How To Install Transmageddon 1.3 On Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Transmageddon is an open-source tool for converting audio and video files, based on GStreamer. And in order to use Transmageddon, you also need to install the GStreamer libraries, available via PPA.

The latest version available is Transmageddon 1.3, which got support for VA-API GPU encoding for H.264 and MPEG2 when using the GSTreamer VA-API plug-ins and fixes for some already known issues.

how to install Transmageddon 1.3  on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five

In this article I will show you how to install Transmageddon 1.3  on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Add the GStreamer PPA, update the local repository index and install the gstreamer1.0 package, like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gstreamer-developers/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0

Next, we have to install Transmageddon 1.3 from sources. Follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

Download the transmageddon 1.3 tar.xz archive:

$ wget linuxrising.org/files/transmageddon-1.3.tar.xz
$ tar -xJvf transmageddon-1.3.tar.xz
$ cd transmageddon-1.3/

Install the dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get build-dep transmageddon

Compile and install:

$ ./configure
$ make
$ sudo make install

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