desktop capture

Thomas Milne tbrucemilne-TcoXwbchSccMMYnvST3LeUB+6BGkLq7r at
Sat Nov 28 02:11:11 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Rajinder Yadav < at> wrote:
> Thomas Milne wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Rajinder Yadav < at>
>> wrote:
>>> Thomas Milne wrote:
>>>> You're using Ubuntu, no? Why not just install it from Debian Multimedia?
>>> silly question, how do fetch from Debian Multimedia?
>> Go to and add the appropriate repo to
>> your sources, either in sources.list or in Synaptic.
> Thanks again, got it built from source with most of the codecs and thanks
> for pointing out --enable-x11grab, I missed that 1st time around, so went
> through all the config option slowly 2nd time around =)

If that was your first time building ffmpeg, you did better than me.
First time I tried it took hours. Mostly because I was using Mandriva
and had to run ./configure about 400 times to figure out all the
needed libraries :-\

Hope it works for you, ffmpeg has never let me down.

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