[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg - ERROR: opus not found

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Tue Jun 10 20:28:52 CEST 2014

On Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:09:07 +0530
shobin b <shobin.me at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>   I am doing ffmpeg for screen capture purpose.when i am configuring it is
> showing some error.Please tell me why i am getting the error,
> [yash at localhost ffmpeg]$ ./configure --prefix="$HOME/ffmpeg_build"
> --extra-cflags="-I$HOME/ffmpeg_build/include"
> --extra-ldflags="-L$HOME/ffmpeg_build/lib" --bindir="$HOME/bin"
> --disable-yasm --extra-libs="-ldl" --enable-gpl --enable-libass
> --enable-libfreetype --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libopus
> --enable-libtheora --enable-libvorbis --enable-libvpx --enable-libx264
> --enable-nonfree --enable-x11grab
> ERROR: opus not found
> If you think configure made a mistake, make sure you are using the latest
> version from Git.  If the latest version fails, report the problem to the
> ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org mailing list or IRC #ffmpeg on irc.freenode.net.
> Include the log file "config.log" produced by configure as this will help
> solve the problem.

Did you install opus? Do you even need opus? If you're not planning on
encoding opus you don't need this and can remove --enable-libopus from
the ffmpeg configure.

Did you look at the tail of config.log?

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