VLC 2.1.1 Released, Install / Upgrade in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

VLC 2.1.1

VLC 2.1.1, the maintenance release for the 2.1.x series has been released. At the moment, there’s no release note. But it’s available for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy in the VLC PPA.

VLC 2.1.1 fixes a few bugs and also adds some new features. I’ll update this post once the official release note is out.

Upgrade to VLC 2.1.1 in Ubuntu 13.10:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to add the VLC PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily

Update package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Install VLC 2.1.1:

sudo apt-get install vlc

That’s it.

UPDATE: The VLC ppa reverted back to VLC 2.0.8 for Ubuntu 13.10. If you really want v2.1, try the PPA below (not tested, use it at your own risk!):

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:anton50489/test

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vlc

sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:anton50489/test

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  1. Hi everyone,

    If you want the very latest VLC (actually 2.2.0), use this PPA instead: ppa:videolan/master-daily. I know, it is not a “stable” release, this PPA contains development versions…

    Its web page > https://launchpad.net/~videolan/+archive/master-daily.

    I’ve just installed VLC 2.2.0 on my Ubuntustudio 13.10 and it seems to work great.

    By the way, the “stable-daily” PPA only offers VLC 2.1.x for Ubuntu 14.04!!! See its web page > https://launchpad.net/~videolan/+archive/stable-daily.


  2. Yesterday I was upgraded my ubutu from version 10.04 TLS to 13.10 steep by steep and when I have reinstalled vlc Media player 2.0.10 Twoflower searchg a stable version.
    When I will play a .ts video file I can’t use de incrusted subtitles, its appear a message telex complement needed and it’s not possible.
    I tried using Totem video player and the reponse is the same.
    When I’m using VLC Windows 7 version VLC 2.1.3 they works fine and this is possible. I spended times to find it buth I dont found solutions,

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