Mencoder broken in Ubuntu

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Fri Nov 30 11:11:19 UTC 2007

Dave M G <martin at> writes:

> Ubuntu List,
> When I run Mencoder from the command line, I get the following error.
> Audio LAVC, couldn't find encoder for codec mp3.
> It's surprising because this was working fine in Feisty.
> Some searching on Google has turned up the possibility that Mencoder is 
> broken in Ubuntu Gutsy.
> However, I can not find any concrete information about a fix or workaround.
> Is there a way to get around this error?

mencoder works for me.  Is lame installed? (or liblame0, I guess)

John L. Fjellstad
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