Ffmpeg had already installed in my host?


dear dreamhosters

i want to know is it ffmpeg feature already installed on my host

the wiki says http://wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/FFmpeg i dont need to follow that instruction again

how do i know my host already support ffmpeg or not?

thank you before


I understand it’s supposed to be installed on all servers already.

It’s on mine.

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Assuming that you are talking about your DreamHost server, just log in to the shell and, from the command line prompt, type:

which ffmpeg

…followed by the “enter” key. If ffmpeg is installed on your server, you will get a response, showing you the path to ffmpeg, such as:


…which is where is “should be” on all DreamHost servers. :wink: