[FFmpeg-user] Setting permissions on linux

Steve Kelly steve at aatw.com
Fri Mar 7 22:35:11 CET 2014

On 7 Mar 2014, at 19:16, Andy <racingyacht1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Carl, thanks for your note
> 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’.

Have you tried calling # /usr/local/bin/ffmpeg instead of # ffmpeg

ffmpeg might not be in the user accounts PATH variable


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