openshot conflicts with kdenlive, and libmlt4 with itself

Bug #1009409 reported by ullix on 2012-06-06
This bug affects 2 people
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mlt (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

after today's updates in Ubutnu 12.04, 64bit, openshot had been removed. When attempting to reinstall openshot, unmet dependencies were python-mlt3 or *mlt2, and following further, attempts to install python-mlt3 results in missing libmlt4. When I try to install tat, synaptics wants to uninstall kdenlive, libmlt5 and other.

Looking into the dependencies of libmlt4 it says that it conflicts with itself!

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ullix (ullix) wrote :

it might be libmlt4, but the problem might just as well be within OpenShot or Kdenlive

affects: ubuntu → mlt (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in mlt (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
teimcrr (marco-carrarini) wrote :

To me, the problem is that kdenlive depends on libmlt5, while openshot depends on libmlt4, but libmlt5 conflicts with libmlt4.
Definitely, openshot should be updated to use the new version of libmlt.
If I'm not wrong, there is bug open in openshot with status "fix committed".

^rooker (rooker) wrote :

A few minutes ago, I've successfully (and without any problems) installed OpenShot v1.4.3-1 from their PPA (

It seems to use libmlt5 now and doesn't conflict with kdenlive anymore.
I need to use both applications in parallel, so... :)

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