In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of VLC media player on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, VLC (VideoLan) is a portable & an open source multimedia player available for like Linux like operating system, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and android. VLC plays our favorite audio and video files, it can play various audio & video formats such as mpeg, divx, mov, mp3, mp4, dvd, vcd, wmv and quicktime.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation VLC media player on CentOS 8.
Install VLC Media Player on CentOS 8
Step 1. First step is to enable EPEL and RPM fusion repository.
dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-8.noarc
Step 2. Installing VLC on CentOS 8.
Install VLC by running the following command on the terminal:
dnf install vlc
Run the following command from the Desktop terminal as normal user to Launch the VLC player:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed VLC. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing VLC media player on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official VLC website.