[FFmpeg-user] Need help with ffmpeg library installation on RHEL5

Roman romeo.r at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 20:06:04 CET 2016


now this made my evening today.

I did print Mr. Reindl Harald's text and pin it in-front of my head at
workplace just to remind me in humorist way how *not* to speak to Linux
beginners :D

Thank you.

2016-02-02 15:44 GMT+02:00 Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net>:

> [Please don't top-post.]
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2016 at 13:24:23 +0000, Kachhawal, Vijay P wrote:
> > I tried installing locally after downloaded rpm package from the site
> > which returned me with the error list I shared in the email. Then I
> > tried installing the dependent library one by one but I reached to a
> > stage where libraries were interdependent which I could not resolve.
> > Just to add, I am not a regular user of Linux machines so do not have
> > much idea how the things works. Even I tried "yum install ffmpeg"
> > option but that also resulted in errors.
> Packages from repositories can always have dozens of dependencies, and
> further subdependecies. Rather than asking us, you need to ask the
> packager, or even better, ask the repository. There are tools for doing
> that, i.e. resolving dependencies: "Package managers".
> I assume that https://www.ffmpeg.org/download.html directed you to
> http://rpmfusion.org/ . Right?
> On that page, follow the link:
> "Enable RPM Fusion on your system"
> http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration
> From there, see
> "Command Line Setup using rpm"
> -> "RHEL 5 or compatible like CentOS"
> When you are done activating the repo, you get ffmpeg by doing:
> $ yum install ffmpeg
> (I think RHEL5 is yum based.)
> That will download and install *all* dependencies. There will be more
> than just ffmpeg-libs, as rpmfusion's ffmpeg links against a lot of
> libraries, which are all packaged separately (and rightly so).
> If you "just want to test", I think there are static builds available
> here (non-RPM):
> http://johnvansickle.com/ffmpeg/
> There you also get "recent" builds from git master.
> > Please help me with some simple steps to install this library.
> It's simple, and the instructions are all on that site you got liked
> to. ;-)
> Moritz
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Best regards,

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