This article will describe installing VLC.
1 Install VLC
Install vlc package.
$ sudo apt install -y vlc
2 Change default applications of video
Change default applications of video from Totem to VLC.
Open "Settings" and change "Video" at the "Default Applications" from "Video" to "VLC media player".
Details -> Default Applications -> Video
3 Run VLC
You can run VLC with clicking video files or running vlc command.
The dialog whether to send metadata to developer or not will be displayed. If you don't send, uncheck "Allow metadata network access" and click "Continue".