VLC is a free, open-source, and cross-platform multimedia player. It’s useful to play music and videos on the system. This article will help you to install VLC on Fedora Systems.
This tutorial provides you two methods for installing VLC on Fedora systems. The first method will use the Snap package to install VLC and the second method will use the traditional way with rpm repositories for installing VLC on the Fedora system.
Method 1 – Installing VLC on Fedora via Snap
The Snapcraft is the latest way for installing Packages on Linux systems. It provides cross-platform applications to install on a large number of Linux distributions.
In order to install Snap packages, your system must have Snapd daemon installed. If Snapd is not already installed, Use the following command to install requirements.
sudo dnf install snapd
Once the Snapd is running, Just type the following command to install VLC on a Fedora system.
sudo snap install vlc
Once the installation completed, VLC is ready to use on your system.
Method 2 – Installing VLC on Fedora via DNF
First of all, You need to add the required yum repositories to your system. You can add repositories using the following commands as per your operating system.
wget https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm
sudo dnf install rpmfusion-free-release-*.norch.rpm
As you have enabled all the required repositories on your system. let’s install the VLC media player using the following command on your system with the required dependencies.
sudo dnf install vlc -y
That’s it. You have successfully installed VLC on your Fedora system.
Using VLC Player
It’s time to play your videos on the VLC media player and enjoy it. You can start VLC media player, go to Applications Menu >> Sound & Video >> VLC Media Player, or search in the menu bar.