Hello Linux Geeksters. Ardour is an open-source processing and multi track recording application, running on Linux and Mac. Ardour 3.3 comes with support for video files, which is awesome. The users can extract, edit and mix audio files from videos. In the industry, the professional users of Ardour use more than one monitor, to see the timeline of a video on one screen and have the audio timeline on another. The latest version available is Ardour 3.5.14, which has been released a while ago. To see what are the changes brought by the latest version, see the release notes.
In this article I will show you how to install Ardour 3.5.14 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Ardour 3.5.14 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the ardour3 package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kxstudio-team/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ardour3