Install FFMPEG on Ubuntu

If you run into the following error when installing FFmpeg on Ubuntu

Package ffmpeg is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package ‘ffmpeg’ has no installation candidate

You can do the following to install FFmpeg instead:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

The PPA above is maintained here:

https://launchpad.net/~jon-severinsson/+archive/ffmpeg

And is referenced by the main FFMPEG page here

http://ffmpeg.org/download.html#LinuxBuilds

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