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I am Trying to install VLC Media Player and receiving the following error

Package dependencies cannot be resolved.

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable.

There could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be installed at the same time

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closed as off-topic by Seth, Lucio, karel, souravc, Avinash Raj Feb 16 '14 at 4:14

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  • "This describes a problem that can't be reproduced that seemingly went away on its own or was only relevant to a very specific period of time. It's off-topic as it's unlikely to help future readers." – Seth, Lucio, karel, souravc, Avinash Raj
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from where are you trying to install VLC, Ubuntu software center? –  kamil Feb 15 '14 at 14:23
Are all these repositories enabled? And what dependencies could not be installed? –  Wilf Feb 15 '14 at 14:30
post the output of the command you tried. –  Avinash Raj Feb 15 '14 at 15:25
OP gave up, close as not reproducible. –  Seth Feb 16 '14 at 1:51

5 Answers 5

add this to your ppa

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:anton50489/test 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install vlc 
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You can open a terminal and issue the following command:

sudo apt-get install -f
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc
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Get the following error on the last command –  Gary Wheadon Feb 15 '14 at 14:30
@GaryWheadon what error? –  Braiam Feb 15 '14 at 21:54
@GaryWheadon Do you mean the error mentioned in your question –  kamil Feb 17 '14 at 7:17
  • 1-Open your Ubuntu Software Center.
  • 2-Type "VLC" on the search box .

  • 3-Choose "VLC" from the results .

  • 4-Click install.

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Sorry same error –  Gary Wheadon Feb 15 '14 at 17:11

VLC Media Player Homepage suggest these options:

  • Software Center (Quick install) > use the download for ubuntu button in the link above.
  • Graphical way: Open Synaptic application (click on System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager).

Search for VLC and install it. You may also want to install browser-plugin-vlc.

If you are interested in streaming or transcoding, you should additionnally install libavcodec-extra-53.

  • Command line option:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

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Installing 64 Bit on Macbook Pro to resolve. 2011 Model

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Please close this case. Tried all Unresolved. –  Gary Wheadon Feb 16 '14 at 0:57

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