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when i try to install vlc from its source code it gives an error after running ./configure Code: configure: error: Missing header file ffmpeg/avcodec.h. i installed ffmpeg from the cd ...
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    cant install vlc media player


    when i try to install vlc from its source code it gives an error after running ./configure
    Code:
    configure: error: Missing header file ffmpeg/avcodec.h.
    i installed ffmpeg from the cd 5 that came with mandrake
    what should i do

  2. #2
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    Using urpmi may save you here. Try running
    Code:
    urpmi vlc
    as root.

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