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Old 09-09-2007, 02:36 PM   #1
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Enabling ffmpeg and universal component

Hi all,

Can anyone tell me how to enable ffmpeg? I have been trying for hours and have googled tons.

I ./configure from motion-svn/trunk and it says all ffmpeg features are disabled.

Even if i ./configure --enable-ffmpeg it is still not enabled.

Also, can anyone tell me how i can check if the universal component is enabled, and if not how to enable it?

thanks in advance
Old 09-09-2007, 02:39 PM   #2
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What disribution are you using? What's this "universal component"? What are you trying to compile?
Old 09-09-2007, 02:55 PM   #3
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Thank you for the speedy response

Im running ubuntu 7.04.

Whenever i install components it says, make sure the universal component is installed. im not really sure if it is or not, and not even sure if it is that important.

I am tryign to enable ffmpeg for the program 'motion'. I go to /motion-svn/trunk and run the ./configure command there but cant seem to change the status of it. It appears i need this to be enabled for the webcam i am trying to use motion with.


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