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VLC media player for Slackware 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.

Slackware packages by alienBOB (Eric Hameleers)

32-bit and 64-bit Slackware packages (SlackBuild script included) for official VLC source releases are available from These packages do not contain codecs that are suffering from patent or copyright issues. If you need MP3/AAC encoding support, a full-featured version can be downloaded from this non-US mirror:

Alien's VLC packages have no dependency on additional packages (except for libdvdcss if you want to play DVD's)

Instructions for building a package from source are available on the VideoLAN Wiki

Packages on

For 32-bit Slackware only. They can be found in the repository of the Italian Slackware Community. Be sure to install the large list of dependencies which you can find in the slack-required file!

Packages on

Another source of 32-bit Slackware packages is at A full list of additional (dependency) packages which you are required to install is available on the package page.

Packages on SlackPack

You can also find 32-bit Slackware packages on SlackPack. The package is a dynamic build and all of the dependencies are available from the same site.