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I am using Centos 5.5. When I try,

yum install vlc

I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried

yum update vlc

It says "nothing to update" which is not correct as the recent version of VLC is > 2. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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If you are dissatisfied with your repo version, you have two options:

1) you may download the package for RHEL directly from the VLC website, here;

2) you may try to compile directly the source code, again available from the VLC website. I believe they also provide the required libraries.

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Thanks. I tried that too. It is not able to resolve a lot of dependencies when I try that way. –  user263142 Oct 13 '13 at 12:41
The source code should have all dependencies available for download. Which one was not available? –  MariusMatutiae Oct 13 '13 at 13:48

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