I had some issues with dependencies etc and I thought it would be useful if I posted the correct solution here so other community members could benefit. I am not sure it appropriate to do this on AU but there are a lot of high profiles sites out there giving incomplete information. (This caused me some issues)

Note :ffDiaporama is an open source application for creating video sequences consisting of titles, fixed or animated, images or photos, fixed or animated, movie clips & music.

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  • This is not only OK but is appreciated. Until you are doing it inside the scope of the site (not too narrow) or It's already discussed, and get solved in the same mannar (in that case, it is a duplicate). This is IMHO. – Anwar Jul 18 '12 at 5:40

Before building ffDiaporama, make sure you that you have all the necessary packages for compiling and running it.

You need to have the Medibuntu repository enabled for the ffmpeg lib

Click here to learn how to activate the Medibuntu repository

Copy and Paste the following code into Terminal, then enter your password

 sudo apt-get install libqtcore4 libqtgui4 libqt4-network \
 libavcodec-extra-53  libavformat-extra-53 libavdevice-extra-53 \
 libswscale-extra-2 ffmpeg  build-essential libqt4-dev qt4-dev-tools \
 libavutil-dev libavformat-dev  libavcodec-dev libswscale-dev \
 libsdl-image1.2-dev libsdl-mixer1.2-dev  libexiv2-11 libexiv2-dev \
 libtag1-vanilla libtag1-dev

Download and Install the .Deb file from here

That’s it!

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