Where to Begin?

Kino + Ubuntu

This seems like a very promising solution for GNU/Linux video editing. Ubuntu is an easy-to-use GNU/Linux distribution. Kino is the GNU/Linux equivalent to iMovie and Windows Movie Maker.

Kdenlive + Ubuntu

There are also reports that Kdenlive is a good solution when you're using footage shot on a digital camera.

Save Early, Save Often

Almost anyone with experience editing video on computers has lost work due to a crash. Save your work early and continually save at regular intervals. Trust us here.

Advanced Options

Alternative Editing Programs

Cinelerra is a more advanced free and open source editing suite (more similar to AVID, Final Cut, or Premiere). PiTivi is another open source editing suites for GNU/Linux.

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