Sunday, January 10, 2010

Openshot video editor on Ubuntu 9.10

Open shot is a non linear video editor for linux built around python , GTK and MLT frame work. Open shot 1.0 was recently released. This tutorial explains how to install it on Ubuntu 9.10.

On your Ubuntu computer, open System > Administration > Software Sources. .

Click the Other Software tab and then Click the Add button.

Type in the following line and Click on add source button.

deb karmic main

When prompted, reload the software sources information. You may see a warning about unverified software sources; we're going to fix that next.

Open your terminal and enter the following commands.

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys EDFBD1F9

The above command will import the apt key .
Next update the software sources

$ sudo apt-get update
Finally install open shot

$ sudo apt-get install openshot

Openshot will show up at Applications->Sound and Video->Openshot.

You can try editing a video.

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