Wednesday, February 4, 2015

How to install VLC Player on CentOS-6.4

Solution To install VLC Player on CentOS 6.X

Open the terminal and follow the below steps :-

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

# wget

# yum install vlc

To Run VLC Player as "root" user in CentOS Please follow the below steps also :

1) Install "hexedit" utility in linux using yum. The command is,

# yum install hexedit

2) After successful installation, open "/usr/bin/vlc" using hexeditor as given below.

# hexedit /usr/bin/vlc

3) Now, Press "TAB" key

4) Now, Press "Ctrl + S" key to search ASCII string.

5) In the given search box, type "geteuid"

6) Then replace it with "getppid" by just typing "getppid"

6) Now, Press "Ctrl + X" to save the file.

Finally, your VLC player is ready to run as "root" user.

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