2

I'm trying to install a specific version of vlc (2.2.x)

I've added the PPA repository according to this question: How to update VLC to the latest version?. I've remembered to issue the command sudo apt-get update

However, I still only get the 1.6 version from the general trusty repository. Even though in the html page of the repository the version is there: https://launchpad.net/~videolan/+archive/ubuntu/stable-daily

Not my regular package manager, synaptic, or good-old CLI apt-get sees the version from the PPA I've added.

What am I missing?

EDIT: using Mint 17.1 (Based on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty)

Output of apt-cache policy vlc

vlc:
 Installé : (aucun)
 Candidat : 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1
 Table de version :
     2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 0
        500 http://mirror.isoc.org.il/pub/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security/universe amd64 Packages
     2.1.4+git20150226+r54594+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1 0
        500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/videolan/stable-daily/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
     2.1.2-2build2 0
        500 http://mirror.isoc.org.il/pub/ubuntu/ trusty/universe amd64 Packages
  • 1
    Please edit your question and add the output of apt-cache policy vlc. – Byte Commander Sep 23 '15 at 11:10
  • Ubuntu version? – Ravan Sep 23 '15 at 11:15
2

Open terminal and run: (for 14.04)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-*
1

There is currently no version >2.1 for Trusty in the PPA ppa:videolan/stable-daily
available and you have added this PPA to your system.

You can install VLC with the version 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 via

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

available in the Ubuntu Universe repositories. Or use @Ravans answer and enable another PPA.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.