[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg only works for one user.

Leonard Bogard leonard at kcfchurch.org
Wed Aug 14 23:15:37 CEST 2013

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>wrote:

> Am 14.08.2013 22:13, schrieb Leonard Bogard:
> > I followed the instructions at
> > http://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/wiki/UbuntuCompilationGuide to install
> ffmpeg
> > but the only user it works on is the user I logged into to install it
> > with.  All users can have access to ffmpeg itself but when they try to do
> > anything it fails with "Unknown encoder 'libx264'".  I don't get that
> error
> > with the user it was installed with.
> >
> > How do I fix this?
> our crystal ball is broken
> so how and *where* did you compile/install x264?
> how are the permissions of any folder down to the x264 library?
I compiled it to the instructions laid out in the fore mentioned link
provided, therefore any permissions set on any folders/files are what you
would expect following the directions.

Where would I find these folders of which you speak?  Are you talking about
the folders that the libraries/binaries are compiled in or the installation
location?  If you're referring to the places where they were downloaded and
compiled, then they all have the permissions of the user they were compiled
with. If you're talking about the install location, I have no idea, I don't
know where the general locations for installed binaries or libraries are.

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