How to install Handbrake in Ubuntu 12 04 (video format converter graphically)


Handbrake It is a program of open source that will help us to convert in a way fully graphic, our videos to other formats default in the program.

This program is ideal to transform our videos to formats compatible with mobile devices of Apple, as well as for the PSP, PS3 o xBox.

The program is available for both MAC, Windows y Linux, although to be able to install it in our Linux operating system based on Shouldn we must first add the application repository.

Adding the repositories and updating the packages

To add the Handbrake repository on our Debian-based Linux, we will open a terminal and type the following:

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa: stebbins / handbrake-releases
Installing Handbrake from the terminal

Now we will update the list of repositories with the following line:
  • sudo apt-get update

Installing Handbrake from the terminal

Finally we will update the system with the following command line:

  • sudo apt-get upgrade
Installing Handbrake from the terminal

Installing the app

From the open terminal itself we will type the following line to install Handbrake:

  • sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

Installing Handbrake from the terminal

With this you will already have correctly installed Handbrake in your operating system Debian-based Linux, now to open it you just have to look for it in the application menu / sound and video of your operating system.

Its use is simple and intuitive, and you will not even need commands or using the terminal to convert in a simple way and with just a couple of clicks between the supported video formats of the application.

More information - Starting in the terminal: command avconv -i

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  1.   Happenings said

    Thank you very much the guide has helped me ...

  2.   July Precious said

    Incredibly simple and effective… it works wonders

  3.   jflsls said

    very good would recommend

  4.   guman said

    It does not install me on crunchbang waldorf the repository is not found, and vokoscreen simply lacks dependencies because it is incompatible…. any ideas?

  5.   rody said

    I have tried putting sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk after doing everything but it says that the handbraque-gtk package could not be located