MEncoder is command line video decoding tool that can convert all formats supported by MPlayer. FFmpeg, in turn, is also a set of tools for converting, recording, streaming, and playing audio & video contents.
After trying with no avail to install Mencoder and FFmpeg on Ubuntu 11.04 using these commands:
sudo apt-get install mencoder
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
I found a way that helped me force install these great tools on Ubuntu 11.04. Use the instructions given below at your own risk.
1. Open the Terminal and run this command:
sudo aptitude install --without-recommends mencoder
Read carefully given instructions and select the appropriate action.
1. Via the Terminal run this command:
sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ffmpeg
Read carefully given instructions and select appropriate actions.