which is in top right corner ) and Navigate through System settings-> Sysinfo . Click ‘Default applications’ and change options accordingly .
When I do that, the default player is still the old one… help 🙁
How come ?? Its very simple .Pls try again !!