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Hello Linux Geeksters. Selene Media Encoder is a video converting tool, with support for the most popular video and audio formats: OGG, OGV, MKV, MP4, WEBM, OPUS, AAC, FLAC, MP3 and WAV. The latest version available is Selene Media Encoder 2.3, which has been recently released.
In this article I will show you how to install Selene Media Encoder 2.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, 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, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Selene 2.3 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the selene package. Like this:
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install selene
Optional, to remove selene, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove selene
Or, if you want to uninstall selene, disable the recently added PPA and downgrade all the packages that got updated via the PPA, do:
$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudu ppa-purge ppa:teejee2008/ppa