Install Cinelerra Video Editor in Ubuntu 13.10, Linux Mint 16

October 3, 2013 — 2 Comments

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This tutorial is going to show beginners how to install Cinelerra-CV Video Editor in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy or Linux Mint 16 Petra.

Cinelerra-CV is the community version of Cinelerra which adds new enhancements to the official source code. So far, the latest is version 2.2 and it’s available in PPA for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid and their derivatives.

Install Cinelerra via PPA:

To get started, hit Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terinal. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa

Then update package lists on your system:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install the package:

sudo apt-get install cinelerra-cv

If you’d like to install the official version of cinelerra, download the Debs from this page.

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2 responses to Install Cinelerra Video Editor in Ubuntu 13.10, Linux Mint 16

  1. This did not work. I ran the full command to add the PPA: and nothing. Has it been updated to run somewhere else?

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