Installing dependencies on Ubuntu

The following instructions are for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr).

Dependencies:

Additional Ubuntu 16.04 LTS dependencies:

Graphical interface dependencies:

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get install autoconf automake build-essential cmake git libass-dev libbz2-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev libfribidi-dev libharfbuzz-dev libjansson-dev libmp3lame-dev libogg-dev libopus-dev libsamplerate-dev libtheora-dev libtool libvorbis-dev libx264-dev libxml2-dev m4 make patch pkg-config python tar yasm zlib1g-dev

If you are running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, install the additional dependencies.

sudo apt-get install libtool-bin

To build the GTK GUI, install the graphical interface dependencies.

sudo apt-get install intltool libappindicator-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev libglib2.0-dev libgstreamer1.0-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev libgtk-3-dev libgudev-1.0-dev libnotify-dev libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev

Ubuntu is now prepared to build HandBrake. See Building HandBrake for Linux for further instructions.