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Installing dependencies on Ubuntu

The following instructions are for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) through 20.04 (Focal Fossa).

Basic requirements to run commands:


Additional dependencies for Ubuntu 18.10 and later:

Additional Ubuntu 18.04 LTS dependencies:

Intel Quick Sync Video dependencies (optional):

Graphical interface dependencies:

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install autoconf automake autopoint build-essential cmake git libass-dev libbz2-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev libfribidi-dev libharfbuzz-dev libjansson-dev liblzma-dev libmp3lame-dev libnuma-dev libogg-dev libopus-dev libsamplerate-dev libspeex-dev libtheora-dev libtool libtool-bin libvorbis-dev libx264-dev libxml2-dev libvpx-dev m4 make nasm ninja-build patch pkg-config python tar zlib1g-dev

If you are running Ubuntu 18.10 or later, install the additional dependencies.

sudo apt-get install meson

If you are running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the meson package is too old. Install a newer version provided by the Python Package Index.

sudo apt-get install python3-pip
sudo pip3 install meson

To build with Intel Quick Sync Video support, install the QSV dependencies.

sudo apt-get install libva-dev libdrm-dev

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

sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-libav 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 libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev

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