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VLC 3 looks "old"/"unstyled" after installation with snap. Here is a screenshotenter image description here As you can see the buttons are kind of unstyled.

marked as duplicate by chili555, N0rbert, Terrance, Community Feb 25 '18 at 15:18

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  • What is your question? – chili555 Feb 25 '18 at 14:53
  • What version is it ? – An0n Feb 25 '18 at 15:00
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    It is Snap problem, it does not support theming. – N0rbert Feb 25 '18 at 15:06
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    It is not OK. It is by Snap design. Have you installed it with snap install vlc or from GNOME/Ubuntu Software? Native looking apps are packaged as debs. It is known bug. What is the output of snap list | grep vlc? – N0rbert Feb 25 '18 at 15:09
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    @N0rbert I've used snap install vlc. Here is the output you requested: vlc 3.0.0 158 videolan – kozlone Feb 25 '18 at 15:15

To install the latest VLC :

Add repository :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vlc

Delete previous versions VLC :

sudo apt remove vlc vlc-nox

Update and install the latest VLC version :

sudo apt update && sudo apt install vlc

To install from snap, follow this link : How to install the vlc 3.0 snap in linux

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