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

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Oct 29 21:02:49 EET 2020

Am 29.10.20 um 19:09 schrieb amindfv--- via ffmpeg-user:
> 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.

* everybody is born to read "ERROR" at the end of configure

* everybody is born to realize that "Try again from the top, git clone a 
fresh working copy" is idiotic - doing teh same thing multipel times and 
expect a different result is idiotic

* the error message was even clear

* using "sudo" in front of everything is idiotic and not relevant to 
ffmpeg, unless you get "permissions denied" it is idiotic to run 
*anything* with superuser privileges

and all that idiots prefixng everything with "sudo" in useless howtows 
are what they are: idiots responsible breed more idiots


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