The latest stable release of VLC is on its way to the Ubuntu Software Center, meaning you won’t need to add unstable PPAs to be up-to-date.
But before the ‘stable release update’ arrives, Ubuntu developer Benjamin Drung would like some plucky readers with the Precise-Proposed Repository enabled to test it for ‘regressions’ – bugs appearing as the result of recent fixes.
Any regressions encountered should be filed @ bugs.launchpad.net/
How to Enable Precise Proposed and Test VLC 2.0.3 in Ubuntu 12.04
First install VLC from the Ubuntu Software Center (if you don’t already have it).
[button size=”medium” color=”orange” url=”apt://vlc”] Click to Install VLC [/button]
Next enable the Precise Proposed repository:
- Open the Ubuntu Software Center
- Open Software Sources via the Edit menu
- Go to the ‘Updates’ tab and enable ‘Pre-Released Software’
- Run Update Manager and check for new updates
- Upgrade VLC