[FFmpeg-user] sudo: ffmpeg: command not found

amindfv at mailbox.org amindfv at mailbox.org
Thu Oct 29 20:09:42 EET 2020

On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 10:38:58AM +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 29.10.20 um 07:11 schrieb Edward Park:
> > Does that search the current directory with gnu find? I thought you need to do find . -type ….
> > 
> > I just noticed your configure script failed. I (and probably everyone else too) assumed that you successfully built ffmpeg and had ffmpeg_g, etc. in /home/marc/ffmpeg_build because you said you compiled ffmpeg… It says command not found because it wasn’t installed, it wasn’t compiled at all.
> > 
> > Try again from the top, git clone a fresh working copy of the repo and try running ./configure to see if it works
> jesus christ how dumb are people?

Nobody is born knowing how to install ffmpeg; seems like more of a lack of knowledge than intelligence, and others on the mailing list were happy to pass along that knowledge.

> "ERROR: gnutls not found using pkg-config"
> either remove "--enable-gnutls" or install the devel package and don't write
> idiotic "sudo: ffmpeg: command not found" subjects when you fail to build
> ffmpeg to begin wqith
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