How to install KdenLive 18.04.1 on Ubuntu 18.04

To install KdenLive 18.04.1 on Ubuntu 18.04
Kdenlive is an open source video editing application is a cross-platform package available for all major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS..etc. This application was first developed by a small team in the year 2003 but now it's becoming a professional video editing software. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of kdenlive on Ubuntu 18.04.

Installation

Add the repository of KdenLive using PPA

root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable

 More info: https://launchpad.net/~kdenlive/+archive/ubuntu/kdenlive-stable
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.

Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease          
Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease                             
Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease                            
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease     
Get:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease [15.9 kB]
Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages [3,512 B]
Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages [3,500 B]
Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic/main Translation-en [1,624 B]
Fetched 24.5 kB in 5s (5,166 B/s)         
Reading package lists... Done

Update the system repository using the following command

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease
Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease               
Get:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnumdk/lollypop/ubuntu bionic InRelease [15.4 kB]
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease                  
Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease     
Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnumdk/lollypop/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages [992 B]
Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnumdk/lollypop/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages [992 B]
Fetched 17.3 kB in 1s (11.8 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

Install the KdenLive package using the following command

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install kdenlive -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3
  libaprutil1-ldap
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  breeze-icon-theme catdoc dvdauthor dvgrab ffmpeg frei0r-plugins gdal-data i965-va-driver
  kded5 kdenlive-data kinit kio kpackagelauncherqml kpackagetool5 kwayland-data
  kwayland-integration liba52-0.7.4 libaacs0 libaec0 libaribb24-0 libarmadillo8 libarpack2
  libass9 libavcodec57 libavdevice57 libavfilter6 libavformat57 libavresample3 libavutil55
.
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Setting up melt (6.6.0-1build1) ...
Setting up kpackagelauncherqml (5.44.0-0ubuntu3) ...
Setting up libkf5quickaddons5:amd64 (5.44.0-0ubuntu3) ...
Setting up qml-module-org-kde-kquickcontrolsaddons:amd64 (5.44.0-0ubuntu3) ...
Setting up libopencv-highgui3.2:amd64 (3.2.0+dfsg-4build2) ...
Setting up qml-module-org-kde-kirigami2 (5.44.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libopencv-objdetect3.2:amd64 (3.2.0+dfsg-4build2) ...
Setting up qml-module-org-kde-newstuff (5.44.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up frei0r-plugins (1.6.1+git201709022223~ubuntu18.04.1) ...
Setting up kdenlive (4:18.04.1+git201805021218~ubuntu18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libvlc-bin:amd64 (3.0.3-1-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for dbus (1.12.2-1ubuntu1) ...

Once Installation is done you can access the KdenLive from the Menu as shown here
Ubuntu_menu

KdenLive application
kden_live

The version of KdenLive can be found in Help-> About
kdnlive_version

With this, the method to install kdenlive 18.04.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.


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