[FFmpeg-user] Setting permissions on linux

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Mar 7 22:44:05 CET 2014

Am 07.03.2014 22:35, schrieb Steve Kelly:
> 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

please read existing answers before repeat them

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