Install VLC 2.2.5 Media Player On Ubuntu 17.04

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VLC media player 2.2.5 released. Here’s how to install VLC 2.2.5 in Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and other Ubuntu Systems. VLC media player 2.2.5 brings security hardening for DLL hijacking environments.
Decoder:

* Fix mp3 playback quality regression in libmad
* Fix video scaling in VDPAU
* Fix playback of palettized codecs
* Fix ADPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-067)
* Fix AES3 16bps decoding
* Fix DVD/LPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-090)
* Fix SCTE-27 colors

Demuxer:

* Fix possible ASF integer overflow
* Fix MP4, VOC, XA, SMF divide-by-zero errors
* Fix MP4 heap buffer overflows
* Fix Flac metadata integer overflow
* Fix NSVf and AIFF infinite loops
* Fix flac null-pointer dereference
* Fix vorbis and opus comments integer overflows and leaks

Video output:

* Fix green line on Windows with AMD drivers
* Fix screenshots size

Access:

* Fix crash in screen recording on Windows
* Fix FTP scan string injection
* Fix HTTP size handling

Mux:

* Fix mp4 drift

Lua:

* Fix vimeo, youtube, dailymotion, cli, appletrailers, http, soundcloud scripts

Audio filter:

* Fix heap write in stereo_widen audio filter

Install VLC 2.2.5

Before you install the latest release of VLC media player, please uninstall the previous stable version.

sudo apt update
sudo apt remove vlc vlc-nox

Now run the following commands to install VLC media player 2.2.5 in Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and other Ubuntu Systems.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vlc
sudo apt update
sudo apt install vlc

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