How to install OpenShot in Debian 8.3

To install OpenShot on Debian

OpenShot video editor is an open-source, non-linear video editor which can create be used to create and  edit videos. It can be used for creating a film by editing video clips, images and audio files. It creates videos for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, iPod, Flickr, Xbox etc. This tutorial sheds light on the installation process involved with OpenShot on Debian. 


Installing OpenShot

Before installing OpenShot, it is essential to add the repository for Debian packages. 

root@linuxhelp:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ stable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian jessie main

 

 

Once the repositories are added, update the apt source by triggering the following command. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Get:1 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates InRelease [145 kB]
Ign http://ftp.de.debian.org jessie InRelease           
Get:2 http://ftp.de.debian.org jessie Release.gpg [2,373 B]
Get:3 http://ftp.de.debian.org jessie Release [148 kB]                  
Get:4 http://ftp.de.debian.org jessie/main amd64 Packages [6,776 kB]
Ign http://ftp.debian.org stable InRelease                                     
Get:5 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/main Sources [15.4 kB]
Get:6 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/contrib Sources [32 B]           
Get:7 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [6,916 B]
Get:8 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/contrib amd64 Packages [32 B]
Get:9 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/contrib Translation-en [14 B]    
Get:10 http://ftp.debian.org jessie-updates/main Translation-en/DiffIndex [2,704 B]
Get:11 http://ftp.debian.org stable Release.gpg [2,373 B]                 
Get:12 http://ftp.debian.org stable Release [148 kB]                   
Get:13 http://ftp.debian.org stable/main amd64 Packages [6,776 kB]             
Get:14 http://ftp.debian.org stable/contrib amd64 Packages [50.2 kB]           
Get:15 http://ftp.debian.org stable/non-free amd64 Packages [83.6 kB]          
Get:16 http://ftp.debian.org stable/contrib Translation-en [38.5 kB]           
Get:17 http://ftp.debian.org stable/main Translation-en [4,582 kB]             
Get:18 http://ftp.debian.org stable/non-free Translation-en [72.1 kB]          
Get:19 http://ftp.de.debian.org jessie/main Translation-en [4,582 kB]          
Fetched 23.4 MB in 5min 20s (73.1 kB/s)                                        
Reading package lists... Done

Now is the time to install the OpenShot. Kick-start the installation with the following command. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install openshot
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  frei0r-plugins libavdevice55 libgavl1 libgoocanvas-common libgoocanvas3
  libmlt++3 libmlt-data libmlt6 libopencv-gpu2.4 libopencv-ocl2.4
  libopencv-photo2.4 libopencv-stitching2.4 libopencv-superres2.4
  libopencv-ts2.4 libopencv-videostab2.4 libqt4-opengl libqt4-svg
  libsox-fmt-alsa libsox-fmt-base libsox2 melt openshot-doc python-httplib2
  python-mlt python-pygoocanvas
Suggested packages:
  opencv-data libsox-fmt-all blender
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  frei0r-plugins libavdevice55 libgavl1 libgoocanvas-common libgoocanvas3
  libmlt++3 libmlt-data libmlt6 libopencv-gpu2.4 libopencv-ocl2.4
  libopencv-photo2.4 libopencv-stitching2.4 libopencv-superres2.4
  libopencv-ts2.4 libopencv-videostab2.4 libqt4-opengl libqt4-svg
  libsox-fmt-alsa libsox-fmt-base libsox2 melt openshot openshot-doc
  python-httplib2 python-mlt python-pygoocanvas
0 upgraded, 26 newly installed, 0 to remove and 264 not upgraded.
Need to get 36.6 MB of archives.
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Setting up python-httplib2 (0.9+dfsg-2) ...
Setting up python-pygoocanvas (0.14.1-1+b3) ...
Setting up openshot-doc (1.4.3-1.1) ...
Setting up libmlt++3 (0.9.2-2) ...
Setting up libmlt6 (0.9.2-2) ...
Setting up melt (0.9.2-2) ...
Setting up python-mlt (0.9.2-2) ...
Setting up openshot (1.4.3-1.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-18+deb8u2) ...
Processing triggers for python-support (1.0.15) ...

OpenShot is now installed and ready to be used. Open it by using the following command.

root@linuxhelp:~# openshot

Enjoy editing and creating cool videos with OpenShot. 
OpenShot
 


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