Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Avidemux is an open-source, multi-platform tool for video editing, written in C++ and using Qt for its GUI. It allows the user to cut, filter and encode videos easily, having support for the most popular file types, including: AVI, DVD, MPEG, MP4 and others. The latest version available is Avidemux 2.6.6, which comes with better x264 support on Linux. For more information, see the release notes.
In this article I will show you how to install Avidemux 2.6.6 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.
Because it is available via some third party ppa, installing Avidemux 2.6.6 on the Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS versions just listed is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the avidemux2.6 package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/avidemux+unofficial
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install avidemux2.6