I’ll show you how to install VLC media player made by VideoLAN for Ubuntu 10.04 in Terminal Sudo command prompt with a few commands. Using Terminal is the fastest way to install VLC media Player on your computer which use Ubuntu Linux as its Operating System.
VLC media player is one of the most popular media players for Windows and Linux. It can play Mp3, wav, MP4, ogg, wma, wmv, and many other formats of video and music files.
VLC media player also uses very little system resources, and it is very easy to use.
Make sure you are logged in as the administrator root account, and you close synaptic package manager, and Ubuntu software center while you install VLC media player on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
Go to your applications menu then the accessories sub-menu where terminal is located.
Command lines for installing VLC media player in terminal.
sudo apt-get update
(admin root user password)
sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-pulse mozilla-plugin-vlc
VLC is located in the Applications > Media menu items.
Now you can watch movies, listen to CDs, and mp3s with VLC videolan Media player.