VLC is one of the most popular, powerful, free and open source media player. VLC media player is available for Ubuntu, Fedora and other Operating Systems including Mac OS X. Using VLC you can do media conversion and you can also play streaming videos from most of the network sources. VLC is maintained by VideoLAN Organization.
To Install VLC in Ubuntu
Open terminal and run the following commands. Just copy and paste it in the terminal, Enter the password for the user when prompted.
First update your System to install the latest version.
sudo apt-get update
after updating your rig to the latest version, enter the following command,
sudo apt-get install vlc
Now you have VLC installed on your machine.
To Install VLC Mozilla plugin in Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install mozilla-plugin-vlc
Alternatively you can download and install from VideoLan or you can install it from Ubuntu Software Center.