[FFmpeg-user] stuck on ffmpeg version 2.8.15

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon May 6 23:10:33 EEST 2019

Am 06.05.19 um 22:07 schrieb Gabriella Han:
> Thanks. It still downloads ffmpeg version 2.8.15 even after I removed
> ffmpeg and installed with the instructions in the Compilation Guide. When I
> try to run sudo apt-get install ffmpeg again, I get:

you even don't understand what the compilation guideline is talking
about, please seek some Ubuntu mailing list

> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> ffmpeg is already the newest version (7:2.8.15-0ubuntu0.16.04.1).
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
>   apt-clone archdetect-deb containerd dmeventd dmraid dpkg-repack
>   gir1.2-timezonemap-1.0 gir1.2-xkl-1.0 grub-common kpartx kpartx-boot
>   libappstream3 libdbusmenu-gtk4 libdebian-installer4
> libdevmapper-event1.02.1
>   libdmraid1.0.0.rc16 liblockfile-bin liblockfile1 liblvm2app2.2
>   liblvm2cmd2.02 libmircommon5 libparted-fs-resize0 libqmi-glib1 libqpdf17
>   libreadline5 lockfile-progs lvm2 os-prober pmount python3-icu python3-pam
>   rdate runc snapd-login-service ubiquity-casper ubiquity-ubuntu-artwork
>   ubuntu-core-launcher
> Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> This is odd because 2.8.15 is not the newest version to my understanding.
> On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 7:54 PM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>> Am 06.05.19 um 21:52 schrieb Gabriella Han:
>>> That's great. Then could you provide me with instructions to install a
>>> recent working version of ffmpeg with Ubuntu 16.04? I was only installing
>>> an outdated distribution because I could not find such instructions on
>> the
>>> official ffmpeg website.
>> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide
>>> On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 7:45 PM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
>> wrote:
>>>> Am 06.05.19 um 21:41 schrieb Gabriella Han:
>>>>> If this is not the right mailing list, which would be a better one to
>>>>> contact?
>>>> a mailing list or forum of your distribution?
>>>> this is about UPSTREAM ffmpeg with a recent, working binary or how to
>>>> compile one from soruce and not about random third party binarties of
>>>> random outdated distributions

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