Installing VLC media player in Redhat Enterprise Linux editios can be done in following ways:
You can directly download from VLC’s official site and proceed.
Or follow the following steps:
First install Epel and Nux repositories
# rpm -Uvh https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/e/epel-release-7-8.noarch.rpm # rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm
Check if vlc is available
# yum info vlc
Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription- : manager nux-dextop | 2.9 kB 00:00 nux-dextop/x86_64/primary_db | 1.7 MB 00:08 Available Packages Name : vlc Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 1 Version : 2.2.4 Release : 1.el7.nux Size : 1.5 M Repo : nux-dextop/x86_64 Summary : The cross-platform open-source multimedia framework, player and : server URL : http://www.videolan.org License : GPLv2+ Description : VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and : framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio : CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
Now, install with
# yum install vlc
VLC media player can be opened with following command