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I'd like to ask if there is a option for rebuilding or reconfiguring FFmpeg from any repository. 'Cause i need to add libass, but there's no build with this library and i used ffmpeg from Jon Severisson's ppa when i had 12.10 but now i've upgraded to 13.04 and it isn't supported. So, is there any other option to install ffmpeg without compiling from source?

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You may refer to this askubuntu.com/a/291219/44518 for configuring the same. –  karan Jun 13 '13 at 9:01
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Completely off-topic but that sounds like an awful library. –  Oli Jun 13 '13 at 9:02
    
@karan: yeah, i read this thread and i know that i can compile the latest ffmpeg from sources but i want to know if is there any other option. Eg. if i can rebuilt ffmpeg from the main repository (or just add some configuration). But thanks. –  krotovic Jun 13 '13 at 9:38

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Burek's FFmpeg builds support libass. Simply download, extract, and run. Another Ask Ubuntu answer has instructions.

libass is used by the subtitles video filter. Also see the FFmpeg Wiki article How to burn subtitles into the video if this is why you need support for this library.

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