Here is the official guide to install ffmpeg. This involves several steps. These instructions also apply to installing FFMPEG on your machine.
1. Adding a new repository to your list.
Download/install RPMForge package for your 32-bit machine : http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
2. Downloading/Installing the necessary packages.
3. Enabling/disabling repositories.
Some more instructions from repoforge.org. Use as needed.
cat /etc/redhat-releaseto find which release of EL you are using
uname -ato find your processor architecture
rpm -ivh package-filenameto install the rpmforge-release package (also works with URLs)
- You can use
curlto download the package using one of the above links if needed (for example on a server with no X Window)
- Then you can use
yumto install the available packages from the RepoForge repo, e.g.
yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras
- Afterward, you can disable accidental updates from the repo by setting
enabled = 0in the repo definition file in
4. yum search ffmpeg
5. yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-* gstreamer-ffmpeg. If you use Virtualmin to provide/maintain your hosting/machine, make sure you have updated your system with ‘yum -y update’ before enabling rpmforge on the machine!
6. yum install mplayer smplayer mencoder
7. That’s it. Check it plays a DVD or video using SMPlayer from Applications -> Sound Video -> SMPLayer!
Please follow the link, Playing DVDs in a CentOS 64bit installation for steps for 64bit machines.