If you would rather not wait around for the hopeful emergence of the Novacut
non-linear video editing applications for Linux, one of the options you can use today is the brand new OpenShot 1.4 NLE.
OpenShot 1.4 offers timeline improvements, improvements to the audio/video effects engine, new 3D animations, new transitions, improved internationalization, new keyboard shortcuts, and much more.
More information about this new OpenShot 1.4 video editor release can be found in their blog announcement
. Embedded below is also a video about this major release.