How To Install FFmpeg 2.2.3 On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04 And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, FFmpeg is a popular multimedia framework, that enables the users to easily ncode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play audio and video content. The latest version avaiable is FFmpeg 2.2.3 “Muybridge”, which has been recently released. For information about this release, see the announcement on the official site.

how to install FFmpeg 2.2.3

In this article I will show you how to install FFmpeg 2.2.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis and their derivative systems.

Because it will be available via PPA soon, installing FFmpeg 2.2.3 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pinguy OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the needed ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the ffmpeg package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

Optional, to remove ffmpeg, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg

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