Installing and Running VLC

Lyle Corman, Ankur Sinha Version unspecified Last review: 2019

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Installing VLC

  • Install VLC:

    $ sudo dnf install vlc

Running VLC

  • To run the VLC media player using GUI:

    1. Open the launcher by pressing the Super key.

    2. Type vlc.

    3. Press Enter.

  • To run VLC from the command line:

    $ vlc source

    Replace source with path to the file to be played, URL, or other data source. For more details, see Opening streams on VideoLAN wiki.