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How to play the local multimedia files in Linux?

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In default situation, there is a integration tools to play multimedia files in system. If you need, try to click on the link below for VLC Kit and operating in accordance with the following methods (Note: This is the unofficial support for reference only): http://www.qomo-linux.org/yum/Tools/VLC.tar.xz

  • Method one (graphical interface)
    Click on the desktop home folder into the download directory just flash.

    1. Right-click VLC.tar.gz to elect decompression.
      After the extraction is completed it will generate a a vlc catalog in the current directory.
    2. Into the vlc directory.
    3. Here the packages of rpm are more, it is recommended that you press the F4 key on the keyboard directly evocative terminal

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      Enter the following command in the terminal to Install: %sudo rpm –Uvh *.rpm –force
    4. After installation, click on the icon on the lower left corner of the desktop (also the Start button) → applications → media player to open the player to watch the video.

  • Method two(command terminal)
    1. Into the terminal environment.
      Please click on the icon in lower left corner of the desktop (also start button) → Terminal to see the % symbol, indicating that the terminal is open. Or when you open a folder in the graphics, directly press the F4 key on the keyboard to call up the terminal.
    2. Decompression
      It is assumed that you download the toolkit to the directory of /tmp. (To the actual situation based) Please execute:
      % cd /tmp
      % sudo xz-d VLC.tar.xz decompression. tar.xz format
      % sudo tar xvf VLC.tar decompression. tar format

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    3. Installation
    4. Please Execute:
      % cd vlc into vlc directory
      % sudo rpm -Uvh *.rpm --force installation

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    5. Installed, click on the icon on the lower left corner of the desktop (the Start button) → applications → media player to open the player to watch the video.