[FFmpeg-user] Error when installed ffmpeg from git

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Mon Oct 20 11:04:35 CEST 2014

Le nonidi 29 vendémiaire, an CCXXIII, Binathi Bingi a écrit :
> I couldn't find the file /etc but could locate the ffserver.conf in
> ~/ffmpeg_sources/ffmpeg/doc
> I copied it from ~/ffmpeg_sources/ffmpeg/doc to /etc
> But I am not sure if this was the right thing to do.

That was definitely NOT the right thing to do. You should never use the root
privileges lightly.

The right thing to do is to read the documentation. FFserver's documentation
is available online:


And you also have a copy of the same documentation in the doc/ directory in
the compilation tree.

The documentation is quite long, but there is a nice table of contents in
the HTML version, and the title "3.3 How do I make it work?" looks

> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
> wrote:

Please remember that this mailing-list's netiquette strongly discourage


  Nicolas George
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