When it comes to converting and backing up video, there are few tools as powerful as Handbrake. It's long been a favorite among Linux users because it's simple to use, and it's capable of most video tasks.
While you can find Handbrake in the default Ubuntu repositories, it's often outdated. This guide will walk you though enabling a PPA to get the latest Handbrake releases.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-the-latest-version-of-handbrake-on-ubuntu