Today we’re going to be installing FFMPEG onto our CentOS 7 server.
Are ya ready kids!


Step 1. Login

ok lets go… SSH into your VPS as root 
(if you login as a sudoer, su up to your root user using the
sudo su -

Step 2. Enable EPEL Repo

Next, let’s enter the command to install the epel repository
sudo yum install epel-release -y

Step 3. Update

Now, let’s run a yum update 
sudo yum update -y

Step 4. Reboot

Time to reboot!
sudo shutdown -r now

Step 5. Enable Nux Dextop Repo

Now, ssh back into the server.


Enable the Nux Dextop YUM repo to install ffmpeg.
sudo rpm --import http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/RPM-GPG-KEY-nux.ro
This imports the gpg key for the repo


now, enter the command to grab the rpm file
rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm

Step 6. Install FFMpeg

Ok, time to install the ffmpeg package
yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel -y

Step 7. Confirm Install

Let’s confirm the ffmpeg install: 
rpm -qa | grep ffmpeg
or just 

voila! Done. 

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