How To Install gopchop on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gopchop on Debian 10. gopchop is fast, lossless cuts-only editor for MPEG2 video files

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install gopchop on Debian 10.

What is gopchop

gopchop cuts and merges MPEG2 video streams. gopchop uses a method to cut streams that does not require re-encoding, and therefore is fast and not prone to the artifacts and degradation of quality inherent in re-encoding. However, cuts are limited to I-frames or group-of-picture (GOP) boundaries. These frames occur frequently enough, and often times at scene transitions, so that gopchop’s method is adequate for many applications. . The typical use is manually editing commercials out of recorded television programs. . Another application is splitting .VOB files from dual-layer DVD rips so that the content can be re-authored such that each half will fit on one single-layer DVD recordable.

There are three ways to install gopchop on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install gopchop Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install gopchop using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install gopchop

Install gopchop Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install gopchop using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gopchop

Install gopchop Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install gopchop using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gopchop

How To Uninstall gopchop on Debian 10

To uninstall only the gopchop package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gopchop

Uninstall gopchop And Its Dependencies

To uninstall gopchop and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gopchop

Remove gopchop Configurations and Data

To remove gopchop configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gopchop

Remove gopchop configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove gopchop configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gopchop

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install gopchop on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.