As of this writing December 2020,
openEyA runs under the free Linux-based
operating system Ubuntu 20.04 (download from
www.ubuntu.com) and on
64 Bits PC Laptops.
openEyA you can simply mouse click on the
.deb’ binary file,
or by means of command line in which you need to install first some extra packages and their dependencies.
3.1 Manual Install
3.2 The simple way
In order to install the package you can use the following command:
sudo apt install ./openeya-yt-0.9.x-Linux.deb
apt command will install
openEyA and some necessary dependencies.
3.3 The hard way
apt system does not support your local file installing,
you need to install first some extra packages and
You can check the list of needed packages by using the following command:
dpkg -I openeya-yt-0.9.x-Linux.deb
Depends:’ it is possibile to find the list of the required packages.
To install the required packages (listed with the command above) issue the command:
sudo apt-get install <pkg1> <pkg2>’ and so on. For example,
sudo apt-get install libmp3lame0 libvpx6 …
Then, to install the
(.deb) package anew type the command:
sudo dpkg -i openeya-yt-0.9.x-Linux.deb
openEyA launcher icon will appear in your
Show Applications of Linux Ubuntu Desktop
as shown in Fig.2. RESTART YOUR COMPUTER (reboot) before using
Fig.2: Launcher icon listed in
OpenEyA-for-YouTube configuration file can be found at:
the openEyA running shell script
openeya-yt.sh can be found at
and this OpenEyA manual (in HTML and PDF formats) can be found at
In order to uninstall the
(.deb) package type the following
command (and check that the
/opt/openeya-yt directory is now empty!):
Check for updates of the automated
openEyA recording tool from
A connection to the Internet is needed to download new releases.
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