Install VLC on CentOS 7 / Fedora 35/34/33/32/31

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In this guide, we will take a look at How To install VLC on CentOS 7 / Fedora 35/34/33/32/31. VLC is one of the popular free Media Players used by most people to play Audio and Video content. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac.

VLC is developed and supported by VideoLAN project Team. It comes bundled with a number of free encoding and decoding libraries and plugins.

Install VLC on CentOS 7 / Fedora 35/34/33/32/31 – Using RPM Fusion repository

RPM Fusion repository is updated regularly hence it contains the latest release of VLC. Add the repository to your CentOS 7 or Fedora system, then proceed to install VLC.

Add RPM Fusion Repository to CentOS 7:

sudo yum install

For Fedora, you have to use dnf package manager in place of yum

sudo dnf install$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

Also add epel release repository for dependency resolution:

sudo yum install epel-release
sudo dnf install epel-release

On Fedora, add with dnf command:

When all has been added, install vlc using yum or dnf command:

### CentOS 7 ###
sudo yum install vlc

### Fedora ###
sudo dnf install vlc

Install VLC on CentOS 7 / Fedora 35/34/33/32/31 – From nux-dextop repository:

nux-dextop doesn’t contain VLC version 3.x, only packages for 2.x. To install VLC on CentOS 7 and Fedora from this, add nux-dextop repository:

sudo rpm -Uvh

Also, add the epel repository:

sudo yum install epel-release

Once the two repositories have been added, then update system packages and install vlc.

sudo yum update
sudo yum install vlc

To launch VLC from command line, run:

$ vlc

Or use your Desktop Environment search function


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