This article lists steps to upgrade VLC to a beta test of version 1.0.
Welcome to the forum I would install it from the official VLC ppa: ppa:videolan/stable-daily Here's some tips on how to install it: How to update VLC to the latest version. 14.04 is a long-term support release, supported until 2019, while 15.04 is an interim which is supported for another four months when you will need to upgrade.
It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
Add a PPA repository Install the release candidate for vlc 1.0.0Community Q&A The version of VLC in the standard Ubuntu repository (version 0.9.9) contains the controls in a separate window to the video output.
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