How To Install DVDStyler 2.9.2 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, DVDStyler is a multi-platform, open-source DVD authoring application that allows the users to create professional looking Video-DVDs. Among others, it has a user-friendly GUI, support for drag & drop and copy/paste, has support for AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG, OGG, WMV, VOB, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, Xvid, MP2, MP3, AC-3, has a feature for importing image files for background, allows the users to set chapters for each movie.

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The latest version available is DVDStyler 2.9.2, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • fixed muxrate
  • fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don’t need be transcoded
  • fixed memory leak
  • added +genpts muxing flag to improved compatibility on some dvd players
  • updated some translations
  • added selection of player for preview
  • added possibility to normalize audio
  • added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings
  • added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio
  • added possibility to set default subtitle properties
  • added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler
  • redesigned the menu properties dialog
  • joined chapter and cell properties dialogs
  • enabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default

In this article I will show you how to install DVDStyle 2.9.2 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing DVDStyler 2.9.2 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is remove some packages, add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the dvdstyler and dvdstyler-data packages. Like this:

$ sudo apt-get remove libwxsvg0 libwxsvg-dev
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/dvdstyler
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install dvdstyler

Optional, to remove dvdstyler, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove dvdstyler

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