[FFmpeg-user] Setting permissions on linux

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Mar 7 20:28:56 CET 2014

Am 07.03.2014 20:16, schrieb Andy:
> I re-installed ffmpeg and related files. I needed to be su to untar the
> files etc, as only root or su are allowed to create directories etc in
> /usr/local/. All files are permissioned for +x. 
> I can convert files running as either root or su, however when I try to run
> as a normal user I get the following error: '-bash: ffmpeg: command not
> found'

"command not found" is hardly a permissions problem
except your parent directories lacks permissions for your user
most likely the location is not in your PATH variable

what says "echo $PATH" as normal user?

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