How To Install Format Junkie 1.07 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Format Junkie Converter is a nice GUI tool that converts a lot of audio and video formats, even ISOs to CSO disk images. It also converts images, to the most popular image format.

Among others, it enables the users to convert audio, video and image files to and from the following formats:

  • Audio: mp3, mp2, wav, ogg, wma, flac, m4r, m4a, aac
  • Video: avi, ogv, vob, mp4, vob, flv, 3gp, mpg, mkv, wmv
  • Image: jpg, png, ico, bmp, svg, tif, pcx, pdf, tga, pnm

The latest version available is Format Junkie 1.07, which has recently got support for Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17.

 how to install the Format Junkie 1.07 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install the Format Junkie 1.07 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Format Junkie 1.07 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to system, update the local repository index and install the formatjunkie package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install formatjunkie

Optional, to remove formatjunkie, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove formatjunkie

Or, you can disable the PPA, remove formatjunkie and downgrade all the packages updated via that PPA, do:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:noobslab/apps

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