How to Install VLC 3.0 in CentOS 8/7/6

VLC (VideoLAN Client) is an open source and free simple fast and much powerful cross-platform player and framework for playing most of multimedia files like CD, DVD, VCD, Audio CD and other various supported streaming media protocols.

It was written by the VideoLAN project and can be available for all operating platforms such as Windows, Linux, Solaris, OS X, Android, iOS and other supported operating systems.

Install VLC 3.0 Media Player in CentOS

VLC program doesn’t included in the CentOS based operating systems, we need to install it using third party repositories like RPM Fusion and EPEL. With the help of these repositories we can install list of all updated packages automatically using YUM package manager tool.

Install RPM Fusion and EPEL Repositories on CentOS

First, install Epel and RPM Fusion repository for your CentOS based distribution using following commands. Please select and install it according to your Linux supported system versions.

For CentOS 8

# yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
# yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-8.noarch.rpm

For CentOS 7

# yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
# yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-7.noarch.rpm

For CentOS 6

# yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm
# yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-6.noarch.rpm

Check the Availability of VLC in CentOS

Once you’ve all the repositories installed on your system, do the following command to check the availability of VLC player.

# yum info vlc

Installing VLC Player in CentOS

As you so install it by running the following command on the terminal.

# yum install vlc

“Note-  If any problem public key problem show. when you install VLC media player. so open repo file and change the “gpgcheck” value 0 or 1 and save the save the repo file . then install VLC Media player for example:

/etc/yum.repos.d/example.repo

[examplerepo] name=Example Repository

baseurl=http://mirror.cisp.com/CentOS/6/os/i386/

enabled=1 or 0

gpgcheck=1 or 0

gpgkey=http://mirror.cisp.com/CentOS/6/os/i386/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-

After install the VLC Media player. open the repo file and reset the gpgcheck value and save the repo file.”

 

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