How to install VLC on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install VLC Media Player on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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CDs and DVDs sadly don't work on Chromebooks with VLC.

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install vlc


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All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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