App List

VLC Media Player

"VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols."

Installing VLC

Run the following commands to add the repository and install the latest version of VLC:

# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

To-Do After Installing VLC

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Download Subtitles from opensubtitles.org with VLSUB

1. VLSUB comes with VLC by default if you followed the installation method above. After you play something, go to “View > Download Subtitles”.
Download Subtitiles With VLSUB on VLC

2. Search for the subtitle and click on “Download selection”. The subtitle will be automatically downloaded.
Download Subtitiles With VLSUB on VLC

Troubleshooting VLC

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Kodi

"Kodi® (formerly known as XBMC™) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet."

Installing Kodi

Run the following commands to install Kodi:

# sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get install kodi

To-Do After Installing Kodi

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Troubleshooting Kodi

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Minitube

"Watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube is not about cloning the YouTube website, it aims to create a new TV-like experience"

Installing Minitube

1. Click here to Download Minitube.

2. Double click the downloaded “deb” file and click “install”.

To-Do After Installing Minitube

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Troubleshooting Minitube

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