Quote Originally Posted by colobix View Post
Do you have a ppa for the up to date ffmpeg?
I would be the wrong person to advise on PPAs as, against current thinking in Ubuntu, I don't believe they are such a good thing. IMHO your best bet is to get a more recent copy of Ubuntu in this way:

https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/wiki/...mpilationGuide

Trust me, I understand your frustration with this!