JamesPi123
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ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:45 am

Hi there, my Raspberry pi is running the latest raspbian. I re-imaged the card with the latest, updated and upgraded it and then apparently I can't install ffmpeg

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pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo  apt-get install ffmpeg v4l-utils --fix-missing
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
v4l-utils is already the newest version (1.16.3-3).
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 ffmpeg : Depends: libavdevice58 (= 7:4.1.3-1+rpt1) but it is not going to be installed
          Depends: libsdl2-2.0-0 (>= 2.0.9) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
pi@raspberrypi:~ $ 
Last edited by JamesPi123 on Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:47 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:20 am

Which Raspbian did you install? Buster Lite, Desktop or full? IIRC the desktop and full ones already have ffmpeg and I just installed it with no problem on a fresh Lite system.

If you tell me which exact versions you tried and what other steps you did, I can try and replicate it.

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Re: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:47 pm

I use lite (2019-07-10-raspbian-buster-lite) then i updated and upgraded

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Re: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:07 am

That's the version I used. It installed a whole load of stuff, including ffmpeg, with no problems.

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Re: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:41 pm

Looks good on this end too.

What's the output of 'apt policy'?

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