How to install Selene on Linux mint 18.03

To install Selene on Linux mint 18.03
Selene is an audio/video converter for converting files to the desired audio/video formats. It is designed using a simple GUI to convert files to the desired with powerful command-line options for automated/unattended encoding. It supports almost every file format that you are likely to come across and can encode them to popular output formats like MKV, MP4, etc. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Selene on Linux mint 18.03.


Add the repository of Selene using PPA.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
No protocol specified
Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: No such file or directory
Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused
No protocol specified
Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: No such file or directory
Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused
You are about to add the following PPA:
 More info:
Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel

Executing: /tmp/tmp.tB0TjyIa90/ --keyserver
gpg: requesting key 2D0F61F0 from hkp server
gpg: key 2D0F61F0: public key "Launchpad PPA for Tony George" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

Let's first start with updating the system repositories

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update
Hit:1 xenial InRelease
Hit:2 xenial InRelease                         
Hit:3 xenial InRelease                                              
Ign:4 sylvia InRelease                                                 
Hit:5 sylvia Release                                                   
Get:6 xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]                
Get:8 xenial-updates InRelease [109 kB]                       
Hit:9 xenial-backports InRelease              
Get:10 xenial/main Sources [3,168 B]           
Get:11 xenial-security InRelease [107 kB]                          
Get:12 xenial/main amd64 Packages [2,848 B]
Get:13 xenial/main i386 Packages [2,844 B]
Get:14 xenial/main Translation-en [1,172 B]
Get:15 xenial-updates/main amd64 Packages [841 kB]
Get:16 xenial-updates/main i386 Packages [758 kB]
Get:17 xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages [681 kB]
Get:18 xenial-updates/universe i386 Packages [623 kB]               
Fetched 3,147 kB in 6s (471 kB/s)                                                                    
Reading package lists... Done

Install the Selene package run the following command

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install selene 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  esound-common fdkaac ffmpeg lame liba52-0.7.4 libass5 libaudiofile1 libavcodec-ffmpeg56
  libavdevice-ffmpeg56 libavfilter-ffmpeg5 libavformat-ffmpeg56 libavresample-ffmpeg2
  libavutil-ffmpeg54 libbluray1 libboost-regex1.58.0 libbs2b0 libcrystalhd3 libdc1394-22 libdca0
  libdirectfb-1.2-9 libebml4v5 libenca0 libesd0 libfaad2 libfdk-aac0 libffms2-4 libflite1 libgme0
  libgpac4 libmad0 libmatroska6v5 libmediainfo0v5 libmms0 libmodplug1 libmp3lame0 libmpeg2-4
  libmpg123-0 libnorm1 libopenal-data libopenal1 libopencv-core2.4v5 libopencv-imgproc2.4v5
  libopenjpeg5 libpgm-5.2-0 libpostproc-ffmpeg53 libschroedinger-1.0-0 libshine3 libsnappy1v5
Setting up mediainfo (0.7.82-1) ...
Setting up mkvtoolnix (8.8.0-1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/mkvinfo-text to provide /usr/bin/mkvinfo (mkvinfo) in auto mode
Setting up libvorbisidec1 (1.0.2+svn18153-0.2+deb7u1build0.16.04.1) ...
Setting up mplayer (2:1.2.1-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up vorbis-tools (1.4.0-7ubuntu1) ...
Setting up x264 (2:0.148.2643+git5c65704-1) ...
Setting up selene (17.7-0~201707260225~ubuntu16.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...

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

Now you can access the Selene application and also you will see the version of Selene application

With this, the method to install Selene on Linux mint 18.03 comes to an end.

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