how to install movie playing software?

Alex Lourie at
Tue Sep 15 12:05:16 UTC 2009


Next time it is better to ask such questions on Forum [1] or on Launchpad
Answers [2].

In short: click Applications, Select Add/Remove, make sure "All
Applications" is selected in Show, search for VLC in search box.

When it is found, press Apply Change and VLC will be installed.

[1] - Ubuntu Forums <>
[2] - Ubuntu Launchpad Answers <>

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 2:55 PM, <sukantamajumdar at> wrote:

> Dear members,
> I am a new user of Ubuntu. Earlier I used to use Windows XP operating
> system. Recently I have changed to Ubuntu.
> I am interested to install the movie playing software in my laptop. I tried
> with add/remove command, but it did not work.
> I want to watch movie (like, AVSEQ, VLC, MPEG files) which earlier I used
> to see in Windows XP operating system.
> Can anybody kindly tell me how to install some software which will help me
> to watch movie of AVSEQ, MPEG, VLC files.
> Please tell me the process. I really do not know about installing software
> in Ubuntu.
> Thanking you in an advanced,
> Sukanta
> India
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