VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. Its useful to play music and videos on system. This article will help you to install VLC on CentOS, RHEL and Fedora Systems.
Step 1: Setup Required Repository
For installing VLC media player, first we need to add ATrpms yum repository in our system, which contains the vlc packages. In order to add this repository create /etc/yum.repos.d/atrpms.repo file and add following content as per your operating system.
[atrpms] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - ATrpms baseurl=http://dl.atrpms.net/el$releasever-$basearch/atrpms/stable gpgkey=http://ATrpms.net/RPM-GPG-KEY.atrpms gpgcheck=1
[atrpms] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - ATrpms baseurl=http://dl.atrpms.net/f$releasever-$basearch/atrpms/stable gpgkey=http://ATrpms.net/RPM-GPG-KEY.atrpms enabled=1 gpgcheck=1
Step 2: Install VLC using Yum
Install LVC media player using following yum command on your system with required dependencies.
# yum install vlc
Step 3: Start VLC
To start VLC media player, go to Applications Menu >> Sound & Video >> VLC Media Player
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed VLC on your Linux system.