Get the latest version of VLC Media player i.e vlc 2.0 for Ubuntu 11.10. VLC Media Player, version 2.0 (Twoflower), with many interesting features and changes. It is one of the main release after a long period of time. Now, VLC Player 2.0 can decode video faster, support more open formats and video quality of some web interfaces (and Mac) from scratch.
Install VLC 2.0 on Ubuntu 11.10. Fire up a terminal (hit Ctrl+Alt+t) and execute the following commands -
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc
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