...this is my home pc and there's no internet connection....
.....Home PC - Ubuntu 11.04 offline.....
not to be a pain but twice the op has said that there is no internet connection,
vlc will only be available when there is an active internet connection and the repositories are updated,
vlc is not available on the live cd itself only through updating
vlc is available through the ubuntu software center without updating the repo's,
this is not synaptic and needs an active internet connection
vlc is also available through synaptic,
synaptic will need the repository information updating, for this an active internet connection is needed,
libdvdcss2 is also not available on the live cd
i have never come across any software that fails due to dependencies by installing from a full package,
why would they offer it if it fails ?