How to Install Vidiot on Linux

How to Install Vidiot on Linux

Vidiot is a free and open source video editor for Linux. This guide shows how to install it on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Arch LInux and OpenSUSE.

Do you need a simple non-linear video editor for Linux? Consider using Videot. It is a live editor tool targeted at new users. This video does basic things like compositing, changing speed, transitions, titles and other important things that users want while editing.

The Vidiot video editor works on Linux and the developer has ported the program to Ubuntu and Debian via downloadable DEB packages. In addition, users can also install this application through the standalone TarGZ archive and Snap package via the Snap store. Here’s how to install Vidiot on your Linux.

  • How to Install Vidiot on Ubuntu
  • How to Install Vidiot on Debian
  • How to Install Vidiot on Arch Linux
  • How to Install Vidiot on Fedora
  • How to Install Vidiot on OpenSUSE

How to Install Vidiot on Ubuntu

To install and use Vidiot on your Ubuntu Linux system, start by opening a terminal window on the Ubuntu desktop. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on the Linux desktop to launch a terminal window. Alternatively, search for “Terminal” in the application menu. Also read: How to Install Zettlr Markdown Editor on Linux.

With a terminal window on the Ubuntu desktop, use the wget download command to grab the latest release of Vidiot onto your computer. Alternatively, go to SourceForge and download the “Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb” file via a web browser.

wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/vidiot/files/Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb/download -O ~/Downloads/Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb

Once the file is downloaded to your computer, now use the CD command to move to the “Downloads” folder where the DEB package is located. Then, use the apt install command to install the Vidiot app on your computer.

sudo apt install ./Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb

How to Install Vidiot on Debian

How to Install Vidiot on Linux-1

You can also install and use Vidiot on Debian Linux via the downloadable DEB package provided by the developer on their project’s SourceForge page. To start downloading the DEB package, open a terminal window on the Debian desktop.

To open a terminal window on the Debian desktop, press the keyboard combination
Ctrl+Alt+T. Alternatively, search for “Terminal” in the application menu and launch it. When a terminal window opens, use the wget download command to grab the latest release of Vidiot DEB. Alternatively, go to SourceForge and download the “Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb” file via a web browser.

wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/vidiot/files/Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb/download -O ~/Downloads/Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb

After downloading the DEB package to your computer, you need to access the “Downloads” folder on your computer. To do this, use the CD command and access the folder. Alternatively, click “Downloads” in the Debian file manager.

cd ~/Downloads/

Inside the “Downloads” folder, use the command dpkg -i to install the latest release of Vidiot on your Debian Linux PC.

sudo dpkg -i Vidiot-0.3.34-i386.deb

Once the package is installed on your computer, you have to fix the dependency issues that might appear during the installation process with the following command:

sudo apt-get install -f

How to Install Vidiot on Arch Linux

Unfortunately, there is currently no way to install Vidiot on Arch Linux via the official software repos. Vidiot is also not available to Arch Linux users via Arch Linux AUR. If you want to install this app on your Arch system, you have to use Snap.

To start the installation on Arch Linux, make sure you have installed Snapd runtime from AUR. If Snap is already installed on your computer, use the snap install command below to install Vidiot on Arch.

sudo snap install video

How to Install Vidiot on Fedora

How to Install Vidiot on Linux-2

Vidiot works on Fedora Linux, but there is no downloadable RPM package file. So instead, if you want to use this software on your Fedora Linux system, you have to make it work through the Snap Store.

To start the installation on Fedora Linux, make sure you have the “Snapd” runtime installed via the Fedora DNF package manager.

After setting up the Snapd runtime on your Fedora Linux system, the Vidiot installation can begin. Using the snap install command below:

sudo snap install video

How to Install Vidiot on OpenSUSE

Like Arch Linux and Fedora Linux, OpenSUSE has no way to download and install the Vidiot application on the system. The developer also hasn’t created a native RPM package for the app. Luckily, OpenSUSE can run Snap store apps, so it’s still possible to run these apps on OpenSUSE. Also read: How to Install KDE Plasma 5 on Linux.

For the latest release of Vidiot to work on your OpenSUSE Linux system, start by installing the “Snapd” runtime on your computer using the Zypper package manager. After setting up the Snap runtime on your OpenSUSE computer, you can install the latest release of Vidiot on your computer with the following snap install command below.

sudo snap install video

That’s the tutorial how to install Vidiot on Linux. I hope this article helped you! Thank you for visiting and don’t forget if you find this article useful, please share it with your friends too.

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