Installing dependencies on Debian

The following instructions are for Debian 9.3 (Stretch).

Dependencies:

Graphical interface dependencies:

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get update
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 libtool-bin libvorbis-dev libx264-dev libxml2-dev m4 make patch pkg-config python tar yasm zlib1g-dev

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

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