[FFmpeg-user] stuck on ffmpeg version 2.8.15

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon May 6 23:29:01 EEST 2019

Am 06.05.19 um 22:23 schrieb Gabriella Han:
> From the Compilation guide:
> *Note:* FFmpeg is part of the Ubuntu packages and can be installed via apt-get
> install ffmpeg. You may still wish to compile if you want the latest
> version, experience a bug, or want to customize your build, and it will not
> interfere with the ffmpeg package in the repository.

but you are not happy with the old version shipped with your distribution

> These are the instructions I was referring to. I simply installed again
> with apt-get install ffmpeg. Perhaps it was a mistake to say "download" vs
> "install." Either way, I don't see what is so hard to understand about the
> above instructions. I hope in the future you can speak to people looking
> for help in a more respectful manner.

jesus christ - you are not happy with 2.8.15 and hence it's illogical
bullshit go to a compilation guide and try the fifth time with "apt-get"

how do you imagine that the version in the repo magically changed just
because you started reading some website?

> On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 4:17 PM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>> Am 06.05.19 um 22:13 schrieb Gabriella Han:
>>> I was simply running the command again to show that it was stating that
>>> 2.8.15 is the newest version. I know it is already installed. I don’t
>>> appreciate being told what I do and do not understand. I will seek help
>>> elsewhere. Thank you.
>> fact is that "It still downloads ffmpeg version 2.8.15 even after I
>> removed ffmpeg and installed with the instructions in the Compilation
>> Guide" is bullshit and shows what you understand or not
>> when build from source apt/dnf/yum are out of game at all

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