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Old 11-30-2016, 12:19 AM   #1
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libavcodec


I simple English what does "libavcodec" do and why is it not working, and was working until just recently.

I am running linux Mint 17 LTS.
 
Old 11-30-2016, 02:42 AM   #2
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Can you describe the trouble you are having. Libavcodec is a library of video/audio/subtitle encoder/decoder functions. These are used mostly for watching video.
 
Old 11-30-2016, 02:08 PM   #3
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I am running Linux Mint 17; about 3 week ago my capacity to view some videos became impossible. And something to do with Libavcodec. Sense then I have learned that libavcodec is a sub file to a much larger file call ffmpeg, which was upgraded sometime in October, to ffmpeg-3.2.1.tar.bz2. I have downloaded the new program to my linux mint 17 downloads file and now I am trying to figure out how to install it from downloads.
 
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Old 11-30-2016, 02:13 PM   #4
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I've been getting a warning about it too in Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04.
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libavcodec may be vulnerable or is not supported, and should be updated to play video
 
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Old 11-30-2016, 11:51 PM   #5
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Make sure you have the right ppa coming from the current repo that your Linux Mint get's it's updates from. If your not sure post the output of:
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cat /etc/os-release
http://askubuntu.com/questions/85119...u-14-04/851192
https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=222111
http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?ke...libavcodec-dev
 
Old 11-30-2016, 11:53 PM   #6
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Let us know how it works out.
 
  


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