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LiVES, a Non-Linear Video and Multimedia Editor

LiVES is a simple to use, yet powerful video editor and VJ tool.” Written at //www.gnomefiles.org/app.php?soft_id=432. It is claimed to be capable of handling a variety of file formats.

We start with the dependencies listed at this page.

sudo yum -y install automake autoconf gettext libtool gtk2*-devel
yum -y install sox-devel SDL-devel SDL-static SDL* jack_capture icedax
sudo yum -y update python* mencoder mplayer* libtheora* mjpegtools* xmms*
mkdir -p ~/software/
cd ~/software/
wget //sourceforge.net/projects/lives/files/rpms-lives/1.0.0-pre2/lives-1.0.0-0.pre2.src.rpm
sudo rpmbuild --rebuild lives-1.0.0-0.pre2.src.rpm

This produces a lot of unreadable stuff for plain people but a good news is it finishes. If successful , you’d see some 4 lines beginning with “Wrote: … ” (if not, check dependencies and start over with the last line), and you might proceed with the installation:

cd /home/[USERNAME]/rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64/
sudo yum -y localinstall --nogpgcheck libweed-devel-1.2.0-1.x86_64.rpm libweed-1.2.0-1.x86_64.rpm lives-1.0.0-0.pre2.x86_64.rpm

Start application:


If the VirtualBox is running, LiVES is scared to death because of hardware conflict (sic!) and you might override it running

lives -aplayer sox

I did not like this app a lot, so no pics for it today, mate…

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