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How to uninstall ffmpeg?

After ffmpeg installed, FLV file format doesn't work. Below are ffmpeg related files.

/var/cache/apt/archives/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1117_amd64.deb
/var/lib/dpkg/info/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra.md5sums
/var/lib/dpkg/info/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra.list
/usr/bin/ffmpeg
/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/youtube_dl/postprocessor/ffmpeg.py
/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/youtube_dl/postprocessor/ffmpeg.pyc
/usr/lib/chromium-browser/libs/libffmpeg.so
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/oxide-qt/libffmpeg.so
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gstreamer-0.10/libgstffmpegcolorspace.so
/usr/share/doc/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra
/usr/share/app-install/desktop/gstreamer-ffmpeg.desktop
/usr/share/lintian/overrides/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra
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You can simply sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg just be aware that other software you use may depend on ffmpeg, so, read apt-get output carefully.

  • I excute "sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg". But "Package 'ffmpeg' is not installed, so not removed" is shown. How to uninstall ffmpeg? Below are results $ sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg [sudo] password for freax: Package 'ffmpeg' is not installed, so not removed – freax Jul 4 '16 at 13:30
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    Then you have'nt installed ffmpeg using the debian/ubuntu apt software. How you installed ffmpeg in the first place? – Daniel Jul 4 '16 at 16:55
  • I installed ffmpeg via Firefox addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2 option. After Firefox addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2. installed, ffmpeg related files are installed. – freax Jul 5 '16 at 9:59

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