Without doubt VLC is one among the best media players available till date. Why because VLC can play almost all media file formats under the sun. Available on all major platforms including Linux, Windows and Mac OS, VLC can play all popular multimedia formats like MP4, WMV, H264, DivX, AAC and many others.
If you want to download and install VLC player in Ubuntu 11.04 add the PPA to repository by following the steps below.
Steps to install VLC player in Ubuntu 11.04 (Command Line):
1. Open the terminal and add PPA by executing the following command,
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
2. Update and install VLC media player along with few other plugins,
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc vlc-plugin-pulse