How To Install MKVToolNix 7.0 On Fedora 20 And Fedora 19

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, MKVToolNix is a Matroska (mkv) multimedia manipulation tool pack. You can edit mkv video files, split files, sync audio with video. The latest version available is mkvmerge GUI MKVToolnix 6.8.0, which has been recently released, coming with a lot of bug-fixes and support for h.265/HEVC video.

It contains the following command-line tools:

  • mkvmerge – a tool for creating Matroska files from other formats
  • mkvinfo – a tool that the users to get information about the tracks in a Matroska file
  • mkvextract – a tool that extracts tracks from Matroska files to other formats

The latest version available is MKVToolNix 7.0, which has been recently released.

In this article I will show you how to install MKVToolNix 7.0 on Fedora 20 and Fedora 19 systems.

Because it is available via the RPMFusion repository, installing MKVToolNix 7.0 on the latest Fedora systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system and install the mkvtoolnix and mkvtoolnix-gui packages. Like this:

$ su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm'
$ su -c 'yum install mkvtoolnix mkvtoolnix-gui'

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