How to Install Avidemux 2.6.20 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

Avidemux Qt 5

While Avidemux 2.6.21 contains only Win64 build issue, here’s how to install the latest Avidemux 2.6.20 for Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 17.04.

Avidemux 2.6.20 is a small release with following bug-fixes:

  • Audio: AAC in mpegTS fix
  • Audio: external AAC import fix
  • MKV: try to better guess original timestamp
  • Russian and German translation update
  • Filter UI fix

Install Avidemux 2.6.20 in Ubuntu:

The GetDeb repository has just built the packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and derivatives.

1. To add the repository, open terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T, and run command:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb $(lsb_release -sc)-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

For Linux Mint, enable the repository simply from Software Sources -> Additional Repositories.

add getdeb repository

2. Then install the key so to trust the package updates from the repository:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

3. Finally install the avidemux2.6-qt package via your system package manager, or by running the command:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install avidemux2.6-qt

Uninstall Avidemux 2.6

To remove the software, either use your system package manager or by running the command in terminal:

sudo apt remove avidemux2.6-qt && sudo apt autoremove

To remove the GetDeb repository, simply go to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.

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