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I like to work with standalone CLI binaries whether .jar or .exe Standalone .jar CLIs like PDFBox by Apache is cross platform & can be use in Win & *nix similarly, however... I currently use x264_32_tMod-8bit-all-libav.exe standalone .exe but I can't use this under Ubuntu, so is there any standalone CLI executable .bin available for Ubuntu which can be used via terminal. All tutorials refer to Handbrake & FFmpeg compiling but I am more comfortable with x264 syntax

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I would recommend using avconv/ffmpeg, but if you're more comfortable with x264 by itself, you can install it form the repositories

sudo apt-get install x264
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