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Apr
22
answered Why does Ubuntu choose to put the 2.8.6 version of ffmpeg in their repository?
Apr
14
revised How to read mp3 tags in shell?
demonstrate usage of ffprobe without needing grep or sed
Apr
12
comment Ubuntu ffmpeg command -i not found
What Ubuntu version are you using? How did you install ffmpeg? If you followed a guide please provide the link. It is likely you will not need to use export or edit ~/.profile, or mess with anything like that.
Apr
7
answered Read bitmap data going to X server
Apr
6
comment Read bitmap data going to X server
The mouse cursor should be captured by default. I'm not sure why it does not for you. Did you compile ffmpeg yourself? Does the file /usr/include/xcb/shape.h exist on your system?
Apr
6
comment Read bitmap data going to X server
Could you also provide the complete console output from the ffmpeg command?
Apr
6
comment Read bitmap data going to X server
You should show what you tried: the ffmpeg command and the complete console output. You mentioned that you "don't need to create an mpeg", but what output format do you need?
Apr
5
revised How may I burn srt subtitles to video with avconv?
update links, simplify
Mar
27
comment How to play video using ffmpeg on ubuntu?
@ldeveloper That link returns "404 Not Found", but perhaps it is not supposed to be a http link. You need to provide the input protocol, such as http://sykiptv..., rtp://sykiptv..., rtsp://sykiptv..., etc. Perhaps VLC would be an easier player for you to use than ffplay.
Mar
27
comment How to play video using ffmpeg on ubuntu?
@cl-netbox Unfortunately, that guide is a mess (it's written by one well-intentioned, yet scatterbrained guy and has received no cleanup), and it about encoding for streaming, not playback. I think it will simply confuse the OP.
Mar
25
comment How to install ffmpeg 3.0 on Ubuntu 15.10
@NicolasRaoul Your ffmpeg is missing support for libx264, so it is using the "mpeg4" fallback which has not-so-good defaults. If you want to re-compile see FFmpeg Wiki: Compile FFmpeg on Ubuntu.
Mar
24
comment How to install ffmpeg 3.0 on Ubuntu 15.10
You should show your command and complete console output from the ffmpeg that you compiled.
Mar
19
revised how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?
patrial rollback of previous edit
Mar
18
comment how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?
@jarno Probably not for this particular topic, but the Libav stuff is lacking in many features, but makes up for that with more bugs.
Mar
18
revised how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?
use ffprobe alone without need of fragile grep or sed
Mar
18
comment how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?
This is now outdated. FFmpeg is back and Libav is gone.
Mar
18
comment how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?
@jarno The real ffmpeg returned to Ubuntu in 15.04, and it looks like the Libav chaff avconv and avprobe has been removed in 15.10.
Mar
14
comment ffmpeg unrecognized option “draw_mouse”
Please show the complete console output from your command (without -report; it's usually way too verbose).
Mar
11
revised Convert video DVD for FullHD TV via NAS
tag cleanup: avconv is not ffmpeg
Mar
11
comment Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure
Why do you specifically want to use avconv instead of ffmpeg? Why do you want to re-encode in the first place?