Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Curlew is an open-source multimedia converter written in python and GTK, using ffmpeg, avconv and mencoder in the background. Among others, it has support for more than 100 formats, enabling the users to convert only portions of files, combine subtitles with video files, remove file during convertion process and preview files before conversion. The latest version available is Curlew 0.1.20.6, which has been recently released.
In this article I wiil show you how to install Curlew 0.1.20.6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and Kwheezy.
Because it is not available via any repository, we have to download the curlew package from sourceforge and install it with dpkg -i.
$ wget kent.dl.sourceforge.net/project/curlew/curlew-0.1.20.6/curlew_0.1.20.6ubuntu1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i curlew_0.1.20.6ubuntu1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f