FFmpeg on Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 FFmpeg installation

FFmpeg is a library of tools used for processing video and audio files. You can do a lot of things with it, such as encode videos or transcode audio to different formats, to name a few. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install it on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. There are two options for doing so, either from Ubuntu’s software repository or compiling the latest version directly from source. We’ll show you both methods below.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install FFmpeg from Ubuntu software repository
  • How to install latest FFmpeg compiled from source

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Graphics driver check on Ubuntu 20.04

This tutorial will show you how to check what graphics driver your system is currently using and what graphics card model is part of your system’s hardware.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to check what graphics driver your system is using
  • How to check what graphics card model you have

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Popcorn Time movie player on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

How to install Popcorn Time movie player on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Popcorn Time streams movies and TV shows from torrents directly into your screen. Although this procedure should work on any other Linux distributions such as Linux Mint, Debian, CentOS etc., the objective is to install Popcorn Time movie streamer on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to download Popcorn Time
  • How to extract and install Popcorn Time
  • How to create Popcorn Time launcher
  • How to start Popcorn Time
WARNING
There are multiple projects under different domain names claiming to be the “Popcorn Time” movie player on the Internet. These projects are malware clones, so avoid for all cost. The official website of the Popcorn Time movie player is https://popcorntime.sh/.

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AMD Radeon Ubuntu 20.04 Driver Installation

AMD Radeon Ubuntu 20.04 Driver Installation

AMD graphic cards are well supported on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. The default open source AMD Radeon Driver is installed and enabled by default out of the box. However, since the Ubuntu 20.04 is a long term support (LTS) release the AMD Radeon graphic card users have few AMD Radeon driver installation options to their disposal.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to check current AMD Radeon driver version
  • How to install AMD Radeon from PPA repository
  • How to install the official AMD Radeon AMDGPU-PRO driver
  • How to test the performance your AMD Radeon Graphic card

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Kodi on Ubuntu

How to Install the Latest Kodi Release on Ubuntu

Kodi is easily one of the most popular media center applications out there, and it has a multitude of uses. While Ubuntu does have Kodi in its main repositories, it’s ususally an outdated version. There is, however, an official PPA available that’s continually updated with the latest releases.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Enable the Kodi PPA
  • How to Install Kodi on Ubuntu

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Handbrake on Ubuntu

How to Install the Latest Version of Handbrake on Ubuntu

When it comes to converting and backing up video, there are few tools as powerful as Handbrake. It’s long been a favorite among Linux users because it’s simple to use, and it’s capable of most video tasks.

While you can find Handbrake in the default Ubuntu repositories, it’s often outdated. This guide will walk you though enabling a PPA to get the latest Handbrake releases.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Enable the Handbrake PPA
  • How to Install Handbrake on Ubuntu

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