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VLC media player for Debian GNU/Linux

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.

Debian stable (buster) and testing (bullseye)

Debian buster and bullseye follow the 3.0.x release branch of VLC.

Debian oldstable (stretch)

Debian stretch follows the 3.0.x release branch of VLC

Debian oldoldstable (jessie)

Debian jessie follows the 2.2.x release branch of VLC.

Debian unstable (sid)

VLC's latest packaged version is always in the official Debian unstable branch.

Playing DVD

To play DVD, you need to install the libdvdcss package.